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Ostracized snowboarder finds welcome at Snowbird and The Canyons


Chris Yemma, right, and girlfriend Denise Lengyeltoti at Snowbird.
As the only snowboarder of the family, I constantly have to defend myself and my brethren that we’re not a bunch of sliding reckless criminals one strike from being locked up. I still have two strikes left, thank you. more
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Mammoth Still Formidable in California Drought


Mammoth Late January
With a trip to Mammoth planned back in October, it never occurred to me that in a few months I’d be hearing news about one of the worst droughts in California history. Sure, that’s bad news for the state’s water supply, bad news for agriculture, bad news for just about every facet of life. But most importantly — it’s bad news for ski trips. Call me an only child. more
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Eileen on Foxnews.com on popularity of ski country distilleries


Eileen reports on the growing number of ski-country distilleries that are becoming increasingly popular with the Apres Ski crowd on Foxnews.com. more
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Families Find Winter Fun throughout New York State


New York State is home to many festivals and carnivals held throughout the winter season. Visit the 117th Annual Saranac Lake Winter Carnival January 31-February 9 to enjoy special performances, parades, a fireworks display, and more. Saratoga Springs hosts its annual Winterfest celebration February 1-3 featuring live music, wine tastings, and Chowderfest where local restaurants offer samples of their best chowder. Visit New York online for a full listing of events. more
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Families getting out of the comfort zone above the tree line


Ski School class at Breckenridge
It’s dumping snow on Breckenridge Mountain and we’re above tree line at the new Peak 6 bowls. Some of the terrain is hike-to expert -- some of the most extreme at the big resort -- but all of the buzz here has been about the above tree line blue terrain. more
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Sale on lift tickets tied to Super Bowl


With more than 164 million people expected to watch the big game on Sunday, Feb. 2, it’s the perfect time to hit the slopes and score some of the best deals of the year on lift tickets. Liftopia, the largest online and mobile marketplace for lift tickets and other mountain activities, is offering annual Game Day Sale more
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Family central at Breckenridge CO and its new Peak 6


Peak 6 map at Breckenridge
The mountain—it’s huge, even larger with the newly opened Peak Six that has added 543 new acres of terrain, the biggest ski resort terrain expansion in over a decade. There are Kids’ jumps and small trails through the trees and kids terrain features with names like Rip’s Ravine and Dragon Trail. more
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Carving snow and ice In Breckenridge CO — you can do this at home!


Sculpture by Team Mongolia
With much of the nation covered in snow this week, and temperatures well below freezing, this is a great family cabin-fever-reducing activity. But here in Breckenridge, snow carving is a huge event each winter. more
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