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FIS Says "Game On!" For Killington World Cup

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Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in Eastern North America and part of POWDR, is pleased to have received a positive snow control announcement from FIS (Internal Ski Federation), the governing body of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup.

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Opening Dates Announced for Mount Snow, Wildcat Mountain, Hunter Mountain, Big Boulder

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Mount Snow, Hunter Mountain, Wildcat Mountain, and Big Boulder today announced their scheduled opening dates for the 2019/2020 winter season. After a great start to snowmaking, including a very productive window this past weekend, Mount Snow, Wildcat, Hunter Mountain, and Big Boulder are all looking forward to welcoming old friends and new Epic Pass holders, when lifts start to spin.

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Vail Resorts Scoops up More New England Mountains, and the Move Could be Epic for Local Skiers and Riders

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For the third-straight year, Vail Resorts is having a major impact on the East Coast ski industry.

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Steamboat Resort to Open Nov. 15, Earliest Opening Day in History

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Steamboat Resort will open on the earliest date in its history. 

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O'Brien Wins Emmy For SKI Magazine's The Snow Report Show

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Congratulations to Halley O'Brien for winning her first Emmy for SKI Magazine's The Snow Report Show!

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Sunday River Adding New Lifts For Learning Terrain, Competition Venues

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Sunday River Resort is installing four new surface lifts in preparation for winter 2019/20. These surface lifts will include three covered conveyor lifts to access the learning terrain on South Ridge, as well as a T-bar on Locke Mountain for alpine race and boardercross training and competitions. 

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U.S. Hosting Seven World Cup Events For 2019-20 Season

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Following the conclusion of the International Ski Federation (FIS) Council Meetings, the 2019-20 competition calendar for all ski and snowboard sports that fall under the jurisdiction of FIS has been announced. For U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the Olympic National Governing Body (NGB) of ski and snowboard sports in America, this means that the following event dates are now confirmed:

 

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World Cup Action Returning To Killington in 2019, 2020

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Vermont’s Killington Resort and U.S. Ski & Snowboard have announced a two-year agreement to host the Audi FIS Ski World Cup. Killington’s place on the 2019 World Cup calendar has been confirmed by the International Ski Federation (FIS). HomeLight will be the title sponsor for the next World Cup at Killington, which will take place November 30 - December 1, 2019, Thanksgiving weekend.

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Aspen Snowmass Adds Another Bonus Weekend for Skiing and Riding

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Aspen Mountain will once again offer skiing and riding as part of continued summer operations this weekend, Jun. 8-9, with 130 acres of terrain on a 58-inch base depth.

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Killington Resort Announces Final Weekend of Skiing and Riding

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Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest mountain resort in Eastern North America, will wrap up the 2018-19 ski and snowboard season on Sunday, June 2 - making it the longest ski and snowboard season in Eastern North America. The last time Killington offered lift-serviced skiing in June was 2017 and in 2002 prior to that. 

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Aspen Mountain Announces Bonus Weekend June 1-2

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The 2018-19 ski and snowboard season rolls on at Aspen Mountain. The Colorado resort will reopen this weekend, June 1-2, for the continuation of summer operations with skiing and riding on 130 acres of skiable terrain. The gondola will be open for sightseeing and the Sundeck will offer food and beverage options as well as music on the deck during the day.

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Winter Rolls On As Memorial Day Weekend Approaches

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Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick-off to summer, but don't tell that to Mother Nature!

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Utah Sets Skier Visit Record

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Utah ski resorts saw their best season ever in terms of skier days in 2018-19 with a total of 5,125,441 visits. The state also saw one of its best snow years on record, with every ski resort recording above normal amounts of The Greatest Snow on Earth.

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Aspen Mountain to Open with Skiing and Riding Memorial Day Weekend

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Aspen Mountain will open for summer operations Memorial Day Weekend May 25-27 with skiing and riding. In addition to opening 130 acres of skiable terrain, Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of Aspen Mountain’s summer operations with access to sightseeing and food/beverage options at the Sundeck restaurant. There will be a live DJ outside on the deck Saturday and Sunday.

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Amtrak Winter Park Express Sets Records in 2019 Season

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The Amtrak Winter Park Express trains set records for the service, including the most riders ever, in the 2019 season. Amtrak and Winter Park Resort leaders thank guests for choosing Amtrak to avoid traffic and to enjoy new features both aboard the train and at the resort named last year “Best in North America".

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Cranmore Records Longest Season In 81 Years

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A series of winter storms totaling 107 inches of snowfall, and consistent cold temperatures allowing near nonstop snowmaking, helped New Hampshire’s Cranmore register the longest ski season in its 81-year history.

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Powderhorn Celebrates Season’s End with So Much Pow Luau

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Celebrating abundant snowfall this season, Colorado’s Powderhorn Mountain is hosting the So Much Pow Luau encore weekend of skiing and riding April 5-7.

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Hops on the Snow, Slush Cup Highlight Okemo Spring Season

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Vermont’s Okemo Mountain Resort, this week’s SnoCountry-Pepsi Resort of the Week, splashes into the spring skiing and riding season with outstanding conditions and a number of exciting events.

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Tons of Snow, Tuesday Ticket Deals at California’s Bear Valley

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With 220 inches of snow in just in February alone, California’s Bear Valley Resort - nestled between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite - is primed for the spring skiing and riding season.

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Steep, Deep, But Friendly, Colorado’s Telluride Has It All

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Colorado’s Telluride Ski Resort has been blessed with massive amounts of snow this season, and the spring skiing and riding season is setting up to be the best in recent memory. Over the past week alone Telluride has received more than five feet of snow and boasts a base depth of more than nine feet!

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