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JACKSON'S CASPER AREA BECAME "ALL NEW - ALL BLUE" in 2013 with NEW GROOMERS & a NEW QUAD.

In 2014 Jackson Hole was voted #1 Ski Resort in North America.

Link here to see what is happening at Jackson for 2014-15.


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In Lake Tahoe - where some resorts have closed - at least Squaw-Alpine & Northstar remain open . . . Mid-April continues and many resorts closed after Easter weekend . . . Check for those resort closings in the East and West . . . It snowed in Colorado over Easter Weekend then warmed to great Spring conditions . . . See more below and link here to get your best travel deal . . .
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IT IS STILL SKI SEASON!!!
Snow in Utah - 4 to 8+ inches in the Ski City/Salt Lake area, - happening now, link here as April continues with many resorts closing April 19.
Mostly sunny skies and mild temps dominate across the west except in Utah - with snow 4/13 & 4/14.
If you live in the east, check for closings and the best New England conditions, see links below.

In Colorado, see Copper with many fun events this weekend, 4/18 & 19.
Also check out the Spring conditions at Mt. Bachelor has events this weekend, 4/18 after 8" of snow last week.
For upcoming events in Tahoe check out Northstar and also
Squaw and Alpine, where they just announced they will begin to link the two resorts via a base-to-base gondola.

Colder temps in Canada at Ski Banff-Lake Louise-Sunshine with events scheduled through 4/25, link here..


In the East link to these resorts; in Vermont see Okemo for conditions and events and Mount Snow, with $19.54 lift tickets 4/19.
In NH, visit these resorts open through Sunday 4/19, Mount Sunapee, Loon and Cannon and in Maine, see Sunday River.

Link here to our Great Resorts page for a complete list of great U.S. and Canadian resorts,
find out who remains open and snow conditions.

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APRIL CONTINUES with SOME SNOW & SPRING-LIKE TEMPS in the WEST, STILL GOING STRONG in the VT, NH, & ME.
PLAN for YOUR GREAT - EAST or WEST - SPRING SKI TOWN GET AWAY and HAVE SUNNY FUN on the SLOPES!


Good conditions in the northeast continue and the west is in Spring skiing mode. Below are 2015 scenes from North American resorts.
Always check ahead for closing dates, link here for a listing of resorts.
Click the caption to link to the resort - Link here for more photos from the current 2014-15 season.

Peak 6 at Breck Imperial Express sign Checking the map at Copper Loading the Tucker snowcat
BRECKENRIDGE, CO (04-04-15) -
Breck's 2014-15 expansion at Peak 6 invites guests to "Awaken Your Sixth Sense" at 12,302 feet, with great views of snow covered Lake Dillon and the Ten Mile Range.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
BRECKENRIDGE, CO (04-04-15) -
Sizing up the "You Made It" sign at the top of Breck's Imperial Express quad at 12,840 feet and providing access to bowls, groomers and bumps.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (04-02-15) -
With 8 inches of new snow, skiers check the trail map and plan their runs in Copper Bowl. Glacial formed peaks, visible in the near distance, add to the experience.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (04-02-15)
In Copper Bowl, skiers and riders load into the free Tucker Mountain Snowcat, provided by Copper, to transport them to untracked powder on Tucker Mountain.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

Alta off Sugarloaf lift Snowy Alta trails Snowbird Mineral Basin Snowbird Regulator
ALTA, UT (03-30-15) -
Off of Alta's Sugarloaf quad, skiers choose between many groomed trails to enjoy. Alta is one of the four Ski City resorts located near Salt Lake City.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
ALTA, UT (03-30-15) -
Spectacular views of the Wasatch Mountains are in abundance as skiers enjoy trails under the Sugarloaf lift . Spring conditions to begin April at Alta were very good.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
SNOWBIRD, UT (03-28-15) -
Snowbird's Mineral Basin area, provides sweeping groomed trails as shown here under the Baldy quad. Snowbird is also one of four Ski City resorts.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
SNOWBIRD, UT (03-28-15) -
The path to Regulator Johnson provides views across to the Road to Provo trail (center right) and a few of the many bowls at Snowbird available from it.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

Mammoth saddle and blue sky Alpine Meadows' snowy base Looking down the Summit Express Tamarack Express - Heavenly
MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (03-25-15) -
A picture perfect day at Mammoth Mountain as skiers delight in the groomed Saddle Bowl as the gondola hovers high above.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
ALPINE MEADOWS, LAKE TAHOE (03-23-15) -
A snowy day at Alpine Meadows as skiers and riders head toward the Summit Express six-pack lift in four inches of fresh powder to enjoy.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
ALPINE MEADOWS, LAKE TAHOE (03-23-15) -
Looking down the Summit Express lift at Alpine, as the snow-filled trails are checked out by those on the lift as the tree runs invite fun.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
HEAVENLY, LAKE TAHOE (03-20-15) -
A scenic view of Lake Tahoe from the top of Heavenly's Tamarack Express as skiers and riders head to Heavenly's California side and Lake views.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

Click the caption to link to the resort - Link here for more photos from the current 2014-15 season.
Sugar Bowl Rahlves Run East Ridge NorthstarCalifornia Diamond Peak & Lake Tahoe Outback Lift Mt. Bachelor
SUGAR BOWL, LAKE TAHOE (03-18-15) -
Enjoying the perfectly groomed upper portion of Rahlves Run at Sugar Bowl as the Lincoln Express brings more skiers to the top.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
NORTHSTAR CALIFORNIA, TAHOE (03-17-15) -
The East Ridge, left off of the Comstock Express quad, provides guests with views of Lake Tahoe as they follow along and choose a snow covered trail.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
DIAMOND PEAK, LAKE TAHOE (03-16-15) -
The sweeping views of Lake Tahoe from Diamond Peak's famed Crystal Ridge trail as the fun Spring skiing continues at this Nevada resort.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
MT. BACHELOR, OR (03-13-15) -
The Outback Lift services great blue and black terrain through long tree lines trails. Pictured from The Pine Marten Lodge and the lift is below the peak's West Ridge area.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

Click the caption to link to the resort - Link here for more photos from the current 2014-15 season.
Top of the Standish Lift Fernie, BC Base Area Big Sky Tram station Brigder's Alpine Lodge
SUNSHINE VILLAGE, AB Canada (03-08-15) -
Enjoying the views and planning the route at the top of the Standish High-Speed Quad at Sunshine Village, near Banff AB Canada.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
FERNIE, BC Canada (03-05-15) -
Known for its legendary powder dumps, the base area of Fernie Ski Resort, in BC - near the Montana border - awaits the day's skiers.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
BIG SKY, MT (03-01-15) -
Big Sky's tram base, nestled below the peaks of Montana's Gallatin range, helps take guests to the biggest skiing in America off of the top of the tram as well as an extensive lift system.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
BRIDGER BOWL, MT (03-02-15) -
The view of the surrounding peaks of Bridger Bowl as seen from the new mid-mountain Alpine Lodge - inside and out. Close to Bozeman, MT, this resort offers fun trails for everyone.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Click the caption to link to the resort - Link here for more photos from the current 2014-15 season.
Casper's Blue Trails Steamboat Sunnyside area CBMR view Aspen Gondola Summit
JACKSON, WY (02-28-15) -
Jackson's Casper area went all-new - all-blue in 2013 to enhance the intermediate experience at this awesome ski resort with more groomed runs.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
STEAMBOAT, CO (02-23-15) -
The top of the Sunnyside lift as the trails begin above the clouds to provide an awesome view along with new snow on trees and slopes.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
CRESTED BUTTE, CO (02-19-15) -
The signature view of Crested Butte on a picture perfect day as skiers load the Silver Queen quad.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
ASPEN, CO (02-21-15) -
Feb 21 and much new snow is falling on Aspen Mountain - up to two feet on the four Aspen areas by Tuesday, Feb 24 - stay tuned!

(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)


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