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Snow alert for Crystal Wa
Snow alert for Jackson Hole Wy
Snow alert for Whistler Blackcomb B.C.

11 cm Overnight
24 Hours 11 cm
48 Hours 15 cm
7 days 117 cm
Snowbase* 158 cm

Periods of snow ending in pm then cloudy. alpine high -4. snowfall 2-5 cm. freezing level rising to 1000 m 39-65cm (15-26inches) of new snow forecast in the next 5 days! Runs of the Day
Whistler Green Acres, Raven, Old Crow and the Saddle
Blackcomb Rock and Roll


Jackson Hole
New Snow (past 24 hours):
8" @ Upper-Mountain
3" @ Mid-Mountain
Snow Depth:
91" @ Upper-Mountain
89" @ Mid-Mountain
Total Snowfall
(season to-date):
236" @ Upper-Mountain
203" @ Mid-Mountain

Lifts Open: 11 of 11
Trails Open: 96 of 96 more...

Huge snow, lots of locals and
the only way up was the tram or a series of chairs from the base. How quickly we forget. The Bridger Gondola was opened by lunch time and all was well with the world. The rewards for waiting for the tram in the morning were unspeakable, of course.
Need a Powder Fix? Powder Package
4 nights lodging in a two-bedroom condominium in the Jackson Hole Racquet Club and 3 day lift tickets .Starts at $299 per person based on quad occupancy. Package available: January 2, 2006-April 2, 2006.

Steep and Deep Camp Package
Prices start at $1079 per person for 5 nights lodging in the Village Center Inn and a 4 day Steep and Deep Camp at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort including lift tickets. This price is based on double occupancy. Valid: January 11-15, 2006,

Jackson Hole Resort Lodging
Stay with Jackson Hole Resort Lodging 1-800-443-8613

Jackson Hole

Crystal Mountain
7 inches of new snow in 24 hours, 5 inches overnight. The POWDER is calling YOU!!

Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2006
Time: 5:30am
Weather: Mostly Clear Skies
Base Temperature: 26 degrees
Base Snow Depth: 60 inches
Base New Snow Fall 24hrs: 7 inches
Base Snow Fall 48hrs: 9 inches
Summit Temperature: 21 degrees
Summit Snow Depth: 84 inches
Backcountry Status: North Country and South Country closed this morning ope! n after patrol evaluation.

What's Happening at Crystal Mountain: We're starting off the New Year right with lots of new snow and great skiing/boarding conditions. It doesn't get much better than this! Thanks to everyone who joined us on the slopes this holiday season. We look forward to seeing you out there...
For all other mountain information visit us at www.skicrystal.com.
Crystal Mountain

DUNKIN' DONUTS OFFICIAL PICK-ME-UP OF THE U.S. SKI AND SNOWBOARD ASSOCIATION World Champion Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis Spokesperson CANTON, Mass. (Jan. 3) – Dunkin’ Donuts, the number one retailer of coffee-by-the-cup in America, today announced its partnership with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA). Through this partnership, Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffee will be recognized as the official pick-me-up beverage of the U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding. Dunkin’ Donuts will support the team and help promote skiing and snowboarding this winter with the Dunkin’ Donuts Iced Coffee Program. World champion snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis will be the spokesperson for the program that will launch in January 2006.
Between Jan. 1-31, 2006, customers who buy three Dunkin’ Donuts Iced Coffees (any size) will receive $10 off a full-day lift ticket at any of the following ski resorts: Hunter Mountain (NY), Stratton (VT), Wachusett (MA), Waterville Valley (NH) and Saddleback (ME). The $10 discount offered through the Dunkin’ Donuts Iced Coffee Program will be honored at the participating resorts throughout the month of January by presenting receipts from their iced coffee purchases. For more information visit www.dunkindonuts.com.
About the U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding The U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding, governed by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, fields and maintains teams of world-class athletes for national and international competition, including the Olympic Games. With the vision to be the best in the world in Olympic skiing and snowboarding by 2006, the Team coordinates nationwide development and elite programs in six distinctly different Olympic sports: alpine, cross country, freestyle, nordic combined, ski jumping and snowboarding, as well as Paralympic sports disabled alpine and disabled cross country.

7 feet above average for this time of year and surpassing the 200 inch-mark! Here in Vail the snow is so deep, nothing measures up. We're breaking records from nearly 20 years ago! Everywhere you ski and ride, you'll find feet of powder and secret stashes not to mention lift and lodging deals, events and activities that make being here even more fun. So get up here and find out first hand why there's no comparison.
Stay and Save
Buy a three-day lift and lodging package and recieve your fourth day of skiing and night of lodging free. Learn more;Mountain Haus 2 BR/2 BA condo $816/per person
Offer Valid:
02/12/06 - 02/17/06 03/25/06 - 04/16/06.
*Restrictions may apply. Visit vail.com for details.

Val Gardena It.

In Val Gardena there are excellent snow conditions. All lifts are open and the slopes are well snow-covered. The Sellaronda is open in both directions.
We are glad to inform you that the skiing are Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi will offer the following "Fun" possibilities for snowboarders:
Boarder Cross at Passo Sella (chair lift Grohmann-Cavazes);
Boarder Cross in the area Comici/Piz Sella (from the middle of January);
Natural Half Pipe at the ski lift Sotsaslong;
Half Pipe on Alpe di Siusi (chair lift Laurin)
Fun Park for children on Alpe di Siusi (chair lift Euro)
Half Pipe on Ciampinoi (ski lift Bruno)
"Val Gardena Sprint Trophy", After the huge success it had in December 2003, this year will be organized for the third time the "Val Gardena Sprint Trophy": this time right in the center of Ortisei. The best cross-country skiers of Italy will participate!
Monte Pana
5th Edition of the Snowshoe Race in Val Gardena. A unique experience for all participants.

The Olympic flame in Val Gardena - 25.01.2006
On the 25th January 2006 the Olympic flame will coming in Val Gardena - Ortisei. The Olympic flame, symbol of the next Winter Olympiads 2006 in Torino, will cross in the next months the whole national territory. The flame will depart the 8. December 2005 in Rome.

Gardenissima 2006 - Sunday, 26.03.2006
The longest giant slalom of the Dolomites

On 26th March 2006 takes place the 10th edition of Gardenissima, with 6 km the longest giant slalom of the Dolomites. Last year mor than 500 skiers took part in this particular race.
more on this race, http://www.val-gardena.com/gardenissima/ Val Gardena

Stubai Glacier Austria

21 of 22 lifts
22 of 26 slopes

Again the British Army Snowboarding Champoionships take place at Stubai Glacier.
Matt Lauer the famous co-anchor of the US „today show“ of NBC with more than 25 million viewers, visited the Stubai Glacier on his trip „Where in the world is Matt Lauer“? Due to perfect weather conditions you could see fascinating pictures from the Stubai Glacier - "kingdom of snow".
The glacier is an all year round ski resort and at a height of 1,750 - 3,333m snow is more than guaranteed. The highest peak on the Stubai Glacier is the ‘Zuckerhütl’ at 3,507m. Skiers can go up as far as 3,200m and from there enjoy the breath taking view of the surrounding mountains. The ski resort around the Schaufelspitze is continually being expanded not only technically but also in respect of services.
Total amount of investment: approx. 156.4 million EUR (excl. of government subsidies)
Investment 2003/2004: 3.568 million EUR
Turnover 2003/2004: 28,518,000 EUR
Number of visitors 2003/2004: 1,121,016
Transport capacity: approx. 36,000 people per hour
Stubai Valley 2003/2004: 1,829,020 overnight stays
Neustift 2003/2004: 1,284,011 overnight stays

Cable Cars / Lifts:
Five cable cars (Gamsgarten, Eisgrat and Schaufeljoch)
Three 6-seater chair lifts (Eisjoch, Fernau and Murmele)
One 4-seater chair lift (Rotadl)
Three double seat chair lifts (Wildspitz, Pfaffengrat, Gamsgarten)
Nine T-Bars and practise lifts
Three magic carpets at the Ski Club Micky Maus

Cable cars and lifts at Stubai Glacier:
Lift Bottom station Top station Distance
6-seater cable car Eisgrat I 1,750 2,300 1,890
6-seater cable car Eisgrat II 2,300 2,900 2,300
6-seater cable car Gamsgarten I 1,750 2,300 1,910
6-seater cable car Gamsgarten II 2,300 2,630 1,570
8-seater cable car Schaufeljoch 2,900 3,165 1,155

6-seater chair lift Eisjoch 2,620 3,130 2,268
6-seater chair lift Fernau 2,580 3,064 2,067
6-seater chair lift Murmelebahn 2,607 2,672 499
4-seater chair lift Rotadl 2,632 3,015 1,284
Double seat chair lift Gamsgarten 2,295 2,713 1,904
Double seat chair lift Pfaffengrat 2,919 3,060 323
Double seat chair lift Wildspitz 3,107 3,215 373

Skiing resort:
Total resort area: 700 hectares
Snow covered area: 25.6 hectares
Downhill slopes: 110 km

Snow guarantee:
In Austria’s largest glacier ski resort there is guaranteed snow from October to June. Stubai Glacier Ski Resort ascends from 1,750m to 3,200m and is home to world-renowned snow conditions and the finest year round skiing you can imagine.

Stubai Glacier

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