10/07/2011 Michael A. Scanlon endlesswintersnow@yahoo.com Endless Winter Snow weblogUpdates.ping EndlessWinterSnow http://endlesswintersnow.blogspot.com/

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Snow Alert - Mt Hood, Timberline Lodge - Hood Meadows & Lake Tahoe & central Sierras

From The gun barrels of Heavenly

The new Olympic Express detachable-quad chairlift provides high-speed access to Olympic Downhill, three new trails and Nevada Woods - home to some of the best tree skiing in North America - letting guests more easily experience a part of the mountain that has been under-utilized due to the existing fixed-grip lift. Olympic Express also gives guests accessing the resort from Heavenly’s Stagecoach or Boulder Lodge a quicker route to Dipper Express, Comet Express and East Peak Lodge (snowboarders rejoice: no traverse!). The new lift will only take three-and-a-half minutes to ride, compared to 11 minutes on the old chair.

Foot Smart
The first offer is 15% off all insoles except for clearance - running now through September 30th. Just use the coupon code: WBIS15 at checkout. Foot Smart

SNOW GUARANTEE AND FUN ASSURED Saying "snow" is not enough: during the last winter season many European ski resorts remained closed for a long time due to a lack of snow. The Cortina d'Ampezzo ski slopes instead offered excellent skiing conditions even with the relatively low natural snow coverage. Indeed Cortina was Italys only resort to keep its slopes open from 3 December until 25 April!

Everything was made possible also thanks to the artificial snow making systems which, by serving some 90% of the slopes, guarantee your skiing fun. Plus, in Cortina 90% of the slopes are found between 1,500 and 2,900 metres, with ideal snowing conditions. The maintenance of the ski runs takes place daily and with great care. Every night, our snowcats work tirelessly until the slopes are groomed to perfection for the next days enjoyment.
So, see you soon for super skiing enjoyment in Cortina d'Ampezzo!

Valais Tourism Switzerland
Valaisan Events

A brief selection of some of the events from the end of August until the end of October 2007:
25.-27.10.07 International Rallye in Valais


“One of 50 People To Know in Travel” The Times

Patrick always has some news for you !
Usually I summarize or extract key stories From Snow365.com
However, I want yo to take a look at his sites. Patrick and Rachel from day 1 of
Endlesswintersnow have consistantly added strenght and cooperation specificially
regarding Indoor slopes and Dry slopes.
Rather than taking a competitors position, Patrick and Snow365.com have always demonstrated "A "Bro Deal helping hand" . snow365.com

While on the subject of Indoor slopes
It is not to early to Think about training
Hit the Dry slope Link on this pages right margin
In southern California near San Diego, Kent With Adventureski.com will get you ready
In northern California , ....have deck will travel,... Sam with endlesslope.com
San Francisco, Sacramento Will get you riding Quick !

Photo: Endless Slope
In the past,Sam and I have worked together as instructors at Sun 'n Ski sports when a store was located in Milpitas. If I finally decide on a date, I'm sure my attempt at Guinness World Record, First to ski at Badwater in death Valley will be on one of Sam's Decks
Start your season Now ! ski a deck

Sun Peaks Resort
Less than thirty days until Sun Peaks Resort opens on Saturday, November 17, winter will be here before you know it. Start getting ready for winter, but be sure to enjoy the last vestiges of fall, the changing of the leaves, the frosty mornings, and the coming of the SNOW

The Austrian National Ski Team is slated to arrive at the resort for the beginning of November. Often called the best in the World, the Austrians have chosen Sun Peaks Resort as their early season training grounds from now until the 2010 Olympics


Mike Doyle - About.com
If you are looking to spend a season or two working around ski resorts or if you are seriously considering a career in the ski industry, there is no better way to make yourself a sought after employee than to learn the skills necessary to be a bootfitter.

This time of year, Help Wanted ads are hanging in most of the Ski Shops around the country, and a good work ethic and maybe some experience selling skis, boots, and accessories will be sure to get you an interview. However, if you have a reputation as a competent, trained bootfitter you can pretty much take your pick of shops, be a top paid employee with a season pass, and best of all, maybe negotiate a good "6 inch powder rule" [6" of snow overnight you get first tracks and come to work at noon or so!].

If you think becoming a bootfitter is something you'd like to do, but the only experience you have with ski boots is putting on your own, don't despair. There is an option for some training in basic, and even in advanced bootfitting. Masterfit University offers a series of courses around the country that offer a uniform certification recognized throughout the ski industry.

About.com bootfitting


Check with A-Basin in Colorado, Chair#9

Stubai Glacier -Austria
Stubai Glacier

Hintertuxer Glacier -Austria
Hintertux Glacier



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