Jackson Yonder Sign
Jackson Historical Photo

JACKSON'S CASPER AREA BECAME "ALL NEW - ALL BLUE" for 2013 with NEW GROOMERS & NEW QUAD.
Now - for 2014 - Voted #1 Ski Resort in North America


MOUNTAIN COLLECTIVE PROGRAM adds THREE NEW MEGA-RESORTS
NOW SIX RESORTS COMBINE FOR ULTIMATE PASS DEAL. read more

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

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American Flag
for America; here at home and around
the world, especially our troops in
Afghanistan and all of our Veterans.

Ski and Tee at Sun Valley this weekend, (Apr. 18-20) link now. . . ¤ It is closing weekend for the resorts that have remained open. Copper and Aspen will open weekends until May 4... Enjoy your Easter Weekend skiing and riding. . . Link to see who is open. . .

HERE IS YOUR SKIER NEWS' UPDATE for

Link to our Great Resorts page, and find out who remains open and their Easter conditions.

Or click to our Great Lodging page with great deals for the end of ski season or your Summer trip.

Tahoe resorts received three- to five-feet of new snow - NO FOOLIN' - at the beginning of April; see Squaw Alpine and Sierra-at-Tahoe.
Mammoth Mountain also received new snow to begin April and set up great Springtime/Easter conditions.
SKI BIG 3 Resorts in Alberta, BC, Canada have great snow with great terrain and remain open with great conditions.
Year-to-date snowfall keeps conditions great in Mt. Bachelor, OR, and Sun Valley, ID to Utah and it will make an outstanding Easter Weekend.
In Colorado, Copper Mountain received 8" on April 13 to add to their 100+ inch-base and is having a great Easter Weekend and beyond.
Northeast resorts have warming temps and ample snow, but most have closed; see Loon and Sunday River


SUMMER IN THE MOUNTAINS - PLAN for a GREAT VACATION

Plan to attend Summer's premier event, The 25th American Century Celebrity Golf Championship, in Lake Tahoe, July 15-20, at the
Edgewood-Tahoe course on the lake's south shore in Nevada. Watch live coverage of Friday's competition on NBC-SN and Sat. & Sun. on NBC.

Link here for photos and reports from past year's American Century Championships including 2013.
Click here for an updated 2014 players' list from the world of sports and entertainment.


2014 WINTER SCENES from NORTH AMERICA - Click the caption to link to the resort - LINK HERE for MORE PHOTOS.
Cirque Bowl powder Eastern Sierra peaks Heavenly's Canyon Express area Skiers cruise to Gold Coast
MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (04-02-14) -
A foot-plus of new snow provides a cushion of powder in the Cirque Bowl as the gondola flies overhead and storm clouds approach.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
JUNE MOUNTAIN, CA (04-01-14) -
The massive peaks in the Eastern Sierra stand in the clouds in this view from June Mountain. June has great views, terrain and kids ski free.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
HEAVENLY, CA/NV (03-30-14) -
Lake Tahoe from the Canyon Express lift area provides another beautiful view on this powder day new snow covered Tahoe's mountains to provide a great finish to March.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
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)

2014 WINTER SCENES from NORTH AMERICA - Click the caption to link to the resort - LINK HERE for MORE PHOTOS.
Gathering at the top of Crystal Jackson skiers plan their route Pine Marten view Crested Butte trail sign almost buried in snow
DIAMOND PEAK, NV (03-25-14) -
Families and friends gather before heading down the Crystal Ridge trail as Lake Tahoe looms in the background. Diamond Peak, in Incline Village, offers great views of the Lake.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
JACKSON HOLE, WY (03-11-14) -
With a view of the Tram in the distance, guests plan out their route at this expansive resort. With 4,139 feet of vertical, Jackson offers steep and deep, or perfectly groomed for all to enjoy.

(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)
CRESTED BUTTE, CO (02-19-14) -
Skiers look at the trail sign at the top of the Silver Queen quad. Near record snowfalls amounts have the sign at snow level instead of higher above to view.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

2014 WINTER SCENES from NORTH AMERICA - Click the caption to link to the resort - LINK HERE for MORE PHOTOS.
Gold Medal tribute The Gray Lift - Red's newest Peak 6 sign at Breck Loon's Gondola Base Area
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)
RED MOUNTAIN, BC, CANADA (03-20-14) -
A new lift services Grey Mountain which joins Red's two other peaks to provide either steep terrain or gently rolling intermediate trails, all packed with powder on this snowy day.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
BRECKENRIDGE, CO (02-26-14) -
The newest ski terrain addition at Breck, Peak 6, at an elevation of 12,302 feet, beckens skiers to "Awaken Your Sixth Sense" as they leave the new lift and choose their trail.

(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)

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SKIER NEWS' info from our current editions, click on the Dec-Jan 2014 cover photo or the Oct-Nov 2013 cover for the online version.
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)
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CRESTED BUTTE
COLORADO'S LAST
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2014 a BIG snow year at Crested Butte
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with great deals all year.
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groomed or ungroomed.

PLAN YOUR HOLIDAY
in CANADA'S BEAUTIFUL

BANFF-LAKE LOUISE
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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

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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.

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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

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