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Vail Resorts Leads Snowsports Movement

There's no denying that global warming, whatever its causes, has adversely affected the snowsports industry for several seasons. And like many other businesses, the mountain resorts which drive the industry are doing what they can to fight back. "Green" skiing and snowboarding is only one initiative; industry leader Vail Resorts has purchased...

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British Columbia’s Backcountry Ski Lodges

In the back woods of Canada's far west, you can rough it in style with expert skiers or enjoy the snowy wilderness with little ones. It has been a long day - exhilarating and exhausting. We have skied up and down several mountain peaks in the spectacularly remote Selkirk Range of the British Columbia Rockies. We are literally in the middle of nowhere. Many kilometers - and a helicopter...

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Snowshoes, Dog Sleds And Non-Sporty Winter Pursuits

Families with snowbirds will be pleased to learn that they can safely avoid the tropics in winter and learn to love the "stay-warm" fun of snowshoeing and dog sledding, great family fun for un-sporty mountain vacations.To all non-skiers, we can safely proclaim,"Your time in the snow has finally come!" Not only are the tiniest suburban ski hills equipped with sledding, skating, tubing and other...

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Switzerland Skiing

An avid skier ditches business to ski the Swiss Alps, then returns with his family to share the wealth of sights, slopes and culture.Every ski season is a blessing, and last year I was not once -- but twice -- blessed. Not only did I do more skiing than I had in years, I was able to do most of it in Switzerland. For the uninitiated, the pistes of Europe open a new dimension to Americans...

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Aspen, Colorado: Snapshot of America’s Favorite Mountain

Historic buildings, great peaks, discounted children's lift tickets; something for all ages in this legendary ski haven. Aspen, Colorado is the ideal skiing destination.  There's a choice of four mountains within a 10-minute shuttle ride of town, offering something to please every member of the family, no matter what the age or ability. If I had to break a leg skiing somewhere,...

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Deer Valley Resort: Snapshot of Utah’s Luxe Mountain

Does Deer Valley Resort meet your family's ski expectations and is it worth the premium tariff? Family Travel Forum investigates.Deer Valley in Park City, Utah delivers a deluxe ski experience that pampers guests with posh accommodations and gourmet food. The resort's philosophy that the details make the difference is everywhere--- ski valets care for your skis as you park your car; overnight...

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The Pollard Hotel, Red Lodge, Montana

Here's a real Montana ski town with a landmark hotel and wide-open skies for your authentic winter family adventure.It’s no secret that the American West is expansive—in both environment and in its historical cast of characters.  For example, there was the multi-talented man who toured the United States and Europe with his Wild West show—Buffalo Bill Cody.  Then there...

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