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  • Appalachian Trail Conservancy Showcases Film, “Appalachian Impressions”


    HARPERS FERRY, W.Va, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of October, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) will be showcasing the film Appalachian Impressions in 15 cities nationwide, as part of their 2013 membership drive, called A Journey of 2,000 Miles: the Appalachian Trail . The organization has set a goal to gain the support of 2,180 new members, one new member for each mile of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.). (Logo: http:/...

  • Late Season Snow Sparks Skier Visit Rally in 2012/13


    MARTINSVILLE, N.J., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After a dismal ski season last year – when skier visits plunged 15% – and a tepid start to the 2012/13 season, Mother Nature began to cooperate and allowed the industry to rebound nicely in the latter part of the season. Against this backdrop, preliminary data released by the National Ski Areas Association indicate that skier days totaled 56.60 million, a...

  • New England Ski Museum Unveils New Permanent Exhibition


    For the first time in many decades, the New England Ski Museum has revamped its permanent exhibition, those images and artifacts that stay on view from year to year while the museum's shorter-term displays frequently change. The new exhibition, titled "From the First Tracks to the Fall Line: eight thousand years of skiing", presents a coherent chronology of the development of skiing from its prehistoric roots up until the advent of the shaped ski in the 19...