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Getaway Guide: Top Eats By The Slopes

A mountain of fresh powder, brisk temperatures to put some red in your cheeks and a blast on the slopes can really crank up an appetite.

02/19/2015

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Getaway Guide: Valentine’s Day Near The Slopes

It doesn’t get much better than this — a double dip for lovers who also happen to be skiers. Here’s where to combine romance with a downhill rush.

02/05/2015

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Snow Buddy App

The SnowBuddy app lets winter sports enthusiasts keep up with the fun – and with friends who also enjoy the snow.

02/05/2015

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America’s Best Ski Resorts For Families

Here’s a look at five of the best family-friendly ski resorts in America.

01/28/2015

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Guide To Safety On The Slopes

A pair of recent Pennsylvania chairlift accidents has focused attention on skiing and snowboarding safety. And while there are risks, following the rules and staying alert can minimize those risks.

01/21/2015

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Best Ski Lodges In America

Plan an exciting getaway where you can spend the day skiing down the mountainside, the afternoon getting a massage and the evening sipping on hot cocoa by the fire.

01/06/2015

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Get Ski Season Ready

It’s finally the best time of year again, and no we’re not talking about the holidays, we’re talking about ski season. Yes, the magical season of fresh powder, outdoor hot tubs and snow bunnies is upon us yet again, meaning it’s now socially acceptable to talk nonstop about the snow conditions and obsessively check the weather report in hopes of a blizzard. We know that whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting into the magical sport having all the right gear can make all the difference out on the slopes.

12/11/2014

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Guide To Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain is one of the most versatile snow sports resorts in eastern Pennsylvania, and it’s close to home.

12/11/2014

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How To Take An Affordable Ski Vacation

Despite what many people believe, a ski vacation can be taken without breaking the bank.

12/05/2014

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What’s New On The Western Pa. Slopes

There are five resorts near locations where Philadelphia skiers and riders frequently travel west of the Susquehanna – Harrisburg, Gettysburg, State College and Seven Springs Conference Center. Here’s what’s new at those spots.

11/26/2014

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What’s New On The Eastern Pa. Slopes

Skiers and riders will see dynamic innovations on the eastern Pennsylvania snow scene this season. Millions of dollars have been poured into resort improvements from parking lots to lodges, accommodations, lifts and summits.

11/20/2014

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Getaway Guide: Scoring A Ski Area Job

The resorts are hiring right now, with many part time jobs available, from lift attendants to food service workers. Starting closest to home, here’s where they are and how to get in on the action.

10/30/2014

(Spring Mountain ski area operator Rick Buckman, standing in front of snowmaking equipment, is hiring winter staff  right now.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Wintertime Work-and-Play Ski Adventures

Ski resort operators can’t wait till the snow flies to obtain the staff they need for a brisk season on the slopes. They’re hiring now.

10/30/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May’s Jazz Fest

If you crave jazz and fall weekends at the Jersey shore, it all comes together on the weekend of November 7th.

10/23/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ski and Snowboard Expo, Nov. 2nd

On November 2nd, the Eastern Pennsylvania Ski Council holds its annual Philly Ski and Snowboard Expo. You’ll learn about more than skiing there.

10/16/2014

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