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Liftline Love

From the He-and-She Stick to the gondola, lift technology has shaped romance on the way uphill.

Riding a ski lift, or waiting in line to board it, may have inspired as many marriages and relationships over the past 70 years as ever originated at an après bar. Cupid’s ski endeavors, though, haven’t been without bumps. The ropetow, for instance, was less an opportunity to meet Miss Beautiful than it was for Mr. Wonderful to come to her rescue after the rope hurled her onto the snow.

Sunday River Announces First Chondola in NorthEast

New England skiers and snowboarders will be experiencing a new mode of mountain transport during the 2008-2009 winter season as Sunday River prepares to install the first Chondola in the Northeastern U.S. The $7.2 million hybrid lift is one of four in North America and will transport skiers, snowboarders and summer guests from the South Ridge Base Area to the summit of North Peak, a location from which six of Sunday River's eight peaks are directly accessible.

Sarah Fergerson

Features

You may know her as the Duchess of York, but if you happened to ski Squaw Valley, Calif., in the late '70s, Sarah Ferguson may have been your instructor.

Ski Pac: Squaw Turns 50

Features

The history of Squaw Valley USA¿one of Lake Tahoe's premier ski resorts¿is as rich as the area in which it lies.

A Few Turns Down Memory Lane

Warren Miller

Looking back after eight decades, everything-and nothing-has changed.

Lifts Long Forgotten

Warren Miller

Sometimes new lift technology doesn't last long enough to get old.

Vail installs new booking webware

Advice

Oct. 7: Sophisticated new booking engine gives guests wider search options when booking rooms, activities, tickets, rental cars.

Battered French Skier Returns to Slopes

Advice

Her body bandaged, her face bruised and reddened, Carole Montillet-Carles was determined not to relinquish her title without a struggle.

Ski Cooper Expansion Draws Fire

News

The plans of Ski Cooper ski area in Colorado to add 40 acres of terrain has attracted sharp opposition from the nonprofit Colorado Wild group.

Turin Organizers: Men's Downhill Preparations on Track

News

Despite a lack of snow on the upper course, preparations for the men's Olympic downhill track are on schedule.

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