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

FIS Considering Vonn Proposal to Ski with the Men

Zurich, Switzerland – Earlier this month, a U.S. Ski & Snowboard proposal to the International Ski Federation (FIS) to permit Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn to ski against the men was reviewed in a preliminary meeting of the FIS Alpine Executive Board. Given that the proposal was for the 2018-19 season, the board opted to table the … Continue reading FIS Considering Vonn Proposal to Ski with the Men

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

Following Tragic Accident, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Devotes $4 Million to Snow Safety

Squaw Valley, CA – Following the tragic death of a ski patroller last winter while conducting avalanche mitigation, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows has invested $4 million in its snow safety program for the coming winter season. New to the resort, an Astar 350 B3 helicopter will be on site for a portion of the season … Continue reading Following Tragic Accident, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Devotes $4 Million to Snow Safety

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