Category Archives: Resorts

Killington Starts Making Snow

Killington, VT – With ski season already underway in the West, Vermont’s Killington Resort has begun to get ready in the East by commencing snowmaking in advance of the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup on November 24-26. Killington Resort was the first North American ski mountain to open its season to the general public in 2016 … Continue reading Killington Starts Making Snow

Mount Snow GM Takes the Helm at Ski Areas Association

Lakewood, CO – The board of directors of the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), a nonprofit trade association that represents ski area owners and operators in the US, has named Kelly Pawlak as NSAA’s new president and CEO to replace the retiring Michael Berry. Pawlak, who is vice president and general manager at Mount Snow Resort, … Continue reading Mount Snow GM Takes the Helm at Ski Areas Association

Room Rates at Western Ski Resorts Keep Rising as Advance Reservations Slip

Denver, CO – Lodging figures released last month by Inntopia in their monthly DestiMetrics Market Briefing revealed that the trend of slipping occupancy and rising revenues that began last winter has continued through most of the summer at 290 property management companies in 20 ski resort destination communities, representing approximately 30,000 rooms across Colorado, Utah, California, Nevada, … Continue reading Room Rates at Western Ski Resorts Keep Rising as Advance Reservations Slip

Snowbowl Owners Purchase Another Arizona Ski Area

Williams, AZ – The owners of Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff have announced their acquisition of the 37-acre Elk Ridge Ski Area near Williams. Plans announced for Elk Ridge, which first opened in the 1960s but has operated only sporadically in recent years, call for upgrades to surface lifts, installation of a chairlift, and expanded snow … Continue reading Snowbowl Owners Purchase Another Arizona Ski Area

PHOTOS: Opening Day of Colorado Ski Season

Arapahoe Basin, CO – In case you were stuck behind a desk on Friday, here’s a photo recap for a peek at Colorado’s ski and snowboard season opening day. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area was able to open its High Noon run to several thousand excited skiers and snowboarders on Friday the 13th. The Black Mountain Express lift … Continue reading PHOTOS: Opening Day of Colorado Ski Season

Angel Fire Adds Expert Run

Angel Fire, NM – Northern New Mexico’s Angel Fire Resort has announced they will offer a longer ski season, are making several mountain improvements, adding nighttime ski and snowboard lessons, and will be adding a new black diamond trail this winter. Angel Fire Resort is planning to extend their season a week by keeping the ski … Continue reading Angel Fire Adds Expert Run

Former Owners Buy Back Mountain High

Wrightwood, CA – Southern California’s popular Mountain High ski resort has been sold by Ski Resort Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Oz Real Estate, to Mountain High Reunited (MHR). The MHR group includes Mountain High’s current president and CEO Karl Kapuscinski, its senior management team and MHR investors. Terms of the sale were not released. The … Continue reading Former Owners Buy Back Mountain High