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Snow Alert - Snowbird , Loveland, Breckenridge, Vail Colorado

Lake Louise
HOW Deep is it !
Calgary, AB – November 16, 2006 – Lake Louise Mountain Resort has been in operation since November 11th, but the world-famous Resort is already breaking records in terms of snowfall and amount of terrain open for November. Beginning Saturday, November 18th, all lifts are scheduled to be operating, with the front side, Powder bowls, and Larch area wide open for skiing and riding.
As of 6am today, the mountain has received 84cm (33.1 inches) of snow since November 1st, and 62cm (24.4 inches) in the past nine days alone. The settled base is over 89 cm (35 inches) in the alpine, and the Resort is calling for more snow today.
Says Matt Mosteller, Senior Director of Business Development for the Resort, “We have the most snow and best conditions that we’ve ever seen for this time of year. The Rockies are being buried with snow right now. The skiing, scenery and snow are spectacular.” Snow conditions have been given the green light from the International Ski Federation (FIS) to host a World Cup. The Race Organizing Committee is now proceeding with final preparations for the upcoming Winterstart Lake Louise World Cup, proudly presented by Bombardier. br> When you’re ready for a break, The Lodge of the Ten Peaks, Temple Lodge and Whiskeyjack Lodge will be open with food and beverage service. Regular season lift ticket prices will be in effect. With over 4200 acres of terrain, 4 mountain faces, and #1 scenery, Lake Louise Mountain Resort is a world-class jewel in the Canadian Rockies. For more information, snow report and vacation packages, please visit www.skilouise.com.

About The Bombardier Lake Louise Winterstart World Cup

The Lake Louise Mountain Resort hosts the world’s best Downhill and Super G alpine athletes for two weeks of World Cup ski racing to kick off both the men’s and women’s 2006-07 speed events. The men’s races are scheduled to take place on November 25th and 26th, and the women’s races will run December 1st to 3rd.
The Bombardier Lake Louise Winterstart is the premier annual event in the sport of alpine skiing. Lake Louise is one of the world's very few venues that will play host to both the men’s and women's speed events of the World Cup tour held at the end of November and the beginning of December.
Lake Louise has become one of the favorite stops on the tour because of the renowned caliber of the events, the world-class setting of the ski area, the village, and The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. We hope to see you on the hill as we cheer on our athletes.
For more information about the races,
visit www.winterstartworldcup.com.

A work in progress,.. Mountain Sports International
(MSI) founded in 1997, to develop and produce action/adventure sports events and programming in North America. MSI owns and produces the U.S. Freeskiing Series,
the U.S. Skiercross Series,
and the Freeskiing World Tour, in addition to several other properties and concepts. MSI provides event management services for Burton, Salomon, and Red Bull and has provided infrastructure and expertise for the NBC Gravity Games and ESPN Action Sports Projects, including the Tony Hawk Gigantic Skatepark Tour
I am trying to secure permission to post the Red Bull , Subaru and Burton Events
Meanwhile, have a lookat the action events they produce. http://www.mtsports.com/

Air fare Sale

France, one-way:
New York - Paris $176*
New York - Nice $176*
Philadelphia - Nice $269*
Detroit - Paris $260*
San Francisco - Nice $327*

Rest World, one-way:
New York- Barcelona $179*
Detroit - Munich $183*
Philadelphia -Geneva $229*
Houston-Florence $330*
San Francisco - Rome $353*

Details , terms and conditionsand further information as well as other sale destinations

The recent snowfall is just enough to get us really excited, but not enough to open the resort. We are postponing opening day until we receive either cooler temperatures to make additional snow, or we receive another storm. The week of November 20th looks promising for opening, so stay tuned for an announcement and think snow!
Base Elevation: 7,800 feet/2,377 meters Top Elevation: 9,800 feet/2,987 meters Vertical Rise: 2,000 feet/609 meters
11/25/2006 Teton Gravity Research Movie Premier: Anomaly
Join us at Coyote Grill at 6pm to watch the pros adapt to the dynamic mountain terrain in Japan, Morocco, Jackson Hole, Alaska, British Columbia and many more locations. (all ages welcome).

Powder Cat Tours, California's only resort based cat skiing operation, operates in two areas, Martin Point and Red Cliffs. Expedition Guides and Pro Patrollers lead groups on four runs of fresh turns. Avalanche beacons will be provided; guests are encouraged to bring own gear if they have it. Daily expeditions are weather dependent; the location will be determined by snow conditions. Open to skiers and riders, advanced and up.
Powder Cat Tours operates weekends and holidays; cat holds eleven guests. Tours fill up quickly, so guests are encouraged to book in advanced. Groups of eight or more can reserve private cat trip seven days a week; advance reservations required. Best advice: keep an eye on the long range weather forecast and book accordingly!
Cost $200/person for Martin Point; $150 /person for Red Cliffs. Venue is determined by weather and snow conditions.
For more details or information on any of the programs, please call the Expedition HQ at (209) 258-7360,or email us at expedition@kirkwood.com

SugarWood Powder Pass
Ski and Ride Sugarbowl and Kirkwood on One Pass!
Adult Value - $499 (Sun-Fri, w/ holiday blackouts)
Adult Unlimited $999 (7 days/week, no holiday blackouts)

US SNowboarding

The 2007 U.S. Snowboarding Race to the Cup series opens Monday at Copper Mountain with nearly 20 inches of fresh snow blanketing the Colorado resort in the past week. The first of three stops on the calendar, the Nov. 20-21 event features both parallel giant slalom and parallel slalom with a total purse of $3000 on the line for each event.
Sandwiched in between a sports science training camp in Park City, UT and the Thanksgiving holiday, U.S. Team riders moved directly from four days in the gym to an additional four days of 6:00 a.m. lift rides at Copper. The resort allows teams to train daily, prior to the mountain's 9:00 a.m. opening to the public.
"We're all a little bit tired," said reigning national champion Justin Reiter (Steamboat Springs, CO), "but we'll take a couple of days off now to rest our bodies, then get right back into preparing for the race. After Thanksgiving, it's pretty much full-on competition until spring, so it's good to have this one close to home."
"Copper is always a great event," added Head Coach Steve Persons. "They do a great job of preparing the race hill and we always have a big field for this event. The Canadians are here, the Swedes and then all the club programs, so the competition is pretty tight."
With a month-long break from the World Cup, which resumes Dec. 3 in S. Viglio di Marebbe, Italy, the event regularly attracts an international field of top-level alpine riders. Yet it also serves as the springboard for young riders across the country, each eager to qualify for the next level by going head-to-head with the World's elite in the Race to the Cup.
"I do love competing here at Copper Mountain, it's always fun for me and I've had some pretty good success here," said 2002 Olympic bronze medalist Chris Klug (Aspen, CO), who won back-to-back races at Copper last season. "Anytime I get a chance to race in Colorado, my friends and family can come and check it out and that's pretty special."
Both men and women will race PGS on the 20th with PSL to follow on the 21st. The series then rolls west to Steamboat Springs, CO, Jan. 5-6 and concludes on the East Coast at Vermont's Bromley Mountain on March 10-11.

For complete details on the U.S. Snowboarding Race to the Cup:

Colorado snow
We've got four scheduled openings this week and one big surprise due to all the great snow fallin' from the skies. Winter Park opened Wednesday with four inches of fresh powder. The parties begin at Vail and Eldora this Friday, November 17th and Crested Butte on Saturday, November 18th. But wait there's more...
Aspen's already picked up 16 inches of snow this week so opening five days early only makes sense. Hit up Aspen on Saturday, November 18th and see for yourself Colorado's awesome snow conditions.
With some mountains receiving up to 30 inches of powder, resorts are reporting mid-winter conditions and it's not even Thanksgiving! Click here for Turkey Day openings, and remember to check out our deals page for great prices for savvy skiers
Winter vacation planners are available at:

Eastern Mountain Sports

Arapahoe Basin has received 11.00
inches of snow in the past 24 hours.

New Snowfall
Last 24 Hours: 11.00
Last 3 Days: 18
Midway Snow Depth: 28
Summit Snow Depth: 30v
Powder/Packed Powder


Solden -Austria

Winter has already started: Benni Raich and Marlies Schild secured an Austrian double victory at the Alpine Ski World Cup Opening. Last weekend, we had about 20 cm of fresh snow at Rettenbach and Tiefenbach Glacier. Get ready for the ultimate skiing experience and enjoy a truly eventful winter season in Sölden!
Lifts Open
4SK Rettenbachjoch 4-chair lift Glacier Ski Area Open 8EUB Schwarze Schneid I Aerial Glacier Ski Area Open 8EUB Schwarze Schneid II Aerial Glacier Ski Area Open SL Karleskogl ropeways Glacier Ski Area Open SL Seiterjöchl ropeways Glacier Ski Area Open 6SK Seiterkar 6-chair lift Glacier Ski Area Open 8EUB Tiefenbachferner Aerial Glacier Ski Area Open

ICegloo Village
translated,....The 1. Igludorf Austria, the ICEGLOO Village was time built 2004 first. Thus the basis production for the high-altitude overnight accomodation of Austria - and it is more become - a work of art in the eternal ice.

At the foot save-brook-far, in the midst of the fascinating Mountain world of the Ötztaler alps convenient, is the ICEGLOO Village an impressing trip goal for daily visitor, ski driver and humans those the unusual look for.

If the lift systems are only once closed, those shows up true dimension of this from ice and snow established Building that offers any comfort, and it the hotel leaves forgotten. A place, not only for adventure-looking for and experience-hungry, but also a place of the peace and Separatingness, that so far only extreme mountain climbers or Tourengehern was reserved. www.solden.com

Boston Ski Show
-- Boston Ski Show
-- Free Lift Ticket to a NH Ski Area!

If you haven't seen or heard the ads, the Boston Ski and Snowboard Expo is happening later this week, November 16-19 at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston. If you've never been, this is possibly the biggest and best show in all of North America. You'll be able to find all your favorite New Hampshire ski resorts in attendance. You'll also find all kinds of freebies, deals on season passes and more. Ski NH will have a booth so come on by and say hi in person!
Click the link below for full details on the show as well as a $3 coupon off your admission!

From :

Monterosa - Italy

1° DECEMBER ALL IN TRACK And' fixed for Friday 1° December the inauguration of the sciistica season Monterosa Ski. With the sincere hope that the natural snow is not too much made to attend. Still two weekend of preopening for the ticket offices Monterosa Ski, appointments important in order to avoid the ressa of the first days of opening. Timetables and calendar are on linens. MORE INFO SKI FREE TEST 16 and 17 Decembers, appointment with the free test in track of the New Line Ski Decathlon. Point of departure in zone ""Crest di Champoluc"" for a entusiastic anticipation of great season
Monterosa Ski

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