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  • Ski Areas Entertain Questions from Online Ski Community


    WATERTOWN, CT ??” AlpineZone, a popular Northeastern ski and snowboard website located at, has introduced a revolutionary means of communication between its members and key players in the Northeast's snow sports resort industry. Borne of website founder Greg Blasko's innovation, and the suggestions of its users, the AlpineZone Ski Area Challenge is a way for Internet-savvy skiing enthu...

  • Laurel Mountain to Reopen Under Seven Springs Stewardship


    LIGONIER, PA ??” Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials yesterday joined representatives of Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Somerset Trust Company to announce an agreement that allows Seven Springs to operate the ski area at Laurel Mountain State Park, Westmoreland County.

    Details of the agreement are being finalized, but it will permit Seven Springs to operate the facility, now owned by Somerset Trust...

  • Attitash Unveils New Logo; Drops "Bear Peak" Name


    BARTLETT, NH ??” Like many who see a 40th birthday as a good time to update their look, Attitash took at look at their name and logo and decided it was time for a change.

    ???Attitash was founded in 1965 by a bunch of skiers who wanted a place for their friends to come and ski. Over the years as the business of skiing has gotten more complex, Attitash has worked hard to keep up and when possible to lead. As we approached our 40th season...

  • Powder v. Pavement


    HUNTER, NY ??” Hunter Mountain and the surrounding region offer plenty of mountain alternatives to suit skiers and non-skiers alike.

    If downhill action isn't for every member of the family, take advantage of the many mountain substitutes offered at Hunter. On property, choose from snow tubing, snowshoeing, dining at any of Hunter's specialty eateries, or shopping in our newly expanded retail areas.

    For an off-mountain exp...

  • Holiday Valley $3 Million Expansion for 2004-05 Season


    ELLICOTTVILLE, NY ??” Holiday Valley, named by SKI Magazine Readers as 3rd best in the East, has invested $3 million to improve the resort for the upcoming winter season. This investment features expansion of the popular Tannenbaum Lodge, increased snowmaking, a new Bombardier Groomer, a new Zaugg Pipe Cutter, increased parking and improvement of the beginner's Boardwalk area. The total investment in improvements and expansions over the past 10 years ...

  • Sugarbush Resort Intensifies Focus on Customer Service


    WARREN, VT ??” Sugarbush Resort has created a new division to intensify their commitment to guest service. Adam Greshin, a partner in Sugarbush??™s parent company Summit Ventures, has transitioned from his role as head of Sales and Marketing to become the Executive Vice President of Guest & Community Relations. In his new position, Greshin will be charged with analyzing every aspect of the Sugarbush guest experience.


  • Registration for U.S. Snowboard Grand Prix Opens Oct. 15


    PARK CITY, UT ??” Online rider registration will open Oct. 15 for the 2004-05 Chevrolet U.S. Snowboard Grand Prix.

    Now in its ninth season, the Grand Prix delivers national coverage on NBC and more than $300,000 in an overall tour purse. Action begins in December at Colorado??в„ўs Breckenridge Resort before moving to Oregon??в„ўs Mount Bachelor in January, and closes in February with a stop at New Jersey??в„ўs Mountain Creek...

  • G3 Adds Skis to Product Line


    N. VANCOUVER (BC), CANADA ??” Snowsports manufacturer G3 Genuine Guide Gear will this season add skis to its product line that currently includes telemark bindings, climbing skins, and avalanche probes, saws and shovels.

    Following years of research and development, Canadian company G3 Genuine Guide Gear is looking to expand its presence in the burgeoning backcountry ski market by releasing its first ever line of all-mountain alpine tou...

  • Okemo’s "$teals & Deals"


    LUDLOW, VT ??” There are lots of ways to save on skiing and riding at Okemo Mountain Resort. Lift ticket specials, reciprocal programs and frequent skier/rider deals are designed to fit everyone??™s pocketbook. Here's a sampling:

    "Try Before You Buy"
    It's Back! Okemo's snowmakers and groomers have got it covered. Every morning the first hour (60 minutes) of lift operation is FREE so Okemo skiers and riders can "check ou...

  • Improvement Line Up at Okemo Mountain Resort


    LUDLOW, VT ??” The excitement is beginning to build as Okemo preps for the start of the 2004/2005-winter season. The mountain operations crew plans to "fire up" the snowmaking system in October in preparation for opening day. The resort hopes to open for skiing and riding in early November (Nov 5 or 12) with top to bottom skiing and riding.

    New trails, an increase in snowmaking, a variety of season pass options, innovative instructi...

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