A-Basin closes for the season but Mammoth remains
Mon 07 June 10
A-basin is the last of the Colorado resorts to close for the season after opening way back in October. Mammoth in California still has 29 runs open and is scheduled to stay open until July 5th
It was a blue bird closing day at A-basin on Sunday 6th June, marking a 8 month season when it had its earliest opening ever back on October 9th.
It was time to say good bye to the Exhibition Lift which is being replaced by a new high speed quad chair in time for next season.
In California, Mammoth have confirmed that they are set to remain open through to July 5th. They currently have 6 lifts running and 29 runs open, and a 5-8ft base. The Unbound Main terrain park is open and also the Canyon Pipe.
Mon 07 June 10, Vail, USA
Vail resorts are spending a whopping $75million on improvements across their 5 resorts. In Vail the High Noon Lift (Chair 5) will be replaced with a new high-speed quad lift as well as other changes
Tue 08 June 10, Treble Cone, New Zealand
Scheduled to open on the 24th June, Treble Cone today recieved a timely 25cm dump as new season preparations continue
Wed 09 June 10, Hintertux, Austria
Up to 1.3m base in New Zealand. Three ski areas still open in the US. Last weekend of the ski season in Finland coming up. French and Canadian glaciers re-opening next week. Australian ski season starts Saturday. Scotland still offering skiing indoors and out.
Tue 15 June 10, Cairngorm, United Kingdom
Now that CairnGorm Mountain's record season has finally come to an end, it's time to pick up all the cigarette butts and other crap that skiers leave behind
Mon 21 June 10, Cairngorm, United Kingdom
This was the 147th day of riding at CairnGorm since the season started on 28 November 2009 and more than 60 people took to the slopes at CairnGorm Mountain on the summer solstice on Monday 21st June 2010 to enjoy some midsummer skiing on the snow still lying there in the Ptarmigan bowl