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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.


"THE MOUNTAIN COLLECTIVE" COMBINES MEGA-RESORTS for SEVEN "MUST SKI" ENTITIES. Read more.
(1) Ski Banff-Lake Louise joins (2) AltaSnowbird; (3) Aspen Snowmass;
(4) Jackson Hole; (5) Mammoth Mountain; (6) Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and (7) Whistler Blackcomb

Remembering those who perished
on 9-11-2001, 9-11-2012 and
now in Boston, April 15, 2013.
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We honor those who continue

to secure the blessings of liberty
for America; here at home and around
the world, especially our troops in
Afghanistan and all of our Veterans.
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"IF IT'S NOT IN SKIER NEWS... IT'S NOT IMPORTANT." TM

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September begins in your favorite mountain towns with cool nights, sunny days and fun weekend events . . . Plan your trip to the mountains today . . . and link here to see Fall attractions at your favorite resort . . .
SKIER NEWS' Update for
We hope you enjoyed your "Summer in the Mountains" and now you can plan for a spectacular Fall expedition to weekend fun and foliage.
(See Summer photos below.)

Link to our Great Resorts page and find out who is planning great September Weekends & Fall attractions.

Or click to our Great Lodging page to find the best deals for your next mountain trip.


SEPTEMBER WEEKENDS or FALL LEAF PEEPING · PLAN YOUR GREAT, SKI TOWN Pre-WINTER GETAWAY

2014 SUMMER SCENES from NORTH AMERICA - Click the caption to link to the resort - Link here for more photos to see what you are missing!
Crested Butte Air Bag Steamboat trails from town Jackson in Summer West shore with Diamond Peak
(08-06-14) The famed peak of Crested Butte's ski area overlooks the base area's Summer Adventure Park complete with a Big Air Bag. Find the youngster as she leaps. (08-02-14) The trails of the Steamboat Ski Resort are easily viewed from the main street, Lincoln Ave., in downtown Steamboat. Summer activities abound in town and at the ski area. (07-09-14) Wildflowers are abundant at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. The grass covered trails are available for mountain biking and hiking. (07-13-14) The trails of Diamond Peak at Incline Village are in view along the Nevada side, west shore of Lake Tahoe. Tahoe's water is blue due to the large lake reflecting the sky.

** Great Resorts - Click here for links to the best Summer events at resorts in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
** Great Lodging - Link here to find lodging with the best deals for your Summer trip in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **

The 2014 - 25th Anniversary AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP report from July 18-20 . . .
After a rain, thunder & lightning delay, MARK RYPIEN, former Washington Redskins' QB won the 3-day event with +76 Stableford points.
Annika Sorenstam finished in a tie for 2nd with Jeremy Roenick with +65. Olympic and World Cup skiing great - BODE MILLER - finished 39th with a +25.

Annika begins
July 18, 2014 - Odds-on favorite to win, Annika Sorenstam tees off to begin play. Annika finished Day 1with +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, 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 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. Barkely finished Day 1 with -32 in next to last place - once again, two days later, he came through.
He finished in 86th, last place, with a -98!

© 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 Day 1 photos and report, click here. ¤ For Day 2 photos and report, click here. ¤ For Day 3 photos and report, click here.


** Great Resorts - Click here for links to the best Summer events at resorts in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
** Great Lodging - Link here to find lodging with the best deals for your Summer trip in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **

2014 WINTER SCENES from NORTH AMERICA - Click the caption to link to the resort - LINK HERE for MORE PHOTOS.
Skiers cruise to Gold Coast Pine Marten view Gold Medal tribute Loon's Gondola Base Area
SQUAW VALLEY, CA (03-27-14) -
Cruising in the storm to the Gold Coast Funitel Building. All skier services, a bar, restaurant and deck await those desiring a mid day break.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
MT. BACHELOR, OR - 03-23-14 -
Bachelor's Pine Marten Lodge stands between the Pine Marten Express lift (right) and the Outback Express lift as skiers enjoys the views and choose their path.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
SUN VALLEY, ID (03-08-14) -
Kaitlyn's Bowl, Sun Valley's newest trail is named for Kaitlyn Farrington, Sun Valley's newest Olympic Gold Medalist in Women's Halfpipe Snowboard in the 2014 Sochi games.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
LOON MOUNTAIN, NH (01-07-14) -
Looking down the main trail to the gondola base area at Loon Mountain in NH. Natural and man-made snow has made this a great ski season in the Northeast.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

** Great Resorts - Click here for links to the best Summer attractions at resorts in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
** Great Lodging - Link here to find lodging with the best deals for your Summer trip in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **

SKIER NEWS' info from our current editions, click on the cover photos for the online version of that section.
Click on the text or the resort page images to link to info about these great resorts.
VISIT YOUR LOCAL
SKI SHOP and PICK UP OUR
Feb-Spr 2014 EDITION

Click to link to the Feb-Spring 2014 Issue
Click to read it online.
(Cover Photo Lake Louise - Ski Big 3
NOW AVAILABLE ONLY
ONLINE READ OUR
Dec-Jan 2014 EDITION

Click to link to the Dec-Jan 2014 Issue
Click to read it online.
(Photo Diamond Peak, Lake Tahoe)
SAVE AIRLINE FEES
USE a NATIONAL
RENTAL NETWORK

Christy Sports saves you $$$
Now available throughout
North America & Europe.
CRESTED BUTTE
COLORADO'S LAST
GREAT SKI TOWN
2014 a BIG snow year at Crested Butte
Kid tested, family approved
with great deals all year.
SKI SALT LAKE's
SUPERPASS
BOOK SOON and SAVE
Salt Lake Savings
Four world-class resorts
with just one pass
STEAMBOAT - ENTER
YOUR HAPPY PLACE
Legendary Snow...

Steambooat's Happy Place
"Champagne Powder,"
groomed or ungroomed.

PLAN YOUR HOLIDAY
in CANADA'S BEAUTIFUL

BANFF-LAKE LOUISE
Canada's Protected Playground
Canada's Protected Playground®

** Great Resorts - Click here for links to the best Summer events at resorts in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
** Great Lodging - Link here to find lodging with the best deals for your Summer trip in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **

Click on a cover and you will be directed to that issue featuring the finest resorts and lodging in that region. Or click here to read our Feb-Spring 2014 issue.
BEST of the WEST - CO,
UT, JACKSON, SQUAW & MAMMOTH
Click to link to the West's Best Resorts
TAHOE-RENO-MAMMOTH -
2013-14 TRAVEL PLANNER
Click to link to Tahoe info
BEST of WESTERN CANADA
OREGON & IDAHO TRAVEL PLANNER
Link here to Lake Louise/Schweitzer/Jackson/Mt Batchelor info
NEW ENGLAND'S
FAVORITES 2013-14
Link to New England's Best
BEST of VERMONT,
and The POCONOS of PA
VT & PA's best are found here

** Great Resorts - Click here for links to the best Summer attractions at resorts in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
** Great Lodging - Link here to find lodging with the best deals for your Summer trip in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **

SKI RESORT NEWS for WINTER 2013-14, click on a story link below.
SF BAY AREA
TRAVEL to SUN VALLEY
IS MADE EASY with
DIRECT FLIGHTS
United Express will
serve the route
winter and
summer with
regional jet service and
daily winter flights
beginning
December 12.
Sunday River,
in Maine,
Adds 75 Acres
of Terrain
- Resort becomes
second largest
in New England
with more
skiable terrain
thanks to
a new terrain
park, trail
and glades.
Click for more.
MOUNTAIN COLLECTIVE
Mammoth, Snowbird
& Whistler join
Alta, Aspen, Jackson
and Squaw.
Great deals on lift
tickets for all
seven great areas.

Link for more,
join the fun
with BIG discounts.
Copper Mountain
Colorado
Introduces
Sherpa
A New
Smartphone
App for
Skiers and
Riders.
Copper always
close to
Denver,
now on
your phone
SALT LAKE CITY,
and more than
10 years after
the 2002 Olympics,
the "World Is Still
Welcome." Four great
Ski Salt Lake
resorts at one low
Superpass with deals
on lodging
and transportation.
THE SKIERS
by Howard S. Selden

The Skiers cover
Use these links to order today:
THE SKIERS - available in paperback from the publisher, Argus Books;
Amazon.com or your favorite bookstore.
For an ebook, please link to www.smashwords.com
THE SKIERS - Through the experiences of four close friends,
noted author Howard S. Selden transports the reader
into this wonderland and
exposes its serene-yet
dangerous-beauty. The four buddies ski the slopes of
the American Rocky Mountains
and Switzerland's famous majestic resorts,
where boy meets girl
and romance blooms.
Feast your imagination on the incredible scenery only visible
as you traverse the unspoiled ski slopes of the world.
Travel with Selden to winter's enchanted paradises.
FOR A PHOTO REVIEW of the 2012-13 WINTER SKI SEASON, CLICK HERE.

** Great Resorts - Click here for links to the best Summer events and attractions at resorts in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
** Great Lodging - Link here to find lodging with the best deals for your Summer trip in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **

Review the 2012-13, 2011-12 & 2010-11 ski seasons and plan your 2013-14 great Winter ski trip.
Link here for photos from the 2012-13 rebound winter season.
Link here for the photos of winter 2011-12 low snow season.
Link here for the photos of the endless winter of 2010-11.

For links to more: Ski News, Current Issues, Archived Issues, National and Regional resorts
plus Summer info from The American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe -
CLICK HERE TO GO TO OUR "INFO CENTER-ARCHIVES"

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-2013, photos and travel notes to
see what you missed if you stayed home!

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

** For Great Resorts - Click Here for Links to the Best Resorts in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
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