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Mt Ruapehu New Zealand
Moro Freestyle Series - K2 Skis & Snowboards 1/4 Pipe

Location: Turoa
Type: Freesytle
Dates: 06 Oct 2007
This freestyle Series is cooler than the snow it happens on!!

K2 Skis Demo Day

Location: Turoa
Type: Demo Days
Dates: 06 Oct 2007 - 07 Oct 2007

Come and try all the latest K2 skis on offer.

Rip Curl K2 Sista Session #3

Location: Turoa
Type: Freesytle
Dates: 11 Oct 2007 - 12 Oct 2007

Move off the piste and into the park with the Rip Curl K2 Sista Sessions. This is a strictly girls' only event! 2 days of coaching will have you riding like a rockstar

Banff Centre Events
October 12
Tales On Tunnel Mountain
Tim Bowling explores history, life, and current affairs in poetry and prose; acclaimed humourist Will Ferguson takes us on a Depression-era romp with one of his most beloved characters; and Roberta Rees immerses us in the lives of three generations of women from the Crowsnest Pass.

The Beat Goes On
Relax in one of Banff's top night spots and see performances by three of today's hottest talents. Meet the wild anti-hero of Joel Thomas Hynes's Right Away Monday, find out what Ray Robertson and Jack Kerouac have in common in What Happened Later, and see Morganics claim his crown as one of the best hip hop talents today.

October 13
Gathering the Spirits
Stories from a major award-winning voice in Canadian aboriginal literature Larry Loyie and Constance Brissenden.

Banff Distinguished Author Series
In this celebration of Canadian short fiction, Jane Urquhart, this year's Banff Distinguished Author, is joined by Giller Prize winner Vincent Lam and acclaimed novelists Michael Winter and Elizabeth Hay.

Poetry Cabaret
Mike Lent and fellow musicians join the poets for a cabaret-style celebration of marvellous music and varied versification.

October 14
The Writing Life
Leading authors talk candidly about the challenges, frustrations and rewards of being a writer.

In the Blood
All families have stories. Four masters delve into the roots of family dynamics to recall stories that encompass the ritual patterns of years or even generations.

Curtain Call
Fabulous talents from five different countries come together for the Festival's finale! Canada's Lawrence Hill; expatriate Canadian and French literary phenomenon Nancy Huston; Commonwealth Prize-winning and Man Booker nominee Lloyd Jones of New Zealand; British-Nigerian Helen Oyeyemi; and one of Mexico's edgiest literary talents, Daniel Sada, share fiction that has garnered them their reputations.

Reel Time Film Series

October 1
La Vie En Rose
La Vie En Rose tells the tumultuous story of Edith Piaf - France's greatest songstress. French actress Marion Cotillard brilliantly embodies Piaf's transformation from hesitant teenager to international star. Transport yourself to post-WWII Paris and revel in the voice that captured the world.

October 3 and 10
Midweek Medley
Concerts feature a range of music - from the classics of the great masters to the exciting works of modern composers.

October 5
Concert Night Out
Giorgio Magnanensi, principal conductor of the Vancouver New Music Ensemble, joins Banff Centre musicians in tonight's performance. Canadian/Italian composer Magnanensi has gained an international reputation for his music, which ranges from orchestral and chamber music to underground experimental electronic.

October 12
Concert Night Out
Clarinetist Todd Palmer joins Banff Centre musicians in tonight's concert. A dazzling and soulful performer of classical music to klezmer, Palmer has garnered a stellar reputation as a solo clarinetist.

October 14
Canmore Sundays
Enjoy a spectacular concert of beautiful chamber music, performed by an incredible cast of international musicians.

September 26 – October 25 – Domestic Multiplex



Whiteface New York, 1980 Olympic site

Crystal Mountain.
There have been some exciting additions here at Crystal. We are in in the process of installing a new fixed grip chairlift from the 4,930' elevation to the top of Northway Peak, elevation 6776'. This will open 1,000 acres of new lift serviced terrain. The Northway chair will open in December of 2007.

We have also updated and upgraded the Summit House restaurant. It will now be a full-service sit down restaurant with a new menu including fresh Northwest fare.


Big White Events
Big White & Silver Star Join Forces With TELUS To Stock Kelowna's Food Bank
Sep 29

Run For Fun And Charity With Big White and the Okanagan International Marathon
Oct 6

Job Fair
Oct 26 - Oct 27


The first dusting of snow has already landed atop Steamboat Ski Area’s Sunshine Peak. With the 2007/2008 season opening on November 21st, Steamboat is ramping up for another unforgettable winter!

Photo: Steamboat Marketing
S-64 Skycrane Helicopter Installs Christie Peak Express Chairlift

Crews with Leitner-Poma of America used a special twin-engine, heavy-lifting helicopter to lift and set 19 towers for the new Christie Peak Express high-speed six-passenger chairlift, on Friday, September 21, 2007. view video at steamboat web site

$16+ Million In On-Mountain Improvements also include: Headwall beginner terrain upgrades, snowmaking advances, improved Kids’ cafeteria, parking facilities, and enhanced trail signage. more

Upcoming Events
Scholarship Day

Opening Day 2007/2008

Women's Three-Day Ski Seminars


Falls Creek
........Parting shot, Falls Creek is now closed

Photo: Falls Creek
The winter season in the southern hemisphere has just about run it's coarse. www.fallscreek.com.au

Alyseka Resort - Alaska
Now is the time to take advantage of the exciting changes taking place at Alyeska Resort. Our on-mountain improvements including snowmaking from the bottom of the mountain to the top of the tram are nearing completion, trail grading and widening on Jim's Branch, the Weir, Mighty Mite, and Spoonline have been completed. Magic carpets are scheduled to be installed next month. Renovations are currently underway at the Sitzmark & Daylodge. The Sitzmark Bar & Grill will also have extended hours serving food 7 days a week until 9:30pm, live music every Thursday and Sunday, open until 2:00am Friday and Saturday nights. Addition of new Ski School Programs including a Ski School desk located at the Tram Ticket Office on the second floor of the Hotel Alyeska. We have also relocated our terrain park to Tanaka and added a Burton Learn-to-Ride Center, where kids and adults can learn to snowboard using the latest gear and technology. All these changes are sure to make this season one to remember starting November 17 when we usher in a new era at Alyeska Resort. Season Passes can be purchased by visiting

Summer FIS Racing
27.-28.10.2007 Sölden AUT WC GS GS

The 2007-2008 FIS Race schedule is now posted
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