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Freshlines From Treble Cone (13-May-10)

Treble Cone, NZ, May 13, 2010 - The first cm's are accumulating

The first few cm’s are accumulating in the upper Saddle basin and reminding me that winter and another season is fast approaching. Today the “3 Wise Men” as we call the tower mounted snow guns on Main St were lifted into place by helicopter and a third snow groomer arrived to provide increased grooming capacity and security for this winter.

Snowmaking Has Started! (13-May-10)

Perisher, Australia, May 13, 2010 - Recent cold temperatures

Perisher, Australia, May 13, 2010 - Recent cold temperatures
Fresh Peaks Needs More Ground Crew! (11-May-10)

Fresh Peaks, May 11, 2010 - Fresh Peaks Needs More Ground Crew!

Have you worked in the snow industry before? Can you capture a powder moment on camera? Are you confident in writing about your snow adventures

We’re currently looking for mature outgoing industry connected people with possible backgrounds in sales/marketing or journalism.

Red Mountain To ‘Revitalise’ Century Old Day Lodge (10-May-10)

Red Mountain, BC, May 10, 2010 - Red Mountain Resort has announced

Red Mountain resort in British Columbia as announced it will be investing more than $5 million in two projects: the revitalization of the resort’s 110 year-old day lodge and the second phase of its accommodation development at the base of the ski slopes.

The final stages of design are underway for the restoration of the existing 17,000 square-foot day lodge.

20th Annual Lake Cushing Classic at Squaw (10-May-10)

Squaw Valley, USA, May 10, 2010 - Squaw Valley in California

Squaw Valley in California will stage the 20th Annual Cushing Crossing, North America’s original pond crossing, this Sunday May 9th, the resaort’s final day of operation for 2009-10.

Les 2 Alpes Announces Expanded Summer Terrain Park (10-May-10)

Les 2 Alpes, France, May 10, 2010 - Les 2 Alpes has announced

Les 2 Alpes has announced it will operate its biggest snowpark yet when it re-opens for summer skiing and boarding on June 16th.

The resort’s internationally renowned summer snowpark was originally launched  16 years ago in 1994 and continues to expand thanks to the help of dedicated professionals and huge investment by the resort.

The p[ark, located between 3300 and 3400 metres now covers some 18 hectares and is open from 7.30am to 1pm.

Crud 2 Mud At Whistler (10-May-10)

Whistler Blackcomb, Canada, May 10, 2010 - Whistler Blackcomb’s Crud 2 Mud race is

Whistler Blackcomb’s Crud 2 Mud race is back this month to celebrate the “transition season”  mixing the end of the ski and snowboard season with the start of the bike season.

The event will be staged on May 22nd, four years after the last Crud 2 Mud race was staged at the resort.

In teams or individually, Crud 2 Mud competitors ski or snowboard from the top of Whistler Mountain to the bottom of the snow line, where bikes and equipmen

New May Snow On Scotland’s Still Open Ski Slopes (10-May-10)

Scotland, May 10, 2010 - A fresh spell of cool weather

A fresh spell of cool weather brought new snow to Scotland for the mayday holiday period and continuing cold weather means more snow is expected as we approach mid-May.

Cairngorm Mountain above Aviemore is now the only Scottish ski centre still open for snow sports and it reported 2.5cm (an inch) of new snow.

Second New Eight Seater Chair At Schladming Next Season Will Again Have High Comfort Loading (10-May-10)

Schladming, Austria, May 10, 2010 - 2013 World Alpine

Ski.Info Reports;

2013 World Alpine Ski Championships venue Schladming, which installed the first eight-seater chairlift in the province of Styria last season, has announced that it will install a second in time for next winter.

After the success of the Marchenweise eight-seater chair which has padded seats, weather protection hoods, and manufacturer Leitner’s ‘personal safety system&rsq

Whistler Blackcomb Wins Golden Eagle Award For Overall Environmental Excellence (09-May-10)

Whistler Blackcomb, Canada, June 9, 2010 - Clif Bar has honoured Whistler Blackcomb with the Golden Eagle Award

Clif Bar has honoured Whistler Blackcomb with the Golden Eagle Award for Overall Environmental Excellence at the recent 2010 National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) National Convention and Tradeshow.

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