August 2009

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Summer skiing opens in Lynchburg

Liberty University, the school that the late evangelist Jerry Falwell built, officially opened Virginia’s first Snowflex slope on Saturday, August 29. The Lynchburg daily has the story.

Why I love Snowshoe in summer

Why I love Snowshoe in summer

For starters, it’s usually about 20 degrees below the temperature at my home in Charlottesville, which itself is a pretty fine place. But when you’ve got the choice of 90 degrees and 70 degrees, Snowshoe wins. And up on the mountaintop, I have yet to encounter a mosquito, something that’s part of everyday life back [...]

Intrawest sells two French resorts

Intrawest sells two French resorts

Snowshoe’s corporate owner Intrawest has announced the pending sale of two resorts in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps. A French resort operator called Pierre et Vacances will buy the lodging and commercial operations at Intrawest’s Arc 1950 Resort (part of Les Arcs) and Flaine Montsoleil (part of Flaine). In both places, Intrawest had [...]

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