Catch the Warren Miller film at the Barr

Catch the Warren Miller film at the Barrymore in Madison. Get a BOGO lift ticket for Treetops http://www.skinet.com/warrenmiller/events/barrymore-theatre

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What does “Powder Skiing” mean to you?

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It’s… Lust for Live… Diving into fresh, fluffy powder that’s splashing into your face with each new turn… Causing roaring laughter and a huge smile on my face… Living the moment and leaving all sorrows behind… The feeling of being weightless… Making me faceplant downhill on purpose J… Definitely better than [you know what I mean]… Pure joy… Riding the first and last chair… Simply put: Soul skiing!!!

Editor’s note: Watch out for rocks, especially early in the season, when snow depth isn’t really all that much.

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RV Adventure Ski Film Spanning Vancouver to the Yukon and Everything In Between…

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If the idea of packing it into an RV and spending a month in close quarters with some smelly riding buddies rolling through some of most scenic areas that Canada has to offer then this might serve as inspiration to explore the great north in your own recreational vehicle….

“Join skiers Rob Heule & Mack Jones, and snowboarder Pat Slimmon as they embark on a 30-day RV road trip to Canada’s North. A sequel to last years award-winning short film “Meanwhile in Canada”, the boys are at it again, bringing you an action packed video filled with radical snow stunts, National Geographic-esque wildlife footage, and stunning scenery. Press play and join in on their journey from Vancouver to the Yukon as they ski any and all features that come their way.”

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Lake Louise Ski Resort Hopes To Expand Skiable Terrain

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Banff- Since 1981, Lake Louise Ski Resort has not altered its use plan with Parks Canada.

That is all about to change.

New developments, proposed by the Alberta ski area, are pushing for an expansion with an environmentally centered twist. In a swap, Lake Louise would return 30% of its leasehold to Banff National Park in exchange for the ability to expand access into backcountry terrain along West Bowl and Richardson’s Ridge. According to Melanie Kwong, who currently serves as the Superintendent for Lake Louise, Yoho, and Kootenay National Parks, “This proposal really represents a major achievement in creating long-term certainty and sustainability for Banff National Park.” The proposed return would allow Banff national parks to absorb wilderness land permanently and thus preserve an area that is already vital to native species such as Grizzly Bear and Lynx.

However environmental groups are still reviewing the proposal, which includes expanding skiable…

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Australia’s Largest Ski Resort To OPEN This Weekend | Early Opening & Plenty of Snow

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Screen Shot 2015-06-03 at 6.21.04 PMFollowing a massive early season dump, Perisher Resort will be opening this weekend. Below average temperatures and a foot of new snow is allowing the largest ski resort in Australia to open several days earlier than projected. Right out of the gate Perisher will have their PlayStation Terrain Park open as well as having night skiing and fireworks to kick-off the first weekend of winter.

Official Statement:

After 30cm of fresh snow and perfect snowmaking conditions, we’ve decided to open our 2015 Snow Season early on Friday 5 June. The Village 8 Express Chairlift and a beginner Skier Conveyor on Front Valley will offer the first runs of the season from Friday morning.

On Saturday morning the Perisher Quad Express will open to Mid Station for skiers and boarders, and will continue to the top of Perisher Valley for foot passengers looking to check out the beautiful sights. Further lifts may open following forecast excellent…

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How to Spell the Rebel Yell

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Elena Passarello | The Normal School | 2010 | 14 minutes (3,470 words)

The Normal SchoolOur latest Longreads Member Pick is a deep dive into the sounds of history, from Elena Passarello and The Normal School. The essay also is featured in Passarello’s book, Let Me Clear My Throat.
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