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SKIER NEWS - Winter Photos from the 2014-15 Ski Season


Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
Please click the caption to link directly to the resort.
Peak 6 at Breck Checking the map at Copper Loading the Tucker snowcat New snow off of Excelerator
BRECKENRIDGE, CO (04-04-15) -
Breck's 2014-15 expansion at Peak 6 invites guests to "Awaken Your Sixth Sense" at 12,302 feet, with great views of snow covered Lake Dillon and the Ten Mile Range.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (04-02-15) -
With 8 inches of new snow, skiers check the trail map and plan their runs in Copper Bowl. Glacial formed peaks, visible in the near distance, add to the experience.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (04-02-15)
In Copper Bowl, skiers and riders load into the free Tucker Mountain Snowcat, provided by Copper, to transport them to untracked powder on Tucker Mountain.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (04-02-15)
At the top of Copper's main trails, skiers ride the Excelerator lift on this April day to find 6+ inches of new snow and more awesome Rocky Mountain views.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
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Alta off Sugarloaf lift Snowy Alta trails Snowbird Mineral Basin Snowbird Regulator
ALTA, UT (03-30-15) -
Off of Alta's Sugarloaf quad, skiers choose between many groomed trails to enjoy. Alta is one of the four Ski City resorts located near Salt Lake City.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
ALTA, UT (03-30-15) -
Spectacular views of the Wasatch Mountains are in abundance as skiers enjoy trails under the Sugarloaf lift . Spring conditions to begin April at Alta were very good.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
SNOWBIRD, UT (03-28-15) -
Snowbird's Mineral Basin area, provides sweeping groomed trails as shown here under the Baldy quad. Snowbird is also one of four Ski City resorts.
(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)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
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The famous marker atop Mammoth Mammoth Panorama Mammoth Saddle Bowl The gondola line off Face Lift
MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (03-25-15) -
The marker at the top Mammoth points skiers to awesome terrain. Dave's Run is named for Dave McCoy the founder of Mammoth.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (03-25-15) -
A skier enjoys the panoramic view of the Sierra Nevada at the top of Mammoth Mountain along the trail to the Cornice Bowl.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (03-25-15) -
A picture perfect day at Mammoth Mountain as skiers delight in the groomed Saddle Bowl while the gondola hovers high above.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (03-25-15) -
Just off of the Face Lift express quad, views of the gondola line are obscured by the massive formations to provide a glimpse into Mammoth's geological history.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
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Alpine base in snow Looking down the Summit Express Tamarack Express - Heavenly Stagecoach Trail at Heavenly
ALPINE MEADOWS, LAKE TAHOE (03-23-15) -
A snowy day at Alpine Meadows as skiers and riders head toward the Summit Express six-pack lift in four inches of fresh powder to enjoy.
(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)
HEAVENLY, LAKE TAHOE (03-20-15) -
A scenic view of Lake Tahoe from the top of Heavenly's Tamarack Express as skiers and riders head to Heavenly's California side and Lake views.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
HEAVENLY, LAKE TAHOE (03-20-15) -
Heavenly's Nevada side provides views of towns and farms, as a skier enjoys the Olympic Downhill trail on the way down to the Stagecoach base area.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
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Sugar Bowl Staion B trail East Ridge and Lake Tahoe West Ridge NorthstarCalifornia Diamond Peak & Lake Tahoe
SUGAR BOWL, LAKE TAHOE (03-18-15) -
A lone skier enjoys the Station B trail on this beautiful Spring day at Sugar Bowl. Early Spring-like weather delighted those lucky enough to hit the slopes.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
NORTHSTAR CALIFORNIA (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)
NORTHSTAR CALIFORNIA (03-17-15) -
To the right off of the Comstock Express quad, the West Ridge is the gateway to several blue and black diamond trails on this Spring day.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
DIAMOND PEAK, LAKE TAHOE (03-16-15) -
The sweeping views of Lake Tahoe from Diamond Peak's famed Crystal Ridge trail as the fun Spring skiing continues at this Nevada resort.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
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Outback Lift Mt. Bachelor Trails and views by the Summit Summit Quad Bldg Trails at the Top of Summit
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)
MT. BACHELOR, OR (03-13-15) -
Great views and sweeping trails visible from the Summit Express quad where skiers and riders can survey the volcanic peak of Mt. Bachelor to find a favorite trail.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
MT. BACHELOR, OR (03-13-15) -
Standing at 9,000 feet, the top of the Summit Express Quad welcomes skiers and riders to the opportunity to ski beneath the lift --- or around the volcanic peak.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
MT. BACHELOR, OR (03-13-15) -
Choosing a trail beneath the Summit Express lift as the signage points to a few of the paths down the peak. In the distance the road to Mt. Bachelor from Bend, OR, is in view.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
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Sunshine Base from Goats Eye Goats Eye from Standish trails
SUNSHINE VILLAGE, AB Canada (03-08-15) -
The base area, nestled between the gondola and four quads, efficiently serves every skier's needs from breakfast to apres-ski and lodging.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
SUNSHINE VILLAGE, AB Canada (03-08-15) -
The Goats Eye area features tree lined trails below the open terrain and serves as an access point to steep and deep terrain.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
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Great Divide lift Wide open views & trails Top of the Standish Lift Fernie, BC Base Area
SUNSHINE VILLAGE, AB Canada (03-08-15) -
The massive terrain serviced by the Great Divide high-speed quad provides a panorama of view and wide open trails to select..
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
SUNSHINE VILLAGE, AB Canada (03-08-15) -
From atop the Great Divide lift the trails are extensive and views of the surrounding glaciated peaks are endless.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie 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)
FERNIE, BC Canada (03-05-15) -
Known for its legendary powder dumps, the base area of Fernie Ski Resort, in BC - near the Montana border - awaits the day's skiers.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
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Jackson Casper Base Casper's Blue Trails Big Sky Tram station Brigder's Alpine Lodge
JACKSON, WY (02-28-15) -
The mid-mountain Casper base area, with restaurant and high speed quad, provides guests with services and a great place to relax between runs.
(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)
BIG SKY, MT (03-01-15) -
Big Sky's tram base, nestled below the peaks of Montana's Gallatin range, helps take guests to the biggest skiing in America off of the top of the tram as well as an extensive lift system.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
BRIDGER BOWL, MT (03-02-15) -
The view of the surrounding peaks of Bridger Bowl as seen from the new mid-mountain Alpine Lodge - inside and out. Close to Bozeman, MT, this resort offers fun trails for everyone.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
Please click the caption to link directly to the resort.
Steamboat View Steamboat Gondola Steamboat Sunnyside area Steamboat base approach
STEAMBOAT, CO (02-24-15) -
Steamboat mountain and its surrounding area is covered in new snow as their late February massive dump was begun.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
STEAMBOAT, CO (02-23-15) -
Looking down along Steamboat's gondola to the view along the surrounding Yampa Valley and town of Steamboat.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave 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)
STEAMBOAT, CO (02-23-15) -
The day ends with groomed cruiser run to the base of Steamboat to awaiting kids' sctivities, bars, hotels, and great family fun for everyone.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)

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Snowfall in the northeast has been great and see for yourself in the photos below for the west.
Here are 2015 Winter scenes from North America.
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Uley's Ice Bar CBMR view Aspen Gondola Summit Aspen's Mall in snow
CRESTED BUTTE, CO (02-19-15) -
A great place to stop and relax mid-day or Apres-Ski, Uley's Cabin and Ice Bar along the trails at Crested Butte.
(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)
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)
ASPEN, CO (02-21-15) -
Feb 21 and much new snow is falling on Aspen Mountain - up to two feet on the four Aspen areas by Tuesday, Feb 24 - stay tuned!

(SKIER NEWS photo - Lorie Leonardi)
ASPEN, CO (02-21-15) -
Twilight begins with visitors strolling the downtown mall in Aspen as the three day snowfall continues on the mountain, clouded in the background.

(SKIER NEWS photo - Dave Leonardi)


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