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2011-02-01 07:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Liftopia.com is partnering directly with 65 ski resorts across North America to launch the biggest lift ticket promotion of the season. With savings as high as 60% off the on-mountain rate at world-class resorts including Park City, Killington, Copper Mountain, and more, skiers and riders can afford to work up a super appetite this Sunday before settling in to watch the big game. "The day of the big game is challenging for many ski resorts"...

2011-01-27 07:05:00

TRUCKEE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, The Ritz-Carlton welcomes guests to experience the luxury of its North Lake Tahoe hotel - and discover all this four-season destination has to offer. Located mid-mountain at the Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort, this distinctive mountain retreat boasts sweeping views, impeccable service and convenient access to a vast array of amenities and activities guests can enjoy both seasonally - and...

2010-12-23 12:46:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced that the EpicMix(TM) website at www.epicmix.com is now live in Beta form and available for skiers and riders to view their ski and ride experience at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly mountain resorts. Also, Vail Resorts is extending the deadline to Feb. 22, 2011 for guests to activate their accounts and automatically be entered to win an Epic Holiday Gift of $100,000....

2010-12-23 05:15:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ScoutLookWeather.com, is an innovative online weather service for Outdoor Enthusiasts offering customized information for Skiing, Golf, Hunting, Fishing, Boating & Outdoor Adventure. Today it has launched a new Ski Conditions service that provides users with a planning resource from a single website, features include: Ski Conditions for all US Ski Alpine and XC Centers: Select any ski center from regional or state locations and receive...

2010-12-21 06:10:00

CLARKSTON, Mich., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski areas across the state have teamed up with Michigan McDonald's restaurants to offer a popular and very affordable introduction to the sport of skiing and snowboarding, called Discover Michigan Skiing. The program, which has run every January for the past 17 years, includes: a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area ski lift pass or cross-country trail pass. Twenty-three ski facilities are offering the...

2010-12-21 00:01:50

MountainStats.com releases the first snow-sports social-media and travel booking website, integrated with an interactive ski resort database and travel-tool. Shortly after the opening of most major ski resorts for the 2010/2011 season, MountainStats.com launches a live open-beta format of the site, granting users early access to website tools and resources. Dillon, CO (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 MountainStats.com releases the first snow-sports social-media and travel booking website,...

2010-12-14 07:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The temperatures are dropping and the snow is flying! Winter is here and thanks to "La Nina," there will be no shortage of the fluffy white stuff. To help snow sport enthusiasts and recessionistas capitalize on this once-a-decade weather wonder, the team at Liftopia.com has come up with five great tips to help people ski more for less. Ski on off-peak days for the best lift ticket deals (this may require playing hooky) - Hit the slopes...

2010-12-10 00:00:47

With nationally ranked instructors and more ski academies than the rest of New England combined, Vermont teaches all abilities of skiers and riders from pre-K to the Olympics. In recognition of this strength, Ski Vermont will celebrate Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month with an unprecedented variety of promotions throughout the entire month of January. Montpelier, VA (Vocus) December 8, 2010 With nationally ranked instructors and more ski academies than the rest of New England combined,...

2010-12-01 05:00:00

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced its list of the top ten ski rental home destinations according to TripAdvisor site data and editors. The list highlights some of America's hottest ski destinations that offer a wealth of vacation rental options for travelers. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click; http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/tripadvisor/42935/ (Photo:...

2010-11-22 10:30:00

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With Vail Resorts officially kicking off the season Friday, Condor Capital President and Founder Ken Schapiro is projecting that ski resorts nationally will experience a slight rebound from the marginal performance of the 2009-10 season. A 40-year veteran of the snow who has logged more than 6 million vertical feet helicopter skiing in the Canadian Rockies, Schapiro manages over $600 million in portfolio assets. In the following Q&A, he...


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