Monthly Archive for April, 2005

Sunshine Daydream Festival and Pond Skimming at Killington

Killington will host the 9th Annual Sunshine Daydream Festival, a tribute to the Grateful Dead this Saturday, April 16th. Jerry-followers as well as those who simply enjoy soulful music will find an all-day party plus classic New England spring skiing and riding.

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Ski Mountaineering Challenge Rounds Off Race Season at Madonna di Campiglio

The Trentino ski mountaineering season closes on Sunday 17 April with the 31st “Scialpinistica Dolomiti di Brenta”. An event for professionals and the only one of its kind to feature such a challenging itinerary. As always, both departure and arrival points will be located in the heart of Madonna di Campiglio. From here the 150 participants that compete each year will begin the climb up to Monte Spinale and the “Cima Roma”. The event is valid for the third Nations Cup as well as being the final act of the “Dolomites Cup”.

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Online Kids Trail Maps for Californian Ski Areas

Northstar-at-Tahoe and Sierra-at-Tahoe recently launched a series of interactive website programs and cell phone alerts that appease both children and adults with their real-time information, ease of navigation and user-friendliness. These improvements help guests receive the latest resort news and information from their home or office.

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Details Emerge of Billion Pound Leisure Development in England

Draft plans for a vast £1 billion leisure development on the site of a former shipyard near Liverpool have been unveiled by business consortium Reddington Finance in advance of a decision by local government on whether to give the project the go ahead later this month.

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Free Hair Cuts and a 1993 Replica Park on Mt Hood This Summer

After a long dry winter, Mt. Hood and High Cascade Snowboard Camp were pleased with the arrival of abundant late season snow. Storms have blanketed Timberline, Mt. Hood, home of High Cascade’s private snowboard park with some heavy Northwest snow.

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Season Ends in Most US Areas, Some Still Offer Snow

Whilst most US ski areas have now closed for the season, with Utah resorts noting they do so with very healthy snowbases (except Snowbird, which I still open), a few dozen do soldier on.

Of the main players likely to stay open well in to May and possibly beyond, several, including Snowbird, have switched to “Spring Season” opening hours and lowered prices.

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Summer Telemark Camp

A Telemark introductory course is being offered on the Titlis glcier above Engelberg, Switzerland, next month.

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