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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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Singer/Actor Justin Timberlake will join fan favorites Charles Barkley & Larry the Cable Guy to play in Lake Tahoe's premier summer event, taking place July 14 - 19, details and links below, or link here . . . Resorts begin summer programs, link here for events in the East and West . . . and also link for 2015-16 season pass deals . . .
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Plan for your SUMMER in the MOUNTAINS with SKIER NEWS' update for

Ski resorts are offering great 2015-16 Season Pass offers, click here and find your favorite resorts, deals and deadlines.

THANKS for VISITING YOUR FAVORITE WINTER RESORTS, PLAN to VISIT THEM for YOUR "SUMMER in the MOUNTAINS."
Ski City/Salt Lake City, has a great Summer Pass - The Connect Pass - offering many activities, link here for more about SLC's attractions.
For Chairlift Rides, Sunset Dinners, Mountain Biking and more link to Mt. Bachelor - their Summer fun begins July 3.
In Colorado, see Copper Mountain for Woodward Camp programs and other fun activities all Summer long.
Sun Valley has a newly renovated historic lodge & spa, great golf, concerts, ice shows and much more through October, link here.
In the Poconos of PA, click here to read about Shawnee Mountain's many Summer and Fall events from May 23 to Oct 18, link here.

Okemo in Vermont will add two new lifts, one is another "orange bubble" quad and the other will service new terrain, link here.
Lake Tahoe's premier summer fun event takes place July 14 - 19, The American Century Celebrity Golf Championship with Justin Timberlake - details and links below.

Link here to our Great Resorts page for a complete list of great U.S. and Canadian resorts.

Or click to our Great Lodging page to find the best lodging deals for your Summer trip to the mountains.



IT'S TIME to PLAN for YOUR GREAT - EAST or WEST - SUMMER SKI TOWN GET AWAY to GOLF, BIKE, HIKE and MORE.
Link here to review photos of events from Summer 2014 in North America.
- or - Link to preview activities to see what is in store for your Summer 2015 travels.


April 24, 2015, Tannersville, PA - Camelback Resort, in the Poconos Mountains, opens it's $163 million, 453 suite Camelback Lodge & 125,000 square foot Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark.

Aquatopia Principles First in the Wave Pool Bombora Flowrider Aquatopia Skee Ball
The new $163 million Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia indoor waterpark begins its grand opening with comments from the visionaries that moved the project forward. It is the largest indoor waterpark in the Northeast.
SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi
First in for the fun, why wait to change clothes? The six planners and owners of Camelback's Aquatopia dive into The Great Kanagawa Wavepool wearing their sport coats and shorts to continue the festivities.
SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi
The Australian-surfing themed Bombora FlowRider® lets guests ride the waves alone or with a partner. This feature and much of 125,000 square-foot Aquatopia can be viewed - as seen here - from the 453-suite Camelback Lodge lobby.
SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi
Ice Ball, (Skee Ball with amped-up scoring and colors) is a familiar game for families to enjoy. The 45,000-square foot arcade has two levels of activities with more than 100 video, interactive and ticket redemption games.
SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi


PLAN to ATTEND the 2015 AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP in SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - JULY 15-19.
LINK HERE for the AMERICAN CENTURY 2014 PHOTO ESSAY & REPORT from the EDGEWOOD TAHOE GOLF COURSE..
SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT STARS WILL GATHER to COMPETE at GOLF and INTERACT with FANS.
LINK HERE for an UPDATED PLAYERS' LIST which includes AARON RODGERS, T.J. OSHIE, RAY ROMANO, JERRY RICE & HINES WARD,

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE to PLAY in THIS YEAR'S EVENT which includes GOLD MEDAL, OLYMPIC SKIER BODE MILLER, click for more.
TIMBERLAKE joins newcomers KIM ALEXIS & WILLIE ROBERTSON and fan favorites CHARLES BARKLEY & LARRY the CABLE GUY.
OUR PLAYERS' LINK CONTAINS TICKET INFO including INFO for COMP. TICKETS for MILITARY - both ACTIVE & RETIRED.


Approximately 85 players are expected to attend including all those shown in the photos below - except for Annika Sorenstam - who may be added, with others, later.

THE 25th ANNIVERSARY - 2014 AMERICAN CENTURY RE-CAP...
After a rain, thunder & lightning two-hour+ delay, MARK RYPIEN, former Washington Redskins' QB won the 3-day event with +76 Stableford points.
ANNIKA SORENSTAM (LPGA wizard) finished tied for 2nd with JEREMY ROENICK (NHL retired) with +65. American skiing great - BODE MILLER - finished 39th with a +25.

Photos from NBC's 2014, 25th Anniversary, American Century Championship in South Lake Tahoe, July 15-20, 2014. For a complete report, click here.
¤ For Day 1 photos and report, click here. ¤ For Day 2 photos and report, click here. ¤ For Day 3 photos and report, click here.


Annika begins
July 18, 2014 - Odds-on favorite to win, Annika Sorenstam tees off to begin play. Annika finished Day 1 with +21 points tied for fourth with Stephen Curry (NBA active) and Joe Sakic (NHL retired).
Annika upped her game to finish tied for 2nd
with Jeremy Roenick at +65.

SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi
Winner's Press Conference
July 20, 2014 - All smiles, Iraq War vet Chad Pfeifer speaks about the $25,000 donated to his Veteran's group, Feherty's Troops First Foundation, as announced by Jonathan Thomas of American Century Investments. Mark Rypien (right) and his winning trophy look on.
© SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi

Bode Miller
July 18, 2014 - Bode Miller, Olympic and World Cup skiing great, and fresh off great performances in Sochi, smiles as he prepares to begin the event. Miller usually finishes in the middle of the pack and ended in 39th (of 86) with +25 pts.
© SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi


Barkley and Larry
July 18, 2014 - Fan favorite and annual last place finisher,
Charles Barkley, tees off as Larry the Cable Guy (left) looks on.
Barkley finished Day 1 with a -32 in next to last place.
Two days later, he came through . . . again.
"Sir Charles" finished 86th - last place - with a -98!
(Larry finished in 84th with a -57.)

© SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi

The event is scored using the "Modified Stableford Scoring" method whereby plus points are awarded for good play, points are deducted for bad play and the highest score wins. For a complete report, click here.


** For Great Resorts - Click here for links to the best Summer activities and events at resorts in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
** For Great Lodging - Link here to find lodging with the best deals for your "Summer in the Mountains" trip in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
Link here to review photos of events from Summer 2014 in North America. - OR - Link to preview activities to see what is in store for your Summer 2015 travels.

To review the weird winter of 2014-15 please see the photos below, click the caption to link to the resort pictured.
Link here for many more photos from each resort that were taken during the 2014-15 winter season.

CBMR view Steamboat Sunnyside area Casper's Blue Trails Top of the Standish Lift Outback Lift Mt. Bachelor
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)
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)
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)
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)
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 pictured.Link here for many more photos from each resort that were taken during the 2014-15 winter season.
East Ridge NorthstarCalifornia Sugar Bowl Rahlves Run Looking down the Summit Express Snowbird Regulator Loading the Tucker snowcat
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)
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)
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)
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)
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (04-02-15)
In Copper Bowl, skiers load into the free Tucker Mountain Snowcat, provided by Copper, to transport them to untracked powder on Tucker Mountain.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Link here to review photos of events from Summer 2014 in North America. - OR - Link to preview activities to see what is in store for your Summer 2015 travels.

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READ OUR REPORT ABOUT JULY's PREMIER SUMMER EVENT in LAKE TAHOE,
"The AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP"
Link to: Reports from past events with Updates, Articles, Photos and More
Link to: SKIER NEWS - Summer in the Mountains-2014,
with photos and travel notes to see what you missed if you stayed home!

CLICK HERE TO GO TO OUR 2015 "SUMMER in the MOUNTAINS" PAGE

Review photos from the past ski seasons and plan your great 2015-16 winter ski trip.
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