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Ski resorts gear up for summer activities
Ski resorts gear up for summer activities

Summer can be a great time to visit ski resorts. The weather is usually glorious, and there are numerous outdoor activities, festivals and cultural offerings aimed at attracting visitors and entertaining locals. In this generally slower time of year, hotels offer discounts — even free nights midweek with multi-day stays — until the snow returns. Some ski resorts also run sports camps and meetings for groups and companies. Here's a rundown on what some areas across the West offer during the warm months: Mammoth When my oldest son and I visited Mammoth (, several summers ago, we took mountain bikes up the gondola to its...