10/07/2011 Michael A. Scanlon endlesswintersnow@yahoo.com Endless Winter Snow weblogUpdates.ping EndlessWinterSnow http://endlesswintersnow.blogspot.com/

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Ticket to Ride
The Burton Global Open Series is also part of the Ticket To Ride (TTR) World Snowboard Tour that gives points to riders based on their results at participating TTR competitions in order to crown a TTR World Champion. Created by world-renowned snowboarder and Burton Global Team rider Terje Haakonsen as an alternative way to rank riders, the 2006/2007 Tour is without question the largest culmination of independent freestyle snowboarding events under one common tour organization. Burton is stoked to support the TTR with the Global Opens, bringing five quality events and a tremendous cash purse to riders participating in the TTR. For more information on the TTR World Snowboard Tour, visit www.ttrworldtour.com.

Winter season begins on December 2nd
Chamonix is a year-round destination thanks to its fantastic environment and major attractions such as the Aiguille du Midi cablecar (3842) or the red cog-wheel train of Montenvers which climbs to the famous « Mer de Glace ». A resort where there is something for everyone, Chamonix is a wonderfull destination, whether during the winter season or summer.

Chamonix valley is located at the foot of the Mont-Blanc, Europe's highest summit at 4810 m. Registered on the world heritage list, Chamonix, the birthplace of mountaineering, is considered the grand old lady of alpine resort.
90% of the ski areas are located above 2000 m, making Chamonix a « guaranteed-snow » resort. The ski terrain is divided into three areas all linked by an efficient shuttle bus service and a panoramic sightseeing train (free with Guest Card or Ski Pass). The world famous Grands Montets is considered the Mecca for skiers, snowboarders and freeriders but there are many different possibilities available for skiers of all levels throughout the resort.

During the last two years, Familiebakken has opened up the last Saturday in October. Even this year we are very optimistic that we can provide ski enthusiasts with snow in late October. If this will become a reality, we are very depended upon the weather conditions. In order to start producing artificial snow, we need 4-5 consecutive nights with temperatures below freezing point.
The top slopes as well as the slopes on the "Vestsiden" (West side) will open as soon as the snow conditions allow it. The lower part of the downhill slope will as usual open up December 25th.
Snow conditions: The depths of snow middlestation: 20 cm The depths of snow at the bottom: 15 cm Last snowfall: 31.10.06 - 20 cm
Audi FIS Ski World Cup Races in Kvitfjell in Downhill and Super-G for men. The races will take place on the Olympic Downhill and Super-G courses on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of March 2007. This is the 12th year after the successful 1994 Olympics that Kvitfjell hosts Alpine World Cup races.
Race Schedule
Wed. 11:30 1. Official Training Downhill
Thu. 11:30 2. Official Training Downhill
Fri. 11:30 3. Official Training Downhill
Sat. 11:30 DOWNHILL men
Sun. 11:00 SUPER G men

Number of lifts: 7
Lift capacity: 8100 p/h
Longest run: 3500 m
Vertical drop: 840 m
Highest mountain: 1044m
Slopes with artifical snow: 18 km


Skiing,reaping all the benefits-- Natural Great Wall of China ski field The earliest industry ski market in Northern China. The longest slopes in China's skiing market! North of Beijing North China region highest slopes! Saibei

Annupuri - Japan
We ended the summer business of [annupurigondora] with this day. This season in your many customers utilizing, thank you for. (The free dog run opens up to 10/22.) Winter business of [nisekoannupurisuki]場 November 23rd (wooden celebration) from is schedule. Attendance of everyone staff all, we wait also this winter from heart.

Largest fixed capacity /6 names  Riding in a car time/approximately 10 minutes  
Inclined length /2,280m
Difference of elevation /566m

Niseko Annupuri Japan

Grand Hirafu - Japan
Ski the 940-m drop in elevation from the top of the lift. Powder flies over your head. World-famous powder covers one of the biggest ski grounds in Japan. It’s all here at Grand Hirafu, the winter resort. Check out this information and enjoy skiing at Grand Hirafu.
The open-air hot spring has been newly constructed as the main bath of Hotel Niseko Alpen. Relax amidst views of the Niseko wilderness

Grand Hirafu

Yong Pyong
Mt. Balwang's Deungsan Road, the trees appear as if they are almost human, living beings just like us. With so many specimens of trees in this mountain, you will probably find a tree that resembles you. At the peak of Mt. Balwang, the first thing that you will notice is a Swiss-style building called Dragon Peak. Behind that lies the Sky Garden. Both of these structures have become another enjoyable theme of Mt. Balwang. You will find a coffee shop with a traditional Swiss atmosphere. There is a Korean restaurant and a steak house on the first floor. On the second floor, you will find a western-style restaurant famous for their spaghetti. It is almost a requirement to enjoy a cup of coffee while you soak in the nature while youre here.
Length Verticle
Yellow 508 61
New Yellow 508 61
Slider 350 60

Gold Bridge 240 33
Dragon Park 540 108
Red Paradise 676 150
Gold Paradise 1,536 222
Silver Paradise 1,460 269
Rainbow Paradise 5,600 702

Red 926 194
Silver 894 263
New Gold 584 180
Rainbow I 1,630 500
Rainbow II 1,280 500
Rainbow III 1,520 500

Half Pipe 120 4
Yong Pyong

Your Choice of 18 Mountains for One Low Price Trick or Treat SALE! Save 10% on 3, 5 and 7-Day Cards LIMITED TIME OFFER! Sale Ends Thursday, Nov. 9th
Powder Passport is a multi-mountain access pass that grants you UNRESTRICTED skiing and riding at your choice of top Northeast Mountains with no blackout dates.
Ski at your choice of 18 Mountains Good on all holidays and weekends Use any day of the 2006-2007 season Purchase 1, 2, 3, 5 or 7-Day Cards Participating Mountains:

Attitash Waterville Valley Bretton Woods Mountain Resort Ragged Mountain Resort Gunstock Mountain Resort Pats Peak Ski Area Jay Peak Resort Bolton Valley Resort Ascutney Mountain Resort Mad River Glen** Shawnee Peak Ski Area Saddleback Maine Gore Mountain Windham Mountain Whaleback Wachusett Mountain Ski Area Ski Butternut - The Berkshires Family Mountain Blue Hills Ski Area (lift, lessons and rentals included) Cards are available in 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7-day increments. You do not have to use your days consecutively - your days are good throughout the season! You’ll also get a FREE full-color guidebook featuring mountain stats, trail http://www.powderpassport.com

WINTER ARRIVES AT LAKE LOUISE MOUNTAIN RESORT 14cm Fresh Snow; Snowmaking in Full Swing Calgary, AB – October 30, 2006 – With just eleven days to go until opening day, Lake Louise Mountain Resort is experiencing excellent conditions for snowmaking, and also had 14cm of fresh snow blanket the mountain in the past 24 hours. Ski and ride for less this winter with the Canadian Rockies Louise Card, now on sale until December 26th at www.louisecard.com as well as at retailers including Co-op, Sport Chek, Sport Mart, AMA and local ski retailers. Just $69.95 plus GST, the card provides three free ski days at RCR Resorts, as well as discount days. Please visit the website or card outlet for full card details. Lake Louise Mountain Resort’s winter season is scheduled to start on Friday, November 10th, 2006
Lake Louise Mountain Resort www.skilouise.com

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