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Legendary Ski Pioneer Dick Bass Dies at 85

Photo courtesy Snowbird Resort   Richard Daniel “Dick” Bass, Everest mountaineer and Snowbird Resort co-founder has reached the “eighth summit.” The Oklahoma native passed away in his Dallas, Texas, home Sunday, July 26, 2015, at 85, and the sentiments and Facebook comments continue to pour in. “I remember Mr. Bass standing in the lift line on Peruvian just a few […]

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Whistler Resort Bans Smoking

I can’t believe that no one in Europe got the memo. Not only is smoking a disgusting habit but it can kill you. As I walked the streets of Paris, tooled around the tubes of London and rode the rides of Disneyland Park and Hollywood Studios, they were everywhere-nasty smokers and nasty cigarette butts; chainsmoking locals of all age without […]

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The End Is Near: Utah Ski Area Closing Dates

If you ask me, winter started winding down in January. But now is the final hour – even if there are 12 inches of new snow in this week’s forecast before Utah ski area closing dates. We have a storm system headed our way that’s already dropping temps and bringing in some much needed moisture. Too little, too late? It matters not. […]

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