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Snow Alert - Snowbird, Lake Tahoe, White Pass Wa, Beaver Creek
Avalanche Warnings - Teton Area
Jackson Ranger District, POB 1689, Jackson WY 83001
Issued: Fri February 13, 2009 5:53 AM

High Elevations (9,000'-10,500') Morning MODERATE MODERATE Mid Elevations (7,500'-9,000') Morning LOW
Low Elevations (6,000'-7,500') Morning LOW Afternoon LOW

Angel Fire Resort - New Mexico
March 7, 2009 Experience Snowboards Jedi Challenge

13th Annual Jedi Challenge! USASA sanctioned Boarder-Cross and Skier-Cross races. Open to Skier and Snowboarders. Sponsored by Experience Snowboards! www.usasa.org


Big Sky Resort - Montana
Today's Word: Yesterday was beautiful; a crisp cold day with sunny blue skies. Today should be pretty similar, with the possibility of snow showers later in the afternoon. Don't forget to book your slot for the new zipline, which will be opening tomorrow

Mt Hood Meadows
This will be an awesome weekend – the forecast includes the possibility of snow pretty much throughout the holiday. Looks like we could see snow flurries with sun breaks – which makes for a great time on the mountain!

Saturday morning we will hold a dedication ceremony for our new conveyer in the Fun Zone naming it “The Ballroom Carpet” after long-time instructor Don Ball. Don has been teaching at Meadows since the early 70s and continues to teach today. We’ll also honor Mignon Whitcher along with her husband Ray (Ray passed away two seasons ago) with a trail in the Fun Zone called “Whitcher’s Way”. Please join us in honoring these incredibly talented, dedicated and fun people with some cake Saturday

Meadows also operates midweek buses that are scheduled Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. You can also hitch a ride for a day on these buses for $79 - that includes your bus ride and your lift ticket. The midweek buses are very social - as adults enjoy good company on the way to and back from the ski resort.


Mammoth Mountain - Ca
Ski Stimulus Deals:
Ski For $53/day*! Times are tight, but snow is plentiful. With the deepest base in the country, you'll need an extra day or two to fully explore our epic conditions! Here's a way we can help you enjoy it: buy a 3-day lift ticket for the regular multi-day price of $212 and we'll throw in the 4th day free – that's only $53/day. But hurry, this deal expires at the end of March
Don't Miss Dragons Back, wipe out or Drop out chites

Heavenly Valley - Lake Tahoe Ca

Heavenly Today

Photo: Heavenly Valley Lake Tahoe
Heavenly is getting POUNDED with new snow, and with the highest elevation and best tree-skiing of any Lake Tahoe resort, the powder stashes are plentiful. We've already received over two feet of snow since Friday, and the Farmer’s Almanac is calling for 19 FEET of snow this month, so February is the month to ski or ride. At Heavenly


Killington - Vermont
Killington Resort will host more than 100 of the world's best snowboarders, including Olympians and World Champions battling for more than $130,000 in cash and prizes, at the finals of the U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix at Bear Mountain March 14-15, 2009. The event will be broadcast on NBC March 21st at 2:00 p.m. EST.

Photo:Killington Marketing

The U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix
The U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix offers one of the largest overall purses in snowboarding, with prizes totaling more than $300,000. In addition, the Killington Grand Prix event is a FIS Continental Cup that will attract riders from all over the world. Killington's 430-foot long Superpipe, featuring 22-foot walls, will host the Halfpipe competition on Saturday, March 14. The Paul Mitchell Progression Session Slopestyle will take place on Sunday, March 15 on Bear Mountain's Bear Claw Trail on a course built by Eric Rosenwald, known for his meticulous designs and progressive style..

Crystal Mountain - Washington
Hit the slopes to raise valuable funds to support American Cancer Society-funded research & programming. Hope on the Slopes is a team or individual skiing & snowboarding event where participants compete with other participants in two categories: Dollars Raised for the American Cancer Society and Total Vertical Feet accumulated on the day of the event.

3RD ANNUAL OUTDOOR RESEARCH VERTFEST FEBRUARY 28TH @ CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN VertFest is a celebration of human powered adventure in the Cascade Mountains of Washington. It's a chance to gather with like-minded adventurers who love a challenge and spend the day on the snow. It's about getting some vert, feeling the pull of gravity, and celebrating the culture of backcountry adventure- what we like to call VertiCulture.


Canada Post Freestyle Grand Prix
The one-year countdown to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games is on. Events such as last weekend's Canada Post Freestyle Grand Prix (and FIS World Cup event), which took place on North Vancouver's Cypress Mountain, are serving as operational test runs for the Vancouver Organizing Committee and practice runs for the athletes.

VancouverIAM.com video journalists covered the Freestyle Grand Prix to give us some insight into what we can expect this time next year. Check out the pre-event coverage: http://www.vancouveriam.com/videos/7fac45a4e737 Day 2 - training and qualifying rounds in Ski Cross, Moguls, and Aerials: http://www.vancouveriam.com/videos/83117c3ceaf1 Day 3 - Aerials Finals: Aerial Finals

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