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Natural Snowfall / Snowmaking Plans / Opening Day It’s been snowing on Mount Mansfield and Spruce Peak all week. Upper elevations at Stowe Mountain Resort have received 6-10 inches of natural snow this week. Our snowmaking operations are also benefiting from temperatures in the 20’s, with production on two of Stowe’s peaks. Opening day is scheduled for Wednesday, November 21 if not sooner! Please stay tuned

Stowked Series #1 – First Trick Rail Jam / Saturday November 24 Starts at noon with lots of fun, music and prizes. No entry fee with valid lift pass




“Playground” is the title of his fifty-eighth feature film with dramatic footage from Alaska, Japan, and even ‘indoor skiing’ in Dubai. The Big White and Silver Star crew will have an exhibit at the Warren Miller screenings in Everett, WA (November 8), Bellingham, WA (November 9), Olympia, WA (November 8 – 9), Bellevue, WA (November 10 – 11), and Edmonton, AB (November 11), and in Bremerton, WA (November 13-14). Playground will also be playing at the Kelowna Centennial Theater on Friday, November 16. ( Hawaii )
..Yes you can ski in Hawaii, Mau Kei


Big White
Big White Events

Ski shows we'll be at this fall!
Nov 1 - Nov 27

Projected Opening Day 2007 / 2008 Season
Nov 22

CSIA Level 1 Course
Dec 6 - Dec 9

Silver Star Events
Alpine Opening Day
Nov 22


Mt Hood Meadows
ANOTHER FOUR INCHES AND A GREAT FORECAST You've probably heard about the La Nina forecast for the season - wetter colder winter. Hopefully it will come early! This is our third early season snowfall - we'll see if we can build a base out of it and get the season going!
1. Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
2. People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
3. You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.
4. Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
5. Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
6. Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
7. Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.

November 16: Tentative Opening Date earlier if snow allows!
November 17: Warren Miller Movie Hood River Middle School



Snow Basin

Date: Nov. 22
Event: Proposed Opening Day of 2007-08 Ski Season
Description: Join us for the opening day of the 2007-08 Ski Season this Thanksgiving! Date is still proposed. More information will come later as the date approaches.
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Throughout the Resort
Price: Depends upon the activities selected.

Thanksgiving Day Feast Le Beaujolais Nouveau cest Arrivee! Come celebrate Thanksgiving at Snowbasin with a fabulous feast with all the traditional food and trimmings, plus a few extras! We will also be celebrating Beaujolais Nouveau, one of the most animated rituals in the wine world. For more information, please visit our Calendar of Events page..

Snowbasin Snow Divas Workshops Returning for the Ski 2007-08 season! Instruction by women for women. Instructors will make learning easier, with more focus on what feels right and comfortable by encouraging progress at your comfort level.

USASA Intermountain Snowboard Series (ISS) The USASA (United States of America Snowboard Association) ISS (held February 17 & 18, 2008) is a nationally ranking and qualifying two day event. For more information, please visit our Race Schedule .

XTERRA Winter World Championship The XTERRA Winter World Championship (held March 8 & 9, 2008) will provide a weekend-long, multi-event sports festival at the site of the 2002 Olympic downhill competitions at Snowbasin. The main event is a first-of-its-kind, uniquely XTERRA multi-sport race combining the four disciplines of cross-country skiing, mountain biking, running and snowshoeing. For more information, please visit our Race Schedule page and the XTERRA Winter World Championship web page on XTERRA's website.



2007/08 Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Ladies Calendar

November 10 and 11, 2007 - Levi, Finland
November 24 and 25, 2007 - Panorama, Canada
December 1 and 2, 2007 - Lake Louise, Canada
December 7 and 9, 2007 - Aspen, U.S.A.
December 15 and 16, 2007 - Val d'Isere, France
December 21 and 22, 2007 - St. Anton, Austria
December 28 and 29, 2007 - Lienz, Austria
January 5 and 6, 2008 - Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic
January 12 and 13, 2008 - Maribor, Slovenia
January 19 and 20, 2008 - Cortina, Italy
January 26 and 27, 2008 - Ofterschwang, Germany
February 2 and 3, 2008 - St. Moritz, Switzerland
February 9 and 10, 2008 - Sestriere, Italy
February 15, 2008 - Zagreb, Croatia
February 21 and 23, 2008 - Whistler, Canada
March 1 and 2, 2008 - Zwiesel, Germany
March 8 and 9, 2008 - Crans Montana, Switzerland
March 12 to March 16, 2008 - Bormio, Italy


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 ! GO ski or Ride a deck

snow365.com - indoor snow and artificial surface slope site.

Canadian Ski Council
Just a few of the topics from the current announcement Ski Norquay is the First Ski Resort in Canada to Open
Lake Louise Mountain Resort Named Among North America's Best Ski Resorts
Fernie Alpine Resort Welcomes the Arrival of Juniper Lodge

Competition news
Largest Ski Team in Canadian History Seeks to Build on Record Season
Nine Companies Boost Support for Alpine Canada Alpine


Subaru U.S. Freeskiing Series
Stop 1: Subaru Telluride Freeskiing Open, Feb 7-10
Stop 2: Subaru Squaw Valley Freeskiing Open, Feb 14-17
Stop 3: Subaru Jackson Hole Freeskiing Open, March 13-16
Stop 4: Subaru U.S. Freeskiing Nationals, Snowbird, UT, March 18-23
Stop 5: Subaru North American Freeskiing Championships, Kirkwood, CA, March 25-30
Stop 6: Subaru Freeskiing World Championships, Alyeska, AK, April 9-13
-Subaru U.S. Freeskiing Series Finals

Freeskiing World Tour
Stop 1: Subaru U.S. Freeskiing Nationals, Snowbird, UT, March 18-23
Stop 2: Subaru North American Freeskiing Championships, Kirkwood, CA, March 25-30
Stop 3: Subaru European Freeskiing Championships, Davos, Switzerland, Date TBD
Stop 4: Subaru Freeskiing World Championships, Alyeska, AK, April 9-13
-Subaru U.S. Freeskiing Series Finals
-Freeskiing World Tour Finals

The North Face
Opening Day Scheduled for November 16
Heavenly is gearing up for the opening of the 2007-08 ski and snowboard season scheduled for Friday, November 16. We have begun snowmaking operations on the Upper Nevada side of the mountain to give us a head start on the snow expected next week from Mother Nature. If all goes according to plan... and Mother Nature helps out... join us for Heavenly's opening day to experience Tahoe's best early-season conditions. With the West Coast's largest snowmaking system and the help of the U.S.'s largest Prinoth350 grooming fleet, be sure to wax your skis and boards to take the first runs on Heavenly's legendary groomers atop the highest-quality snow surfaces at the lake

As winter temperatures return to the Sierra Nevada today, Heavenly's snowmaking crew switches into overdrive to prep the slopes for our expected November 16 opening. Operating the most advanced and largest snowmaking system on the West Coast, Heavenly can boast the best early-season conditions in Tahoe. With the help of nightly cold temperatures, our snowmaking can easily cover multiple on-mountain runs in just one evening. The ability to cover 70% of Heavenly's 95 runs ensures skiers and riders an awesome early-season experience on the most Tahoe terrain. For the 2007-08 season we've added 11 additional automated fan guns to our snowmaking technology, raising the bar on snowmaking across the West Coast

Breckenridge is scheduleds to open this weekend
Base Elevation 9600 feet / 2926 meters
Summit Elevation 12998 feet / 3962 meters
Vertical Drop 3398 feet / 1036 meters

Eldora -11/10
Oktoberfest is coming up at Eldora so join us for the celebration. There will be plenty of food, beer and wine as well as raffle and a silent auction.

Loveland -11/10
Never Summer will host its 13th annual demo day & Christy Sports visits Loveland with the latest and greatest gear for you to demo before you buy. Demo hours are 9am until 3pm, last equipment out at 2:30pm

Winter Park - 11/14 - opens for the 2007-08 ski season
For other events in Colorado

Mammoth Mountain
One Week 'Til Mammoth Mountain Opening Day
Join us on the Main Lodge sundeck Saturday, Nov. 10 with live music by 34Below and Champagne Toast starting at 11am.

Introducing Mammoth Rewards Card - Save $10* a day, plus 11th day is free - $49* for 2007/08 card; free for college students


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