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Alpine Meadows, Bear Valley, Sugar Bowl, Homewood,
Squaw Valley all collected snow from short mild Pacific storm.

Morning Edition

Grouse Mountain - Canada

Photo Grouse Mountain

40cm of snow has fallen in the past 48 hrs. Our total snowfall is now 90cm! The Grouse Grind Trail is located in North Vancouver, B.C., at the base of the Grouse Mountain Resort ski area. It is an extremely steep and mountainous trail that begins at the 300-metre-elevation and climbs to 1,100 metres over a distance of approximately 2.9 kilometres.
Hiking times vary considerably depending on each hiker's individual fitness level. The Grouse Grind hike is difficult and those planning on climbing the trail should be in excellent physical condition. Those individuals with any health concerns including high blood pressure, heart and breathing problems are warned not to attempt to hike the trail. Hikers should always be personally prepared before setting out on the Grouse Grind. As a minimum, you should leave a hiking plan with a friend, never hike alone, and carry adequate water, food, warm clothing and a cellphone.
Ensure that you leave yourself enough time to complete your hike before the onset of darkness. Hiking the Grouse Grind Trail in darkness can be extremely hazardous and results in many lost hikers each season.

Apex Mountain Resort
Apex Mountain Resort remains one of the hidden gems of Canadian skiing. Located a short 30 minute drive from Penticton, BC, Apex is a full service destination resort with quality snow, great weather, incredible terrain, and friendly people. Apex being located in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, features the perfect mix between large amounts of precipitation and low humidity that makes for the lightest champagne powder snow imaginable. November 2006 11 Tentative - Start Day for Early Season Race Training
23 Apex Opens for the Season! 23 American Thanksgiving

December 2006
1-4 K1/ K2/ B2B Training Camps
3 Tim Horton's Sun Snow Bus - Runs every weekend and holiday through April 9. 16-17 CSIA Level 1 Course - covers two weekends
15 Night Skiing Starts - from 4:30-9:00 pm Friday & Saturday Nights, plus Christmas Holidays & the 1st week of Spring Break. 15 NHL Size Hockey Rink is Open to the public - private bookings are available.
Adventure Skating Loop is Open for the season.
Tim Horton's Tube Park is Open for the season - book your group or Birthday Party today! Dec 23 - Jan 7 Christmas Holidays


Freestyle Ski Canada
Calander of Events

CALENDAR 2006-2007
MO = Moguls, DM = Dual Moguls, AE = Aerials, SX = Skier Cross, HP = Half-pipe, TT = Table Top

Freestyle Ski Canada


Chamonix - France
MONTENVERS - MER DE GLACE -Mirror of glass- Open
• The cinema Le Vox program • Fondation Pierre Gianadda • « 8èmes Sommets du Tourisme » : Décember 6-8th, 2006 • « Des Glaciers et des Hommes » : Dec. 20th, 2006 - Oct. 30th, 2007
Winter season begins on December 2nd Chamonix Tourist Office


• Men's Alpine Ski World Cup « Kandahar » : January

Translated ,... WELCOME A CHAMONIX - January the GREEN one OF HOUCHESRendez you the 20 and 21 2007!C' is from now on official, Chamonix Mont Blanc and the Green one of Houches will accomodate saturdays 20 and Sunday January 21, 2007, a downhill race and a test of super compound (descent and slalom), cash each one for the World cup of Alpine skiing Messrs 2007. Traditional and very spectacular downhill race on the mythical track of Green of Houches will proceed saturdays. For the second consecutive time the Club of the Sports of Chamonix, will have the responsibility of organize a super compound. Sunday morning, the descent (shorter than the traditional descent) will be followed of a sleeve of slalom on the final schuss of the Verte track. More infos very soon... Discover the program 2007! From the first drives to the fence, follow the program while clicking here... Come many Saturday 20 and Sunday January 21, 2007 to attend this new edition! Kandahar, World cup of Alpine skiing Messrs accomodates you in Chamonix Mont Blanc, on the Green one of Houches. Free and easy of access the access on the various stages is free. Several carparks are at disposal, but it is advised to take the free shuttles between Chamonix and Houches or the line of train Fayet ­ Martigny. Find all the useful infos and plan of access in: Infos practical Follow the events on line! Beginning with the end, follow all the events on line on chamonixworldcup.com: Chamonix World Cup

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