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June Mountain Ski Resort To Re-Open For Winter 2013/2014

June Mountain Ski Resort To Re-Open For Winter 2013/2014 Apr 27th, 2013 at 8:00AM: The management team for the June Mountain ski resort, located in northern California, announced plans to re-open later this year. The resort, which has long been a favorite amongst the locals, was closed for the summer season last year and remained that way throughout this past winter. But after a one year hiatus, June Mountain will return to action for the 2013/2014 ski season while ownership...

Fresh Snow Extends Colorado Ski Season

Fresh Snow Extends Colorado Ski Season Apr 13th, 2013 at 8:00AM: If you're a skier or snowboarder who is reluctant to see the season come to an end, I've got good news for you. April snow showers have continued to dump fresh powder across the state of Colorado and as a result, several of the resorts there have either extended their seasons or elected to re-open for the weekend. That means that even though the calendar now says it's spring, there is still time...

Mammoth Mountain Discounts Room Rates Based On Temperature

Mammoth Mountain Discounts Room Rates Based On Temperature Apr 11th, 2013 at 8:00AM: As the spring weather spreads across North America, ski resorts are finding creative ways to lure visitors for some late season action on the slopes. Take for example Mammoth Mountain, which is offering discounted room rates based on the high temperature from the previous day. That means that as the mercury rises, the price of the room drops accordingly, giving guests bigger savings as a result. ...

Mammoth Mountain To Stay Open For Skiing Until At Least Memorial Day

Mammoth Mountain To Stay Open For Skiing Until At Least Memorial Day Mar 27th, 2013 at 8:00AM: It has been a bountiful year for snow in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, where big storms have continued to drop fresh powder all season long. In fact, it has been so good that Mammoth Mountain has already announced that it will be open for snowboarding and skiing at least until Memorial Day (May 27) and most likely beyond. At the moment, Mammoth is boasting a base depth of snow that is...

Three More Ski Resorts Join The Mountain Collective

Three More Ski Resorts Join The Mountain Collective Mar 13th, 2013 at 8:00AM: Way back in August of last year we told you about the Mountain Collective, a group of independent ski resorts in North America that had joined forces to offer skiers and snowboarders access to each of their mountains at an amazing price. The collaboration between these iconic ski destinations was unprecedented at the time and yesterday it got even better. The resorts that were on board at the...

Kids Ski Free At Big Bear For Spring Break

Kids Ski Free At Big Bear For Spring Break Mar 9th, 2013 at 8:00AM: If you're planning a spring break getaway with the entire family, and intend to do a little skiing during that time, then Big Bear has just the deal for you. The resort, located just 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles, is offering free weekday lift tickets for kids 12 and under starting now and running through April 14 or until the end of the season. The Kids Ski/Ride free package requires at...

Spring Breakers: Mammoth Mountain Has 16 Feet Of Snow On The Ground

Spring Breakers: Mammoth Mountain Has 16 Feet Of Snow On The Ground Mar 8th, 2013 at 8:00AM: Spring break is nearly upon us and while many travelers are looking forward to a relaxing escape in warmer climes, some of us prefer to hit the slopes for some late season skiing or snowboarding instead. It has been a banner year for many resorts across the western U.S., where heavy snows have fallen for much of the season, but if you're looking for the absolute deepest powder in the country there...

Adventure Guide 2013: Crested Butte

Adventure Guide 2013: Crested Butte Feb 9th, 2013 at 11:00AM: Crested Butte features incredible backcountry and extreme opportunities in a remote and captivating package. It's also got more lift-accessed extreme terrain than anywhere else in the nation. You may need to purchase a ski-pass, but it's all avalanche-controlled (what's known as sidecountry, rather than backcountry). Few are the powder hounds who miss the constant threat of imminent burial...

Google Maps Adds Data For 38 Ski Resorts

Google Maps Adds Data For 38 Ski Resorts Feb 8th, 2013 at 8:00AM: For my money, Google Maps is one of the greatest technological advances of all times. Whether I'm at home or traveling to some new destination, it helps me to find restaurants, museums, shops and other points of interest, then routes me to those locations by car, foot or mass transit. Over the past few years, Maps has continued to evolve and add new features, making the system even more useful as...

Score Big Savings On Lift Tickets For Super Bowl Weekend

Score Big Savings On Lift Tickets For Super Bowl Weekend Jan 30th, 2013 at 8:00AM: We all know that America's biggest unofficial holiday is coming up this weekend in the form of Super Bowl Sunday. But before the Ravens and 49ers take the field to determine who will go home with the Lombardi trophy, the rest of us will be looking to kill some time prior to kickoff. If you're a skier or snowboarder who is thinking about hitting the slopes before the gridiron action commences, then...

Video: Snowboarding Through Downtown Montreal

Jan 1st, 2013 at 8:00AM: Snowboarding through downtown Montreal isn't exactly a common sight, but judging from the video below maybe it should be. This wonderful short film follows snowboarder Seb Toots as he starts at the top of Mt. Royal, a park located not far from the heart of the city, and glides down its slopes right onto the streets below. Along the way he shreds fresh powder, rides handrails and jumps a variety of...

Snowstorms Bring Plenty Of Powder For The Holidays

Snowstorms Bring Plenty Of Powder For The Holidays Dec 18th, 2012 at 8:00AM: Skiers and snowboarders who have been watching the weather, just hoping for an opportunity to hit their favorite ski resort this holiday season, are likely to be pretty excited at the moment. Snowstorms across the western United States have started dumping plenty of fresh powder on the region and it now looks like we could be on course for a much better ski season compared to last year. A late...

Video: Life In The Ruby Mountains

Video: Life In The Ruby Mountains Dec 8th, 2012 at 8:00AM: Nestled in the mountains of northeastern Nevada is a fantastic little ski resort that delivers an unbeatable experience for skiers and snowboarders looking for something completely different. As you would expect, Ruby Mountains provides visitors with a comfortable and inviting lodge, featuring some of the finest cooking around. But when guests leave the lodge behind, the true adventure begins....

Gadling Gear Review: Polarmax PMX Hoodie Base Layer

Gadling Gear Review: Polarmax PMX Hoodie Base Layer Dec 3rd, 2012 at 8:00AM: It may be hard to believe, but the arrival of winter is now just a few short weeks away, bringing colder temperatures and plenty of snow with it. But the start of the season doesn't have to mean the end of our outdoor adventures, provided we have the right gear to keep us warm and dry. Staying comfortable in the elements begins and ends with a good layering system, with the outer shell and...

Dream Ski Trip: Heli-Skiing In Jackson Hole

Dream Ski Trip: Heli-Skiing In Jackson Hole Nov 29th, 2012 at 8:00AM: Nestled deep in Wyoming's Teton Mountains and averaging more than 450 inches of snow each year, Jackson Hole is easily one of the best ski destinations in all of North America. With more than 116 different runs, spread out over 2500 skiable acres, the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is a little slice of heaven on Earth for skiers and snowboarders alike. But to truly enjoy this magical place, you'll...

More Colorado Ski Resorts Open In Time For Thanksgiving

More Colorado Ski Resorts Open In Time For Thanksgiving Nov 14th, 2012 at 8:00AM: Hoping to hit the slopes for the upcoming long holiday weekend? If you're heading to Colorado then you're in luck, as many of the ski resorts will soon be opening for the season. Better yet, much of the state received fresh powder over the past few days, which means there should be some great conditions heading into Thanksgiving. Keeping with tradition, Arapahoe Basin was amongst the first...

Win A Lifetime Ski Pass For Colorado's Winter Park

Win A Lifetime Ski Pass For Colorado's Winter Park Oct 24th, 2012 at 8:00AM: The 2012-2013 ski season gets underway on November 14 at Colorado's Winter Park Resort, where the snow has already been falling. To celebrate, the resort is giving away a host of prizes including skis, snowboards and other gear. But the prize that will be the most coveted amongst ski bums everywhere will no doubt be the ski pass that is good for an entire lifetime. To be eligible to win,...

Mammoth Mountain Makes Big Changes Ahead Of Opening Day

Mammoth Mountain Makes Big Changes Ahead Of Opening Day Oct 18th, 2012 at 8:00AM: California ski resort Mammoth Mountain received its first snowfall of the season last week, which bodes well for their November 8 opening day. But fresh snow won't be the only thing visitors find when they arrive at Mammoth for opening weekend. The resort has instituted a host of updates and changes that will make the 2012-2013 ski season one to remember. Snowboarders and free skiers in...

Ski Season Officially Begins, Arapahoe Basin Opens Today

Ski Season Officially Begins, Arapahoe Basin Opens Today Oct 17th, 2012 at 8:00AM: It may be hard to believe, but the North American ski season officially begins today. Colorado's Arapahoe Basin fires up the chairlifts this morning at 9 a.m. local time and soon there after, skiers and snowboarders will be making their first runs of the year. The resort has announced that its Black Mountain Express lift will be the first in operation, taking guests to the start of the High Noon...

Colorado's Arapahoe Basin Offers Two-Season Double Down Ski Pass

Colorado's Arapahoe Basin Offers Two-Season Double Down Ski Pass Sep 26th, 2012 at 8:00AM: It may be hard to believe but a new ski season is closer than you think. The mountaintops of Colorado have already started to receive light snow and ski resorts across the Western states are already busy preparing for opening day. One of those resorts is the legendary Arapahoe Basin, which is generally amongst the first hills to open each year and the last to close as well. That long season makes...

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