Spring back Thursday at Snow Valley


  On Thursday, skiers at Snow Valley may buy any regular priced lift ticket or lesson package and receive a “Spring Back” voucher valid for any midweek day, beginning March 2 through
the end of the 2008/2009 season.

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Two lift tickets for $44 on Wednesdays


Snow Valley is offering some good discounts this winter. Come up to Running Springs for some fun in the sun.

On Wednesdays, skiers and boarders can get two lift tickets for just $44. Bring a friend or family member and enjoy the savings!

This special will continue through the end of this season.
But please note: Lift tickets must be purchased in pairs here at Snow Valley ticket windows.

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King of the Hill at Mountain High


Welcome to King of the Hill
Celebrity Boardercross 2009. This is
where music fans, snow shredders,
and snow bunnies come to play in
all of this fresh new powder.
Come enjoy the vendor village,
live music, DJs, radio remotes,
drink specials, and giveaways!
Watch your favorite celeb.
compete in the downhill
boardercross for a chance to win
sweet prizes.

For more information check out:


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Missing snowboarder found in Wrightwood

KABC Channel 7 is reporting that a Fullerton man has been found after he went missing while snowboarding at the Mountain High resort in Wrightwood.

They say Brendon Shoemaker had last been seen Tuesday on the
south side of Mountain High West in the San Gabriel Mountains shortly after 4 p.m.

The 23-year-old was reportedly snowboarding out of bounds. When he didn’t come back a friend reported him missing.

Rescue parties from Los Angeles County sheriff’s and fire departments launched a search.

A helicopter crew saw Shoemaker shortly after daybreak and
were working to bring him to safety. L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies say
he appears to be OK.

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Five feet of snow at Mountain High?


The National Weather Service is reporting good news for Mountain
High skiers and snowboarders from President’s Day weekend. A winter storm watch
has been issued for the San Gabriel Mountains that
calls for new snow through Tuesday. This storm is expected to drop
up to two feet of snow on Mountain High with snow levels dipping to 4,500 feet.


More than three feet of new snow has
already fallen at Mountain High over the last week-and-a-half. All three resorts are 100% open
with up to 16 lifts, 62 trails and a 24-48 inch base of powder and packed

The North Pole Tubing Park is also open with six lanes of lift accessed
tubing. Visit
mthigh.com for the latest snow report and custom weather forecast.

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Yooohooo! College Night at Mountain High


Mountain High is bringing a rocking college party
to the mountains this winter with its new program, College Night at
Mountain High. College Night at Mountain High is a series of Thursday night parties created to bring Southern California college
students together on the snow. College Night will take place from 5-10pm at the Bullwheel Bar & Grill at Mountain High West on Feb. 12, and March 12.

Toyota Matrix has
just come aboard as presenting sponsor of College Night, jumpstarting
the party with the Antics street team. The Antics crew will be dolling
out custom t-shirts with an on-demand screen printing machine. Toyota
is also providing the beats, spun by DJ Slip Matt, and a pair of
tricked out Toyota Matrix display vehicles complete with Guitar Hero.
In addition, newly added product sponsors Ally Distribution, The Hundreds, Elm Company, Omatic Snowboards, Celsius, Nikita, Bataleon, Flow, and Sessions will be hooking it up with product galore.

College Night will feature half-off appetizers,
half-off beer (21+), $1 hot dogs, live DJs, $20 night lift tickets
(with college ID), and hookups from a collection of industry partners. Transworld
Snowboarding, FUEL TV, Active Ride Shop, BNQT, Southern California
Collegiate Snowsports Conference (SCCSC), ForUs Magazine,
and Skinnie Magazine will also be in attendance ensuring College Night rocks to its fullest potential.

Hookups include:

Custom printed t-shirts from Toyota Matrix.
Cash and product toss-ups courtesy of Elm Company and Omatic Snowboards.
Awesome giveaways like passes to live tapings of The Daily Habit on
FUEL TV and more from companies like Ally Distribution, The Hundreds,
Celsius, Nikita, Bataleon, Flow, and Sessions.
Discounted subscriptions from Transworld Snowboarding.
Special college discounts and giveaways from Active.
A chance to preview FUEL TV’s new snowboard shows like “Snowboard Diaries” and “Flipside”.
Hookups and party photos from ForUs and Skinnie.
Event coverage from BNQT, FUEL TV, and Transworld.

Join crews of kids from dozens of college campuses
and bring your friends for a rocking college party on College Night at
Mountain High.

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Bounce back at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain

23709-bbeerr.jpgBear Mountain and Snow Summit are offering a Bounce Back voucher for $10 off a lift ticket good any
time after March 2 with the purchase of any lift ticket during
the season.

“We recognize that our guests are being more mindful of their spending
and our goal is to provide the most value for their hard-earned
dollars,” said Chris Riddle, Director of Marketing for Big Bear
Mountain Resorts. “The mid-winter conditions are terrific and with
access to both mountains with a single lift ticket and our close
proximity, we offer the best value for our guests.”

With new, natural snowfall and extensive snowmaking, the ski resorts offer excellent coverage as well as terrain for all levels and
abilities. New features include $12 million in snowmaking capabilities,
new Rideshare Program and Know B4 U Go Text Messaging Program.

For the most current weather, road and snow conditions, call
800-BEAR-MTN or 888-SUMMIT-1 or text “NOW” to 52406. To view updated
terrain maps, log on to www.bearmountain.com or www.snowsummit.com.

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Cholula Triple Air announces winners

23605-Anderson.jpgThe 11th Annual $25,000 Cholula Triple Air Show went off Saturday,
Feb. 7, at Mountain High in Wrightwood. Some 75 riders from across
the country threw down for their share of a $25,000 cash purse.

weather held off just enough for Danny Toumarkine to stake his claim on a hot
$10,000 in cash with Stacie Anderson pulling in $4,000 for the women.

 Riders were stoked on one of the
most unique setups the contest has ever seen; a sick hip to double jump line
built by Mountain High’s Faultline Terrain Park Crew. Standout riders
included Spencer Link, Nick Sibayan, Tyler Flanagan, Ian Thorley, and Laurie
Currier with the top 16 men and top six women advancing to a best of two run

 Toumarkine threw down a back rodeo
seven melon over the hip, to back seven indy, to front nine lien for his ten
grand. Anderson
got her four g’s with a huge nose grab over the hip, to indy nose poke,
to front three mute. West coast shreds came from spots like Mammoth and Tahoe, while
others came from Park City and as far away as Europe,
to enjoy the packed powder conditions from the recent three foot storm.

 Thanks to Monster Energy, Powder
& Sun Boardshop, Jarritos Soda, and title sponsor Cholula Hot Sauce for
turning Mountain High’s biggest event of the season into the hottest big
air event north of the border.

 Catch the webcast of the Cholula
Triple Air from REELcomp.com at http://reelcomp.com/events/cholula-triple-air
at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, REELcomp’s webcast includes
audio commentary from the announcers, four camera angles on the course, a live
chat room for at-home observers, interviews with athletes, and award ceremony coverage.

 First held in snowboarding’s
method-grabbing heyday of 1998, the Cholula Triple Air Show was created as a
corner-stone event for Mountain High. The legacy of big-name competitors who
have stepped up to the hottest big air event north of the border include Shaun
White, Kevin Pearce, Matt Hammer, Keegan Valaika, Hana Beaman, and Laurie


11th Annual $25,000 Cholula
Triple Air



1st        $10,000
– Danny Toumarkine

2nd       $ 
3,000 – Brode Merrill

3rd        $ 
1,500 – Brandon

4th        $ 
1,000 – Jye Kearney

5th        $    
525 – Spencer Link

6th        $    
500 – Nicolas Sibayan

7th        $    
300 – Cody Rosenthal

8th        $    
275 – Zack Hale

9th        $    
250 – Alex Dawooud

10th      $    
225 – Ian Thorley

11th      $   
175 – Greg Bokenkamp

12th      $   
160 – Brandon Reise

13th      $   
150 – Danny Thomas

14th      $   
150 – Matt Guntent

15th      $   
150 – Tyler Flanagan

16th      $   
150 – Steven Brown



1st        $4,000
– Stacie Anderson

2nd       $2,000
– Elise Borelli

3rd        $1,000
– Laurie Currier

4th        $ 
500 – Nicki Slechta

5th        $ 
350 – Dana Treland

6th        $ 
150 – Isabelle Lalive


Best Trick

$  1,500 – Danny


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