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Steamboat’s cumulative snowfall officially hit the 400-inch snowfall mark at mid-mountain for the first time in nine years. The 2005/2006 season is now considered the third snowiest season year-to-date on record in the past 27 years, and the conditions couldn’t be better at Steamboat.
With nearly 4 feet of Champagne Powder® having fallen at mid-mountain in the past nine days on top of already spectacular conditions, this is truly a season that powder hounds will be talking about for years to come. Visit www.bigsno.com for take-your-breath-away powder images, ski movies and more.
In celebration of the big 400+ mark and beginning Friday, March 17 2006, the Steamboat Ski Resort will bring back the BigSno.com Ridiculously Deep Sweepstakes, offering the ultimate prize of a dream vacation to Steamboat, April 6-10, 2006. One lucky winner will enjoy the grand prize of a dream vacation with seven other people, including 3 nights lodging in a luxurious penthouse suite at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel & Condominiums, three days of lift tickets for eight people, three days of high-end demo rental packages for eight people, three First Tracks clinics for eight people and skiing with an Olympian.
March 18 - Bud Light Rocks the Boat FREE Concert featuring The Freddy Jones Band
March 19 - The 20th Annual Jimmie Heuga Vertical Express for MS
March 23-26 - Nature Valley NASTAR National Championships at Steamboat
March 23 - Bud Light Rocks the Boat FREE Concert featuring The Gin Blossoms
March 24 - WME Rail Jam
March 29-April 2 - The 3rd Annual Rock Slope at Steamboat


Alpine Meadows
Alpine Meadows Ski Resort presents its annual unlimited $99 2006 Spring Pass. On sale and valid every day from March 21 until the end of the season. The Alpine Meadows Spring Pass gives skiers and riders full access to the best spring snow in Tahoe for less than the price of three lift tickets.
Alpine Meadows boasts over 18 feet of new snow! Alpine is one of the best spring seasons in the Sierra, known for its follow-the-sun corn snow runs, four outdoor barbeques, Tahoe’s best terrain park, live music on the sundeck, and unique spring events. Alpine Meadows also offers Tahoe’s longest, continuous top-to-bottom spring snow runs.
Alpine Meadows

Alyeska Resort
15" of new snow at the base, 14" @ midway and 14" of new snow @ the top. The snow is super light powder and it is the best skiing and riding conditions of the year.
Since the chairlifts closed yesterday @ 5:30pm, we have received 7" new at the base, 7" at midway and 7" of new snow at the top. The skiing was TERRIFIC yesterday and will be even better today!! The storm total is 28" in the last 3 days and it keeps on coming!!
For a full report of current conditions at Alyeska Resort please check out our website at www.alyeskaresort.com.
As of 8am it is 29 degrees at the base, 26 at midway and 26 degrees at the top. The winds are 0-10 mph. It is moderately snowing and the visibility is fair to poor.
Ski Patrol is planning to open the North Face from Christmas Chute down later this morning! EPIC!!
Alyeska Resort

Sun Peaks Resort
Daily Weather Update Sheet Date: Monday March 20, 2006 Time: 6:00am New Snow: 0cm/0in Mountain Base: 184cm/73in Village: -8C/18F Mid Mountain: -10C/14F Top: -9C/16F Sky: mix of sun & cloud Runs Open: 117/117
Today’s Forecast: Sunny with cloudy periods. High minus 2. Winds variable 10 to 15 km/h.
Extended Outlook: An upper low centre moving towards the coast should spread clouds and occasional snow to the area later on Wednesday through Thursday.
Today’s Report:
We had no new snow overnight, but with 187cm base and a mainly sunny day it looks like it’s going to be a beautiful day to be on the hill. The temperature is currently -8C in the Village, at Mid-mountain -10C, and -9C at the Top of the World. The winds are light, and the sky is a little cloudy.
Today we’re expecting sunny skies with cloudy periods. High minus 2. Sun Peaks

Big Sky

Temperature: 31 ° to 13 ° (Fahrenheit) Wind: 5-10 from North East New Overnight Snow: 0" Snow Fall past 24hrs: 2" Snow Fall past 48hrs: 5" Base Snow Depth: 71-119" Surface Conditions: Powder, Packed powder, machine groomed Terrain Open: 100% Lifts Scheduled to Open: Lone Peak Tram, Swift Current, Thunder Wolf, Ramcharger, Gondola One, Challenger, Iron Horse, Southern Comfort, Lone Peak Chair, Lone Moose, Explorer, White Otter, Shedhorn, Bear Back Poma, Mitey Magic Carpet, Magic Carpet, Pony Express, Cascade
What's Happening - OUR SUPER PIPE IS NOW OPEN!!
Big Sky


PENTICTON, B.C. (March 19) - Aerialist Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) stepped onto her first World Cup podium in five years Sunday, finishing third at World Cup Finals. Eric Bergoust (Missoula, MT) had the top U.S. men’s result, finishing sixth. Belarussians won both events with Dmitri Dashinski clinching the men’s World Cup title with his victory.
Alla Tsuper of Belarus won the women’s event at Apex Mountain Resort with 184.63 points and China’s Shuang Cheng was second at 178.44. Cook, clicking with a lay full and full, full (two twists, two flips), had 171.85 while Jill Priest (Park City, UT) was 10th.
It’s the first top-3 for Cook since Jan. 6, 2001 when she also finished third, at Deer Valley, Utah. Cook, who had qualified for the 2002 Olympic Teams, was off the World Cup for two and a half seasons after shattering her feet in a bad landing during training on the eve of the Olympics; she returned before the 2005 season and made this season’s Olympic Team, finishing 19th.


World Cup Finals Apex Mountain Resort
Penticton, BC - March 19, 2006
Men’s Aerials
1. Dmitri Dashinski, Belarus, 259.52 points
2. Ryan Blais, Canada, 250.74
3. Ales Valenta, Czech Republic, 245.14
4. Stanislav Kravchuk, Ukraine, 240.93
5. Sen Qiu, China, 233.61
6. Eric Bergoust, Missoula, Mont., 232.89
7. Ryan St. Onge, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 230.31
13. Tim Massucco, East Otis, Mass., 158.26
Women’s Aerials
1. Alla Tsuper, Belarus, 184.63
2. Shuang Cheng, China, 178.44
3. Emily Cook, Belmont, Mass., 171.85
4. Evelyne Leu, Switzerland, 163.50
5. Assoli Slivets, Belarus, 162.77
10. Jill Priest, Park City, Utah, 125.58
For complete results and World Cup standings:

From Traci Max Sachs
Speed Ski
Traci has sent in a link to an article
She is a three-time World Cup Champion — 2003, 2004 and 2005. Her wins are a testament to her consistency in races. She has skied as fast as 142 miles per hour. That's double the speed you're going when you get pulled over on the highway.
To view this article on the Poughkeepsie Journal's Web site, go to:

TELUS World Ski and Snowboard Festival
The largest free outdoor concert series in Canada will once again descend on Whistler with a killer mix of hip-hop, funk, rock and alternative acts set for this year’s TELUS World Ski and Snowboard Festival from April 14-23

Telus Thinking of a Spring Trip?
Ther is a very good chance some Lake Tahoe resorts will be open through Memorial Day. Nothing official but the snowpack is as deep or deeper, and looking at previous years snow depth , and probabilities ,......

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