New Quad, hi-tec Tickets and Coaster for Copper

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Copper Mountain Resort in Colorado has announced a new high speed quad chairlift, the Kokomo Express, will be installed this summer.
The Colorado resort is also to install RFID (radio-frequency identification technology) ticketing and lift access gates and will build North America’s longest alpine coaster yet, to be known as the

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Turning pea soup to a family feast in Banff, Alberta

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“Pea soup up here, hey?”
Our photographer Dan Evans looked back at me with a smirk as he skied into the fog—the pea soup—and two questions came to my mind: “Do Albertans say ‘hey’ and not ‘eh’?” And, “Why the f#ck is Dan smiling as he skis into that sketchy abyss?”

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New Entity Goes From Owning 3 To 10 North American Resorts in 48 Hrs

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A ‘new entity’ comprising financiers behind Aspen ski resort in Colorado and a finance house called KSL Partners, reported to have been established in 2005 and reputed to have assets of $7.5 billion, including Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows ski resorts in California, has snapped up 7 more North American

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Introducing Italy’s secret ski touring gem

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Two hours south-west of Turin lies Val Maira, a secret day-touring paradise which the locals have chosen to keep lift-free. Get there before its cover is blown
Picture a pristine valley with no lifts, no marked trails and no huts. Throw in the best guidebook ever produced, plus a super-detailed map

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Heady Decisions: Should you wear a helmet in the backcountry?

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It’s a spring day in the Eastern Sierra, and I’m watching the helmet that was attached to my backpack skim its way down the soft yet firm mountainside—poor attaching skills on my part. It accelerates and bounces down the slope before it manages to nestle into the run-out zone. I

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Aspen Skiing Company and KSL acquire Mammoth Resorts following Intrawest deal

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A mere 48 hours after acquiring Intrawest, Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Partners have purchased Mammoth Resorts, which includes Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Snow Summit and Bear Mountain. It’s been an incredible winter for resorts in California, with Mammoth having already received 586 inches of snow, which has allowed

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Job Opportunity – Coordinator, Commercial Affairs @ The Canadian Olympic Committee

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April 12, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Be a part of building and servicing a national brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence. We ... READ MORE → comments

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