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North American Ski Areas Extend their Ski Seasons in to May

Sunday, 22nd April, 2018

Several ski areas in North America have announced they're extending their ski seasons – in some cases in to May – following heavy snow in the past week in ski regions from Colorado to Maine.

Winter Park in Colorado which was due to close today has announced it will stay open a further fortnight with its Mary Jane terrain lift-served until May 6th following more fresh snow there last week. It joins Loveland which had already planned to stay open to that date and A Basin which will be open at least in to June in Colorado.

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Colorado Ski Regions Sue Oil Companies for Climate Change Damage

Friday, 20th April, 2018

Several ski regions in Colorado are suing two oil companies for, what the ski regions say is damage caused to their communities by climate change, which they blame on the oil companies.

The move follows similar suits filed earlier this year by the cities of New York and San Francisco against BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell on the same grounds.

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J2Ski Snow Report - April 19th 2018

Thursday, 19th April, 2018

J2Ski Snow Report 19th April 2018

Snow as far as the eye can see; Tignes, France last Saturday

200 northern hemisphere resorts still open, but warming temperatures bringing Spring skiing to high altitudes now.

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