Summer Skiing: Where there’s Snow we Shred

Summer Skiing: Where there’s Snow we Shred
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Are you bummed winter is over?  The snow is melting, and your local ski area has now switched to summer operations, right?  Well, don’t despair quite yet because several great North American resorts continue to offer skiing well into the summer. Timberline Lodge on the South face of Mt. Hood in Oregon boasts the longest ski season in North America.  There is a chairlift at the resort reserved exclusively for operations in the summer months of June-September.  The Palmer Express Chairlift actually cannot operate in the winter because of heavy winter storms that ice up the chairlift and make it too dangerous.  However, in the summer many pros and amateurs flock to Timberline to enjoy some turns on the Palmer Snowfield. Beartooth Basin located on the border of Montana and Wyoming is unique in that it only opens for skiing during the summer months.  This is because, during the winter, the road conditions on the Beartooth Highway are too danger.... Continue Reading at Snowbrains

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