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Top French ski resorts for beginners

If you’re fresh to the ski game and looking to book your first trip away, it’s easy to get completely and utterly overwhelmed by the sheer number of resorts – and let’s be honest, looking online or in magazines, they all look fairly similar on the face of things. 1,316 more words

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Want to try summer skiing? Head to a Chilean resort favoured by die-hard skiers the world over

PORTILLO, Chile — It was 30-plus outside, another sweltering August day in Washington, and all I could think about, of course, was the snow on the slopes and the number of layers I would need. 1,922 more words

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Whistler Blackcomb on top of the ski hill world with leading financial performance

Whistler Blackcomb is a ski resort of superlatives. Now its financial performance and share price are among them.

Whistler Blackcomb Holding Inc., North America’s biggest and busiest ski resort, has benefited this season from above-average snowfall and a weak Canadian dollar, which have drawn big-spending visitors from abroad and helped send its stock to a record. 968 more words

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Late spring storm brings feet of snow to Utah mountains

BRIGHTON SKI RESORT, Utah — Powder hounds in Utah enjoyed a late season surge in snowfall at Brighton Ski Resort, Monday.

“This is definitely the best powder day I’ve ever had,” said Shantilly Brooks after a day of skiing at Brighton. 214 more words

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Spring into skiing: Late March and April is prime time in the Rockies

Spring skiers. They stand out, tanned face with beer can size, oddly shaped, white circles around their eyes, with a big smile spanning their cheeks. Those wearing ‘goggle tans’, the mark of the spring skier, descend back to the city from a higher place, usually a bit late on Monday, recovering from being immersed in a good place, compliments of Mother Nature and possibly some partaking in Spring apres skiing cheer. 816 more words

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