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Skiing in Washington State on Crystal Mountain

September 8th, 2016

There are many reasons to visit Washington State but for the winter sports enthusiast what better reason could there be than to visit the challenging ski resort of Crystal Mountain? During the winter months Crystal Mountain is ideally placed to provide snow-capped peaks of over 7,000 feet, standing proud below the towering Mount Rainier which climbs to over 14,000 feet.

The months of November to April bring several feet of fresh powder snow to Crystal Mountain, this being a reliable happening thanks to the cold Cascade storms common to this area. This factor alone makes a compelling reason to visit this first class Washington State ski area.

There are breathtaking views of Mount Rainier from the summit of Crystal Mountain. The area positively bulges with 2,300 acres of fabulous skiing and here you will find every kind of skiing you can imagine, making this the largest ski area in the state of Washington.

Of particular appeal to advanced and intermediate skiers who will enjoy 87% of all runs, there are some 7 runs for beginners which amounts to a generous variety for all levels. Intermediates are best catered for with 57% of all runs and of all the runs the very longest is called Northway and stretches for 2.5 miles or 4km.

With a definite bias in the distribution of trails towards the more experienced skier, lift capacity runs at 20,000 per hour. There are 2 high speed quads, 2 high speed sixes, 2 triple chairs, 4 double chairs and a surface lift for children. Despite leaning towards the more experienced skier, lessons are available and it is possible to rent skis and other equipment as required. This is also useful in the event of losses and breakages.

There is a Kids Club that is open from 8am to 4pm each day for children aged four to eleven years old. They will be well looked after while the experts in the family explore the remainder of the resort and experience the thrill of skiing the black diamond runs. The Kids Club supervises skiing on the appropriate slopes for their charges and there is also snowboarding available for children aged 7 – 11 years old. Children will learn while having fun and being supervised on the slopes while the remainder of the party can enjoy the challenging terrain that this Washington ski resort offers.

For those who enjoy back country skiing, Crystal Mountain has two back country areas which can only be reached by hiking. This is extreme and unforgiving terrain and the ski patrol has specific rules for those looking to ski in these areas. Covered mainly in thick woodland, North Backcountry does have some trails which have been cut through the trees.

The season runs from the middle of November to the middle of April, when the best snow fall is experienced. There are many places to choose for lodging, meals and evening entertainment. After a day of skiing, you should definitely head over to East Peak Massage & Fitness to take advantage of the hot tub, sauna, showers and even the games room. Massages are available with a reservation. In the summer of 2004, Crystal built the Campbell Basin Lodge, a Cascade-style lodge serving pasta, pizza, soups, teriyaki, burgers, salads, Mexican food and more.

For a superb vacation skiing in Washington State this is a great place for the family. Everyone can have a great experience at Crystal Mountain, even though the slopes are more for intermediate and expert skiers. Novice skiers can have fun as well as long as careful attention is paid to the grade of slope attempted.

Kerry Devere is a great fan of holidays in the mountains and in particular thrashing the red runs. Before you plan your next ski safari, read more of her ski destination reviews.

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Mergers and Acquisitions: A Crystal Ball Look at the Players and Its Impact

August 30th, 2016

Mergers and Acquisitions: A Crystal Ball Look at the Players and Its Impact
Event on 2016-09-08 12:00:00
Presents ConnectInvest Luncheon: Mergers and Acquisitions: A Crystal Ball Look at the Players and Its Impact LIMITED TO 3 GUESTS ONLY September 08, 2016 12.00-02.00 pm The Soho Loft Penthouse 152 East 65th Street New York, NY 10065   Looking for the hottest investors to back your venture or the coolest businesses to invest in? If you are in New York and have 2 hours to spare over lunch or tea do swing by at The Soho Loft Penthouse Rooftop Deck off Park Avenue to meet family offices and investors. This ConnectInvest Program event series is a great way to meet family offices and investors over a sumptuous meal for a private one-on-one session. We will be discussing exciting investment sectors, top business trends, and marketing opportunities for this industry and others. We will explain what investors are looking for and how you can pitch your idea or package your offering, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention, additional advice for entrepreneurs, and the best ways to reach them and other accredited and non-accredited investors. This and other events for Summer/Fall 2016 will run from June to October 2016. Pick the ones which fit your schedule and topic of interest. Browse for the latest schedules and for immediate booking: http://thesoholoft.com/summer-fall-2016-investor-events/ HOST   David Drake  Chairman,  LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft Media Group David Drake is the Chairman of LDJ Capital, a multi-family office; Victoria Partners, a 300 family office network based in London; LDJ Real Estate Group and Drake Hospitality Group; and The Soho Loft Media Group with divisions Victoria Global Communications, Times Impact Publications, and The Soho Loft Conferences.  Mr. Drake has been involved in TMT (technology, media, telecoms), realty, hospitality, cleantech, energy and social impact investments for more than 20 years. He is an advocate of innovative investing in early-stage equity, capital formation policies and developments globally, and the US JOBS Act which he lobbied for in the US Congress and the EU Commission. Because of his leading work in this space, he represented the US Commerce Department at the EU Commission in Brussels and Rome in 2012 and was invited to the White House Champions of Change ceremony in Washington, D.C. and as a speaker at the UK Parliament in 2013. His investment, The Soho Loft Media Group, produces and sponsors over 200 global conferences annually and his articles are syndicated in over 100 publications. One such event was April 2013 for the institutional media leader Thomson Reuters, with speakers from Nasdaq, NYSE, KKR and Carlyle Group. He advances financial innovation through his work as an international speaker and writer. He has spoken in top universities like Cambridge, NYU, Cornell, Columbia, and writes regularly for major publications like WSJ, Forbes, Huffington Post, Thomson Reuters. He is the co-author of the books Planet Entrepreneur and Crowdfunding and Other Animals and is the author of the upcoming books TheCrowdfunding Economy and LIFEE: Life Instructions for Entrepreneurs and Executives. Previously, Mr. Drake has acted as general partner in fund-of-funds, realty funds, venture capital funds, seed funds and hedge funds. Mr. Drake’s holdings have media partnership with the European Business Angel Network, European Venture Philanthropy Association and Angel Capital Association of North America. He sits on 4 angel networks and has co-founded two angel networks. His focus today is to take on board advisory positions at companies, angel networks and venture funds, and to guide them on international regulations, corporate strategy and fund structures, with emphasis on the growing trend of online investment automation for retail and angel investors. Privately, Mr. Drake has hosted the Harvard Business Club of NY at his home, produced Carnegie Hall concerts and raised funds for the charities Trail Blazers and Best Buddies for many years. Today he is a board director for the New York City Opera Renaissance, London-based UBS Charity of the Year ARCHIVE Global, and a board advisor for The Washington Ballet. He is a board director also of the Carnegie Hall Einhorn Oratorio Project in honor of the Ukraine MH17 flight victims which allows him to work and advise US Ambassadors from, but not limited to, Dominica, Ukraine, Marshall Islands, Australia, Canada and Sweden. Born in Sweden and fluent in six languages, Mr. Drake has an MBA in Finance and an MA in International Law and Economics from George Washington University, where he was awarded the Wallenberg Scholarship for academic merit.   SPONSORS                 MEDIA SPONSORS     Join our affiliate program!    Just click on the "affiliate signup page link" below and follow the easy instructions, to generate your unique tracking link –  http://www.eventbrite.com/affiliate-register?eid=26510889785&affid=139528122 Through our affiliate scheme you could earn 15% of revenues generated from the sale of tickets. Payments are sent by PayPal after the completion of event.   Refund Policy: Up to 14 days before the event, The Soho Loft will issue a refund for the ticket price paid. Up to 5 days before the event a 50% refund will be granted. No refunds will be made available after this date. A substitute attendee may be sent. There are No Refunds or Credits for No-Shows.

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Super Simple FM Crystal Radio

April 6th, 2015

Movie Rating: 4 / 5

made a decision to get this radio after problems developed with my Auvio HD radio. we paid near to the exact same price for the Auvio when I did for this, and so I figured this will be an appropriate replacement….

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Crystal Bowersox with Caroline Glaser

September 27th, 2014

Crystal Bowersox with Caroline Glaser
Occasion on 2014-11-12 20:00:00
ABOUT CRYSTAL BOWERSOX Crystal Bowersox became a get noticed singer/songwriter whoever work spans numerous genres, from blues and country to people and rock. Since her season of wowing audiences throughout the world on period nine of "American Idol," Bowersox has released two documents, the most recent being the nation/soul accented "All That for This" in 2013, which opened to widespread critical acclaim. She is currently recording an E.P. for launch in very early 2015. Combining her effective and dynamic vocals with her remarkably mature songwriting, Bowersox is described as, "Bluesy and soulful, with a voice not capable of artifice…" (The Washington Post). "…She has an, finely honed pop music instinct all her very own." – the newest York instances "Bowersox expertly works the territory between people and nation…her most useful moments…are simple, with a touch of twang and fragility." The Chicago Tribune add-on VIP package begins 60 minutes before doors open at 6 PM. Please be aware your VIP Meet and Greet admission must be purchased as a package with the general admission solution. VIP Meet and Greet solution includes: 1 – VIP Laminate 1 – Exclusive image An acoustic track performed by Crystal Question and answer time Photo opportunity with Crystal Signing with Crystal REGARDING CAROLINE GLASER Caroline Glaser was your typical very first 12 months scholar, performing separated available mic nights at the woman regional coffee stores and making videos on her behalf YouTube page, when she auditioned for season 4 of NBC's struck television show The Voice. The judges were overrun with love, and the globe watching was smitten. Adam Levine from Maroon 5 described Caroline's voice as "ethereal, magic and wonderful." Usher renamed himself "Gusher." Finally, Glaswer didn't win the highly-rated vocal competition, but she made an actual connection with an immediate fanbase begging for lots more. She’ll function as the first to acknowledge she is just a few steps into a lengthy uphill road ahead, but is adopting this exciting possibility to further develop as an "indie-folk" artist. The singer-songwriter is extremely grateful the fans who encourage her along the way, and ecstatic to begin playing and releasing music for them.

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Crystal Bowersox

September 6th, 2014

Crystal Bowersox
Event on 2014-09-21 19:00:00

the woman rich amalgam of blues, country, people and stone makes the lady one of the most dynamic young voices ahead along in years. She’s performed alongside everyone from Harry Connick Jr., Joe Cocker, and Alanis Morrisette, to Michael Franti, John Popper and BB King.

The Washington Post calls the woman "bluesy and soulful, with a voice incapable of artifice." She "expertly works the territory between people and nation," says The Chicago Tribune.

The Ohio-reared and Portland-based singer/songwriter began busking train stations at 17 and then went on an international café trip that took the woman to Mexico, Turkey and Tennessee. She actually is a triple danger, similarly adept as a vocalist, composer and guitarist.

VIP occasion starts at 5 pm and includes laminate, exclusive photo, acoustic track done by Crystal, Q&A session, photo opp and signing.

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Crystal Car – A Father’s Day Auto Festival

May 21st, 2013

Crystal Car – A Father’s Day Auto Festival
Event on 2013-06-16 00:00:00
Crystal Car – A Father's Day Auto Festival

Get your vehicle tuned up and bring the family to the starting line in Crystal City for the first annual Fathers Day Auto Festival. The festival plans to showcase a variety of automobile categories including area sports cars and classic muscle cars .The festival will be located within the many different courtyards and surface lots of Crystal City. The Washington Wine Academy will host a beer garden to further enhance the experience and celebrate Fathers Day. Have a cool car you would like to include in the show? Please visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CrystalCar

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Arlington, United States

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How a Crystal Radio Works

May 9th, 2013

Full details of how a crystal radio works, right down to the electron level. We start with a demonstration of all the parts in action, showing how the radio …
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Tom Odell performs his mystery cover, Taylor Swifts ‘I Knew You Were Trouble in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge. Part of a whole week of music from rising stars …

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what type of Crystal Oscillator to use for a radio?

March 15th, 2013

Question by wow1: what type of Crystal Oscillator to use for a radio?
I want to know what Megahertz range a radio crystal oscillator needs to be for both AM and FM Radio and where i can get one from, specify a well know safe site or store. Thanks.

Best answer:

Answer by Common Sense
Crystal radios work on AM only 540-1700 khz

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Ballet in Cinema: Nederlands Dans Theater's "An Evening with Crystal Pite-A

February 7th, 2013

Ballet in Cinema: Nederlands Dans Theater's "An Evening with Crystal Pite-A
Ballet in Cinema: Nederlands Dans Theater's "An Evening with Crystal Pite-A Dance with the Unknown". Details · Showtimes · Reader reviews [0]. Ballet in Cinema: Nederlands Dans Theater's "An Evening with Crystal Pite-A Dance …
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'We Tiresias': Try not to myth it
Taking Care of Our Own is the name of a financial aid effort for local actors and other artists run by a regional advocacy group, Theatre Washington. But this week, the phrase also characterizes a happy trend at Washington's theater companies. At the …
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How to Make/Build a Crystal Radio

January 2nd, 2013

Step-by-step instructions for making a tunable crystal radio. This is a radio that gets its power from the radio waves. I made it almost entirely from junk except for the diode (1N34 germanium diode) and the earpiece (though you can use a speaker from a phone instead.) The capacitor is made from aluminum foil and a paper towel roll. The coil is rolled on a toilet paper roll. The wire is enameled magnet wire. For the antenna I use a 15 foot wire laid out on the floor. For the earth ground I connect a wire to the ground in the household wiring. I originally got this circuit from the book “Radio Receiver Projects You Can Build” by Homer L. Davidson. The crystal earpiece (piezoelectric earphone) and/or 1N34 germanium diode can be orders from these sources: www.scitoyscatalog.com www.maplin.co.uk You can find the circuit diagram shown in this video on this page: rimstar.org See also: How a Crystal Radio Works video: youtu.be Crystal Radio Troubleshooting and Tips video: youtu.be Make Crystal Earphone/Earpiece for Crystal Radio video: youtu.be Use Earbuds/Earphones with Crystal Radio video: youtu.be Make a Crystal Radio Coil with Taps video: youtu.be Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com – rimstar.org

Connect-R - Vara Nu Dorm (Radio Version)

Va rugam nu faceti re-upload la clip in alte conturi pentru ca riscati sa ramaneti fara cont. Daca va place aceasta varianta puteti da linkul mai departe. Nu faceti un bine artistului daca umpleti youtube-ul de clone. Multumim pentru sustinere. www.facebook.com Produced by: Rappin’On Production Music & Lyrics: Stefan Mihalache, Razvan Matache Label: Roton

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