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Jackson's Casper area became "ALL NEW - ALL BLUE" in 2013, great for intermediates.

For 2015-16, new trails and a new lift - "The Teton Lift" above their Apres Vous area.



What's next for 2016-17? Another gondola perhaps? Link for more.


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WANTS YOU TO CELEBRATE "SUMMER in the MOUNTAINS" and ENJOY THIS DAY,
Labor Day is almost here - make plans for one last summer trip to your favorite mountain town to enjoy the scenery, golf, bike or hike - link here to choose your resort. ... MA, NH & VT resorts have many Summer and Fall events - link to Sunday River, Loon, Gunstock, Mount Sunapee, Pats Peak, Wachusett, Okemo and Mount Snow. ... Pocono resorts also have many Summer and Fall events scheduled, link to Blue Mountain, Camelback, JFrost-B-Boulder, Shawnee and the Pocono Mountain Vacation Bureau. ... See more below...
Click here to choose ski areas on our Great Resorts page. View, read and share links and info from our list of great U.S. and Canadian resorts.

Or click here to our Great Lodging page to find your best lodging deal. View, read and share links for your great summer trip to the mountains.



YOUR FAVORITE RESORTS ARE PLANNING for a GREAT END to SUMMER & MANY FALL EVENTS

In NH and VT - Loon's Summer fun continues as many activities for Fall are planned.
Okemo's Golf Course and other activities keep going, including their six-pack orange bubble chairlift rides.

The Pocono resorts in PA also have many events scheduled, link to Blue Mountain, Camelback, JFrost-B-Boulder, Shawnee
and the Pocono Mountain Vacation Bureau.


These resorts celebrated milestones in 2015-16 with BIG snow years, now link for events at Sun Valley at 80, Whistler at 50 and Jackson Hole at 50.
Salt Lake City also has many events and the VISIT SALT LAKE "CONNECT PASS." It's one, low-priced pass with great deals on museums, food and attractions, link here.
Link here to Mt. Bachelor, in Bend, OR - their Summer fun has begun with Mountain Biking and more. Get there!
Schweitzer Mountain in Northern ID, has a list of Summer and Fall activities including Mountain Biking & Zip Lines, to get there - link here.
Sun Valley, ID, celebrates the 1st anniversary of their renovated historic lodge & spa. Check out their spa, golf courses and activities and plan your Sun Valley trip today.

Both the north and south shore areas of Lake Tahoe are spectacular this summer, escape the heat, link and book a room today.
For lodging on Tahoe's South Shore link to Aston Lakeland Village, Forest Suites Resort, Holiday Inn Express, Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel and The Ridge Tahoe.
For lodging on Tahoe's North Shore link to The Cedar House Sport Hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hyatt Regency Resort, Spa & Casino.

Western Canada provides a gorgeous backdrop for varied activities and much mountain fun, see Banff-Lake Louise and Whistler-Blackcomb.

PLAN a SUMMER or FALL VISIT TODAY, CHECK BACK OFTEN for MORE SUMMER 2016 PHOTOS

 

YOUR FAVORITE MOUNTAIN TOWN IS the PLACE TO BE THIS SUMMER, SEE the PHOTOS BELOW.
CLICK the CAPTION for SUMMER EVENTS at THAT RESORT or ATTRACTION.


Hoosier Pass 11,539
Mt Evans 14,130
music on Aspen Billy Kidd-Steamboat Chamerion Angustifolium in CO
PASS & SUMMIT ALTITUDE, CO (08-09-16) -
The road to Mount Evans, just outside of
Idaho Springs, Colo. is the highest paved road in North America. As with Hoosier Pass, just south of Breckenidge, oxygen may be scarce but the views are endless and spectacular.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
ASPEN MOUNTAIN, CO (08-07-16) -
Music in the mountains provides a relaxing setting at the top of Aspen on the Sundeck Lodge. Activities abound for at the mountaintop meadow for hikers, families and kids including checkers, chess, disc golf and chimes.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
STEAMBOAT RESORT, CO (08-02-16 )-
The colorful summer activities at the base of Steamboat Ski and Summer Resort are watched by a statue of Billy Kidd, legendary American skiing Olympian and Steamboat icon. In winter, you can take a ski run with Billy most days.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

RABBIT EARS PASS, CO (07-31-16) -
Just east of Steamboat is Rabbit Ears Pass, named for the two rock forms at the top of the peak at 9,680 ft. The winding 3 mile trail ends with a steep uphill climb to the rock forms. Colorful wildflowers were abundant in 2016, including the purple Fireweed.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

 

YOUR FAVORITE MOUNTAIN TOWN IS the PLACE TO BE THIS SUMMER, SEE PHOTOS BELOW.
CLICK the CAPTION for SUMMER EVENTS at THAT RESORT or ATTRACTION.


Allosaurus Model Widflwrs on Tahoe South Shore Tioga Pass to Yosemite Chair23 in Summer
DINOSAUR NATIONAL PARK, UT (07-30-16) -
This National Monument, spanning eastern Utah and western Colo. along Hwy 40, is home to a huge collection of bones and fossils millions years old. A cast of an Allosaurus is on display in front of a rendering of its likely surroundings.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
TALLAC SITE-LAKE TAHOE, CA (07-20-16) -
The Tallac Historic site, along Hwy 88 along Tahoe's South Shore, has museums, displays and hiking trails. Hiking the shoreline, with the Lake lower than normal, a field of wildflowers is seen in the shadow of Tahoe's mountains.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi

TIOGA PASS/YOSEMITE NP, CA (07-17-16) -
The eastern entrance to Yosemite National Park is Tioga Pass, at 9,945 ft. It is Hwy 120, off of 395, the highest auto pass in Calif. Open only in summer, it leads to Yosemite's Toulumne Meadows and continues to its main attractions.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (07-16-16) -
Mammoth's famed Chair 23 is viewed above a lingering patch of snow at the top of the ski area. The peaks in the distance display the beauty of the Eastern Sierra from the Minarets, on the left, to Mount Lyell and Banner Peak.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi


 

YOUR FAVORITE MOUNTAIN TOWN IS the PLACE TO BE THIS SUMMER, SEE PHOTOS BELOW.
CLICK the CAPTION for SUMMER EVENTS at THAT RESORT or ATTRACTION.


JHMR Tram & Trails GTNP-TaggertLake U-shaped glacial valley Summer in Schweitzer
JACKSON HOLE MOUNTAIN, WY (07-06-16) -
Daily tram rides at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort takes visitors 4,135 ft. to the top of the resort for hikes and spectacular views. Mountain biking is popular on lower, extreme parts of the mountain, while the base offers many activities.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
GRAND TETON NAT'L PARK, WY (07-05-16) -
Grand Teton Nat'l Park, just north of Jackson, WY, is home to beautiful scenery with many lakes and hikes of varying difficulty. Shown here is Taggert Lake with the Grand Teton Peak (left) looming large above it all.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, MT (07-09-16) -
U-shaped valleys are evidence of serious past glaciation. With peaks barely visible on this misty day on the "Road to the Sun," the views still show the massive forces of nature. The park spans Montana's northern border with Canada.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN, ID (07-11-16) -
This Pacific Northwest favorite resort, located close to Sandpoint, ID has easy access through Spokane's nearby airport, just 90 minutes away. The resort has great terrain for mountain biking, camps, tennis and events that go into the Fall.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

 

YOUR FAVORITE MOUNTAIN TOWN IS the PLACE TO BE THIS SUMMER, SEE PHOTOS BELOW.
CLICK the CAPTION for SUMMER EVENTS at THAT RESORT or ATTRACTION.


Goat at Badlands Crazy Horse Progress Close Encounter Big Horn Natl Forest
BADLANDS NAT'L PARK, SD (07-09-16) -
A lone bighorn sheep (center) rests on one of the many formations found inside Badlands Nat'l Park in South Dakota. The park is popular with guests traveling to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park and others.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi
)
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL, SD (07-03-16) -
This spectacular tribute to Native Americans was begun in 1948. The white line overlay shows the completed view. The visitors center offers artifacts, close-up tours and more. The project is privately funded and relies on donations.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
DEVIL'S TOWER, WY (07-03-16) -
This laccolith, volcanic form made of igneous rock, rises above the Eastern Wyoming plains, near the Black Hills. It is Sacred to the Lakota and other tribes. The parallel cracks make it one of the finest climbing areas in North America.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
BIG HORN NAT'L FOREST, WY (07-04-16) -
Big Horn National Forest in eastern Wyoming is one million+ acres of wilderness for camping, hiking and several scenic byways. Along the way this geologic feature, Shell Falls, provides a photogenic break along one 45 mile drive.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

NBC's 2016 AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP - CELEBRITY GOLF - in LAKE TAHOE HAS COMPLETED, See More Below or Link Here.
Mark Mulder repeated as the American Century Championship winner, rising from a tie for 3rd to win with birdies, worth +3 Stableford pts. each, on 6, 7, 8 & 9.
Mulder was the 3rd in the group of elite back-to-back winners, with Dan Quinn (NHL retired) in 2001 & 2002 and Rick Rhoden (MLB retired) in 2008 & 2009.
Day One leader, actor, Jack Wagner finished in 3rd Place; Day Two leader tennis star, Mardy Fish, finished 2nd.

Photos below are from out and about at The American Century Championship. More info and photos are posted on our Tahoe Golf page, link here.
ON HIS WAY to the AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP and the $125,000 PRIZE and TROPHY, MARK MULDER TAKES HIS FINAL PUTT on 18. HE BOGIED the HOLE for 0 pts., but KEPT HIS LEAD from a STRING of FOUR FRONT NINE BIRDIES. HIS +29 STABLEFORD PTS
for the DAY GAVE HIM a FINAL SCORE of 79 PTS.


Mulder18Putt
SKIER NEWS photo, July 24, 2016, Dave Leonardi
  The "AWESOME THREESOME" from left, NBA-MVP - STEPHEN CURRY, SINGER/ACTOR JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and TV STAR - ALFONSO RIBEIRO, POSE before TEEING OFF to START THEIR 3rd DAY. CURRY FINISHED with 28 pts in 27th PLACE. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE FINISHED with +35 in 21st PLACE and RIBEIRO FINSHED with 44 POINTS in 13th PLACE.

Awesome Threesome
SKIER NEWS photo, July 24, 2016, Dave Leonardi
The "FUNSOME THREESOME" of LARRY the CABLE GUY ENTERTAINS the GALLERY with a JOKE after RAY ROMANO (left) TOLD HIS. ON DECK IS the 3rd COMEDIAN, NFL PRE-GAME SPECIALIST, ROB RIGGLE (behind, in light shirt).
THE THREE HAD SPECTATORS ROARING with LAUGHTER after their ROUND of JOKES.


Comedy Time
SKIER NEWS photo, July 24, 2016, Dave Leonardi

ALWAYS the FAN FAVORITE - FORMER NBA GREAT and CURRENT ANALYST, CHARLES BARKLEY TEES OFF to BEGIN HIS DAY. AFTER ONE HIP REPLACEMENT in 2015
and ANOTHER UPCOMING in 2016,
BARKLEY IS CONSIDERING RE-LEARNING GOLF
AS a LEFT-HANDER to IMPROVE HIS SWING. ... WE'LL SEE!.

Sir Charles Tees
SKIER NEWS photo, July 24, 2016, Dave Leonardi

Much more info and many more photos are posted on our Tahoe Golf page, link here.  

WINTER PHOTOS BELOW. FOR MANY MORE SKI SCENES, CLICK HERE to SKIER NEWS - 2016 WINTER PHOTOS PAGE.
Use the photo caption below to link to the resort for Spring and Summer updates and more.
Which way is home? Emerald Express New Tram Restaurant Scenic California views
LAKE LOUISE, AB, CANADA (03-19-16) -
A marker pole points guests to the direction and distance to some of their home towns at the apex of the "Top of the World" Express quad. The glaciated peaks of the Canadian Rockies in the background add to the scenery.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
WHISTLER, BC, CANADA (03-16-16) -
Always prepped for St. Patrick's Day, Whistler's Emerald Express stands above the Peak-to-Peak Gondola station. The resort has received an above average 454" of snow and is skiing on a 116" base - with more to come.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
SNOWBIRD, UT (02-23-16)
Snowbird's newest addition, The Summit at the top of the Tram, provides an upscale eatery with outstanding views from its top of the mountain location and very popular for lunch or for a summer or winter ride to great panoramic views..
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (03-09-16)
Skiers/riders leave the Broadway Express quad and head for Chair 23 in the five feet of new snow from the past three-day storm. In the distance the glacial peaks of the Minarets along the Sierra stand majestically.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi
FOR MANY MORE WINTER SKI RESORT SCENES, CLICK HERE to SKIER NEWS - 2016 WINTER PHOTOS PAGE. 
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To find travel info and special deals for resorts in Colorado, Utah, Jackson Hole and Mammoth Lakes, choose "Best of the West."
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For Western Canada's "Ski Big 3 Resorts" in Banff & Lake Louise, plus Fernie, BC; Idaho and Oregon, choose "Best of Western Canada, Oregon & Idaho."

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READ OUR REPORT ABOUT JULY's PREMIER SUMMER EVENT in LAKE TAHOE,
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