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Seven Springs to Again Operate Laurel Mountain Ski Area

Ligonier, PA – The lifts will be turning and the slopes buzzing again this winter at Laurel Mountain ski area located on the Westmoreland and Somerset County border in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, thanks to an agreement between Seven Springs Resort and Somerset Trust Company. The Laurel Mountain base lodge will be bustling again after an … Continue reading Seven Springs to Again Operate Laurel Mountain Ski Area

Artificial Ski Slope to Be Built at Falwell’s Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA – A portion of Liberty University’s 5,000-acre mountain range will be receiving a makeover in the coming months with the construction of a year-round ski slope to be known as the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Center. Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. on Monday announced plans to construct a year-round Snowflex ski slope like the … Continue reading Artificial Ski Slope to Be Built at Falwell’s Liberty University

Fifth Consecutive Record Ski Season for Utah Resorts

Salt Lake City, UT – Along with impressive snow totals, the 2007-08 winter season brought Utah’s ski and snowboard industry its fifth consecutive record-breaking year. The state totaled 4,258,900 skier days during the 2007-08 season. The Utah ski and snowboard season was still going strong this past weekend at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort. (photo: … Continue reading Fifth Consecutive Record Ski Season for Utah Resorts

New Ski Lift Under Consideration Across the Road from Alta

Alta, UT – Utah’s Alta Ski Area is currently studying the possibility of erecting a ski lift up Flagstaff Mountain on the north side of Little Cottonwood Road, across the street from the existing lift-served ski terrain. Utah’s Alta Ski Area this spring conducted an on-snow lift survey on Flagstaff Mountain to explore the possibility … Continue reading New Ski Lift Under Consideration Across the Road from Alta

Vail Resorts Quits Colorado Ski Country

Denver, CO – Vail Resorts, operator of four popular Colorado ski and snowboard resorts, announced Wednesday that it will not renew its membership in Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), the state’s ski marketing group, citing “philosophical differences” with other members over the future direction of the organization. “For 45 years, Colorado Ski Country has been … Continue reading Vail Resorts Quits Colorado Ski Country

Ski Dubai Welcomes Two Millionth Visitor

Dubai, UAE – Dubai’s iconic indoor skiing and snowboarding destination, Ski Dubai, notched up an historic milestone on Sunday when it greeted its two millionth visitor in style. The indoor slopes of Ski Dubai welcomed their two millionth visitor on Sunday after only two and a half years of operation. (image: Ski Dubai) The welcome … Continue reading Ski Dubai Welcomes Two Millionth Visitor