Snow Alert -
Falls Creek - Australia
A severe weather warning is current.
A strong northwesterly flow over Victoria will ease and tend southwesterly as a cold front extends across the State later today. A high pressure system will move over the Bight during Sunday, then move southeastwards to Tasmania on Monday and over the Tasman Sea on Tuesday. Another cold front will approach the Bight later Tuesday.
Rain periods developing this morning, tending to snow showers on the peaks Saturday night. Gale force west to northwesterly winds moderating later and shifting westerly.
Sunday Rain, tending to snow throughout. Moderate southwesterly winds tending southeasterly.
BEIJING 2008: Come Join The Party!
This evening about 10,000 people were present at a ceremony on Tianan’men Square, where the IOC President, Jacques Rogge, invited the world to come and join the Beijing 2008 party. In a spectacular ceremony in front of the... [ Full Story ]
7 August 2007
Â BEIJING 2008: A Test Of Good Luck
This August will see 12 sports competitions take place in the venues that are set to host the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. These events, which will be held under the auspices of the “Good Luck Beijing” Sport Events, range...
Whitefish Mountain Resort
The annual Brewfest on August 25 offers an opportunity to gather with your friends and sample some of the delicious beers being produced across the Northwest. The Big Mountain Commercial Association will offer tastes from regional breweries that specialize in that hoppy-good drink, with funds raised to support the SNOW Bus.
Brewers will offer samples of their beers from 3 to 7 p.m., while Christian Johnson and the Good Wood Band perform. Up to a dozen Whitefish restaurants will also offer tasty treats. Price of the event is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at the mountain (406) 862-2900 or at the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce (406) 862-3501.
--Whitefish Mountain Resort Team
Worth mentioning ...
NASTAR Ski Racing
NASTAR (NAtional STAndard Race) racing is a program where recreational skiers of all ages and abilities can test their skills on courses set up at resorts across the country, and can have their times and scores compared under a universal handicapping system.
Understanding Alpine Ski Racing
Alpine ski racing consists of five men's events and five women's events. The rules and race configuration are the same for men and women but the courses differ mostly notably in length.
Understanding Freestyle Ski Racing
The International Ski Federation (FIS) first approved freestyle skiing as a discipline in 1979. It wasn't until 1986 that a World Championship consisting of mogul, aerial, and ballet competition was held in Tignes, France. Freestyle skiing was a demonstration event at the Winter Olympic Games in Calgary in 1988. Mogul skiing was added to the official games at Albertville in 1992.
Office of French Tourism
Seasonal Events, Summer and Fall
Browse here for seasonal cultural events all over France that you won't want to miss! Take a look at what's going on this summer, and plan ahead for the fall & winter! Everything from jazz festivals to museum exhibitions to outdoor festivities are on the offer...
Out in the Sun Festival
Being held for the first time until September 30th, "Out in the Sun/Summer in the Art Centers" will give you the chance to discover a host of exhibitions and art events all over France. Involving almost forty contemporary art centers, this summer festival is being coordinated by d.c.a, the...
French Government Tourist Office
The end of summer means it's back to school time and the 5th Grade Passport and 6th Grade Graduate Pass
will soon be available. Not familiar with these programs?
Breckenridge's Genuine Jazz & Wine Festival, August 17-19
Renowned jazz artists from across the nation meet in Breckenridge for a music-infused weekend. This year the festival adds a wine element with a Saturday tasting.
Eldora Escape, August 18 & 19
Eldora presents the 6th Annual Eldora Escape. The 6th stop in the Mountain States Cup Series will again feature the Energizer Short Track Race and the Indian Peaks Cross Country. The biking event will be two days of championship racing, awards ceremonies, raffles, Dale's Pale, and an opportunity to hang out during this laid back weekend of racing.
Hit up ColoradoSki.com for details
SAVE ON YOUR 2007/2008 WINTER SEASON PASS
Why wait? Discount season passes are on sale through September 1. Order online or download your season pass form here and make it easy on yourself. Simply send us your payment with your pass from, postmarked by Sept 1 and start thinking snow because winter is right around the corner!
Squaw Valley Lift Tickets & Lessons
Aug. 18 & 19 - Brews, Jazz and Funk in the Village at Squaw Valley USA. 2-8 pm. Free show!
Sep. 1 - Mumbo Gumbo. A benefit concert for the Tahoe Forest Hospital Foundation 2-5pm. $20 advance
Join us in August for our famous Full Moon and Sunset Hikes from High Camp.
Full Moon Dates: August 27-28
Summer FIS Racing
Event Nation Category Ladies Mens Comments
4.-5.8.2007 Treble Cone NZE ANC
6.-8.8.2007 Cerro Castor ARG SAC
7.-9.8.2007 Cardrona NZE FIS SL
13.-15.8.2007 Thredbo AUS NC SL
14.-16.8.2007 Thredbo AUS NJC SL
20.-22.8.2007 Catedral ARG NC
20.-24.8.2007 Coronet Peak JPN FIS 2xSL
20.-23.8.2007 Mt Hotham AUS ANC 2xSL
24.-25.8.2007 Chapelco ARG NC
FIS 2xGS 2xGS
29.-31.8.2007 La Parva CHI SAC 2xDH
30.-31.8.2007 Treble Cone NZE ANC SL
1.9.2007 La Parva CHI SAC SL SL
2.9.2007 El Colorado CHI SAC GS GS
4.-7.9.2007 Termas de Chillan (CHI) BRA SAC SL
5.-7.9.2007 Coronet Peak NZE NC SL
8.-14.9.2007 Termas de Chillan CHI SAC 2xDH
10.-16.9.2007 Chapelco ARG CHI SL
10.9.2007 Mt Hutt NZE NC SG SG
11.-15.9.2007 Mt Hutt NZE ANC SL
27.-28.10.2007 Sölden AUT WC GS GS
Lifts Open this Weekend
Whistler - Blackcomb
June 4 - July 29, 2007 Summer Glacier skiing/riding begins on Blackcomb Mountain. Access via the Wizard Express (Blackcomb Daylodge base)
Mt. Hood Timberline Lodge
Looking up Palmer Lift ( winter)
Palmer Lift - race lanes upper- park lower
Stubai Glacier -Austria
Hintertuxer Glacier -Austria
Bacardi Gets the job Done
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