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2011-02-22 14:38:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Courage Center Duluth's annual Great Lakes Mono-Ski Madness is the largest adapted learn-to-ski event in the Midwest. It kicks off at Spirit Mountain Ski Area in Duluth this Wednesday, Feb. 23, and concludes with Race Day on Friday, Feb. 25. This year's event includes a number of military veterans with service-related injuries or disabilities who participate in Operation Liberty. This program, administered by Courage Center's Sports and...

2011-02-22 10:02:00

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This year is proof that in the snow sports industry, good snow heals all wounds. Despite a stubbornly high unemployment rate and a slow start to the season, things seem to have picked up. Resorts in the western US are now starting to see the snowfall totals build and the guests arrive in droves. For example, Vail Resort in Colorado recently reported that current season-to-date snowfall totals have been the 4th-highest since the resort...

2011-02-07 08:00:00

http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-ski-marathon/60-plus-crowd-are-skiing-for-golden-glory MONTEBELLO, QC, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ - What an example they make! These 60 plus year old men and women skiers have visualized this two day, 160 km Canadian cross country ski tour and are ready to hit the CSM ski trail this weekend. On February 12 and 13, they will be part of an elite group of 330 skiers who will strap on their skis with the aim of getting their Gold bar. If you...

2011-01-10 14:41:00

VALDEZ, Alaska, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skiers and snowboarders ready to enter the elite league of big mountain Alaska heli skiing have a unique opportunity through Costco Wholesale and Valdez Heli-Camps. Costco has formed a strategic alliance with Valdez Heli-Camps (VHC) creating a gateway for admission to world-famous heli skiing slopes surrounding Valdez, Alaska through its Costco.com web portal. Jay Nierstheimer of Costco.com said, "After buyer introductions at a Seattle market...

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...

2010-11-23 13:22:00

BRETTON WOODS, N.H., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bretton Woods, part of the Omni Mount Washington Resort, officially opened today for the skiing and snowboarding season, offering the first skiing in the state of New Hampshire for the 2010-11 season. "Despite a roller coaster of temperatures in the month of November, our aggressive snowmaking tactics have really paid off. We are open with top to bottom skiing, which is one of our best openings ever," says Chris Ellms, Director of Ski...

2010-11-22 09:27:00

CLARKSTON, Mich., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) has produced a card that allows the holder to ski at 29 different Michigan ski areas this winter for just $189. Called the MSIA White Gold Card, purchasers are entitled to ski one time at each of the participating ski areas during the 2010/2011 ski season. Also included is one free ski tune-up (edge sharpen and wax) valid at over 40 participating MSIA ski retailers. "The White Gold Card...

2010-11-19 08:48:00

TAOS, N.M., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Taos Ski Valley - Whether you're an avid skier eager to experience the excitement of one of the world's most unique ski mountains, or a family just looking for a great place to spend time together, Taos Ski Valley is the perfect winter get-away. Not only does the region boast near-perfect ski conditions - where days filled with sunny skies and pure, light powder make for some of the best skiing in the country - but Taos Ski Valley is a charming,...

2010-11-18 04:09:00

PARK CITY, Utah, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Stein Eriksen Lodge, Utah's only Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond property, is pleased to offer guests a magical holiday mountain getaway with its crowd-pleasing, elaborate gingerbread display, its towering 32-foot, lavishly decorated tree, its gourmet holiday feasts and more. Set to capture all the mystery and enchantment of Harry Potter, this year's impressive gingerbread display transports guests to the mystical world of Hogwarts. The...

2010-11-15 10:28:00

CLARKSTON, Mich., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) wants to give Michigan kids an opportunity to get out, have fun and get healthy this winter. This is why MSIA has established a statewide program, which provides every fourth grader in Michigan the opportunity to ski for free. Fourth graders can obtain a "Cold is Cool" Ski & Ride Passport that gives them up to three free lift tickets or trail passes at 20 participating ski areas. The...