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67th International Hahnenkamm Race
The 67th International Hahnenkamm Race will be staged in Kitzbühel from Jan. 26 to 28, 2007. The world’s best ski racers will compete in the alpine disciplines of Super G, downhill and slalom, the traditional Hahnenkamm Champion will be determined by the fastest combined total time.


SIA.07 -Snow Sports Trade Show
Las Vegas
Jan 22-25 / 2007
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Jackson Hole
$40 Lift Tickets for Opening Week DEC 2006/07!
In celebration of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort's 40th anniversary of legendary skiing and snowboarding, all full-day adult lift tickets will be discounted to just $40 for opening week (December 2-8, 2006)! Young adult tickets will be just $30, and junior/seniors can get in on the action for just $20! For all other ticket prices, please enquire at the ticket window when you arrive in Teton Village.

East Ridge Chair
4139 feet of verticel Bliss
East Ridge Summit Chair and More Lift Capacity This winter skiers and riders will be able to access Rendezvous Bowl, Corbet’s Couloir and the backcountry gates via the Bridger Gondola and a series of chairlifts including the new East Ridge Chair. The East Ridge Chair will rise 600 vertical feet from the top of the Sublette Chairlift to just below Corbet’s Cabin. This temporary double chairlift will take skiers and snowboarders up Rendezvous Bowl this winter and until a permanent tram replacement lift is installed. At this time, the chair will be recycled into a different location at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. In addition to construction of the East Ridge Chair, JHMR is adding capacity to the Bridger Gondola and Thunder Chair to ensure seamless mountain access next winter. The Bridger Gondola will have 18 more cabins and Thunder Chair will have 16 more chairs added. From the base, the Gondola will now offer an uphill capacity of 2400 skiers per hour (vs. 1800 previously) - this increase alone will be double the uphill capacity per hour of the tram! How to pour your own chairlift footings, step-by-step
This is great for you do it your self types !! Grasb this link... Instructions

Bridger Restaurant
Located at the top of the Bridger Gondola (elevation 9,095'), the new Bridger Restaurant will open for the winter 2006/07 season with incredible valley views of Jackson Hole and famed on-mountain Corbet's Couloir to the south. With a new management team on board including Executive Chef David Kratky and Restaurant Manager Mitch Rosen, the cuisine and service will be an award winning combination.
The Bridger Restaurant will offer a large open plan servery, a 100 seat fine dining restaurant and bar (Couloir), a "gourmet on the go" deli (Headwall Deli) and a private dining room (The Cornice). A spacious south-facing sundeck equipped with a professional grill will ensure diners can take in the rays while kicking back (heaters will be installed for the other 100 powder days!).
In case you missed the big big BIG news - Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is building a new tram for the 2008/09 season! It'll be a full two-year, $25 million construction project for Doppelmayr/CTEC


Teton Gravity
Anomaly Movie tour Dates

CA 11/10/2006 CLAREMONT Garrison Theater
CO 11/10/2006 GOLDEN Coolbaugh Hall Rm 209
CT 11/10/2006 NEW LONDON Cro's Nest
UT 11/10/2006 PARK CITY Harry O's DATE HAS CHANGED!!!
CA 11/11/2006 SACRAMENTO Sierra Snowboard, Ski, and Patio
CA 11/11/2006 MAMMOTH LAKES, CA Hennessey's Tavern
CO 11/11/2006 TELLURIDE Sheridan Opera House
MI 11/11/2006 HARBOR SPRINGS Northern Lights Recreation
MT 11/11/2006 WHITEFISH Great Northerrn Bar
TX 11/11/2006 DALLAS St. Bernard Sports Outlet
MA 11/14/2006 NORTH HAMPTON Pearl St. Nightclub
VA 11/14/2006 Harrisonburg Grafton-Stoual Theater
IA 11/15/2006 DUBUQUE Courtside Bar and Grill
CT 11/16/2006 NEW HAVEN Toad's Place *Date Change


Carrabassett Valley and Newry, Maine (Nov. 14, 2006) – Sugarloaf/USA and Sunday River, the two largest ski resorts in Maine, have jointly chosen to offset 100 percent of their resort operations’ electricity usage with energy generated from wind. Together the resorts are now the largest purchaser and consumer of wind power in New England . Under the new plan, electricity generated from wind will be used to offset power use at all resort base lodges, offices, ski lifts, energy-intensive snowmaking operations and three Grand Resort Hotel and Conference Centers. The two resorts are purchasing 30 million kilowatt hours of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from Constellation NewEnergy to achieve this goal. A Green-e certified REC entitles the owner to one megawatt hour of power produced by a green power generator. One certified REC has the environmental impact of indirectly reducing the emissions associated with one megawatt hour of electricity produced by a fossil fuel generator.
Based on a national average utility emissions rate, fulfilling the two resorts’ electricity needs with zero-emission, non fossil fuel sources will keep more than 41 million pounds of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. That amount is equivalent to avoiding the C02 emissions produced by 3,600 passenger cars each year and is the same amount of electricity needed to power more than 2,500 average American homes annually. This purchase of wind energy qualifies Sugarloaf and Sunday River to the EPA’s Green Power Leadership Club and supports continuing development of renewable energy sources nationwide About Sugarloaf/USA:
Located in Carrabassett Valley , Maine , Sugarloaf/USA is recognized among the top ski and golf resorts in the world. Sugarloaf/USA is part of the American Skiing Company family of resorts. Its resorts include Killington and Mount Snow in Vermont ; Sunday River and Sugarloaf/USA in Maine ; Attitash in New Hampshire ; Steamboat in Colorado ; and The Canyons in Utah . www.sugarloaf.com

Top Brands at Mountain Gear

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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