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Less is more with the Tucker-Terra Model 1100 from Tucker Sno-Cat. This new grooming machine is an attractive option for snow clubs looking to stretch their grooming budgets.

By Jim Timlick

Tucker Sno-Cat Corp. has long been regarded as one of the most successful manufacturers of snow grooming vehicles in the world. That reputation has been earned, in large part, by the Medford, Ore.-based company’s willingness to listen to what customers have to say.

TechnoAlpin provides guarantee of snow for 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea

By Mark Halsall

When it comes to staging the Winter Olympic Games, weather is always top of mind. Marginal weather conditions during the Winter Olympics can lead to snowmaking challenges, which was the case at both the 2010 Games in Vancouver, Canada, and the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia.

You would be hard-pressed to find a family more passionate about skiing and snowboarding than Kelli and Chauncy Johnson.

The Johnsons, who live in northern Wyoming with their four children, have built their lives around the sport. In fact, you could say that they owe their marriage to it in large part, having had their first ski experience together during a fifth-grade ski day at Antelope Butte.

Jan. 20 - 28, 2018

By the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association

The snowmobile community is again holding the International Snowmobile Safety Week. This is the 25th year where the entire snowmobile community, including state and provincial snowmobile associations, visitors and convention bureaus, chambers of commerce, snowmobile clubs and local and state and provincial agencies join together to recognize the importance of safe, responsible snowmobiling.

A new program for training operators of snow grooming equipment

One of the biggest challenges for many North American ski hill operations is finding experienced people who can operate snow grooming machines to move the mounds of white stuff needed to shape their winter wonderland.

Unlike many businesses that can access a steady stream of trained graduates from colleges or trade schools, most ski operations must provide their own on-the-job training or hire people who were trained at another resort.

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