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Coldsmoke Powder Fest (Phil Best/Whitewater Ski Resort)The Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest brings the local community of Nelson, B.C. together at Whitewater Ski Resort to share the Kootenays’ passion for powder with snow enthusiasts, Feb. 20-22.


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David Ingemie To Step DownDavid Ingemie, President of  SnowSports Industries America (SIA) for the past 34 years, will step down as president following the 2016 SIA Snow Show. The announcement was made by the SIA Board of Directors as this year’s show was opening in Denver.

Whitefish Winter CarnivalA couple of classic events, one has been around for a decade and the other nearly six decades, are happening at Whitefish and Big Sky early next month. And, of course, there’s always great skiing and riding at both plus some attractive lift and lodging packages.

Smith display at SIAMore than 18,000 snow industry professionals are converging on Denver, Colorado’s Convention Center Jan. 29-Feb. 1 to hype the enthusiasm for winter sports and forecast trends for 2016. 

Mutts Cutts won last year's Dummy Jump. (Lonnie Ball/Big Sky Resort)The Dummy Jump returns to Big Sky Resort Sat., 2:30 p.m., Feb. 21. An awards ceremony immediately follows with an after party at Whiskey Jack’s.

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Heartland Resort near Snow TrailsPlanning to ski or ride at Snow Trails in Mansfield, Ohio? Then, be sure and move quickly to grab an online ski package deal at the Heartland Country Resort in Frederkicktown, about 20 minutes from the lifts. There is no on-slope lodging at the ski area.

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Crested Butte, Colo. (Crested Butte Mountain Resort)The Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association has two deals for travelers booking nonstop flights into the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport between now and the end of ski season. 

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RealSkiersSkiers suffer. We endure countless indignities just to engage in the activity that allows us to say the hallowed words, “I’m a skier.”  

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Freestyle skier (Sun Valley Facebook)Liftopia is offering skiers and riders savings of up to 80 percent on lift tickets purchased in advance of the 6:30 p.m. EST kickoff Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1. Here is a sample of Game Day offers and savings off walk-up window rates. Prices are based on availability.

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