This Week’s Most Read Stories: How-To Ski Moguls, Mt. Snow Sued $50m, Ski Towns That Drink, and More…

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The reader who shared the picture says that “…people are placing their ski or snowboard equipment up in the front of the lift line in the morning, then go hang out in their warm cars until about ten minutes before loading the lift.” Credit: Anonymous

In order of most popular, these were our top five posts of the last seven days:

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Skiing Moguls 101

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Moguls Ski Run at Mammoth Mountain, picture: Mammoth Mountain Facebook

At some point in their career, all skiers will come face to face with the dreaded bumps. Skiing down the seemingly haphazardly shaped and placed moguls can be intimidating if you have no knowledge or experience to guide you. I am here to help this be a less painful process for you, and perhaps even make it an enjoyable experience!

For the full article: Skiing Moguls 101

Vail Resorts Stamping Out on Those Leaving Their Equipment to Reserve Place in Line at Heavenly Mountain, CA

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The reader who shared the picture says that “…people are placing their ski or snowboard equipment up in the front of the lift line in the morning, then go hang out in their warm cars until about ten minutes before loading the lift.” Credit: Anonymous

A photo sent to SnowBrains last winter (above) showed a line of ski and snowboard equipment left by skiers and riders to ‘reserve’ their place in the lift line at Heavenly Mountain, CA. Judging by the comments left on our Facebook post this was not a rare occurrence, and locals were not happy about it.

For the full article: Vail Resorts Stamping Out on Those Leaving Their Equipment to Reserve Place in Line at Heavenly Mountain, CA

Mount Snow, VT, Sued for $50-Million Following Accident that Left Woman With Life-Changing Spinal Injuries

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Faith Keresztessy. Credit: Instagram

Mount Snow, VT, is being sued for $50 million by a guest who suffered life-changing injuries after falling from a closed-off chairlift platform.

The lawsuit, which accuses the resort and its owners Vail Resorts of negligence, was filed in federal court in Vermont last week, reports Bennington Banner.

For the full list: Mount Snow, VT, Sued for $50-Million Following Accident that Left Woman With Life-Changing Spinal Injuries



The 5 Most Easily Accessible Ski Resorts From Denver

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Denver skyline. (Image: edibleeastend.com)

It’s no secret that getting back and forth from many of Colorado’s premier ski resorts can be a major hassle for those living in the Mile High City. With traffic on Colorado’s highways at an all-time high, it is not always in the cards to make it all the way to Summit County for a day of skiing. Whether you’re looking to get a few quick turns in before work or are just searching for an easier way to get a full day on the mountain, we have listed some intriguing options for a short day trip below:

For the full article: The 5 Most Easily Accessible Ski Resorts From Denver

Top 5 Ski Towns That Love to Drink

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With the world having countless amazing ski towns (not to mention Germany is in its own league), we have kept this list limited to the United States. And since opinions are like, well you know, opinions, this list is in no particular order.

Full list here: Top 5 Ski Towns That Love to Drink



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