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Lake Louise
Banff National Park draws people from every corner of the world to catch a glimpse of big horn sheep, elk, moose or mountain goats. It also lures people year round who want to explore their own piece of the wilderness by skiing and snowboarding, hiking, climbing, dog sledding, horseback riding, ice-skating, and canoeing. When visitors come to explore, they are surrounded by what many consider to be the most spectacular scenery in North America.

Lake Louise, with its blue-green water set against the stark backdrop of Victoria Glacier, is probably the most beloved and most photographed scene in the Canadian Rockies. Not only have international royalty, Hollywood stars and heads of state come to Lake Louise to relax, but increasingly the rest of the world is discovering its simple charms as well.
Ski Lake Louise and experience one of Canada's largest ski areas with a 3,250 ft. vertical drop, spread over four mountain faces. Ski Lake Louise with its record breaking snow conditions. With over 1,000 skiable acres, 100 named runs and 4 mountain faces to choose from, skiing Lake Louise offers the perfect variety for all abilities. Every chair lift has both an easy and a more difficult way down, allowing everyone from novice to expert to enjoy and explore the whole mountain, including the famed back bowls. Ski Lake Louise and you'll never forget its majestic, alpine terrain.
SKI LAKE LOUISE INFORMATION Vertical: 3,250 ft. (1,000 m) Base elevation 5,400 ft. (1, 645 m) Peak: 8,650 ft. (2,637 m) Snowmaking: 20% of designated runs (over 400 acres) Average snowfall: 142 in. (360 cms.) Trails: 105 named runs Acreage: 4,000 acres (1,620 hectares) Terrain: Advanced 30 % Intermediate: 45% Novice: 25% Longest Run: 5 miles (8 kms.) Cumulative length of runs: Over 62 miles (100 km) 3 quad-chair lifts

Lake Louise

The sky is literally the limit when you take advantage of flight seeing and helisking or you can enjoy the nearby ocean with year-round cruising tours. Be sure to take in the unique Alaskan experiences of dog sledding , Ice Climbing, Backcountry Skiing, Mountaineering, and polar bear viewing. You don't have to worry about deciding between sleep or seeing the Northern Lights, the Resort staff will be happy to alert you (only at your request of course) when they appear. Cross-country skiing excursions in Chugach National Forest

That is Chugach as in MAJOR League Heli drop

Looking for an easy way to get from Anchorage/Eagle River to Girdwood? The Peter Glenn Ski & Snowboard Bus is your ticket to skiing and riding at Alyeska Resort.
This chaperoned bus serviced by Gray Line of Alaska is open to all ages, offering trips on weekends and specific Anchorage School District In-service dates. See schedule below.
Tickets may be purchased at the Alyeska Daylodge, Peter Glenn Ski & Sports, or directly from the Gray Line driver (cash only).
February Events
2,9,16,23 Women’s Midweek
Ski Clinic Block 2
4-6 Winter Fest 2005
5 Challenge Alaska Charity Auction
4,11, Town League
18,25 Race Series
14 Valentine’s Dinner at Seven Glaciers
15-20 Alyeska Cup – Alaska State Alpine Ski Championships 17-20 PowderBlast 2005
21 President’s Day—Pepsi
Military Appreciation Day

Alyeska Resort


Tirol’s Most Popular Ski Area Investing Strongly in the Upcoming Season: Focus on More Comfort and Safe Snow Conditions - "Sonnenrastbahn" - Ehrenbachhöhe T-bar is being replaced with a state-of-the-art chairlift featuring child safety devices - Resterhöhe region (Jochberg/Pass Thurn), a large snowmaking system is under construction to cover an even larger surface of snow. - "Panoramabahn Kitzbüheler Alpen" 8-seater monocable circulating gondola. At Hollersbach/Grubing in Oberpinzgau (Upper Pinzgau) to the summit terminal on Resterkogel/Pass Thurn. - "Ki-West" Kitzbühel and SkiWelt Westendorf. In less than ten minutes, the KiWest will handle approx. 1,600 passengers per hour over a distance of 3,056 metres.


Date: Do 08.12.2005 bis Fr 14.04.2006
Telephone: 0043 5356 777
Telefax: 0043 5356 777-77


Date: Fr 20.01.2006 bis Fr 10.02.2006
Location: Galerie Kitz Art
Telephone: 0043 (0)664 5430754

E-Mail: info@kitzbuehel.com

World-Class Competition
9th Annual U.S. Freeskiing Nationals at Snowbird
The Freeskiing World Tour returned to Snowbird for the season kick-off before heading to Les Arcs, France and culminating at Kirkwood, CA.
Mountain Sports International (MSI) staff was able to complete -Subaru's U.S. Freeskiing Nationals qualifier event—
Rippin the Tower Three Chutes at "THE BIRD". Between flat light ,whiteouts,adverse condition in the canyon, competitors challenged the STEEP, course, hoping to advance to the semi-finals.
Qualifier Results from 2.2.2006
photo: Kristian Hansen
SnowBird resort Female ATHLETE NAME BIB# HOME RESORT COUNTRY SCORE 1 Suzzane Graham 102 Snowbird USA 28 2 Alaina Huestis 78 Snowbird USA 23.8 3 Molly Baker 70 Alta/Snowbird USA 23.6 3 Grace Rich 84 Snowbird USA 23.6 5 Stacy Cash 107 Snowbird USA 22.4 6 Kira Kitchens 68 Snowbird USA 22 7 Annie Hutchins 14 Snowbird USA 20.8 7 Andria Huskinson 76 Alta USA 20.8 9 Emily Teague 17 Telluride USA 20.2 9 Phillipa Hunt 85 Crested Butte USA 20.2 9 Tamara Guttman 111 Telluride USA 20.2 12 Sarah Hornes 67 Whistler CAN 20 ....
Male ATHLETE NAME BIB# HOME RESORT COUNTRY SCORE 1 Kevin O'Meara 69 Squaw Valley USA 31 2 Tres Zaglool 81 AltaBird USA 30.2 3 Griffin Post 27 Sun Valley USA 29.2 4 Tyson Bolduc 62 Vail USA 29 5 Jack Nelson 72 Snowbird/Park City USA 28.8 6 Adam Barker 33 Solitude USA 27.8 For complete details: Snowbird
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