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Ski Clinics for Chicks

According to The Ski Diva, and really any girl who rips out there, you notice your crew is usually all-male… mine was, at least. I, very much like the author of that post, don’t have many females to ride with. In my 2017 Ski Instructor search, I was one of 3 girls at the initiation session of one location, and I am one of 4 female instructors at the mountain I chose to work at, total. “Growing up” and becoming the “breadwinner” and...

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2016-17 Lift Rate Roundup

Even though it’s raining I figure I’d better start posting some ski content on here. It’s time to switch my mindset into full gear with or without snow on the ground. Last year’s Rate Roundup was updated on Dec 14, 2015 with no flakes in sight. There’s hope still. See below for my comprehensive list of lift ticket rates from area ski resorts and other mid-atlantic mountains for 2017. 2017 LIFT TICKET RATES Please note there are about 5 billion pricing...

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An Early Ski Season Is Here!

Skiing on Thanksgiving, anyone? When was the last time that happened? The bit of snow that hit the area over the weekend has skiers and riders ready to go, and resorts blowing snow. Snow making has been in process at a few larger areas and it looks like the consensus is Friday as opening day. See who’s open and early season pricing below: Seven Springs, PA Opening Day: Fri, Nov. 25: 10 A.M. – 5 P.M. Sat & Sun, Nov. 26-27: 9 A.M....

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There’s A New Guy In Town

It’s baaaaaack. Well, I don’t really remember it, but I know I’ve been there as a kid. Anyways, another place to ski this winter! Introducing our new Trail Map! A photo posted by Laurel Mountain Ski (@laurelmtski) on Feb 11, 2016 at 11:13am PST Bob Nutting, owner of Seven Springs and Hidden Valley (along with the Pirates), leased the vintage Laurel Mountain back in 2008, part of the PA DCNR’s Laurel Mountain State Park near Latrobe. Finally, in early 2015, plans went out to...