Category Archive: Ski Area News

Sep 14

Maine’s Sugarloaf Expands Off-Piste Terrain

Maine’s Sugarloaf resort recently announced plans to begin thinning the heavily forested terrain on adjacent Burnt Mountain, thereby turning a relatively under-utilized backcountry skiing zone into marked and patrolled sidecountry. Sugarloaf plans to open some of this indian pharmacy no prescription terrain this coming 2010-11 season, and phase two of the expansion calls for the …

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Dec 23

Bolton Valley Gets A Wind Turbine

Bolton Valley is now the first Vermont ski area to install its own wind turbine for generating electricity. The turbine, built and installed by the Barre, VT-based Northern Power Systems, is estimated to generate nearly ten percent of the ski area’s electricity needs, while reducing annual carbon emissions by nearly 300 tons. Here’s a brief …

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Sep 24

AlpineZone =>Ski Area News for the Northeast

As we develop through the 09-10 ski season, it will take us some time to develop a good system of reporting on the latest northeast ski area news.  Stay tuned for regular posts featuring news items that really stand out to us, but we would also like to encourage you to consider’s reporting …

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