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Chillin Alert
See Lake Placid this weekend on TV, Lake Placid-Essex County Visitors Bureau
show, filmed against the backdrop of the Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid, features curling, luge, bobsled and skeleton competition from all around the world. For another opportunity to visit Lake Placid, enter to win tickets to January’s Bo-Dyn Bobsled Challenge at


Snow alert for Alyeska

KIRSTEN CLARK ROARS INTO FIFTH TO OPEN ASPEN WINTERNATIONAL ASPEN, Colo. (Dec. 9) - Two-time Olympian Kirsten Clark (Raymond, ME), improving with every race, roared into fifth place Friday with Lindsey Kildow (Vail, CO) seventh and two other Americans in the top 25 of a super G on the opening day of the Sirius Satellite Radio Aspen Winternaitonal.
NBC will broadcast coverage from Aspen Saturday at 2 p.m. ET while Outdoor Life Network will have coverage Sunday at 5 p.m. ET.
For complete details:
US SKI Snoboard Team
Powder Alert! It is dumping at Killington - already 4.5 inches since 6 a.m.!

The forecast is calling for 4-6 inches of snow Friday and the possibility for up to 10 inches. What does that mean for Killington? Sixty or more trails for this weekend! Meanwhile, snowmaking temperatures remain perfect as we have been blowing snow 24/7 for the past nine days. Our open terrain is in incredible shape with deep top-to-bottom, wall-to-wall snow coverage. We are currently blowing snow on Skye Peak and Needle's Eye, which will be open for the weekend.

More advanced terrain? Killington will have more open this weekend than any other resort in the East.
Killington EVENTS
2nd Annual Vermont Holiday Festival 12/08/2005 - 12/11/2005 This event involves the entire Killington community and features decorated trees, Santa's workshop, white lights and more. For more information visit the Vermont Holiday Festival website.
Salomon Oasis
12/10/2005 - 12/11/2005
The Salomon Oasis Project is a refreshing event that’s the ultimate demo experience. From high-tech to high style, it’s a festival for the senses. Salomon has partnered with a group of cutting-edge companies to bring you an event that is a celebration of the snowriding lifestyle.
The Salomon Oasis Project is an entire weekend packed with give-aways, demos and many entertainment options. Best of all it is free to anyone with a lift ticket for the day or valid season pass.

Ski Week Adventures Begin

Collegiate Snowfest
01/01/2006 - 01/06/2006
Collegiate Snow Fest rolls into Killington, home of the hottest nightlife, wildest après-ski scene and biggest skiing and snowboarding in Eastern North America. College students can enjoy the best skiing and riding, most open terrain, highest quality snow, and largest snow making system that only Killington can offer. Hundreds of college students will all be here ready to party and enjoy the best skiing and riding in Eastern North America.
During the day check out all the activities at the K-1 Lodge: Outside hot tub parties, New England’s best DJ’s spinning the hottest new music on the mountain, tons of free giveaways from Allyance and other product sponsors, free movie/pizza nights, and a ton more.
After hanging out on the mountain all day, head down the Killington road and take advantage of the special discounts at the local ski/snowboard shops, restaurants, bars and night clubs available only for college students. Check out the wildest après-ski scene around.
A complete schedule or entertainment and activities will be online soon. Don’t forget, Snow Fest returns to Killington January 8-13. More at



Big snow has been reported at Fernie Alpine Resort, with more in the forecast as powder enthusiasts count “how many more sleeps” until opening day, set for Saturday, December 10th.
With o
ver 208cm (83”) of snow to date this season, it is expected all of Fernie’s famed bowls and major lifts will be open as of opening day. The mountain is reporting excellent conditions on the upper mountain, and the lower mountain is in great shape for the season start. Snowmaking has been in full swing on the Lizard run, Mighty Moose lift and in the base area.
Fernie Alpine Resort will be the place to be for opening weekend, with a number of activities, including special events, sales and après ski fun taking place all over the resort.
Photo: Fernie Marketing
For more information, visit
Fernie Part of RCR Resorts

Canadian updates
Sunshine Village
All lifts are now open at Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort, AB. Goat’s Eye Express Quad Chair opened on Friday, December 2, completing access to the last of three available mountains.

Lake Louise World Cup
Racing action on the alpine World Cup tour is set to resume this week as the White Circus moves to Aspen (USA) for women’s super G, giant slalom and super G races, and to Val D’Isère (FRA) for men’s downhill, slalom and super combined events.
Canadian Alpine Ski Team athletes will be in attendance and poised to build on 18 top 20 results achieved thus far over 11 races, including a second place finish by Erik Guay at the Beaver Creek (USA) super G last week.
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