Snow Alert -Montana,Alyeska , Vail
BLUE SKIES AND BIG STYLE AT FERNIE BIG AIR COMPETITION
Calgary, AB – April 9, 2007 – The Annual Big Air Competition was held in the TELUS Terrain Park at Fernie Alpine Resort on Saturday, April 7th, attracting 65 competitors and hundreds of spectators who enjoyed the epic spring skiing conditions and blue skies on the mountain. Over $4900 in prize money was handed out to the top finishers in each category.
The results were as follows:
Senior Men (Ski) – 17 years old and up
1st Place ($600) – Sandy Ogilvie (Calgary, AB)
2nd Place ($300) – Bruce Judd (Pincher, AB)
3rd Place ($150) – Stu Biladeau (Invermere, BC)
Senior Men (Snowboard) – 17 years old and up
1st Place ($600) – Murray Hodgson (Pincher Creek, AB)
2nd Place ($300) – Ty Kuhn (Fernie, BC)
3rd Place ($150) – Justin Mossing (Medicine Hat, AB)
Junior Men (Ski) – 14 to 16 years old
1st Place ($400) – David Cote (Cochrane, AB)
2nd Place ($200) – Rob Heule (Calgary, AB)
3rd Place ($100) – Max Adams (Invermere, BC)
Junior Men (Snowboard) – 14 to 16 years old
1st Place ($400) – Connor Gliege (Fernie, BC)
2nd Place ($200) – Tim Morden (Lethbridge, AB)
3rd Place ($100) – Jordan Duncan (Sylvan Lake, AB)
1st Place ($400) – Janina Kuzma (Fernie, BC)
2nd Place ($200) – Shannon Whalen (Fernie, BC)
3rd Place ($100) – Morgan Hunter (Calgary, AB)
1st Place ($400) – Molly Milligan (Whistler, BC)
2nd Place ($200) – Maria Kuzma (Fernie, BC)
3rd Place ($100) – Kimmie Gourlie (Fernie, BC)
Novice (Ski) – 13 years and under
1st Place (Prizing) – Austin Hunter (Calgary, AB)
2nd Place (Prizing) – Paul Genovese (Fernie, BC)
3rd Place (Prizing) – Yukon DeLeeuw (Calgary, AB)
Novice (Snowboard) – 13 years and under
1st Place (Prizing) – Cody Huery (Medicine Hat, AB)
2nd Place (Prizing) – Rylee Mitchell (Battleford, SK)
3rd Place (Prizing) – Chase Mossing (Medicine Hat, AB)
Enjoy the great spring skiing conditions! Fernie Alpine Resort is open until Sunday, April 15th.
Big Sky is in a thaw/freeze cycle that may delay some upper mountain terrain opening, but should give way to soft, spring conditions by afternoon.
Red Lodge Mountain
The end of the season date has been moved for April 15th to April 8th. So come up and enjoy Easter on the hill with a early morning service and Easter egg hunt at 1:30 Season Passes for the 2007/2008 ski season are on sale now! Keep an eye on your mailbox or call 406.446.2610 for details. New this year will be a Weekday pass for those of you who like to avoid the crowds! Early bird pricing lasts until April 30th.
(Operation of Chair 9 will depend on current snow and weather conditions)
Snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. West northwest wind between 7 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
April 21 Vert ALERT
Mt Hood Timberline Lodge
People have been enjoying our downloadable 2-for-1 coupons for skiing and lunch in the Cascade Dining Room so much over the past month, we are making them available to you on more than just Tuesdays. Starting today, 2-for-1 coupons are valid Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday every week in March. Click here to visit our coupon page and download your way to fun savings!
Spring Session 2007 Is Just Around The Corner
This spring we're unveiling the new Spring Session 2007 Pass. For just $199, you get a full pass valid from March 31st to May 28th. We'll be operating 7 days a week during this time frame -- something other areas on the mountain can't promise. And as an added bonus, if you buy this pass now, we'll also let you use it week days (Monday-Friday) up until March 31st. Click here to learn more about this pass, other great ticket options, and all the events we having going on at Timberline this spring.
April 14th - Summer Pass Session - Slopestyle Comp on Paintbrush
April 15th - The BoneZone Banked Slalom #2
April 29th - The BoneZone Banked Slalom #3
... and say Hi to Bruno !
Lake Geneva- Office of Tourism
From sunrise to sunset on Mont-Pèlerin
Take the Vevey-Chardonne-Mont-Pèlerin funicular and continue your trip along the footpaths that bring you to the panoramic « Plein Ciel » tower, from where you can enjoy the spectacular 360° view over the whole of the Lake Geneva Region
From the shores of Lake Geneva, the Nyon – St-Cergue railway takes you up to the peaks of the Jura mountains. The line offers many ideas of excursions. Back in Nyon , stop by at the Léman Museum, which displays all of the cultural and natural heritage of our lake
Office du tourisme du canton de Vaud
Dolomite - Italy
The temperatures dropped a little. The snow conditions are excellent and most of the lifts as well as the Sellaronda are open until April 10, 2007. In Val di Fassa/Belvedere/Rodella you can ski until April 13 and in Cortina d’Ampezzo/Faloria, Plan de Corones, Marmolada and Arabba (Porta Vescovo, Lezuo, Fodom, Saletei), Alta Pusteria, Val di Fiemme/Obereggen and Passo Rolle even until April 15. Spend Easter in the snow of the Dolomites. Also the special offers DolomitiSuperKids and DolomitiSuperSun are valid until April 15 in the open ski resorts.
Dolomiti Superski resort goes on until April 10/15, 2007. From March 17 to April 10/15 you can take advantage of the offer DolomitiSuperSun where you get one day free of charge. You stay 7 days at the price of 6 and you get the skipass for 6 days at the price of 5. The offer applies to all participating establishments as well as open ski resorts.
The other winter , plan now
The Lindauer Queenstown Winter Festival is just around the corner and we really want you to come along and be part of it. The Festival is how we herald the arrival of winter and trust us - the stage is set for one BIG celebration. 10 days, over 60 events and over 50 bands, comedians and entertainers all in Queenstown - Australasia's Ultimate Winter Paradise
You can check out the full programme of events, they''ve got some great early bird specials on tickets and we've even put together some great travel packages to help you get here. It's the Ultimate Winter Party - And its sooner than you think!
Skiwi has some awesome holiday deals. Check out www.skiwi.co.nz - your one-stop shop for your vehicle (Motorhome or Rental Car), ski passes, ski lessons, holiday discounts and travel information to plan your best winter holiday yet. Book online - easy!
Their Earlybird special kick starts the season - simply book your Skiwi holiday by 15th May 2007 and they will give you one FREE rental vehicle day to start you on your way! Sweet