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Falls Creek _ Australia
Weather Pattern:
A high pressure system will move across the State today then a cold front will follow on Sunday, but will not reach eastern districts until Sunday night. Another high will develop to the west of Victoria on Monday, moving east of Tasmania later on Tuesday.
Forecast: Saturday Fine. Cloud about the southern ranges clearing this morning. Fresh southerly wind becoming light and variable this afternoon.
Outlooks: Sunday A fine day with increasing cloud, then scattered showers developing in the west at night. Strengthening north to northwesterly winds. Monday Scattered showers clearing eastwards. Cool. Tuesday Fine. Moderate southwesterly wind becoming light and variable.

The skiing and boarding is still ok on Towers and Drover's Dream with 4 lifts are expected to operate today. 2 are for access with Gully and Falls Express, and 2 are for skiing and boarding. Gully chairlift will close from Fri 29 Sept at 5pm. Three days to go before the end of the season so if you want to put in some spring turns, head up to Falls Creek. We are offering $40 day tickets for adults on Saturday for anyone wearing anything football. visit www.fallscreek.com.au/

Fall Announcements
On 18 November the people music transmission "white-blue becomes klingt's most beautiful!" noted. Would you like to see the lamp fever of the professionals with the general sample? Autographs collect, during a Schnupperstunde the Alphorn finally to sound leave and during the recording of the television broadcast (radiant emittance: 22. Decembers on the Bavarian television) along-applaud loud? Our offer: 2 overnight accomodation (17.-19 November) inclusive breakfast, ticket for fernsehaufzeichnung, Bavarian bread time, set inspection with autograph card output, Schnupperstunde in the Alphornblasen u.v.m.schon starting from 145 € p. P. in the double room. Here the ball rolls: The steeped in tradition gaming house Einarmige bandit, classical of roulette and refined Poker make you luck knights For what does "Rien ne stand va plus"? Red does more profit than black bring? These and other questions get you each Thursday exactly avowedly. With the demo plays in the gaming house new A risers Casinoluft can experience schnuppern and completely besides that the boiler is nothing different one, than the turning disk on that rolls the ball. While in the ground floor of the gaming house the automat plays flash, gediegene atmosphere prevails in the upper floor. Here one speaks of the large play. In addition roulette belong also still to Black Jack and Poker apart from the American one and French. As an overnight accomodation guest you have a free attendance in the gaming house with the cure map. For all different the entrance into the large play, for the automat play costs 50 cent to 2.50 euro. Kirchweih "Ist's to Kirchweih warmly and mildly, wird's a cold winter for humans and game". The crucial day for this farmer rule is 15 October, the Kirchweihsonntag. For the native ones a completely special day, on which also holiday-makers are welcome. Here you can see the rural traditions hautnah and enjoy the sight of old trachten. Try numerous Koestlichkeiten, which was aufgetischt in former times only at the Kirchweihsonntag. In addition above all the Schmalzgebaeck belongs. Garmisch-Partenkirchen


Looking for new gear? Bear Valley Ski Club is all set to host their annual ski swap this Saturday, September 30th at the Meadowmont (Big Trees Market) Shopping Center parking lot in Arnold. Here’s your opportunity to get sweet deals from local shops like Bear Valley Sport Shop and Bear Valley Cross Country, as well as several other shops from Northern California. All proceeds will benefit the BV Ski Club and a ski-related charity. Open 9am-4:30 pm. SEASON PASS SALE

Photo Bear Valley Marketing Dept
Fall is definitely in the air, and winter is just around the corner. It's time to start planning all those ski trips, and still pick up a pass at an awesome price! Adult Unlimited Passes are just $374 and Adult Midweek (non-holiday) Passes are $299
Bear Valley Mountain Resort is operated under special use permit on the Stanislaus National Forest

Valle Nevado
Special Offers are available via Val's web site at Hoterl Puerta del Sol and Hotel Val Nevado. Due to the formatting & scripting on the page, I could not translate via babel fish.
It appears there are some late season specials. With patience, contact reserves@valnevado for specifics.
or have a look at www.vallenevado.com

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - Sugarloaf/USA will become a coveted destination for new schoolers in the 2006-07 winter season with the introduction of a new marquee terrain park that promises bigger, better and more features than have ever been offered at the Maine resort. The new terrain park is just one of many major projects totaling nearly $1 million completed this summer to improve the overall Sugarloaf experience.

The yet unnamed park was cut from terrain between the SuperQuad and the Lower Narrow Gauge trail and will take freeskiing and riding to unequaled heights. The new trail is up to 400 feet wide and nearly a half a mile long to accommodate a series of jumps, features and rails. “This new park will let us build bigger, better, safer, and more fun features from start to finish,” said Tim Norton, Sugarloaf’s park manager. The new park will be staffed by park rangers seven days a week to ensure the features are in pristine and safe condition.

The park begins at Peavy Cross Cut near the bottom of the Competition Hill trail and runs parallel to the SuperQuad. Skiers will exit on to Schipper’s Streak, the lower hook off Lower Narrow Gauge.

The autumn foliage is a flaming torch lighting the way to winter.” If you haven’t been here lately, let me tell you that the torch is as bright as I’ve ever seen it with miles of fiery gold, red, orange, and yellow across the mountains of western Maine. If there’s truth in the poet’s words, we’re in for one heck of a winter because the fall is spectacular.

Since we’re on the subject of winter, if you haven’t already locked in your All For One Pass, time and quantities are running out. The deadline to get one is Oct. 10 but sales to date are pointing to a sell-out before then and, once they’re gone, that’s it
Upcoming Events
Oct. 6-8 HomeComing Weekend

Oct. 10 Green Monster

Nov. 17 Opening Day

Nov. 18-19 Tin Mountain Round-up

Where have you seen a Sugarloaf sticker? We know they’re all over the place and we need your help to show us where. Snap a quick pic or two the next time you see the illustrious triangle and post them for the world to see at www.sugarloafsticker.com.
About Sugarloaf/USA Ski Resort - Located in Carrabassett Valley , Maine , Sugarloaf/USA is recognized among the top ski and golf resorts in the world. Sugarloaf/USA is part of the American Skiing Company family of resorts. Its resorts include Killington and Mount Snow in Vermont ; Sunday River and Sugarloaf/USA in Maine ; Attitash in New Hampshire ; Steamboat in Colorado ; and The Canyons in Utah .

Val Gardena - Italy
From 1st December 2006 until 8th April 2007 you can reach Val Gardena through "low cost flights and transfer" from the Airports of Bergamo and Brescia.
Direct transfers, with modern busses, from the airports in Brescia (Verona) and Bergamo (Milan) to Val Gardena (Ortisei, S. Cristina and Selva Gardena) in cooperation with flights of Ryanair or Myair. The Transfer operates from 1st December 2006 until 8th April 2007.
Transfer ticket sales • on the Ryanair, Myair, Transavia, Wizzair and Smartwings websites, click on airport transfer • on lowcostcoach.com • Terravision ticket offices (present in over 40 airports and city centre locations throughout Europe)

Treble Cone

School holidays are in full swing at Treble Cone this week. We’ve got heaps of families coming up to enjoy our spring snow conditions so we’re all having fun on the slopes and making the most of the final weeks of the season.
We had some pretty chaotic weather over the past week, with lots of strong winds and even a rather spectacular electrical storm on Saturday night! However, every cloud has a silver lining – or in this case, it was snow-filled – and we’ve had a fresh 10cm at the top of the Saddle Basin in the past 48 hours alone and a further 35cm late last week on the upper mountain.

Photos: Treble Cone Marketing
Next Sunday, October 8th, will be the final day of the 2006 season. But we won’t be going out with a whimper… more like a very soggy bang!
Skiers & boarders will attempt to conquer the dreaded Opal Nera slush pit at the bottom of the Platter slopes. Can you make it across to the other side without landing in the slush? Participate if you’re game, just turn up on the day to enter. And don’t forget to dress to impress as it’s a fancy dress day too!

Open this Weekend


MT Hood Timberline Lodge

Photo Timberline Lodge

Timberline's lifts are open.

Timberlone Lodge




Saas- Fee
Saas- fee

Stubai glacier
Stubai Glacier



S. America


Las Lenas
Las Lenas


Valle Nevado
Valle Nevado

Falls Creek
Falls Creek

New Zealand

Coronet Peak
Coronet Peak

Treble Cone
Treble Cone

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Air France

Air France

Closed this Weekend !


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