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

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Above I think is a very accurate visual representation of the beginning of the "Seasonal sequence" in the Northern hemisphere.
Digging around a media gallery for a appropriate way to say thanks ( exposure usually works )of the photos this just seemed to have a simple message.The earth is still exposed yet the winter blanket has been thrown out
photo Courtesy of:Whistler Blackcomb and Brad Meraly

The Groomers are laying down the base layer at Lake Louise Canada. With a note from the marketing dept earlier today, the picture above was taken on the 17th, just a few days ago
Lake Louise is part of the Canadian Rockies Resorts Group along with Nakiska Alberta Canada 1988 Winter Olympic Games XV , Fernie with a history of DEEP pow and Kimberley. ****
While the marketing depts of the respective parent companies of Intrawest and RCR Resorts of the Canadian Rockies may not appreciate the irony, earlier in the week i spoke with friends at Squaw, a Olympic resort from 1960 Lake Tahoe, I have skier the Harmony Horshoes at Whistler,future venue for Olympic 2010 games. I Hope along with Lake Placid in NY, to ski Nakiska's Downhill first thing in the morning and meet with marketing staff that assisted in bringing news from BIG Mountain resorts here possible

USSA News & Information
On the Road to Best in the World!
World Cup overall champion Bode Miller leads the show this weekend as the alpine World Cup season opens with giant slaloms in Soelden, Austria. Ten U.S. women, including 2005 Worlds GS bronze medalist Julia Mancuso, will compete Saturday while Miller, Daron Rahlves (also a 2005 Worlds GS bronze medalist in GS) lead seven U.S. men Sunday on the Rettenbach Glacier.
Training season wrap – Miller and Rahlves headed into their final preseason tuneups in Europe with fast training runs at the annual speed camp in Chillan and Portillo, Chile. Soft snow at the start of this month in Zermatt created problematic conditions for the women’s speed group for its final preseason overseas camp. Next up: Colorado in early November. Mancuso and Lindsey Kildow pulled double duty, training in Zermatt before joining the tech squad in Pitztal, Austria, for the lead-up to Soelden.
Aerials – World Cup champion (and current leader) “Speedy” Peterson nailed three quint-twisting triples (five twists, three flips) as the aerialists worked through their final water ramp camp at Utah Olympic Park up to Columbus Day. Coach Matt Christensen said seven women clicked on triple-twisting jumps, a “huge” upgrade from previous seasons.
Moguls – Defending World Cup champ Jeremy Bloom spent most of the summer with a personal trainer in LA, looking to boost his ski conditioning and also return himself to football shape since the speedy ex-receiver and kick returner hopes to be drafted by the NFL next spring.
U.S. Snowboarding riders are already racking up World Cup victories and podiums starting with back-to-back halfpipe wins (in the same day!) for Hannah Teter in Valle Nevado, Chile, Sept. 15. In the season-opening snowboardcross Sept. 17, World Championships gold medalists Lindsey Jacobellis and Seth Wescott finished first and second, respectively. In alpine, Adam Smith grabbed third at the indoor parallel slalom in Landgraaf, Netherlands, Oct. 7, and Michelle Gorgone posted a top-10 in the Soelden parallel giant slalom Oct. 15.
Jumping–Nordic Combined
Ski Jumping – The Continental Cup “season” now includes points from summer meets (not to be confused with the Summer Grand Prix) and Clint Jones produced back-to-back podiums in Continental Cup action at Utah Olympic Park, moving into second place overall in the standings.
Nordic Combined – The team split in two for separate training camps in early October with Todd Lodwick and Johnny Spillane heading a four-man group training in Oberstdorf, Germany, and Innsbruck while Bill Demong led three teammates into a mini-camp at Lake Placid.
Alpine and Cross Country – High marks for the joint alpine and cross country camp at the Olympic Training Center outside San Diego. A ropes course and a final surf day stressing stamina and team dynamics were highlights, according to cross country skier Mike Crenshaw (LW-4), aiming for his fourth Paralympics.
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OH Canada, Oh Canada
Morning mail From Rockies Canadian Resorts

Nakiska a previous Olympic games site will be sharing their news her along with,Kimberly and Lake Louise.
I am also elated that the IntraWest Group sped through my request for Whistler-Blackcomb B.C. site for the 2010 Winter Games.