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

SnoCountry SnoCast: Tricks and Treats in the Forecast

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We're saying goodbye to October’s tricks, and flipping the calendar to treats in November. The east will get a cool down, while the west benefits from an early start to the season.

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A Wave Of Openings: Preview In Northwest, Mt. Rose Debuts, Three More In Colorado

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With high-country temperatures prime for snowmaking help from Mother Nature, the West's ski and snowboard season is upon, as a quartet of ski and snowboard resorts are making noise about opening soon.

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The #RaceToOpen In Colorado; A-Basin One-Ups Keystone

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In Colorado, snowfall typically comes first to the highest slopes, prompting a congenial yet competitive contest among ski and snowboard resorts in the #racetoopen for a new season before all the rest.

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10 Resorts That Aren’t On Epic Or Ikon That You Should Know

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For those that want flexibility, ski only a handful of days, or their local mountain is on the Epic or Ikon Pass, we get it. To start things off right, we’ll be completely honest with you. We have an Epic Local Pass. Heavenly is only a few minutes from our house, so we use it to get in a few laps when we don’t have a ton of time. Do we go to resorts on the Epic or Ikon Pass for vacation? Rarely.

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'Bomb Cyclone' Snowfall Lengthens Colorado Ski Season

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First it was Tahoe, where a record-breaking February prompted most resorts to extend their seasons deeper into the spring. Now it's March, and it's Colorado's turn.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: March Begins Like A Cold Lion

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The first week of March will feel more like *January* for many! With the colder air, could we see better snow chances? Scroll down for the details!

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Winter Weather Holding Strong

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In this week’s SnoCast, every corner of the country will get snow. In this continued active weather pattern, see what days will be best to hit the slopes in your area.

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Location, Location, Location: Best Bets For Powder In SnoCountry

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Throughout SnoCountry, certain mountains always seem to get more of the white stuff than others – meaning a better chance at a powder day.

SnoCountry took a look around the country and came up with a half-dozen mountains that perennially attract the most snowfall.

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SnoCountry SnoShots: West Powder, Powder Everywhere

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Since the beginning of January, storms have been rolling off the Pacific and feeding the mountains of the West. Selected areas have been getting pounded, like the five feet that fell on Utah's Wasatch Range in five days.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Powder In New Areas Kicks Off 2019

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Bring on a snowy 2019! If your resolution is to ski/ride more, you’re in the right place - read on for the snow jackpots in our forecast. 

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Early Openings, Fresh Powder In Colorado

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The 2018/19 ski and snowboard season has officially arrived in Colorado with a number of ski resorts opening, taking advantage of the recent storms which dumped snow by the feet, not inches, on their slopes.

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SnoCountry SnoShots: The West Is Set To Get It On

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The snow guns are firin’, the supply chain is hummin’ and everyone is primed for a new ski and snowboard season across the West.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Strong Coastal Storm Aims For The East

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Here we go! The season’s first, strong coastal storm will take aim at the East during the weekend bringing some wild weather. Meanwhile, we enjoy some mild skiing/riding in the West.

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Arapahoe Basin, Killington Open Friday; Loveland Opens Saturday

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While Wolf Creek took the First To Open title for the 2018-19 season last weekend, Arapahoe Basin and Loveland are following close behind and will be the first resorts to open for seven-day-a-week runs starting this Friday and Saturday. Killington will once again take the honors of first to open in the East this Friday.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: A Battle Of The Seasons

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Fall and the first tastes of winter continue to duke it out across North America. With occasional bursts of cold and spurts of snow continuing in this week’s forecast, it’s a reminder that winter, truly, is not far away.

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New Chairs Highlight Colorado’s Early Openers; More Snowmaking At Mount Rose

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The ropes were dropped on and the lifts were spinning Oct. 12 at Wolf Creek Ski Area, signaling the beginning of another ski and snowboard season across the West.

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October, Early November Projected Opening Dates

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While it looks like Colorado’s Wolf Creek Ski Area will win the #RaceToOpen this season, but numerous resorts are also preparing early openings for the 2018-19 season.

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Wolf Creek Wins Race To Open First

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A midweek snowstorm has dropped up to 20 inches on the slopes of Wolf Creek, prompting the management to say they will spin the lower beginner lift on Saturday (Oct. 13).

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Early Season Snow In The Forecast

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Glad to have you back, SnoCast readers! We can't wait to give you an early edge on when to catch the best snow of the season as we bring you forecasts each week through the season. 

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Rockies Still Snowy, East Gets Everything

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Aspen Snowmass in a sweet spot this week. (Jordan Curet)

The Eastern United States will see it all this week from snow and cold to warmth and rain. The West will be consistently snowy, especially across the Rockies.

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