Tag Archives: Michigan

Woman Dies Sledding on Closed Boyne Mountain Ski Slope

Boyne Falls, MI – A 20-year-old woman died in the early hours of Sunday morning after crashing into a building while sledding at Boyne Mountain ski resort in Michigan. A spokesperson with the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office indicates that Sally Ottenhoff of Grosse Pointe Park, near Detroit, was using a round plastic saucer to sled down … Continue reading Woman Dies Sledding on Closed Boyne Mountain Ski Slope

10-Year-Old Skier Dies in Crash in Michigan

Thompsonville, MI – A 10-year-old girl has died following a New Year’s Day ski accident at Crystal Mountain ski area in Michigan. Delaney O’Connell, who was visiting the resort from LaGrange, Ill. with her family, lost control and struck a tree while participating in a group lesson on an intermediate trail at around 2 p.m. Sunday … Continue reading 10-Year-Old Skier Dies in Crash in Michigan

Boyne Upgrades Michigan Resorts

Boyne Falls, MI – Skiers and riders visiting Boyne’s two Michigan resorts will find new night skiing, expanded glades, new ways to unwind, and more this winter season. Nighttime skiers and riders can enjoy an additional 30 acres of terrain this winter with the addition of lights in the popular Meadows area at Boyne Mountain. … Continue reading Boyne Upgrades Michigan Resorts

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

Denver, CO – It’s only been three weeks since we told you about 10 more ski areas added to the multi-resort M.A.X. pass for 2016-17. Scratch that, you can now call it 16 more resorts, for a total of 38. Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) has now come on board with the program. Despite … Continue reading The M.A.X. Pass Adds Six More Resorts

Vail Resorts CEO Donates $2M to Charity

Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts, Inc. has announced that the company’s CEO Rob Katz and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, founder of the gluten-free website Elana’s Pantry, have made personal contributions totaling $2 million to 12 non-profit organizations. The recipients are located in the communities where the company operates, including Eagle, Summit, Denver and Boulder counties in Colorado; … Continue reading Vail Resorts CEO Donates $2M to Charity

Skiing’s Freedom Pass is Now Free

Bolton, VT – Now in its third year, big changes are in store for the Freedom Pass this winter. Expanded to 13 small- to medium-sized resorts from Alaska to Maine, the Freedom Pass is now free for all season pass holders at partner mountains. The Freedom Pass was created with the goal of offering flexibility and added … Continue reading Skiing’s Freedom Pass is Now Free

Vail Resorts’ Income Jumps Over 30%

Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:  MTN) today reported results for its fiscal year ended July 31, 2016 showing significant increases in net income. Additionally, large gains in pre-season sales of its Epic Pass products forecast a strong fiscal 2017 for the company. Net income attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. was $149.8 million for fiscal 2016, an … Continue reading Vail Resorts’ Income Jumps Over 30%