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Squaw Valley
Last night received fresh snow on our upper mountain. The snow continued to fall Wednesday bringing the storm total to over Two Feet as of 2 pm this afternoon.
With a great base of 60-86 inches look for more of our legendary terrain to open up this week.
Squaw Sessions Freeride CampThrough Jan 7.

Squaw Valley Lift Tickets & Lessons

20 Lifts currently are running today with more lifts scheduled to turn tomorrow! Enjoy night skiing and riding on our 3.2 mile Mountain Run and the new night accessed Belmont Terrain Park
*** Timberline Lodge
It looks like 2007 is going to start just right as forecasts call for heavy mountain snows over the next several days. To watch it pile up and to check in on condition updates, be sure to go to www.timberlinelodge.com
Timberline is proud to host the Christine Cato Memorial Ski Race this month on Saturday, January 6th.

Timberline Lodge, OR 97028


USsA Org
Race to the Cup Goes Primetime in Steamboat Howelsen Hill to host night parallel slalom
Steamboat Springs, Colo. (Jan. 4) - The second stop of the U.S. Snowboarding Race to the Cup goes primetime this weekend as the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club hosts a parallel slalom under the lights of Howelson Hill on Friday night.
"This is going to be an awesome weekend," said Head Coach Steve Persons, "Steamboat has been doing a great job preparing for this event and there's a lot of excitement in town, especially for Friday night. This town is super supportive of their winter sports and their athletes and that's always encouraging to our Team."
Friday night's event will feature a festival atmosphere at the base of Howelsen Hill with bands, food vendors and athlete autograph sessions all leading up to the finals slated for 6 p.m. local time.
Look for Steamboat locals Erica Mueller and Justin Reiter to challenge for the podium in both PSL and parallel giant slalom, which will be run on Saturday. But it's never safe to count out Olympians Tyler Jewell (Sudbury, MA), who won the opening PGS event at Copper Mountain, or 2002 Olympic bronze medalist Chris Klug (Aspen, CO), who was third in the same race. "We've come off a tough trip to Europe with some major weather problems and it was really hard to find places to train, so it's great to be able to relax and know that our riders have excellent conditions to train and race on, especially as we prepare for the World Championships later this month," added Persons.
As a critical component to the U.S. Snowboarding pipeline and entry into the World Cup level, the Steamboat stop, part of the $9000 series, will also serve as the final opportunity for riders to qualify for the World Championships, set for Jan. 14-20 in Arosa, Switzerland. The U.S. Team will be named following the event in Steamboat.
"This race is going to bring everyone together," said Persons, "there's a number of riders who haven't qualified for the World Championships yet, so guys like Adam Smith (Bend, OR) and Vic Wild (White Salmon, WA) will be gunning. So will Lindsey Lloyd (Centerville, UT), she's been riding World Cup with us early on this year, but she still has to nail her spot. It's going to be fun."
Remaining U.S. Snowboarding Race to the Cup Events:
Jan. 5-6 - Steamboat Springs, CO
March 10-11 - Bromley, VT

For complete details on the Race to the Cup,

Alyeska =Alyaska
Currently it is lightly snowing all over the mountain. We have a temperature of 13 degrees at the base, 8 degrees at midway and 6 degrees at the top of the mountain. The winds currently are 0-15mph.
Total snowfall this season is 332" at the top of the mountain. We are having an epic snow fall season so come and enjoy it! If you liked yesterday your going to love today!
There is a chance the lifts will have a delayed opening today so stay tuned as we will know more at 9am so call the hotline.
Patrol is looking to open the North Face and High Traverse possibly later today so stay tuned.
We do plan to operate Chairs 3, 4, 6, 7, the Tram and both pony tows for day skiing from 10:30am - 5:30pm. Chair 6 will close around 3:45pm today. And for night skiing tonight we plan to run Chair 1, 3 and the Tram from 4:30pm to 9:30pm.

Red Lodge Mountain
Red Lodge Mountain Snow Report
IT’S A POWDER DAY! January 4, 2007
New Snow
Base Area Snow Base: 20“
Overnight: 5”
24 Hours: 5”
48 Hours:5”
7 Days:17”

New Snow5-6”
Summit Snow Base: :35“ overnight:0” 24 Hours:0“ 48 Hours:0”
7 Days:15”

Conditions at 6 AM:Snowing, 21 degrees, southwest winds at 4mph
Forecast:Snow (heavy warning until noon), gusty winds, highs in the 30’s
Open Lifts: 5 of 8 Lifts: Willow Creek, Miami Beach, Triple Chair, Grizzly Peak and the Mighty Mite.
Trails:23 trails on lower mountain. Newly opened are the inner chutes off of the Grizzly Lift down to sidesaddle. These shoots are for the advanced skier. For the intermediate skier Drifter is also open from the top down to Sidesaddle. Surfaces: Powder. Base 28-37 inches.
Rail Jam Terrain Park event is on January 13th!!!

Stowe VT
Stowe Mountain Resort has terrific January conditions on Vermont's highest peak. Thanks to 2+ feet of snow in the past couple weeks, coupled with on-going snowmaking at every opportunity, the trail count at Stowe is up to 31 trails and 24+ miles! That's currently the highest % of open trails of any resort in Vermont! And we're not done yet! We plan to expand terrain even more for the weekend, including the anticipated first days of skiing and riding on top of Spruce Peak!
There are entertaining events this weekend to check out, as well. Fireworks on Friday, a Torchlight Parade on Saturday, and The Sports Illustrated for Kids NextSnow Search Super Qualifier is on Sunday (4 young winners will move on to the finals on National TV!)

Sierra Ski Ranch
Volcom PB & Rail Jam at Sierra
Saturday January 6, 2007
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Volcom is back once again to host a FREE snowboard Rail Jam for all ages in a true jam format. Youth, men & women divisions! And of course there will be complimentary peanut butter and jam sandwiches, sodas....and lots of prizes!!! www.volcom.com/

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