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January 15, 2010

Tony Abbott, Marble Mountain’s outside operations manager, takes us for a ride in the groomer and explains what’s happening with snowmaking. ...

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January 18, 2010

  We see it all the time out here at the Mountain. People so excited to get to the powder that they go straight from sitting still in their vehicle for hours to barreling down the slopes. And all too often that means sore muscles, aches, pains, and even injuries.   A warm muscle is actually stronger and more elastic than a cold one. It’s better able to absorb shocks too,...

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January 18, 2010

  A skier/rider must use a braking or retention system at all times Ski brakes are recommended as the best and safest method of ski retention. Skis with broken or missing ski brakes are not allowed on a hill and must be replaced with a pair with functioning brakes. It is also mandatory that snowboards have a brake or retention device. Runaway skis or snowboards without proper braking systems...

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January 27, 2010

  You don&rsquot need aching muscles to tell you that skiing/boarding is hard work. The incredible appetite you have when you get back to the lodge is enough evidence.   Giving your body all the fuel it needs to perform properly is just as important as having the right boots and bindings. Here are a few ideas on how to do it.   Basically, your body has about...

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