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The latest news, deals, and events from ski resorts throughout North America.

SnoCountry SnoCast: Loving The Forecast For Presidents’ Day Weekend

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With Valentine’s Day Friday and (hopefully) an extended holiday weekend for you, there’s a lot to love about the forecast!

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Skibiking is Here

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Snow bikes have been offered at ski resorts out West for 20 years but have just reached Maine. The winter bikes are for rent at Sugarloaf and Sunday River.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Active Forecast from Coast to Coast

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Several large storms will develop across the country in this week’s SnoCast. Great news as the ski season ramps up following the Thanksgiving holiday. Here are the latest details.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Hints of Winter Weather Ahead

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A parade of fronts will move across the northwestern U.S. and Canada through the end of the week bringing snow to many peaks across the West. Meanwhile, a soggy Nor’easter primes the Northeast for colder weather ahead.

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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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SnoCountry SnoShots: Ending The East Season

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East coast skiers and riders find gratitude with every day on the slopes, even if the sunny ones have been fewer than we may like this spring. 

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Beautiful Spring Conditions Take Us To Late April

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Here comes the warmer weather. We’re highlighting the best days to enjoy comfortable, spring skiing/riding plus where last-minute snow is going to fall!

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Goggle Tan Time: Northeast Spring Skiing And Riding Tips

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Although winter is holding strong across the country, there are still plenty of days to follow the sun and enjoy all the snow that has fallen in the last few months. SnoCountry gathered some advice from the experts on how to make the most of these fun spring days.

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Spring Brings Ski Culture’s Happy Times

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East and West have reaped abundant snowfall so this spring is a great time to enjoy the best of snow and ski culture.

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April Mountain Resort Ski And Snowboard Events 

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April has arrived at that means it is time to break out the sunscreen and coolers for fun days in the sun at your favorite mountain resort. SnoCountry took at look at some of the happenin’ events around the country this April.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: No Fooling Around, April Begins With Excellent Spring Conditions

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It's time to enjoy spring weather in the mountains, and the outlook is great across SnoCountry.

 

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Multi-Mountain Northeast Passes Offer More Resorts

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Northeast skiers and riders don't have to hop a plane to reach some of the best terrain in the country, and they don't have to limit themselves to just one mountain. Multi-Mountain 2019-20 season passes are now on sale, and early birds get the best prices.

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Nitro And Go: Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Loon Kick Off Season Pass Flash Sale 

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It’s never too early to start making plans for next winter. Starting March 4 Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine, and Loon Mountain Resort in New Hampshire will offer the lowest prices on their signature New England Pass during a week-long flash sale. 

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Sunday River Launches New Learn To Ski Or Snowboard Weekends For Beginners

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It’s never too late to learn a new sport, and embrace all that Maine has to offer in winter. New for 2019, Sunday River will host Learn to Ski or Snowboard Weekends March 1-3 and March 15-17 for ages 13 and up.

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Boyne Mountain Turns 70 This Winter

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Boyne Mountain, credited with many industry firsts for lift innovations and snowmaking, first opened in January 1949. They had the first chairlift in the Midwest, and can also lay claim to pioneering the four season resort concept now popular throughout the country when they started adding golf to the activity list.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Janu-BURIED Comes To A Close

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It’s been an incredible January for so many ski areas across North America. January will be one to remember with snow-packed storms, keeping soft turn after soft turn.

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Exclusive Quaffin': Personal Mugs, Limited Membership, Cheaper Brews At Resort Mug Clubs

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A cold beer after a day on the slopes has been a tradition for a long, long time at ski and snowboard resorts. Now, with brewers brewing near most resorts, the connection has strengthened and produced a plethora of personalized “mug clubs” at resort bars.

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Get Up Early: Laying Down The First Tracks On The Mountain

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At many U.S. resorts, you can have the mountain to yourself before the first chair.

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Have Fun, Learn Skills, Tackle Fears At Women-Only Northeast Ski Workshops

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Whether you want to take your skiing and riding to the next level, tackle fears or just take time for yourself, there’s a women’s program at a Northeast resort that can fit the bill. 

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SnoCountry SnoCast: What A November; Here’s To December

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November has been good to many of us and the pattern to begin December is looking colder for most, with potential for more heavy storms.

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