Regional winter sports Web links and phone numbers include:
Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center, Juneau-based safety and information center, www.avalanche.org, click on the Southeast Alaska link.
Eaglecrest Ski Area, city-operated facility with downhill and cross-country skiing and tubing, www.skijuneau.com/
Juneau Nordic Ski Club, local group dedicated to cross-country skiing, including 4-H Nordic program, home.gci.net/~jnordski/
Juneau Alpine Club, organization of local hikers, climbers and paddlers, groups.yahoo.com/group/juneaualpineclub/
Whitehorse Cross-Country Ski Club, Nordic ski club in Yukon's capital city, xcskiwhitehorse.ca
Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, ski area near Anchorage, www.alyeskaresort.com
Shames Mountain Ski Area, Terrace, British Columbia, ski area 85 miles east of Prince Rupert, www.shamesmountain.com
Whistler and Blackcomb, ski area about 75 miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia, www.whistler-blackcomb.com
Mt. Baker Ski Area, ski area 56 miles east of Bellingham, Wash., www.mtbakerskiarea.com
Mt. Bachelor Ski Area, ski area about 20 miles west of Bend, Ore., www.mtbachelor.com
Washington state ski areas,: www.skiwashington.com.
Northwest ski areas, web.pdx.edu/~cyjh/orresorts.html