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Breckenridge Ready for Dew Tour

Snow has arrived just in time for the annual Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships, which kicks off for its one and only stop this year in Breckenridge, Colorado! The Dew Tour is a 4-day action sports and lifestyle festival that runs from December 13th-16th in the heart of Summit County. The event features ski and snowboarding competitions with live music and the ultimate "Dew Tour Experience" where fans can enjoy athlete autograph signings, giveaways, games and more. Best of all, it's FREE!

The Dew Tour’s new format for 2012 includes a variety of events throughout the weekend, bringing the action sports and lifestyle festival to this historic mountain town. The world’s best skiers and snowboarders will throw down on the mountain while the hip-hop duo, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the weekend with a live show at the Riverwalk Center in downtown Breckenridge on Saturday, Dec. 15.
The Dew Tour will feature the top names in men’s and women’s snowboarding hitting the Superpipe and Slopestyle courses. Olympic gold medalist Shaun White will bring his big air and one-of-a-kind tricks to the Superpipe, while brothers Jack and Luke Mitrani will once again attempt to keep him off of the podium! Last year’s Dew Cup winner, Louie Vito, will aim to gain his third consecutive Cup during the winner-takes-all weekend. Several snowboarders will be splitting their time between hitting features on the Slopestyle course and triple corking in the debut Big Air contest. Breckenridge local, Eric Willett will also be competing in Slopestyle and Big Air!
Freestyle skiing events include big names such as Simon Dumont and Tanner Hall who will meet in the Superpipe. They will also take on  Kevin Rolland, the winner of last year’s Dew Cup. Breckenridge team skier Bobby Brown will attempt to use home slope advantage against Nick Goepper and previous Dew Cup champ Tom Wallisch on the Slopestyle course. These three will also be among those competing in the Big Air competition. 
The Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships will be showcased across 11 broadcast hours on NBC and NBC Sports Network and across an all-new digital platform with live streaming, plus exclusive behind the scenes and in-depth content on The new broadcast platform will offer coverage from every day of the event and more live Dew Tour coverage on NBC and NBC Sports Network than any previous year.
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This Blog Post is happily no longer relevant

So this time last week this blog post may have had some relevance - thankfully it no longer applies.  Why?  Because we got slammed with snow and there is much more in the forecast.

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Powder Shoot at Snowbird, Utah - A Ski Butlers Story

At Ski Butlers, we are surrounded by adventurous people, with inspiring stories from the mountains. We want to bring more of these stories to you. 
Our second story is about an early morning powder shoot at Snowbird, UT. Mike Schirf, a local Utah photographer, took a some amazing photos. Here is his story.

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A New Level of On-Hill-Dining Experience Hits Snowmass

Aspen Skiing Company has raised the bar on what to expect when it comes to on-mountain dining at Snowmass Ski Resort.  Joining the ranks of the Sundeck and Cloud 9 Bistro, Aspen/Snowmass is proud to introduce the all new Elk Camp Café!  Construction began on this 13 million dollar venture once last season’s snow had melted, and crews worked long days throughout the summer to finish the project! 

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