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Skiing the High Plains

This is one of the finest books written about the Australian Alps. Self published by Harry Stephenson in 1982 and long out of print, this compilation of essays about the development ok skiing in Victoria is exhaustive. 130 more words

Top 10 Ski Resort Bike Parks in North America

10. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, WY

The famed Wyoming ski resort started making moves into the Bike Park scene back in 2011 and although Teton Pass offers more world-class downhill opportunities, the bike park scene is growing fast in Teton Village. 664 more words

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Plan to nearly double capacity of Lake Louise ski hill sparks debate over environmental impact

LAKE LOUISE — In 1981, the population of Calgary was less than 600,000 people, snowboarding wasn’t an Olympic sport and Calgary hadn’t yet hosted the Winter Games. 1,004 more words

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Historic cabin at Will and Kate's hideaway undergoes restoration

SKOKI LODGE — One of the cabins at Skoki Lodge, a national historic site that provided a hideaway for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during a Royal Visit in 2011, is getting restored to its original condition. 541 more words

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...of squeamish, green, & in store...

As the google doodle honours 127 years of a ‘pioneering seismologist’ showing the Earth split in two with its molten core shining, what better wake up call that sings… 288 more words

Lake Mountain needs new ski patrollers

With the snow season just around the corner, Lake Mountain Ski Patrol (LMSP) is recruiting additional volunteers to help look after the thousands of weekend day trippers who head to the resort each winter for some fun in the snow. 640 more words