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Seven Springs Completes Puchase of Laurel Mountain Ski Area’s Assets

Jennerstown, PA – Seven Springs Mountain Resort has closed on its agreement with Somerset Trust Company to purchase their ski area assets at western Pennsylvania’s Laurel Mountain State Park. The closing, which took place on Wednesday, Nov. 26, represents the next step in the local community’s push to revitalize skiing operations at the currently dormant … Continue reading Seven Springs Completes Puchase of Laurel Mountain Ski Area’s Assets

Muellers to Sell Okemo, Sunapee and Crested Butte Ski Resorts

Ludlow, VT – CNL Lifestyle Properties, an Orlando, Fla.-based real estate investment trust (REIT) that has been gobbling up U.S. ski resorts and village developments for the past several years, will announce later today that it has agreed to acquire Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, New Hampshire’s Mount Sunapee and Crested Butte Mountain Resort in … Continue reading Muellers to Sell Okemo, Sunapee and Crested Butte Ski Resorts

Receiver to Run Financially Troubled Idaho Ski Resort

Boise, ID – An Idaho state court judge has ruled that a receiver will operate Tamarack Resort this winter, replacing existing management at the financially beleaguered ski and snowboard resort in the central Idaho town of Donnelly, north of Boise. Idaho Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Patrick H. Owen ruled Thursday in favor of lender … Continue reading Receiver to Run Financially Troubled Idaho Ski Resort

Kalamazoo Ski & Snowboard Festival at Michigan’s Timber Ridge Oct. 18

Gobles, MI – Saturday October 18th marks the Fourth Annual Kalamazoo Ski & Snowboard Festival, being held this year at Timber Ridge Ski Area in Gobles. nThis year’s Festival highlights include a rail jam competition for all skill levels to be held at 5 p.m., with different rails to accommodate all skill levels. Entry costs … Continue reading Kalamazoo Ski & Snowboard Festival at Michigan’s Timber Ridge Oct. 18

Wildfire at Montana’s Big Sky Ski Resort Contained

Big Sky, MT – Quick work by firefighters contained a wildfire at Montana’s Big Sky ski and snowboard resort to a mere five acres. nThe Spanish Peaks Fire, located in the Spanish Peaks Subdivision near Big Sky was contained Monday night at approximately 10:00 p.m. The fire burned near the base of the Southern Comfort … Continue reading Wildfire at Montana’s Big Sky Ski Resort Contained

“What’s It Like to Ski Outdoors?”

Dubai, UAE – Daron Rahlves, the reigning X Games ski cross champion, has won the fabled Hahnenkamm in Kitzbuehel, Austria, as well as the World Championship super G. But, while doing ski clinics for U.S. Ski Team and personal sponsor Spyder at an indoor ski facility in Dubai recently, he had to answer a question … Continue reading “What’s It Like to Ski Outdoors?”

Ski and Snowboard Maker Rossignol Sold for $147 Million

Huntington Beach, CA – Quiksilver, Inc. today announced that it has received a binding offer for the acquisition of 100% of ski and snowboard equipment and clothing maker Rossignol Group. The offer is made by Chartreuse & Mont Blanc, headed by Bruno Cercley, a former CEO of Rossignol, returning the company to French ownership. Chartreuse … Continue reading Ski and Snowboard Maker Rossignol Sold for $147 Million