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Best Ski Resorts In America

The following are five of the best ski resorts in America, based upon a number of variables including quality of snow, acreage, accommodations, dining and entertainment.

12/24/2013

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Best Winter Getaways In America

Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.

11/26/2013

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Good Question: How Do Ski Hills Make Snow?

While there are some tricks involved, it may surprise you to learn that machine-made snow is made up of exactly the same stuff as natural snow. And while every ski resort has a different source of water, the one for Wild Mountain, in Taylors Falls, is at the top, in the form of a reservoir.

10/22/2013

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Trollhaugen Welcomes Snow, Skiers This Weekend

The snow may not be welcome for some people. but Trollhaugen ski resort in Dresser, Wis. is welcoming the return of winter – and they’ve opened up for skiers this weekend.

04/13/2013

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Some Ski Resorts Already Opening For Winter

It’s not officially winter until the middle of December, but don’t tell that to some owners of ski resorts in Minnesota.

10/29/2011

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Big Snowfall Equals Big Business For Ski Hills

For as long as winter has been covering us in a fluffy blanket of white, kids have fallen in love with a slick ride down a snow-covered slope. And at the Wirth Winter Recreational Area in Minneapolis, the slopes have never been so busy. Business is up significantly as revenues this season are already nearly double what they were last year.

01/17/2011

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