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2016 Buyer’s Guides

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  • News & Events

    Mountain High Opens More Trails Top to Bottom for Skiers and Snowboarders

    Mountain High now has five trails open top to bottom for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and skill levels. Five lifts are available to access the resort with terrain features geared to beginners through intermediate levels. 10”-18” snow base depth available on open trails; Chisholm, Easy Street among them The Blue Ridge Express, Coyote…
  • News & Events

    Jones Snowboards Supports Rainforest Reforestation In Costa Rica

    Jones Snowboards is proud to announce a partnership with the non-profit rainforest reforestation project Association Community Carbon Trees (ACCT). ACCT has spent the last twelve years fighting against climate change by reforesting clear cut swaths of Costa Rican rainforest with a wide diversity of native tropical trees. Planting and protecting trees is one of the most…
  • News & Events

    The U.S. Ski Team Renews Spyder as Official Apparel Supplier

    Spyder, a leading ski and performance brand, today announced that it has renewed its long-standing partnership with The United States Ski Team (USST) for an additional four years, through 2020.  As part of the agreement, Spyder will continue to serve as the team’s official apparel supplier through the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Julia Hansen, President…
  • News & Events

    More Vermont Ski Resorts Expect to Open for Thanksgiving Weekend

    On October 18, 2015 Killington Resort was the first resort in North America to open for the 2015-16 ski and ride season. After the best season on record in Vermont last year and boasting the most snow in the the lower 48, it’s no surprise there is pent up demand to get on snow again.…
  • News & Events

    Mountain High Now Open Top to Bottom for Skiers and Snowboarders

    Mountain High’s Cruiser trail is now open top to bottom thanks to today’s snowmaking efforts. The trail, containing 13 features for all different skill levels, is covered with 8-12 inches of snow the entire run. The Coyote chairlift will continue operating daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., taking skiers and snowboarders up to Cruiser.…
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    Mountain High Opening Friday, November 6 for Skiers and Snowboarders

    Resort to Open First in Southern California for 19th Straight Season      Cold temperatures and recent snowfall will allow Mountain High to open for the 2015-2016 season on Friday, November 6. Mountain High invites skiers and snowboarders to take advantage of the cooler weather by kicking off the season on Cruiser trail and testing…
  • Gear & Style

    RIDE Snowboards Releases Limited Edition RIDE X DÉJÀ VU Rodeo LTD Binding

    New, exclusive binding is inspired by Pro Team athlete Alex Cantin and his new film Encore. RIDE Snowboards has teamed up with their Pro Team rider Alex Cantin and his Déjà Vu crew of colorful, talented riders to launch the new, limited edition RIDE X DÉJÀ VU Rodeo LTD binding. The exclusive, sleek, white and black bindings are now…
  • News & Events

    Mountain High Tests Snow Machines as Temperatures Dip

    As temperatures dipped into the low 30s this morning, the team at Mountain High fired up its snow guns for pre-season testing. Mountain High has been the first resort to open in Southern California for the past 18 years, and its high-powered snowmaking system – one of the largest in the country – can cover…