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Vail Resorts Unveils Major Improvements at Network of Ski Destinations; Deadline to Purchase EpicPass is Nov 19

Vail Resorts Unveils Major Improvements at Network of Ski Destinations; Deadline to Purchase EpicPass is Nov 19

By Karen Rubin and Eric Leiberman Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Time is running out to purchase Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass and for the first time, because of Vail’s acquisition of Stowe Mountain in Vermont – its first Eastern resort – it…

Deer Valley, Utah is Skiers’ Only Paradise with Retro, Refined Vibe

Deer Valley, Utah is Skiers’ Only Paradise with Retro, Refined Vibe

By Karen Rubin, Eric Leiberman & Sarah Falter Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Park City is a veritable skiing metropolis so close to Salt Lake City (35-45 minutes drive), it may well be considered the suburbs rather than this vast Nature’s…

Heavenly Mountain Resort & Hard Rock Hotel Lake Tahoe: An Epic Combination

by Dave E. Leiberman & Laini Miranda, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Set along the south shore of Lake Tahoe straddling the California/Nevada state lines, Heavenly Mountain Resort offers one of the most unique ski experiences anywhere, combining stunning views, epic…

Mount Snow’s First Ever Devin Logan Experience Provides Template for New Women’s Programs

Mount Snow’s First Ever Devin Logan Experience Provides Template for New Women’s Programs

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Mount Snow resort was abuzz – Olympic freestyle skiing silver medalist and hometown hero Devin Logan was back on the mountain where she learned to ski and compete. But what may not have been…

Vail Resorts Looks to 2016-17 Season With $100M in Improvements, Acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb

  By Karen Rubin, Eric Leiberman, Dave E Leiberman Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Each year, Vail Resorts has something sensational to announce and this year is no different: the company, already the largest collection of major mountain resorts, is acquiring the…

Vermont Mountain Resorts Gear Up to Enhance Guest Experience On and Off Slopes

  By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Even as Vermont’s major ski resorts add imaginative new experiences on and off the mountain to new heights, high speed six-pax and bubble chairs, other resorts are promoting their “pure Vermont” roots…

What’s Up on the Colorado Ski Country USA Slopes this Season

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com For the 2016/17 season, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) guests will find new dining options, new chairlifts and new terrain enhancements, expanded air service, as well as other improvements that elevate the premier…

Hurry, Hurry, Get Your Ski Pass Deals; Take Advantage of Greater Flexibility, Options

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Hurry, hurry, get your deal on a 2016-17 ski pass. I really mean hurry because the best deals on season passes are expiring. The biggest, best innovation is that more and more season…

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