Dan Schagrin

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Another ski resort chairlift fails, in summer with no skiers

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Another chairlift has failed at a ski resort in Maine — the third time in six years — but no one was hurt because it happened …

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A Bird’s Eye View of Ski Resorts from Space

Ski hills are major landforms, not just vertical playgrounds. New tools like Google Earth allow us to glimpse the entirety of the mountains on which ski resorts reside, and even zoom in, tilt, and twirl to experience the pitch and roll of these areas.<p>Thank DigitalGlobe for many of those …

Words to Live By, According to a Ski Writer

<i>This story originally published in the December 2015 issue of POWDER (44.4). PHOTO: Michael Clark</i><p>Name: Peter Kray<br>Age: 48<br>Location: Santa Fe, New …

15 years in, Silverton Mountain founders aren't sure they'd do it again

Aaron and Jenny Brill relish the steepest, most daunting slopes they can put beneath their snowboards.

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Beaver Creek Ups The Ante On Luxury Ski Vacations For 2016

The good life somehow feels slightly better at Colorado’s Beaver Creek. This winter, the spiffiest member of the Vail family of resorts is fluffy with fabulous snow and fresh with several new on-mountain amenities and services.<p>Few things make me more envious than seeing skier friends posting their …

Seven Apps for Hacking Your Winter Ski Trip

You’ve loaded up the hand warmers, anti-fog goggles, climbing skins, and GoPro. But before you head for the slopes, pack your phone the way you pack …

Killington Opens Sunday, First in the U.S.

Killington, VT – Vermont’s Killington Resort this afternoon announced that it will open for skiing and riding this Sunday, besting Sunday River …

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Slow start for bookings at state ski resorts

ARAPAHOE BASIN, Colo. -- Believe it or not it was one year ago Saturday when Arapahoe Basin celebrated opening day. This year, it seems like there is …

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Loveland and Keystone Start Making Snow

Georgetown, CO – Better late than never, they say. In their annual race to open, Colorado’s Loveland and Arapahoe Basin ski areas both traditionally …

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Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Upgrades their Mountain Resort

The beautiful Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe has recently completed a $20 million remodel of its rooms, some suites, the …

Winter is coming: Parts of N.Y. get 9 inches of snow

Parts of central New York have received an early taste of winter after some areas received up to 9 inches of snow over the weekend, causing numerous accidents in the Syracuse area.<p>The highest snow totals Sunday were in the neighboring Oswego County towns of Mexico and Parish, 25 miles north of …