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5 US Ski Resorts Worth Visiting In The Summer

Many of America’s best resorts remain open during the summer months, including one that’s even open for snow skiing.


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Best Mountain Towns In The USA

America has a wealth of outstanding mountain towns. Here is a look at five of the best.


Russia's Vic Wild celebrates at the Men's Snowboard Parallel Slalom Flower Ceremony at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 22, 2014. (credit: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington State Native Wins 2 Gold Medals In Snowboarding For Russia

Vic Wild might compete under the Russian flag, but the roots for the White Salmon, Wash., native run deep.



6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.


Russia's Anton Gafarov is helped by Canadian coach Justin Wadsworth after crashing in the Men's Cross-Country Skiing Individual Sprint Free Semifinals (Kirill Kudryavstev/AFP/Getty Images)

Justin Wadsworth Getting Praise From IOC

It was diplomacy, playing out on the snow: An American who helped a Russian finish his Olympic race has drawn praise from the IOC.

1090 The Fan–02/12/2014

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Wenatchee Man Making Snow For Winter Games In Russia

A Wenatchee man and snow-making expert is joining other snowmakers from around the world to make sure there is enough snow covering the slopes for the Olympic Games next month.

CBS Seattle–01/03/2014