New High-Speed Six Rises at Arizona Snowbowl

Flagstaff, AZ – High above Flagstaff, Arizona Snowbowl is installing its first high-speed lift, and the first six-seater in the state: the Grand Canyon Express. The annual monsoonal rains of August slowed daily construction progress, but crews have been working long days and weekends to make up for any lost productivity and keep construction on schedule.  The lift line … Continue reading New High-Speed Six Rises at Arizona Snowbowl

Snow Science Workshop Returns To Breckenridge After 24 Years

Breckenridge, CO – The International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW), the world’s marquee conference for snow and avalanche professionals, returns to Colorado Oct. 3-7, 2016. The five-day event will allow expert researchers and practitioners in the field of avalanche and snow science to merge theory and practice in one of the nation’s premier ski destinations. The ISSW, … Continue reading Snow Science Workshop Returns To Breckenridge After 24 Years

Colorado Ski Resorts Upgrade for 2016-17

Denver, CO – Ski and snowboard resorts across Colorado are investing in improved facilities to enhance the guest experience both on and off the mountain. For the 2016-17 season, guests will find new dining options, new chairlifts and new terrain enhancements, as well as other improvements across the state. Arapahoe Basin To celebrate A-Basin’s 70th Anniversary, the … Continue reading Colorado Ski Resorts Upgrade for 2016-17

Vail Resorts Names New COO of Retail

Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts this week announced the appointment of Greg Sullivan as the company’s new Retail chief operating officer, effective Sept. 26. Sullivan joins the company following a nearly 20-year career with Walmart from 1993-2013; most recently as a division president where he was responsible for $24 billion in revenue, 325 retail stores and more than … Continue reading Vail Resorts Names New COO of Retail

Investigators Pinpoint Cause of Sunday River Chairlift Failure

Newry, ME – Engineers hired by an insurance company have identified the cause of a lift failure that was discovered in July, when it was observed that the top terminal of Sunday River’s Spruce Peak triple chairlift had detached from the ground. The foundation detachment caused the lift’s top terminal to be pulled downhill to a 90-degree angle by the weight … Continue reading Investigators Pinpoint Cause of Sunday River Chairlift Failure

Western Ski Resort Lodging Heads Toward Summer Record as Winter Bookings Trickle In

Denver, CO – Both occupancy and revenue for western destination mountain lodging properties continues to go from strength to strength for the summer of 2016, according to the most recent data released by the Denver-based DestiMetrics in their monthly Mountain Market Briefing. The summary includes hundreds of participating lodging properties at dozens of ski resorts … Continue reading Western Ski Resort Lodging Heads Toward Summer Record as Winter Bookings Trickle In

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