Snowmass Base Village Sold

Snowmass, CO – East West Partners (East West), an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, LLC (KSL) and Aspen Skiing Company (ASC), announced today that they have formed a joint venture to acquire the Snowmass Base Village project from Snowmass Acquisition Company, an affiliate of the Related Companies (Related).  The acquisition includes all remaining development parcels, all … Continue reading Snowmass Base Village Sold

Owners Put Grouse Mountain Up for Sale

North Vancouver (BC), Canada – After more than 40 years at the helm, Vancouver’s McLaughlin family has decided to sell Grouse Mountain ski resort. The popular Vancouver-area resort draws 1.3 million visitors annually, but the McLaughlins have nevertheless decided to pursue other interests. They’ve listed the 1,200-acre, 1,200 vertical-foot resort with commercial realtor CBRE Canada for an … Continue reading Owners Put Grouse Mountain Up for Sale

Vail Resorts Acquires Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler (BC), Canada – In what is clearly the biggest news from the ski resort industry this summer, the portfolio of Vail Resorts gained significant strength in August when the Colorado-based company agreed to purchase Canada’s Whistler Blackcomb, North America’s largest and most visited ski resort, in a deal worth a staggering $1.06 billion. Under … Continue reading Vail Resorts Acquires Whistler Blackcomb

Racing the PyeongChang Downhill…in Park City

Park City, UT – Even after spending all day in the gym, the Europa Cup boys on the U.S. Alpine Ski Team returned to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) Center of Excellence in Park City on a Thursday night in September. It was a festive atmosphere with pizza and loud music, but the guys … Continue reading Racing the PyeongChang Downhill…in Park City

Waterville Valley’s Largest Expansion in 30 Years is Underway

Waterville Valley, NH – Construction is presently underway on Waterville Valley’s Green Peak Expansion project, scheduled to open for the 2016-17 winter season. This first phase of the project includes the cutting of 10 new trails to provide 45 new acres of skiing and riding at this central New Hampshire ski and snowboard resort, serviced by a … Continue reading Waterville Valley’s Largest Expansion in 30 Years is Underway

The Magic of Ohau

Ohau, New Zealand – The U.S. Alpine Ski Team travels the globe, far and wide, to a myriad of majestic mountains, but one of the most magical of these mountains is without a doubt Ohau Snowfields in New Zealand. Ohau (pronounced “oh-how”) is one of three locations that plays host to the men’s and women’s alpine … Continue reading The Magic of Ohau

Ski Train from Denver to Winter Park Returns

Denver, CO – No regularly scheduled trains have carried skiers from Denver to Winter Park since 2009, but that’s about to change. The Ski Train was popular with Denverites for nearly 70 years, but negotiations over track use halted the service seven years ago, aside from two weekends of sold-out trips in 2015. That’s apparently built … Continue reading Ski Train from Denver to Winter Park Returns

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