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12 Nov 2015

Storms allow US ski resorts to open early

Storms allow US ski resorts to open early

It may be pastures green in the Alps at the moment, but in North America, some ski resorts are planning to open early thanks to recent falls of snow. Last night, Aspen Snowmass in Colorado announced it…

7 May 2015

Thomas Cook cancels Reno ski flights

Thomas Cook cancels Reno ski flights

Thomas Cook has cancelled plans for the first ever non-stop flights between London and Reno due to inadequate staffing at the US airport closest to Lake Tahoe ski resorts. The plans for the twice-weekly…

12 Mar 2015

More US resorts join up ski passes

More US resorts join up ski passes

More ski resorts in North America have teamed up on collaborative season ski passes for next winter. Sun Valley in Idaho has joined the Mountain Collective and the Tahoe Local Pass will include skiing…

4 Nov 2014

Direct UK flights to Lake Tahoe next year

Direct UK flights to Lake Tahoe next year

Skiing in Lake Tahoe resorts on the California/Nevada border will be much more accessible to British skiers from December 2015 following the launch of direct flights to nearby Reno. Thomas Cook and…

31 Dec 2013

Heavenly launches mobile ‘DJ cat’

Heavenly launches mobile ‘DJ cat’

The Lake Tahoe ski resort of Heavenly has unveiled a new kind of après-ski party, with its mobile DJ cat. The retired grooming cat, unveiled on 27 December, has been fitted with enough speakers to equip…

7 May 2013

One pass for Verbier, Arlberg and Vail

One pass for Verbier, Arlberg and Vail

Five days skiing in the Arlberg, Austria, Verbier in Switzerland and a season pass in top US resorts for just US$689 (£445)? Amazing value if you ask us. The Epic Pass, relaunched by Vail Resorts in 2011,…

29 Jan 2013

Heavenly opens new halfpipe

Heavenly opens new halfpipe

The Californian ski resort of Heavenly has opened its competition-quality halfpipe after a five-year break. It is the only halfpipe on the south shore of Lake Tahoe. The 18-foot halfpipe and redesigned…

22 Feb 2012

Vail Resorts acquires Kirkwood

Vail Resorts acquires Kirkwood

Kirkwood ski area in Tahoe California will be the latest acquisition in the Vail Resorts portfolio. The sale of Kirkwood to Vail Resorts has been announced and means that the Colorado based group will…

27 May 2011

Half price passes with Virgin Ski

Half price passes with Virgin Ski

Virgin Holidays is offering early bookers the chance to bag a half price lift pass to several of its US winter ski destinations. WIth lift tickets for North American holidays taking up a huge slice of…

11 Mar 2010

Vail announces new Epic passes

Vail announces new Epic passes

Vail Resorts has confirmed that it will offer the Epic Pass lift ticket in 2011, its third season, and will also introduce new passes – the Epic-7-Pack and Keystone / Arapahoe Basin pass. The Epic…

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