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Silver Star
Silver Star Mountain Resort fired up the lifts , Big White is now Open
At Silver Star, you can access over 2,000 vertical feet of skiing and riding on the Vance Creek side from the Comet Express, Summit double, and Silver Queen chairlifts. At Big White, the Ridge Rocket Express and Plaza Quad are open.
Calendar of Events

Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance Level 1 courses Nov 26 - Dec 4
Canadian Association
Other highlights
Pick-Up Your Season Passes at Silver Star and Big White
Silver Star Nordic Festival 2005
Festive Christmas Parties at Big White & Silver Star
Gift Certificates Make Ideal Stocking Stuffers
Killer ‘Package Deals’ on New Gear and Group Lessons!
Silver Star Snowsport School Programs
Big White’s After School Program – Bonus Weekend
News Shorts – Gossip and Happenings at Big White and Silver Star
Nov 26 - Dec 4 Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance Level 1 courses A four day course. November 26 & 27 and December 3 & 4 Nov 29 - Dec 1 Canada's West Marketplace
Victoria Conference Centre Victoria, BC
Dec 1 - Dec 4 Ski Dazzle Los Angeles LA Convention Centre
Los Angeles, CA Dec 9 - Dec 11 Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors Level 1 courses
Dec 15 Tri Cities Warren Miller Tri Cities, Washington Dec 15 - Dec 18 Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance Level 1 courses
Dec 16 Warren Miller Ski Show Capitol Theatre Yakima, WA
Dec 17 Warren Miller Ski Show Spokane Opera House Spokane, WA
Dec 24 Christmas Eve Festivities
Dec 25 Christmas Day

Dec 28 - Dec 29 Cruz the Blues Sponsored by Tim Horton's A fun event for everyone, all you have to do is ski/snowboard all the “blue” runs at Big White, get your Cruz the Blues passport stamped, and you’ll be eligible to win great prizes. All participants get a passport and an “I Cruzed the Blues at Big White” t-shirt. Register on mountain at the Activities Desk or email activities@bigwhite.com. Dec 31 New Year's Festivities

Big White   Silver Star

Ski Dazzle, Los Angeles December 1st through 4th, 2005Once again, the world of skiing and snowboarding is coming to the Los Angeles Convention Center just to meet YOU! …And it's all going to fit under one roof! Over 4 football fields of bargains and information you can't get anywhere else! Ski Dazzle -
The Los Angeles Ski Show & Snowboard ® features over 360 exhibit booths showcasing the core companies of skiing and snowboarding who all want to meet you!
Over 85 local, national and international winter resorts; ski & snowboard equipment factory reps; local retailers offering "Show Specials"; clubs and associations; seminars and clinics; and a $4,000,000.00 Ski & Snowboard Sale with holiday shopping bargains!

Ski Dazzle


Snow Report Updated
Faire Watch Updated
Mt Hood Meadows
...Just e-spoke with Meadowws Portland office, some great Chinese food downtown in the historic section, anyway Mt Hood Meadows Staff has authorized their news to be posted here. For all of you into some sustained steep terrian I really suggest the Atomic Lip from the 10:00 postition to 1:00 looking at the summit, just below the Cat skiiing access.Last season I found some nice teardrop moguls leading into the bowl runout. Pick some lines and enjoy the laps $26 LIFT TICKET!

Valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday November 21, 22, 23, OR 24, 2005
We are so thankful to be open with four high speed quads operating this week that we're giving you a special price on a lift ticket.
Purchase your ticket on-line for just $26. This is an on-line special offer which must be purchased in advance through our web site.
This is an open/close lift ticket that can be used Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or even Thursday - Thanksgiving Day! You can purchase the ticket for yourself or for others on our eTICKET page.
We also want to thank you, our guest, and we truly hope you can join us for some great riding this week. But where ever your holiday travels may take you, the staff at Mt. Hood Meadows wishes you a safe and happy holiday!

Mt Hood Meadows

With all these spring-like conditions for the slopes it feels as though it should be Easter and not Thanksgiving right around the corner. The conditions are great for November. Coverage is good and the weather has been gorgeous. Which is why we wanted to invite everyone up to the mountain to help us celebrate Thanksgiving.
Come and work up an appetite on the slopes then join us in the Bullwheel for a delicious Thanksgiving feast. The dinner includes slow roasted turkey breast served with homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie for dessert. The dinner is $17.00 and starts at 5:30pm. Please contact the hostess stand for reservation (360) 663-3094.
The Express Bus starts next Saturday, November 26. It will run on Saturdays and Sundays and includes a full day pass for just $67. The bus leaves from both Seattle and Tacoma locations. For more information click here or to make reservations contact 1.800.665.2122.
We still cannot believe how lucky we have been with all the early snowfall for the season. Mother Nature sure has a way with Washington weather! So keep the dancing and the praying for snow parties up and hopefully we will have an unforgettable season ahead of us.
Ski Crystal

Tremblant: A new ice and snow lounge at Tremblant this winter: – Opening at Mont Tremblant Resort this winter is a whole new conceptually unique lounge: The N'Ice Club. This Ice Hotel Québec-Canada realization, will allow visitors of the resort to experience a truly original way to live the après-skit “On The Rocks”! It will be entirely made of snow and ice. This arched structure of 4200 sq. ft. will be able to accommodate 250 people at a time. In total, 1600 tons of snow and 100 tons of ice will be needed for its production. The infrastructure will be the perfect place to welcome corporate groups, business meetings, and of course, weddings

Canadian Freestyle Ski Association
2010 Legacies Now Announces Grants for BC Freestyle
2010 Legacies Now has announced significant financial support for the FIS Freestyle World Cup Finals at Apex Mountain and a Freestyle Canadian Series event at Cypress Mountain in 2006.
These grants are part of the BC Hosting Now initiative and they will have a real impact in making it possible to have both current and future Canadian Freestyle champions compete at home – and will bring the best freestyle skiers in the world to BC.
Peter Judge, CEO of the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association responded to the announcement as follows:
“On behalf of the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association, the BC Freestyle Ski Association, Apex Mountain and Cypress Mountain I wish to express our sincere gratitude for the event support being provided by the BC Hosting Now Grants to two of our major events. This support has assisted in bringing one of the pinnacle skiing events of the season, the FIS World Cup Finals in Freestyle Skiing, to the province of British Columbia. This will not only be an appropriate “home coming” for Canadian athletes after the Torino Games but will mark an important beginning of the new quadrennial as the world turns its attention to Canada and British Columbia. In a true demonstration of how sport and business can work together to create benefits for both, this event will create a significant world wide profile for the interior of BC and assist in forging a legacy training partnership between Apex Mountain and Freestyle Skiing ultimately creating a significant Canadian advantage for 2010....for both sport AND tourism. Just as importantly both events will provide important proving grounds to better prepare BC in hosting the world in just over four years by providing important experience for volunteers and officials.” Ski Canada

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