Sugarloaf Starts Making Snow

Carrabassett Valley, ME – With temperatures dipping down into the low 20s overnight, and a heavy frost covering surfaces at higher elevations, Sugarloaf took the opportunity to conduct an early season test of its snowmaking system this morning, lighting up 10 snow guns on the northwestern Maine ski and snowboard resort’s upper mountain Tote Road trail. While … Continue reading Sugarloaf Starts Making Snow

Whitetail Spends $2.5 Million on Snowmaking Upgrades

Mercersburg, PA – Whitetail Mountain officials are counting on a snowier ski season this winter, to the tune of $2.5 million. The summer budget at Whitetail allowed for another 17 fully-automated Techno Alpin snow guns around the mountain, with a focus on the resort’s advanced Exhibition trail beneath the Expert’s Choice Quad.  Snow guns will … Continue reading Whitetail Spends $2.5 Million on Snowmaking Upgrades

No Skiing This Winter at Tuxedo Ridge

Tuxedo, NY – Planning to ski Tuxedo Ridge this winter? Think again. James Mezzetti, owner of the diminutive 400 vertical-foot ski hill just north of New York City, cited “circumstances outside of our control” related to an option on the property to build the Sterling Forest Resort Casino in announcing that Tuxedo Ridge won’t operate … Continue reading No Skiing This Winter at Tuxedo Ridge

Crabbe Mountain Sold

Central Hainesville (NB), Canada – Ski Wentworth has sold Crabbe Mountain ski area near Fredericton to a group of local investors comprised of local business leaders and avid skiers. Nova Scotia-based Ski Wentworth put Crabbe Mountain on the block this past spring. The sale price of Crabbe Mountain was not disclosed. “This is an exciting new chapter … Continue reading Crabbe Mountain Sold

Former Yahoo! Exec Named to Vail Resorts Board of Directors

Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts announced earlier this week that Susan Decker has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Decker, who served as both president and chief financial officer at Yahoo! Inc., currently serves on several boards of directors, including Berkshire Hathaway; Intel Corporation, where she is lead director; and Costco Wholesale. … Continue reading Former Yahoo! Exec Named to Vail Resorts Board of Directors

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