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Afternoon edition

Sun Peaks Resort
New Snow: 10cm

Mountain Base: 165cm/65in Village: -0C/31F Mid Mountain: -4C/25F
Top: -5C/22F Sky: overcast Runs Open: 110/117

Today’s Forecast: Cloudy with a few flurries. Afternoon sunny periods. Accumulation 2 to 4 centimetres. Extended Outlook: Saturday and Sunday ….cloud and scattered flurries. Monday brings more sunshine and less chance of flurries. Today’s Report: Well folks, this seems to be the season that just keeps on giving! We had 10cm of fresh snow at mid-mountain since closing yesterday. How cool is that?! Our base is now sitting at 165cm and it looks like this is going to be a GREAT closing weekend. The temperature is currently C in the Village, at Mid-mountain -C, and -C at the Top of the World. The winds are high, and the sky is overcast. The forecast for today is calling for cloud throughout the day, sunny periods this afternoon and flurries by this evening. All our major lifts are turning today, and the West Bowl T-bar will be open subject to weather conditions all weekend. We are a whopping 94% open, with an unprecedented 110 of our 117 runs waiting for you this late in the season. There’s only 4 days left folks, get out here while you still can! The cross-country network is open as well. Trails were groomed and track set yesterday. It’s time to get Retro again folks- that’s right it’s Todd Mountain days here for closing weekend! So set your time machine to the 70’s and dig up all your old gear and uniforms!! Bring on the neon!!!! Events not to miss this weekend are The Dummy Downhill 1pm Saturday, Slush Cup 1pm Sunday and the infamous Top to Bottoms Race to finish us off at the end of the season Monday afternoon!
Sun Peaks

Spring skiing continues here at Killington on fresh corn snow... Expect to shed a few layers and enjoy classic spring skiing and riding on the mountain this weekend. The forecast is calling for more sunshine, bluebird days, goggle tans and even a late season terrain park on Skyelark. Check back for updates on the goods in store for this park.
Our snowcats will be out on the hill tonight grooming 18 trails out for Friday.
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Lake Louise
Calgary, AB – April 10, 2006 – Every spring, the biggest outdoor mountain party in the Canadian Rockies happens at Lake Louise Mountain Resort! This year’s Spring Episode 2006 will take place on April 29th and 30th, and will feature live music from hip hop and rap band Swollen Members, who will perform at the base of the mountain at 3pm on Saturday, April 29th.
Lake Louise Mountain Resort is already famous for its world-class spring skiing. Spring Episode ’06 will also feature DJs, Kokanee Beer Gardens – the biggest in the Canadian Rockies, the Appleton Sun Splash, on-mountain activities, and the infamous annual Splash Down, where skiers and riders plunge into a pool of icy Rocky Mountain water. Spring at Lake Louise Mountain Resort
Saturday’s activities will also feature a Shop Showdown. Local snowboard and ski shops from Fernie, to Calgary, to the Bow Valley will bring their best talent forward to compete. Teams will consist of one pro rider and one shop employee, and the highest combined score will win. For more information visit Lake Louise

May serenity come to the families of alpine safety and rescue professionals Charles Walter Rosenthal, James J. Juarez, & John Scott McAndrews About those patrollers

Mammoth Patrollers Patrol

Snow Alert for Sugar Bowl, Squaw valley , Homewood, Heavenly Valley
Snow Alert for Mammoth Mountain
Snow Alert for Mt Hood Meadows, Timberline Lodge - Or
Snow Alert for Whistler Blackcomb


La-Grave - France
Derniere chute de neige : le 10 Avril 2006 ________________________________________________________ 1- Telepherique des Glaciers la Meije Attention : Itinéraires de haute-montagne Hauteur de neige en bas à 1400 m : 30 cm Hauteur de neige au milieu à 2400 m : 130 cm Hauteur de neige en haut à 3300 m : 200 cm (glacier) Ouverture : Tous les jours suivant conditions nivo-meteo informations : http://www.la-grave.com e-mail : info@la-grave.com ________________________________________________________ 2- Stade de Neige de la Meije Le Chazelet (04 76 79 95 73) Ouverture : OUVERT / OPEN Pistes ouvertes : 5/5 pistes Hauteur de neige en bas à 1800 m : 40 cm Hauteur de neige en haut à 2100 m : 90 cm informations :
La Grave


7:29 AM Current
Base 31 0-5 Sunny Excellent 0 21" plus man made snow Midway 26 0-5 Sunny Excellent 0 108" Summit 22 0-5 Sunny Excellent 0 162" Total snow fall this season is 627" THE REDBULL FUEL + FURY Freestyle Snowmachine Competition will take place near the top of the Tram today, April 14th @ 3pm. 16 Freestyle Snowmachiners will compete in this invitation only event. Do to the competition on Friday: Chair 6 and the Lower Bowl will be CLOSED all day on Friday to skiing. We will be operating Chairs 1, 3 and the Tram from 10:30am-5:30pm for skiing. Ticket prices will be reduced to $34 for an all day adult lift ticket. A half day lift ticket (1-5:30) will be $28 for today only. One ride up on the tram is $14. View the event from the top of the Tram and access the viewpoint from the Tram or Chair 1. Avoid long lines at the tram by riding up Chair 1 and skiing down. Easter Sunday Sunrise Services at the top of the Tram (upload the Tram beginning @ 6:45am) on April 16th at 7:30am with an Easter Egg Hunt to follow at 9am at the Tram Base. The 29th Annual Spring Carnival is Friday April 21st through Sunday April 23rd


Whistler Blackcomb
Periods Of Snow. Alpine Temperature Falling To -7. Snowfall 3 To 6 Cm. Saturday: Snow Tapering To Scattered Flurries In The Morning. Possible Sunny Breaks In The Afternoon. Alpine High - 4
April 2006 12 Giant Love Cup 20 K2 Back Nine Premier 21-23 Movement Skis World Backcountry Freeride Jam 14-23 TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival

Whistler Blackcomb

Squaw Valley
JULIA MANCUSO's WELCOME HOME PARTY - SAT. The Celebration is on... Come show your love for Julia. From Mighty Mites to Olympic Gold, Squaw Valley USA is proud of her accomplishments and would like to honor her back at the mountain she grew up at. Join us on the Olympic Plaza Sun Deck this Saturday, April 15th, for a fun celebration with Live music by Truckee Tribe 1-4pm. Award Ceremony 2:15pm.

SUZUKI HALFPIPE JAMS 06 Kickin' off Spring Jam 8, Suzuki Automotive and Skiing Magazine teamed up to bring us the Suzuki Halfpipe Jams. Showcase your talents at the Mainline Ford Superpipe for $3,500 in cash and prizes. Open for Amateur ski and snowboard competitors. Register in the "Suzuki Village" located at the base area from 8-10am. Details

EASTER BRUNCH - Join us in Easter celebration with the Amazing Easter Brunch at High Camp. Bring the family and enjoy the extensive menu fit for the entire family. from 10am to 1pm. Details. WORSHIP SERVICES - Start with a free Cable Car ride at 7am and a non-denominational service at High Camp at 7:45am. For a later powder hounds service, join us at the Cross on the top of Links Lift at 2pm.
EASTER IN THE VILLAGE - Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 10:30am. Petting Zoo and Easter Bunny appearance from noon-4pm.
Squaw Valley

Note: Limited number of days remaining for Silverado Lift
Grab those lines down Medussa, Frog and Toad, The Swell,Hanging Gardens...keep eyes open for "Smoothie" open and closure top of Granite Chief.

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Burton Snowboards at Paragon Sports

Underground Station Gear

Happy Easter Holiday
Closed for the weekend, .... gone skiing