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Mt Hutt NZ Recruits US Terrain Park Expert for on Mountain Transformation (12-Jun-08)

Mt Hutt ski resort out of Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand is set to have the most advanced terrain parks

Mt Hutt ski resort out of Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand is set to have the most advanced terrain parks in the Southern Hemisphere with its new recruit being inventive park designer, Jonahs David.


Whistler Blackcomb's Peak 2 Peak Gondola Cable Reels Unloaded At Port Of Vancouver USA (12-Jun-08)

Largest mobile harbour crane in North America unloads 400 metric tonnes of Peak 2 Peak cargo

Whistler BC, June 12, 2008 - The Peak 2 Peak Gondola cable reels touched down on North American soil at the Port of Vancouver USA late on Tuesday, after making their way across the Atlantic and through the Panama Canal on the Star Indiana vessel. On Wednesday, it took all day to load them onto a train en route to Whistler. They are expected to arrive in Whistler on June 16 at 2pm.

The Port of Vancouver USA owns the largest mobile harbour crane in North America.


Mt Hutt Ski Area Poised For A Great Season (12-Jun-08)

Mt Hutt Ski Area is to open tomorrow, Saturday June 14

Mt Hutt Ski Area is to open tomorrow, Saturday June 14.


Rethink Breast Cancer At The 5th Annual Seek The Peak Relay (12-Jun-08)

Helen Bowkett of North Vancouver is responsible for 52 women and 13 teams raising money for Rethink Breast Cancer

North Vancouver, BC, June 12, 2008 Meet local hero, Helen Bowkett, Seek the Peak participant for the past 5 years, mother of 2, friend to Breast Cancer survivors and warriors, and responsible for 52 participants and 13 teams at the Rethink Breast Cancer Seek the Peak event on July 6th.

The 5th Annual Seek the Peak Relay is presented by Merrell and hosted by Grouse Mountain.


Coronet Peak Ski Resort Queenstown NZ Opens (09-Jun-08)

CORONET PEAK, NZ, JUNE 9, 2008 - Coronet Peak ski resort in Queenstown New Zealand, has opened its slopes

CORONET PEAK, NZ, JUNE 9, 2008 - Coronet Peak ski resort in Queenstown New Zealand, has opened its slopes with thousands of local and international skiers and boarders turning up to enjoy the first turns of the season.

The opening unveiled a $30 million redevelopment including a new base building and a massive automated snowmaking system.


Stormy And Blustery Weather For Coronet Peak Winter Season Opening (09-Jun-08)

CORONET PEAK, NZ, JUNE 9, 2008 - Coronet Peak’s brand new futuristic base building

CORONET PEAK, NZ, JUNE 9, 2008 - Coronet Peak’s brand new futuristic base building was unveiled to those visitors who braved winter storm conditions to reach the mountain resort.

James Coddington, CEO of parent company NZSki Limited, said hundreds of people were welcomed through the doors of the new building, despite no lifts being open.

“I love watching people’s reaction as they walk in for the first time.


Queen's Birthday Opening Weekend (06-Jun-08)

FALLS CREEK, VIC, JUNE 6, 2008 - In tandem with the official opening of the snow season at Falls Creek there is a three day FilmFest@Falls

In tandem with the official opening of the snow season at Falls Creek there is a three day FilmFest@Falls which has attracted the crème de la crème of up and coming producers and filmmakers.

The 30 entries in this short film competition, one of the most prestigious in Australia, with over $35,000 in prizes, will be judged by a panel of high ­calibre, well-known members of the arts community including Joel Pearlman, Managing Director Roadshow Films Australia


Grouse Grind Social Nights Start This Wednesday, June 11. Dust Off Your Hiking Gear And Get Your Heart Pumping (04-Jun-08)

North Vancouver, June 4, 2008 - The Grouse Grind officially opened today

The Grouse Grind officially opened today and that’s great news for seasoned ‘Grinders’ ready for the start of Social Nights. Every Wednesday, starting June 11th Altitudes Bistro and Patio transform into an evening of socialization and camaraderie as hikers gather and recount their Grouse Grind conquer. Enjoy drink and food specials as well as prizes and fun.


Feelin' The Ski Buzz @ Perisher Blue (04-Jun-08)

PERISHER, NSW, JUNE 4, 2008 - It's almost here! The start of ski season 2008

It's almost here! The start of ski season 2008!

The opening weekend is almost upon us, which means just one thing...here at Perisher Blue we'll be celebrating all things snow with the Celebration of Winter! The resort's Front Valley will come alive with a range of entertainment and activities for young and old.


Whistler Mountain Bike Park Introduces 'The Sampler' To Target The 'I Am Not A Park Rider' Crowd. New Focus In Bike Park On All-Round Riding Experiences For Different Levels Of Riders. (03-Jun-08)

WHISTLER, BC, June 3, 2008 - The Whistler Mountain Bike Park has introduced a new ticket product designed to attract more all-round riders to the park

The Whistler Mountain Bike Park has introduced a new ticket product designed to attract more all-round riders to the park. The Sampler, as the name implies, offers riders a chance to get their feet dirty before fully jumping in, by providing them with three runs in the Park.

“The Whistler Mountain Bike Park is not just for the hardcore downhill mountain biker,” says Brian Finestone, Whistler Mountain Bike Park Manager.


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