10/07/2011 Michael A. Scanlon endlesswintersnow@yahoo.com Endless Winter Snow weblogUpdates.ping EndlessWinterSnow http://endlesswintersnow.blogspot.com/

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The word from NZ, Thanks to Cardrona Resort for the feed. After a couple e-mails w/ the marketing dept, permission was approved for reposting updates. Now if I could just get others to extend the same amount of cooperation,...the Whole World Snow Report Cardrona New Zealand "Snow conditions at Cardrona Alpine Resort are holding up well, despite the current drought the South Island is experiencing. Our high altitude, natural snow and extensive grooming have combined to ensure good on-trail skiing and boarding continues. Feedback from customers is also positive. Ross M. from Scotland said he was pleasantly surprised with the snow conditions. We've been up most days and I think Cardrona has done really well to get such good cover, especially on the lower half of the mountain." Cardrona

Above and Beyond is the theme of the 2005 Toronto Ski, Snowboard & Travel Show, the largest event of its kind in North America. For many of the thousands of Torontonians who take to the slopes and trails every winter, they kick off their season at the Toronto Ski, Snowboard & Travel Show. Winter sport exhibitors feature the latest in equipment, fashion and technical advice. Visitors come to see and purchase the latest equipment from retailers representing the major manufacturers including Elan, Burton, Rossignol, Atomic, Flow, Columbia, Phoenix, Avalanche, Sims, Head, Salomon, Dalbello, Nordica, Serengetti, Salice, Oakley and Kombi. There are bargains galore, with special deals on skis, snowboards, boots, bindings, poles, goggles, helmets, clothing and other accessories for snowboarding and skiing. Skiers and snowboarders spend millions of dollars on equipment and arrange travel to virtually every corner of the earth to seek out winter adventures. More than 100 resorts in Canada, the U.S.A. and Europe present ski and snowboard vacations of a lifetime. DATES & TIMES: Thursday, October 13th . . . . 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Friday, October 14th . . . . Noon - 10:00 p.m. Saturday, October 15th . . . . 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sunday, October 16th . . . . 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Automotive Building at Toronto’s Exhibition Place. Conveniently located near downtown and close to major highways. There are acres of outdoor parking and the facility is served by public transit; TTC streetcar #511 from Bathurst Street Station or GO Train. ADMISSION: Adults: $13.00 Juniors: $8.00 (Ages 6 to 15) Seniors: $8.00 Children (under six years): Free when accompanied by an adult Family Pass: $29.00 (two adults & two juniors)