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Fight Over Squaw Valley Ski Resort’s Expansion Plan Heats Up

One of the northern Sierra Nevada’s leading environmental groups is stepping up the fight against Squaw Valley’s proposed expansion, saying its impacts on traffic and mountain scenery threaten to destroy the charm of the ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.

06/22/2015

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California’s Drought Has Skiers Packing Their Bags For Idaho, Washington

Warm temperatures and drought conditions in the West have changed the migratory patterns of birds and wildlife, but are also impacting another group: skiers, especially cross country skiers.

02/07/2015

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America’s Best Ski Resorts For Families

Here’s a look at five of the best family-friendly ski resorts in America.

01/28/2015

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Best Ski Lodges In America

Plan an exciting getaway where you can spend the day skiing down the mountainside, the afternoon getting a massage and the evening sipping on hot cocoa by the fire.

01/06/2015

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Skier Survives Utah Avalanche With Just Broken Leg, Thanks To Companions

His fellow skiers and six others who happened to be in the area quickly began searching for him after the avalanche occurred. The man had a rescue beacon on him that sent signals that allowed the others to pinpoint where he was buried.

12/24/2014

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Skiers Rejoice As Storm Drops Early Christmas Present On Sierra Slopes

After the last couple of drought-plagued winters, the 20 inches that fell during Thursday’s storm was heaven for snowboarders like Dave Turner.

12/12/2014

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How To Take An Affordable Ski Vacation

Despite what many people believe, a ski vacation can be taken without breaking the bank.

12/04/2014

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California Ski Resorts Welcome Up To 1 Foot Of Snow

Some of the ski resorts that stocked up on artificial snow machines in California’s drought were enjoying a touch of the real stuff Sunday, after weekend storms brought up to a foot of snow, with more coming.

11/30/2014

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Boreal Mountain Resort Opens For Business

The day has finally come that’s been on the calendar for some time: It’s opening day of ski season at Boreal Mountain Resort.

11/07/2014

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Sheriff: Missing Snowboarder Hiked Himself Out

A snowboarder who had been missing since Monday in the Castle Peak area has been found safe, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office says.

04/02/2014

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Forest Service Management Plan At Lake Tahoe Could Spark ‘Development Race’

LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – Heavenly Mountain Resort is protesting the U.S. Forest Service’s management plan for Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Daily Tribune says the resort claims a plan to restrict future ski resort development to […]

02/17/2014

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Skiers, Boarders Enjoy New, Natural Snow At Boreal

With fresh powder blanketing Tahoe ski resorts, skiers and snowboarders are hitting the slopes.

02/01/2014

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