Category Archives: Skiing

Squaw Valley hosting U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame event

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will celebrate ski and snowboard history next spring when it welcomes the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame to honor its class of 2017. A star-studded group of eight noted skiing athletes and sport builders have been announced as inductees to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame’s Class of...
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Snowbomb hosting ski and board festivals

The annual Snowbomb ski and board festivals will take place at three Northern California  three locations: Santa Clara, San Francisco and Sacramento. Below are the details for the Sacramento event, which takes place Nov. 11-12 at the Cal Expo Center. [caption id="attachment_7180" align="alignright" width="300"] The Sacramento Snowbomb ski and board...
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Mammoth Mountain ski resort opens Nov. 9

Following an incredibly long and record-setting season, Mammoth Lakes ski resort had little time to rest for opening day of the 2017-18 ski season – scheduled for Nov. 9 Located along the southeastern Sierra range in California, Mammoth Lakes is coming off a 270-day-long season that broke multiple snowfall records. Lifts will spin again in early...
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Diamond Peak ski resort adds new terrain park

A family-friendly ski resort, Diamond Peak will add one more element to its arsenal for the 2017-18 ski season – a new terrain park. Located in Incline Village, last season Diamond Peak celebrated its 50th anniversary with amazing snow totals and was able to extend skiing and snowboarding into late April. Since opening day in 1966, Diamond...
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Squaw Valley ski resort plans Nov. 17 opening

Following a record-breaking season and its latest closing ever, Squaw Valley ski resort took a brief respite, and began making preparations for the 2017 ski season and its planned Nov. 17 opening – weather permitting. [caption id="attachment_7134" align="alignright" width="300"] The iconic KT-22 chairlift carried quite a few skiers and...
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Mt. Rose ski resort adds $2 million in improvements

Following a record-setting season that extended until Memorial Day, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe invested over $2 million in capital improvements this summer that will significantly enhance the guest experience during the 2017-18 season and beyond. [caption id="attachment_7128" align="alignright" width="300"] Mt. Rose received more than 770 inches of snow last season., the most in...
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Schwartz named Tahoe Donner director of marketing

Christina Schwartz has been named director of marketing and member relations at Tahoe Donner Association. Schwartz joins the Tahoe Donner team with a robust brand marketing background, leading GoPro Inc.’s brand as vice president of brand and creative services. [caption id="attachment_7123" align="alignright" width="300"] As the director of marketing and member...
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Epic season pass offers access to many ski resorts

The new Epic season ski pass not only offers access to three Lake Tahoe resorts, it also includes Whistler Blackcomb in Canada, the largest ski resort in North America. Epic Local pass holders can now ski Whistler Blackcomb, Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain. The Epic Local Pass pays for itself in just over three...
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Homewood Mountain Resort adds Silverton Mountain

Being a season passholder at Homewood Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe will have more value to skiers and snowboarders for the 2017-18 ski season. For the first time, Homewood Mountain and its sister resort – Red Lodge Mountain in Montana – have partnered with Silverton Mountain in Colorado to offer reciprocal season passholder benefits during the 2017-18 winter season. [caption id="attachment_7093"...
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