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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 at 9:28 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

A True-Blue Winterfest -- With Plenty of Snow

A True-Blue Winterfest -- With Plenty of Snow

If you're looking for snow near the D.C. metro region, you may not find it... but Oakland, Md., has plenty of it, along with a weekend-long Winterfest to boot. Read »

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013 at 9:28 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Try Snow Gear Before You Buy It

Try Snow Gear Before You Buy It

Willi's Demo Days at Seven Springs Mountain Resort aims to bring out the die hard skiers for a day of try it and buy it Read »

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 1:15 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Glass Ceiling: Not a Negative Here

Glass Ceiling: Not a Negative Here

The Sayre Mansion in Bethlehem, Penn., offers 22 charming suites, including one suite with a glass ceiling for a 180-degree view of the city. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012 at 1:17 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

March Madness, Free Skiing at Skytop

March Madness, Free Skiing at Skytop

Skytop Lodge in the West Poconos offers free skiing, 30 miles of hiking trails and all the March Madness you can dream of. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012 at 11:44 AM
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By Caprice Singletary

Snowtubing: When Laziness and Fun Collide

Snowtubing: When Laziness and Fun Collide

Close your eyes and reflect on the time when life was carefree. A time when you actually appreciated the snow, days off from school, and oh yeah… snow tubing. Read »

Monday, Feb 6, 2012 at 2:50 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Camelback Mountain: 100 Percent Ready for Takeoff

Camelback Mountain: 100 Percent Ready for Takeoff

Camelback debuts a 50-foot airbag to land on after you launch from throwing a sick trick. (Did we sound like we knew what we were talking about? Good.) Read »

Friday, Jan 27, 2012 at 2:52 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Your Own Winter Olympics at Woodloch Resort

Your Own Winter Olympics at Woodloch Resort

An all-inclusive package includes indoor and outdoor winter fun. Read »

Thursday, Jan 26, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

1st-Time Skiers Luck Out at Bryce Resort

1st-Time Skiers Luck Out at Bryce Resort

First-time skiers get special attention at Bryce Resort in Virginia. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Wisp Mountain Coaster and Terrain Parks

Take a trip up to Wisp Ski Resort to go down the mountain coaster... or slide... See Full Gallery »

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2012 at 2:01 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Blackwater Falls, With a Side of Skiing

Blackwater Falls offers impressive icy views -- great when you need a break from... See Full Gallery »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Photo. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: sarah (at) trueiconphoto (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo as a web editor and writer for NBCWashington.com. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.
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