Echo Mountain to Become Ski Training Center

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Echo Mountain to Become Ski Training Center

September 19, 2012 by  
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Located west of Denver, the Echo Mountain ski area was recently sold at an auction to a company that plans to turn it into a ski training center. The new owner of the ski area is Pykkonen Capital LLC and the motivating factor behind the purchase was to provide a place primarily for school-aged young people to develop their competitive skiing skills…

Alex Bilodeau takes top honors

March 20, 2009 by  
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Mogul skiing has been around for many years. It is a form of skiing that tests the skills of athletes and their abilities. This form of skiing falls under freestyle skiing, and requires athletes to move through various moguls that are on the slopes. Moguls can best be described as bumps that are formed on the slope and forces skiers to execute sharp turns and technical moves to avoid them. Some are formed naturally, while others can be formed and grow bigger as one skier after the next follows the same path.

Alpine Meadows

February 9, 2009 by  
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If you’re looking for top-notch skiing at a breathtaking location, look no further than Alpine Meadows Ski Area. Located in the Tahoe National Forest on the lake’s north shore, the Alpine Meadows Ski Resort features some 2,400 acres of great ski slopes. With an annual snowfall average of 495 inches and over 100 snow runs, […]

Kitzbuhel

February 9, 2009 by  
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Kitzbuhel, in Austria, is a vacation resort famous not only for skiing but for a host of other related activities as well. One of the most popular resorts in the region, just two hours from Munich, Kitzbuhel attracts both the glamorous and the family crowd with equal magnetism. Its vast slopes are served by over […]

Marble Mountain Resort – A Top Ski Destination in Canada

August 18, 2008 by  
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Marble Mountain Resort is located in the eastern region of Canada and it is a region that not only overflows with beauty, but enjoys a rich heritage. The Labrador and Newfoundland region has always been an attraction with its codfish, and lured many English, Indians, Vikings and French to its shores over the centuries. When the fiftieth anniversary of Newfoundland and Labrador becoming part of the Canadian Confederacy came around in 1999, Marble Mountain Resort planted a cedar tree. The tree now stands over seventeen meters in height, so that every skiing and snowboarding enthusiast who enjoys the magnificent slopes of this skiing destination will be reminded of its history.