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In-bounds Avalanche Strikes Jackson Hole

Teton Village, WY – An avalanche occurred this morning in-bounds on open terrain at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) in Wyoming, burying a number of skiers. The slide, which occurred in the southern end of the Expert Chutes, was reported at approximately 9:55 a.m., and Jackson Hole Ski Patrol and staff were on the scene … Continue reading In-bounds Avalanche Strikes Jackson Hole

New Hampshire’s Mount Sunapee Opens a Day Ahead of Schedule

Newbury, NH – With 14 inches of snow coverage on Tuesday, Mount Sunapee Resort in southern New Hampshire commenced their season yesterday, a day ahead of the scheduled start with skiing on an opening day record setting 17 trails. The early morning line was long, but fast moving for those picking up season passes. The … Continue reading New Hampshire’s Mount Sunapee Opens a Day Ahead of Schedule

Skier Dies Out of Bounds at Vail

East Vail, CO – The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office has reported the death of a backcountry skier in the East Vail Chutes on Tuesday. In a media release, the Sheriff’s Office indicate that personnel responded to a backcountry medical incident at around 11:30 a.m.  where a skier went off of a jump. The skier did not … Continue reading Skier Dies Out of Bounds at Vail

Shiffrin Wins Third Straight Killington Slalom

Killington, VT – A day after finishing fourth in giant slalom, Mikaela Shiffrin skied away with her 45th World Cup victory on Sunday in front of more than 15,000 screaming fans who braved mist, rain, and fog to cheer not only the best ski racer in the world to victory, but for the first time in … Continue reading Shiffrin Wins Third Straight Killington Slalom

A-Basin Opens New Terrain in The Beavers Today

Arapahoe Basin, CO – Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) will open its newest terrain expansion, The Beavers, today for the first time. The 468-acre terrain expansion is served by a new quad chairlift running from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. daily. The 34 new runs of the expansion include two new intermediate groomed runs, open bowls and tree … Continue reading A-Basin Opens New Terrain in The Beavers Today

Summer Sets Lodging Record at Western Ski Resorts

Denver, CO – The six-month summer season for 290 mountain properties in seven western U.S. states that participate in the DestiMetrics survey officially ended on Oct. 31. As of that date, the month of October wrapped up with a 4.2 percent dip in occupancy and a 4.3 percent gain in the Average Daily Rate (ADR) to finish … Continue reading Summer Sets Lodging Record at Western Ski Resorts

Peak Resorts Adds 3 Ski Areas for $76 Million

Wildwood, MO – Publicly traded Peak Resorts, Inc., owner and operator of a number of Eastern and Midwestern ski resorts including Vermont’s Mount Snow and Hunter Mountain in New York, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Snow Time, Inc. for $76 million in total consideration. Snow Time owns and operates three ski resorts … Continue reading Peak Resorts Adds 3 Ski Areas for $76 Million