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2014-04-22 12:28:14

TAOS SKI VALLEY, N.M., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taos Ski Valley will this summer launch four new mountain biking trails, including a family friendly biking park that offers something for all skill levels. The new attraction will give families and visitors even more reason to take in the pristine alpine destination during the summer months. On June 28 Taos Ski Valley will hold a grand opening celebration for Pioneer's Bike Park, a collection of biking trails that will offer the...

2009-10-13 13:30:00

CORTLAND, N.Y., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Greek Peak Mountain Resort is gearing up to make this ski season their best yet with the addition of Hope Lake Lodge, a 106 unit, four-star, hotel condo; Cascades Indoor Waterpark; a world-class spa, three new resort dining options on-site; and an even wider range of activities for skiers and non-skiers alike. To kick it all off, the family-friendly resort is hosting its largest ever Skier's Picnic and Fall Festival on Oct. 17 (12-5pm). Open to...

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2009-02-13 08:05:00

Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean's geography lesson for Ottawa school children was highlighted by her mistakenly naming a mountain range. The British queen's representative was hosting the lesson at her official residence Thursday, one year to the day before the Olympic Winter Games begin in and around Vancouver, British Columbia. Pointing to a projected map of the province, Jean referred to the mountain range nearest Vancouver as the Rocky Mountains. In the televised event, newly...


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