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Springtime at A-Basin (A-Basin/Facebook)There’s still skiing and riding across the U.S. Many resorts are offering discounted tickets through their projected closing dates. Here’s a sample of where to get the good deals before the season officially turns into summer. Dates and prices could change depending on weather and availability.

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Athletes of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding will continue to have access to educational opportunities with the renewal of the U.S. Ski and Snowboarding Association’s partnership with Salt Lake City’s Westminster College. 

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort celebrates its 50 anniversary during the upcoming 2015-16 winter season, with events beginning this fall. 

Stein Eriksen at Governor's AwardsDeer Valley Resort and Stein Eriksen, its director of skiing, both received awards at the fourth annual Governor's State of Sport Awards Dinner, hosted by the Utah Sports Commission and presented by Zions Bank.

Jackson HoleJackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) has announced further positive results relating to environmental goals and initiatives. The resort received its third ISO 14001 re-registration and exceeded its environmental goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions resort-wide by over 10 percent.

Chip KnightThe U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association will welcome three-time Olympian and U.S. Ski Team alum Chip Knight to its staff as its new alpine development director. 

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NY Craft Beer & Food Festival (Facebook)Hunter Mountain’s long running TAP NY Craft Beer and Food Festival April 25-26 includes over 350 craft beers from over 100 New York State breweries. The festival’s 2015 cuisine is The History of the Sandwich, with sandwich recipes from around the world. 

Nordic Walking (Leki)More than 10 million Europeans of all ages and fitness levels are Nordic Walking (also known as Ski Walking) with special Nordic Walking Poles. This new fitness activity turbo-charges the normal walking regimen burning as much as 40 percent more calories compared to regular walking.

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Summit House at WhitefishWhitefish Mountain Resort plans to invest more than $1.2 million to renovate the Summit House and build a new ski patrol headquarters building; pending U.S. Forest Service approval. If approved, which the resort expects it to be, this marks the third consecutive summer for major construction at the resort. Past projects included the new Flower Point chairlift, new terrain, and renovation of the base lodge.

Pond skimming (Winter Park Resort/Facebook)Winter Park Resort ends their 75th anniversary winter season with Springtopia events closing weekend April 25-26. On tap are concerts, Spring Splash pond skimming, food/drink voucher giveaways, and more.

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