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Mammoth is Open

Mammoth is open for the season! Minutes ago Broadway Express was fired up and Woolly led the way to the top of Broadway as the first tracks were laid to what will be another epic Mammoth season.Temperatures dropped into the 20's last night allowing us to begin making snow around 2 AM. With the ability to make snow throughout the night, we now have a 6 to 12 inch base of man-made, machine-groomed snow! Currently the temperatures are in the low 30's with clear skies and strong winds.If you are planning to join us for Opening Weekend, please note that we plan to only operate Broadway Express with skiing on Broadway. Please ski and ride with caution - early season obstacles and bare spots do exist and there is limited snow coverage. We are beginning to blow snow on Sesame Street, but until further notice, we will not have any beginner terrain. The Unbound Crew has been out setting up terrain features, which will include three small boxes at the top of Broadway and a box and lift tower on lower Broadway.Come join us this weekend for the Opening Celebration with a Champagne Toast and Live Music on Saturday Nov.11. Festivities kick off at 11 AM with free hot dogs at 2 PM.
Expected Lifts
============== Main Lodge: 1 expected


*** Lake Louise Mountain Resort will be opening for the 2006-2007 winter season on Saturday, November 11.
The lifts will start running at 9am, with the Glacier Express Quad Chair. On Saturday, the resort is also planning to open the Sunny T-Bar for access to the beginner area. The Top of the World 6-Pack Chair and Summit Platter are also scheduled to open Saturday, much earlier than typical seasons.
The alpine area has a 55-60cm settled snowpack, and snowmaking efforts all over the mountain are providing good coverage from top to bottom. There has been over 30cm of new snow in the past 24 hours, with more predicted in the short-term forecast. Skiers and riders are advised that advanced terrain will be open in the alpine area, and early season conditions do exist.


IOC News
VANCOUVER 2010: IOC Project Review Comes To A Close

10 November 2006
An IOC delegation, led by the Chairman of the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, René Fasel, completed a successful two-day project review of the Vancouver Games this week. The project review group, which also included members of the IOC administration and IOC experts, received updates on the progress that the Vancouver 2010 Organising Committee (VANOC) has made since the last project review visit that followed the Torino 2006 debrief held in Vancouver this July.
Guidance And Assessment The IOC group spent the two days of meetings, held at the VANOC offices, looking at the progress made by the local organisers in different Games-related fields, including areas as diverse as athlete accommodation, sport, marketing and press operations. The reports from the Vancouver 2010 management team gave the IOC delegation the opportunity to hear and assess first-hand the continuing progress of the Vancouver 2010 project. It also allowed the members of the review group to offer VANOC their guidance on any issues arising since the previous visit of the Coordination Commission.
Executive Project Review Project reviews allow the chairmen of the different IOC Coordination Commissions, along with members of the IOC administration and, where necessary, other Coordination Commission members and IOC experts, to be updated on the respective Olympic Games projects in between the full visits of the Coordination Commission. The full Commission visits once a year until four years before the Games, and then twice a year until the Games.
Vancouver 2010 Vancouver will host the XXI Olympic Winter Games from 12 to 28 February 2010, with the mountain events taking place in Whistler. Vancouver and Whistler will also host the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games from 12 to 21 March 2010.


Opening date:
12 February 2010

Closing date:
28 February 2010

Country of the host city:
Canada (CAN)

Candidate cities:
PyeongChang (KOR), Salzburg (AUS)

Vancouver2010 Whistler Blackcomb !

24/11/2006 25/11/2006 Skiing Snowboard FIS World Cup Saas Fee Switzerland(CH)



RCR Resorts at snow Shows
Nov.10-12 Calgary Snow Show Calgary, AB
Nov.10-12 Bay Area Ski Show San Jose, CA
Nov.14-15 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Kalispell, MT
Nov.16-19 The Boston Globe Snowsport Expo Boston, MA
Nov.16-18 LA Ski Show Expo Los Angeles, CA
Nov.17-19 Washington State Snowsport Expo Seattle, WA
Nov.23 Warren Miller Lethbridge, AB
Nov.24 Warren Miller Edmonton, AB

Events at
Nov 11 Lake Louise Opening Day
Nov 11 Fernie Alpine Resort Warren Miller "Off the Grid" /
Season Passholder Appreciation
Nov 12 Fernie Alpine Resort Canadian Ski Patrol Used Book Sale
Nov 12 Kimberley Alpine Resort Kimberley Dynamiters Home Game
Nov 18 Lake Louise Heavy Metal Rail Jam
Nov 18 Fernie Alpine Resort Hockey Night in Fernie
Nov 24 Fernie Alpine Resort Hockey Night in Fernie
Nov 24 Lake Louise TGR Film Release
Nov 25 Kimberley Alpine Resort Kimberley Platzl Light-Up
Nov 25-26 Lake Louise Men's Lake Louise Winterstart World Cup
Nov 25 Lake Louise Demo Day
Nov 25 Kimberley Alpine Resort Kimberley Dynamiters Home Game
Nov 28 Kimberley Alpine Resort Kimberley Dynamiters Home Game
Nov 30 Lake Louise Warren Miller's "Off the Grid" premiere's in Banff
Dec 1-3 Lake Louise Women's Lake Louise Winterstart World Cup
Dec 2 Lake Louise Community Appreciation Day
Dec 2 Lake Louise Demo Day
Dec 2 Kimberley Alpine Resort Kimberley Dynamiters Home Game
Dec 3 Kimberley Alpine Resort Kimberley Dynamiters Home Game Dec 4-8 Lake Louise Lake Louise Coupe Nor-Am Cup

Complete sechedule at:

*** The Canadian Ski Council
Snow Valley Alberta Now Open!
Daylight Saving Time Provides Extra Hour to Get Ready for Winter at Whistler Blackcomb
General Motors Signs New Five-Year Partnership with Alpine Canada Alpine
Lake Louise Mountain Resort, Fernie Alpine Resort Announce 2007 Freeski Dates January 27 and 28, 2007, at Kimberley Alpine Resort
February 17
Lake Louise’s Junior competition
February 21-25
5th Annual Smith Optics Lake Louise Big Mountain Challenge

Junior Fernie Freeski Competition on March 10 and 11

Smith Optics Lake Louise Big Mountain Challenge (February 21–25) and the Fernie Freeski Competition (March 14–18) will be eligible to win in an additional category: Champion of the RCR Freeski Series.

Registration for all events will go live online at www.skikimberley.com, www.skilouise.com, and www.skifernie.com later this fall. Please visit resort websites for a complete events listing. one more time, www.skircr.com

Nouvelles des stations de ski de l'Ontario et du Québec Ski gratuit pour les 5e année
Tempête de Neige au Mont-Sainte-Anne et à Stoneham !
Sutton s'Ajoute au Regroupement « Skiez 15 Stations Pour le Prix d'Une »
Take Advantage of the Longest Season at Mont-Sainte-Anne
Au Mont-Sainte-Anne, la Plus Longue Saison et la Neige à Profusion!
...More to be found at: The Canadian Ski Council www.skicanada.org

Alyeska -Alaska
2006-2007 SKI AND SNOWBOARDING SEASON PASSES are on sale and EARLY RATES are available until November 19, 2006! Don't miss our on the great savings. Fall is almost gone and winter is just around the corner. Time to start thinking about SNOW! Specials are available for groups or individuals. It doesn’t matter your skill or age, there is a package to fit everyone. Call 907-754-2275 or click HERE for more details

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