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

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Word from Kashmir is that the Gondola has survived the major earthquake. A new link to the Kashmir Resort has been added.
Photo: Ido Neigher
*** Red Mountain Montana reports new snowfall and will open VERY soon,but advises not to hike for those first tracks YET.
A little closer to home
Mammoth Mountain Opening Day
Nov 10 - Mammoth Mountain Opening Day
Opening Day is ON for November 10! Temps are cool and winter is all around at Mammoth Mountain. As the snowmaking crew covers the slopes in white this week we're wondering.. Sat Nov 12 - Forum Youngblood Contest Series Think you have what it takes to get sponsored? Put your skills where your mouth is at a world renowned Forum Youngblood Series event at Mammoth's Main Lodge. Registration will be on the 3rd floor of the Main Lodge at 9:00am. Contest starts at 10:30am. Winners will have a chance to compete in the finals where they will duke it out on a custom Snow Park Technologies park setup against other winners from around the world, ride with the Forum team, and possibly earn a spot on the Forum Youngblood crew. For more information please call 760.934.0645 or click on the link above. Sat Nov 12 - Opening Celebration Opening day has finally come! Join us in celebrating the beginning of a new season with live music from 11:30am to 3:30pm , a champagne toast at 11:00am, complimentary ski/ride tips from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, the Forum Youngblood Rail Jam at 10:30am and more... Fore detailed information please click on the link above. Sat Nov 19 - Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center Opening Day Weather permitting. Wed Nov 23 - Canyon Lodge, Village Gondola and Little Eagle Opening Day Thu Nov 24 - Thanksgiving Day Fri Nov 25 to Sat Nov 26 - Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Village at Mammoth Don't miss the official arrival of Santa and the kick-off to the winter holiday season! Come to the Village to see Santa and his reindeer at the official lighting of our 30-foot Christmas tree with carolers, hot cider, Christmas stories, s'mores and more! There will be an outdoor Christmas movie showing and a special performance by the Dharma Drum Circle. Bundle up for this special occasion that only happens once a year. For more information please click on the link above.