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Snow Alert -Saas-Fee- Yes always good news!

Sugar Bowl

Winter is just around the corner and have we got some hot deals on season passes for you! We're adding a lot more value to our "New" Slightly Restricted pass! It is now good 7 days a week, excluding blackout dates. That's right we have added more value with the addition of Saturdays so you can now ski ride the whole weekend. We are also bringing back our popular Midweek Plus Pass! The Midweek Plus Pass is also good 7 days a week prior to Dec. 25, 2007 and after March 24, 2008. So grab your friends and hit the slopes. More Information

Falls Creek- Australia
A strong high pressure system near Tasmania will continue to move slowly eastwards, reaching the Tasman Sea by Thursday. A cold front will move to the Bight on Thursday then will move southeastwards and weaken, crossing Tasmania early Saturday.
Forecast: Wednesday
Fine. Mainly moderate east to southeasterly winds tending northeasterly later.

With blue skys expected wear sunscreen, get out and enjoy the fantastic conditions, firm early softening quickly. Check out the terrain parks on Castle and Drover's. Fantastic XC skiing with 40 km of trails last groomed 21/08/07. All home trails open to the village.

Snowbird- Summer
35th Annual Snowbird Oktoberfest Begins Saturday Festival Includes Live Music, Dancing, Authentic Food, Children’s Activities Snowbird, Utah – Oktoberfest celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, with seven weekends of fun beginning Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007. Enjoy live music, dancing, authentic German food and children’s activities every Saturday, Sunday and Labor Day, through Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007.
Oktoberfest features performances by two to three bands each day, including The Bavarians and Salzburger Echo, in the Snowbird Event Center tent. Catch the Alp Horns on Hidden Peak throughout Oktoberfest. A Tram pass is $18/day or $12 for a single ride with discounts for children, seniors and with Oktoberfest meal purchases.
Admission to Oktoberfest is free. Hours are noon to 6 p.m.
Oktoberfest visitors will find art for all tastes at “Der Marktplatz,” where more than 35 local and regional artists display and sell handmade arts and crafts. Oktoberfest food includes bratwurst, sauerkraut, apple strudel, pretzels and Bavarian roasted almonds.
Children’s entertainment and activities include Shan the Juggler/Magician, Dale the Yo-Yo Man, a bell ringer, a giant slide, a bouncy castle, games, face painting and more.
Snowbird’s newest summer activity, the Peruvian Express Chairlift and Tunnel, is open for scenic rides from noon to 6 p.m. daily through Labor Day and then weekends throughout Oktoberfest, conditions permitting.


19 Aug
Skier X. Part of the Interfields series for younger skiers in the Lakes District region.
26-30 Aug
Cardrona Uni Snow Games 26-30 Aug Official University Games with Uni Sport NZ. Humorous, fun, and social event with some serious racing for uni students in their mid term break. Included are ski and snowboard GS, Slalom, boarder/skier X, slopestyle, and half pipe. Wanaka social progamme apre ski.
31 Aug - 1 Sept
Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup 31 Aug - 1 Sept Cardrona Alpine Resort will be hosting the first ever Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup in New Zealand. The event will be a male and female snowboard half pipe with $58,000 of prize money up for grabs.

Lifts 2 quad fixed chairlifts
1 quad express chairlift
3 magic learner lifts
1 platter beginner lift
Lift capacity 7800 ( Happy ) people per hour
Cardrona closes on 7 October 2007. ( SO Soon ? , say it ain't so !)

Mad River Glen
The new chairs have been delivered. All the forms for the concrete forms are ready. The Drive station and bull wheel have been installed. 2’3s of the towers are back from sandblasting and painting, looking shiny and new! Fabricators are making modifications to the refurbished towers in the parking lot. And the choppers will return around the 3rd week of August to fly concrete and the towers.
Beat the rush, it’s never to early to get your season pass.
Triple Major Pass The new Triple Major Pass offers college skiers unlimited access to Jay Peak Resort, Bolton Valley and Mad River Glen for $269. Added to the course schedule for the 2007-2008 season is Mad River Glen, which teams up with Double Major upper classmen Jay Peak Resort and Bolton Valley Resort, to offer unlimited access to all three ski areas, all winter, for only $269. There are no restrictions at any of the mountainss, and the pass includes night skiing and riding at Bolton Valley Resort until 9pm. The pass price increases to $329 after Nov. 5th

Join Jay Appleton & his crew helping to maintain MRG's forest and epic woods skiing lines. The focus of today's work will be regen zone maintenance and a little cutting. Meet at 9 am in the Base Area at the Cricket Club picnic table. We're back down at 3:30 - 4 pm. Most of the time we hike from the base, so be prepared to hike. We always go, rain or shine. If it is raining, it is more of an adventure.


BEIJING 2008: The Final Countdown Almost all venues are completed. Volunteer recruitment is underway. Tickets are on sale around the world. The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games are now just over one year away. Excitement Mounts www.olympic.org

Summer FIS Racing
Event Nation Category 4.-5.8.2007 Treble Cone NZE ANC ENL 2xSL GS DH SL 2xGS
6.-8.8.2007 Cerro Castor ARG SAC FIS SL 2xGS SL 2xGS
7.-9.8.2007 Cardrona NZE FIS SL GS SL GS
13.-15.8.2007 Thredbo AUS NC SL
14.-16.8.2007 Thredbo AUS NJC SL
20.-22.8.2007 Catedral ARG
20.-24.8.2007 Coronet Peak NZE
20.-23.8.2007 Mt Hotham
24.-25.8.2007 Chapelco ARG
29.-31.8.2007 La Parva CHI
30.-31.8.2007 Treble Cone NZE
1.9.2007 La Parva CHI
2.9.2007 El Colorado CHI
4.-7.9.2007 Termas de Chillan CHI
5-7.9.2007 Coronet Peak NZE
8.-14.9.2007 Termas de Chillan CHI
10.-16.9.2007 Chapelco ARG
10.9.2007 Mt Hutt NZE
11.-15.9.2007 Mt Hutt NZE
27.-28.10.2007 Sölden AUT WC GS GS

Squaw Valley
Squaw's Shirley Lake Express Chair is being replaced this summer with a new state-of-the-art High Speed 6 pac. That's right, Squaw's most popular lift is improving with a new Dopplemayr CTEC 2007 Detachable Grip chair, upholding our reputation as having the best lift network in North America.

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