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Ski California Releases Inaugural Mountain Safety Guide

San Francisco, CA – As part of their ongoing snow sports education effort, Ski California (a.k.a. the California Ski Industry Association) and its member resorts today unveiled the first-ever Mountain Safety Guide for the 2017-2018 season. The free Guide will be available at resorts in a pocket-size format (like a trail map) and/or an online/mobile version … Continue reading Ski California Releases Inaugural Mountain Safety Guide

Snowfall Down, But Bookings Up at Western Ski Resorts

Denver, CO – While many western mountain regions are struggling to make snow, based on data released by Inntopia in their monthly DestiMetrics Market Briefing, resorts across Colorado, Utah, California, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho are not experiencing a negative impact on their bookings as of Nov. 30. For the month of November, occupancy was … Continue reading Snowfall Down, But Bookings Up at Western Ski Resorts

California Ski Resorts Invest Millions Following Record Season

Petaluma, CA – Following record-setting snowfall during the 2016-17 winter ski season, Ski California and its 32 member resorts are looking ahead to an exciting 2017-18 winter marked by major resort enhancements and new program offerings up and down the state to enhance overall guest experiences. Northern California/Nevada Diamond Peak is introducing a new terrain park … Continue reading California Ski Resorts Invest Millions Following Record Season

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

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

The M.A.X. Pass Adds Six New Resorts

Denver, CO – The M.A.X. Pass keeps growing. New for the 2017-2018 ski and snowboard season, The M.A.X. Pass now includes access to 44 resorts in North America on a single multi-mountain pass by adding six new ski resorts next winter: Windham, Belleayre, Gore and Whiteface Mountains in New York, Lutsen in Minnesota and Granite Peak in Wisconsin. … Continue reading The M.A.X. Pass Adds Six New Resorts