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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.

For 2016-17 Jackson Hole added their 2nd gondola named the "Sweetwater Gondola" ...

... Now open in Downtown Jackson - a new SpringHill Suites by Marriott, link here for Summer deals and great area activities.


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May ends with snow, mild temps and extended closing dates in parts of the west as Mammoth & Squaw, CA; Snowbird, UT;
and Arapahoe Basin, CO remain open! (A-Basin got 18"-24" on May 18!) Click here for lodging choices.


Also in Colorado, Aspen Mountain will open this Memorial Day Weekend, link here for Aspen Times article.


Link here to Mt. Bachelor, in Bend, OR, they will end this snow-filled 59th season Memorial Day Weekend with a 91" base!

SKIER NEWS Feb-Spring 2017 edition is at your local ski shop, link here to the Feb-Spring 2017 online version.
Snowbird, a Ski City Resort and Mt. Bachelor are open at least until Memorial Day Weekend. Link here for conditions or see direct links below. ... In the Northeast resorts all are preparing for Summer activities. To check the conditions or Summer events and great 2017-18 Season Pass deals, link to Sunday River, Loon, Mount Sunapee, Wachusett, Okemo and Mount Snow. ... The Pocono resorts are preparing for Summer, link to Blue Mountain, Camelback, JFrost-B-Boulder, Shawnee and the Pocono Mountain Vacation Bureau. Plus Bear Creek and Elk Mountain in eastern PA ...
Check our Great Resorts page to see which resorts remain open. View, read, 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 Spring or Summer lodging deals. View, read and share links for your great trip to the mountains.


2017 WINTER PHOTOS BELOW and MANY MORE, on SKIER NEWS - 2017 WINTER PHOTOS PAGE.
Use the photo captions below to link to the resort for their latest 2016-17 updates and "Summer in the Mountains" events.
SNOWFALL and CONDITIONS in the WEST ARE SPECTACULAR - for a BRIEF TIME, ALMOST TOO MUCH SNOW,
as MARCH BRINGS
HUGE AMOUNTS of SNOW but SOMEWHAT VARIABLE TEMPS in PARTS of the EAST, SEE PHOTOS BELOW.
CLICK the CAPTION BELOW EACH PHOTO for EVENTS from THAT RESORT.

Copper's East Village Uley's Cabin Bassackwards Gondola View
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (04-04-17) -
The Super Bee 6-pack express lift rises from the East Village towards Copper Peak in an early April snowstorm adding to their 78 inch base. Copper's closing day is April 16 so they can begin a host of capital improvements to ready the resort for the 2017-18 winter season.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

CRESTED BUTTE, CO (04-02-17) -
Uley's Cabin, is easily found off of the Crystal and Aspen Grove trails at the bottom of the Twister Lift. The Cabin, one of CBMR's on-mountain amenities, features a outdoor bar, deck and restaurant with daytime dining and sleigh ride dinners.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

SNOWBIRD, UT (03-30-17) -
"Bassackwards" begins off the "Gad 2" high-speed quad and goes 1,940' vertical to the Creekside Base. It is named for Snowbird's founder, Dick Bass. He also was the first person to scale the highest peaks on all seven continents; he died July 26, 2015, at age 85.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (03-27-17) -
The Mammoth Gondola stretches between two peaks as skiers and riders slide below it on the Saddle Bowl trail. New snow and a picture perfect sky made for excellent conditions. The top of the Face Lift Express can be seen on the left.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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** For Great Resorts - Click here for a list of the best Winter skiing and and Summer events info at resorts in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **
** For Great Lodging - Click here for a list of lodging with great deals for your Winter or "Summer in the Mountains" trip in the Western U.S., Western Canada and the Eastern U.S. **


IN THE WEST ...
Continuing into late May, some Tahoe resorts (use the blue links below for lodging) remain open with good snow and Spring temps.

Link here for events at resorts in the Pacific Northwest, Western Canada, Lake Tahoe, Utah and throughout the West.


Salt Lake City has many events and their "CONNECT PASS" deals for Spring - check out Snowbird's snow - or Summer fun, link here.
Link here to Mt. Bachelor, in Bend, OR, they will end this snow-filled 59th season Memorial Day Weekend with a 91" base!
Schweitzer Mountain in Northern ID, has ended their outstanding season and now prepare for Summer Events. Find out more, link here.

For great lodging throughout the West's best Summer resorts, log on to Wyndham Vacation Rentals.

IN THE EAST ...
In NH - Loon prepares for many Spring and Summer family events
also check out Sunday River in Maine.

After a great Winter - Okemo is ready for fun Spring and Summer events,
as well as "Bluebird" Mount Snow in Southern VT, link for more.

The Pocono resorts in PA are now preparing for fun Summer events.
For updates on waterparks, Summer festivals, etc.,
link to
Blue Mountain, Camelback, JFrost-B-Boulder, Shawnee
and the Pocono Mountain Vacation Bureau plus other PA resorts; Bear Creek and Elk Mountain.


IN LAKE TAHOE ...
Both the north and south shore ski areas of Lake Tahoe await your visit Spring and Summer visits and have season pass deals for 2017-18.
On the South Shore, visit Sierra-at-Tahoe's
off Hwy 50. On Tahoe's North Shore, see Diamond Peak.

Choose a hotel below and link to book your Summer Tahoe trip today.
Especially visit July 11-16 for the American Century Championship, link here for a list of players, including
2015 & 2016 winner Mark Mulder,
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harles Barkley, Larry the Cable Guy, Tony Romo, Kathryn Tappen, Paige Spiranac, and 2006 & 2011 winner, actor Jack Wagner.

For lodging on Tahoe's South Shore link to Aston Lakeland Village, Holiday Inn Express and The Ridge Tahoe.
For lodging on Tahoe's North Shore link to The Cedar House Sport Hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites and
in Reno, Grand Sierra Resort.

IN WESTERN CANADA ...
Link to
Banff-Lake Louise and Whistler-Blackcomb in Western Canada, they have spectacular scenery and great Summer activities.
For Best of Banff Lodging, click here. - For Whistler Lodging, click here.

SNOWFALL and CONDITIONS in the WEST ARE SPECTACULAR - for a BRIEF TIME, ALMOST TOO MUCH SNOW,
as MARCH BRINGS
HUGE AMOUNTS of SNOW but SOMEWHAT VARIABLE TEMPS in PARTS of the EAST, SEE PHOTOS BELOW.
CLICK the CAPTION BELOW EACH PHOTO for EVENTS from THAT RESORT.

PowderhornView Sierra Base Snowfall area Tahoe from Diamond Peak Bachelor's Pine Marten Quad
HEAVENLY, LAKE TAHOE, CA/NV (03-25-17) -
Light clouds hang over Lake Tahoe in the distance on this picture-perfect day in this view from under the Powderbowl Express six-pack lift. New snow on the trees tell the story of an overnight dump making it another "Epic" day at Heavenly.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

SIERRA-at-TAHOE, CA (03-24-17) -
The base of Sierra-at-Tahoe is covered in new snow on this cloudy day as the resort adds to their total of 565" of "Certified Organic" snow that created a 369" base as of late March. The deck is covered in 5" of new snow and set the resort on track for a late closing date of April 23.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

DIAMOND PEAK, LAKE TAHOE, NV (03-20-17) -
Crystal Ridge at Diamond Peak is one of the most scenic trails of all Lake Tahoe resorts. The Lake, in the distance, provides a stunning backdrop with white-capped peaks in this snow-prominent winter. The trail, accessed by the Crystal Express high-speed quad, is the gateway to several blue and black trails.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
MT. BACHELOR, OR (03-17-17) -
The Pine Marten Express quad rises 1,360' to the mid-mountain area of Mt. Bachelor where the terrain fans out for all 360-degrees of this dormant volcano. A mid-mountain lodge also awaits for all your daily needs. Mt. Bachelor added a new quad, the Cloudchaser Express, to provide access to more terrain this season.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)

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SNOWFALL and CONDITIONS in the WEST ARE SPECTACULAR - for a BRIEF TIME, ALMOST TOO MUCH SNOW,
as MARCH BRINGS
HUGE AMOUNTS of SNOW but SOMEWHAT VARIABLE TEMPS in PARTS of the EAST, SEE PHOTOS BELOW.
CLICK the CAPTION BELOW EACH PHOTO for EVENTS from THAT RESORT.

Mt Hood Mdws Base Area Lake Louise main base area Wide open Sunshine New Lodge at Schweitzer
MT. HOOD MEADOWS, OR (03-16-17) -
The Pacific Northwest has an abundance of volcanoes, a few of which you can ski! Mt. Hood provides the area where you can find Mt. Hood Meadows to enjoy six high-speed quads for their 2,150 acres of groomed green and blue trails and an abundance of black and double black expert terrain including two Canyon areas.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
LAKE LOUISE, AB - Western Canada (03-10-17) -
The main base area of Lake Louise Ski Resort bustles with activity from the loading area of the Grizzly Express Gondola on the left and the Glacier Express quad on the right. Abundant snowfall is seen on the slopes, massive day lodge and the parking lot and trees in the background.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
SUNSHINE VILLAGE, AB - Western Canada (03-09-17) -
Known for wide open terrain, this photo was taken along the top of the World Cup Downhill trail. It looks below to the top of the TeePee Town Luxury heated, bubble quad and the top of the Angel Express quad. On the left, the "Top of the World" quad rises from the mid area of the resort servicing terrain for all.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
SCHWEITZER MTN. ID (03-07-17) -
Snow ghosts stand guard by Schweitzer's new mountain top lodge. This new facility has a cafteria style dining room plus a bar and table service. It is a perfect rest stop on the many snow-filled days at this Northern Idaho resort. The lodge is easily found at the top of Schweitzer's "Great Escape" high-speed quad.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
FOR MANY MORE WINTER SKI RESORT SCENES, CLICK HERE to SKIER NEWS - 2017 WINTER PHOTOS PAGE. 

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SNOWFALL and CONDITIONS in the WEST ARE SPECTACULAR - for a BRIEF TIME, ALMOST TOO MUCH SNOW,
as MARCH BRINGS
HUGE AMOUNTS of SNOW but SOMEWHAT VARIABLE TEMPS in PARTS of the EAST, SEE PHOTOS BELOW.
CLICK the CAPTION BELOW EACH PHOTO for EVENTS from THAT RESORT.

Ketchum-Sun Valley Top of Sweetwater New Peak 9 Lodge New Steamboat Quad
SUN VALLEY, ID (03-01-17) -
College, a famed Sun Valley trail, is another great groomer on the mountain. It overlooks the town of Ketchum, ID, - in the lower part of the photo and the Sun Valley Village - in the center of the frame. Sun Valley is located on the western side of the Pioneer Mountain Range in south central Idaho.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
JACKSON HOLE MOUNTAIN RESORT, WY (02-25-17) -
New lifts and gondolas have become common place at JHMR, and this year the resort added the new Sweetwater Gondola. This eight-passenger gondola's mid-station adds convenience to the beginner area and continues to the Casper, All-Blue area of the resort.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
BRECKENRIDGE, CO (02-16-17) -
Peak 7 at Breckenridge, one of five peaks at the resort, boasts a new mountain lodge - Pioneer Crossing. This spacious eatery has the signature Vail Resorts' cuisine while providing outstanding views of the Colorado Rocky Mountain Front Range.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
STEAMBOAT, CO (02-13-17) -
New this winter at Steamboat is the Elkhead Express high-speed quad. This new lift facilitates access from the Sunshine Lift trails to the Mt. Werner peak area and the top of the gondola. This is one of six high-speed lifts plus the gondola at Steamboat.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi
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