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Kokanee Crankworx Announces 2008 Slopestyle Invitees (27-Apr-08)

WHISTLER, BC April 27, 2008 – After months of deliberation, the Kokanee Crankworx organizing committee is excited to announce a stacked list of invited riders

World’s best freeride mountain bikers to compete for over $27,500 in Slopestyle and new VW Trick Showdown

WHISTLER, BC April 27, 2008 – After months of deliberation, the Kokanee Crankworx organizing committee is excited to announce a stacked list of invited riders for the all-new VW Trick Showdown and the ever-popular Slopestyle @ Kokanee Crankworx, taking place Thursday, August 14 and Saturday, August 16, 2008 respectively.


The Forecasted Wild Weather Began This Morning And The Current Temperature Feels Like Minus 5.6 (27-Apr-08)

FALLS CREEK, VIC, APRIL 27, 2008 - Over 10 cm so far and it is going to continue top snow until Tuesday

Over 10 cm so far and it is going to continue top snow until Tuesday.

Falls Creek Alpine Resort is being slammed by a severe cold front which could bring the flurry of development in the resort to a standstill.

The forecasted wild weather began this morning and the current temperature feels like minus 5.6 (according to www.weatherzone.com.au).

It (the mercury) will fall well below zero tomorrow night and the next two days will be just like mid wi


Third Time Lucky! Perisher Blue gets another early winter coat (27-Apr-08)

PERISHER, NSW, APRIL 27, 2008 - For the third time this year, Perisher Blue has received an early white winter coat

For the third time this year, Perisher Blue has received an early white winter coat after 10-15cm of fresh snow fell in the resort from about 11am yesterday and continuing throughout the night.

Temperatures reached a low of –3.5?C at 7.45am this morning and the Bureau of Meteorology is predicting snow showers to continue throughout the day.


Ski Resort Bovec Kanin (Slovenia) And Sella Nevea (Italy) Will Connect Its Pistes Before The Start Of The Winter Season 2008/200 (23-Apr-08)

BOVEC KANIN, SLOVENIA, APRIL 23, 2008 - By the beginning of the 2008/2009 ski season, the Kanin ski slopes will be connected with the Italian side of the mountain

By the beginning of the 2008/2009 ski season, the Kanin ski slopes will be connected with the Italian side of the mountain, namely with the Sella Nevea ski slopes. At this point, preparations to start the related work are intense. A new cableway needs to be constructed as does a piste connecting both ski centers. All work is to be completed by December 2008, which means that at the beginning of the next skiing season, our guests will be offered twice as many hectares of skiing area.


Grouse Mountain Gloats (21-Apr-08)

April 21, 2008, North Vancouver Team Grouse Mountain Resorts edges out the competition in this year’s biggest ever Vancouver Sun Run

April 21, 2008, North Vancouver Team Grouse Mountain Resorts edges out the competition in this year’s biggest ever Vancouver Sun Run. With a first place finish in the Food and Hospitality Division of the Corporate Teams, Grouse Mountain Resorts finished in a cumulative time of 7 hours 45 minutes and 46 seconds.


Sring Episode 08 at Lake Louise Mountain Resort (21-Apr-08)

Calgary, AB, April 21, 2008, Lake Louise Mountain Resort is gearing up for Spring Episode 08

New Snow, Free Performance by SOCIAL CODE, Festivities and More

Calgary, AB – April 21, 2008– Lake Louise Mountain Resort is gearing up for Spring Episode ’08, taking place at the ski area on Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th. The weekend will be filled with live music, DJs, outdoor BBQ, Kokanee beer gardens, snow golf, bike trials, a Kids Zone and more.


Out Of The Blue (16-Apr-08)

Perisher Blue, April 16, 2008 - It's been an exciting time for the snowmaking crew over the past couple of weeks following the arrival of the 34 new Techno Alpin snow guns

Front Valley armed with new snowmaking guns
Perisher Blue, April 16, 2008 - It's been an exciting time for the snowmaking crew over the past couple of weeks following the arrival of the 34 new Techno Alpin snow guns. The guns, which are now 75% installed, line the area linking Perisher's Mid Station of the Forester Quad Express through Yabby Flat and Goats Gully to Front Valley.
More Fresh Snow At Lake Louise Mountain Resort (15-Apr-08)

Calgary, AB – April 15, 2008–To the delight of skiers and riders everywhere, Lake Louise Mountain Resort received another 21cm (8 inches) of new snow in the past 24 hours

April 15, 2008–To the delight of skiers and riders everywhere, Lake Louise Mountain Resort received another 21cm (8 inches) of new snow in the past 24 hours. The mountaintop settled snowpack has now reached 200cm (79 inches). Lake Louise Mountain Resort is wide open until April 27th.


What's New For 2008 (14-Apr-08)

FALLS CREEK, VIC, APRIL 14 2008 - Snowmaking Extension - Falls Creek is adding energy-efficient snow producers to its comprehensive network of snowmaking equipment

Snowmaking Extension

Falls Creek is adding energy-efficient snow producers to its comprehensive network of snowmaking equipment.

It is in the process of testing and comparing a variety of new snow
producers now available on the market.

After last year's comparisons between European and North American snow producers Falls Creek has purchased 21 fully automated air water snow makers which require considerable less energy to produce snow.


A Fun, Positive And Vibrant Work Environment, Is How Many Former Winter Employees Have Summed Up Their Season-Long Stint At Falls Creek (14-Apr-08)

FALLS CREEK, VIC, APRIL 14 2008 - Dallas McDonald the Human Resource Manager for the Falls Creek-based ski lift company said: "We are seeking between 120

Dallas McDonald the Human Resource Manager for the Falls Creek-based ski lift company said: "We are seeking between 120 - 150 suitable applicants for a number of positions for our winter operation.”

Working in Falls Creek provides a great opportunity to live a true resort lifestyle. It provides fantastic experience for all employees who wish to pursue a career in any form of Sport, Recreation or Tourism.


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