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  • A season of change at Sugarbush

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    WARREN, VT ??” This Sunday is it??¦ FORE the rest of the year. The Sugarbush Golf Course will begin its winter hibernation after the sun sets this Sunday October 24th. Rounds at the Robert Trent Jones, Sr.-designed course have remained even with last season despite it having rained 58% of playable days. This compared to news that many golf courses throughout the region have reported a significant decrease in rounds played. The Resort says business ...

  • New Broadband Service for Bretton Woods, Mt Washington Hotel

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    BRETTON WOODS, NH ??” New Internet services have been added to various facilities at the Mount Washington Hotel, including the base lodge of Bretton Woods Ski Area and numerous lodging units. The historic Mount Washington Hotel and Resort and Single Digits, Inc., a provider of business-class hotspot management software, today announced the deployment of managed wireless and wired Internet service for hotel guests or individuals choosing to golf, ski o...

  • Plattekill Mountain Announces $99 ‘College Buddy Pass’

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    ROXBURY, NY ??” Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury, NY has announced an attractive 2004-05 season pass aimed at the college student market. This season they are offering a new "college buddy pass" to any college age student (18-21 with proof of valid full-time college ID) who signs up with three other students for a price of $99 each.

    This offering is half the price of their individual student season ski pass which is selling for $199 this ye...

  • $35M Upgrade to Bear Creek

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    MACUNGIE, PA ??” Bear Creek Ski and Recreation Area, near the eastern Pennslyvania city of Allentown, promises that the upcoming ski season will be more accommodating to visitors with the construction of new base area facilities including a new lodge, 53 room hotel, banquet facilities, rental shop, ski school, restaurant and day care.

    Construction of the 110,000 square-foot, $18 million project began in the first week of April and is sch...

  • Camelback Ski Area Unveils Improvements for 2004/2005 Season

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    TANNERSVILLE, PA ??” Continuing a longstanding tradition of reinvestment in the overall mountain experience for its guests, Camelback Ski Area announces several improvements for the 2004/2005 season. Among the additions are 40 new high efficiency tower and sled-mounted snowguns, upgraded lights on Lower Cleopatra, new slopeside restrooms adjacent to the Children??™s Learning Center, excavation of the halfpipe, plus 600 new ski sets in the Rental...

  • Ski Areas Entertain Questions from Online Ski Community

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    WATERTOWN, CT ??” AlpineZone, a popular Northeastern ski and snowboard website located at www.alpinezone.com, 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

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    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 C...

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

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    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 w...

  • Powder v. Pavement

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    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 experie...

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

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    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 ...