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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%

The M.A.X. Pass Adds 10 Resorts for the 2016-17 Season

Denver, CO – Purchasers of the M.A.X. Pass now have even more resort options to explore. The pass originally created by Intrawest, Powdr and Boyne Resorts has 10 new partner resorts joining for the 2016-17 ski and snowboard season. New this fall, the M.A.X. Pass announced Crested Butte and Eldora Mountain Resorts in Colorado, Mountain High Resort in California, Okemo Resort … Continue reading The M.A.X. Pass Adds 10 Resorts for the 2016-17 Season

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

Ski Bums Get a New Cheap Lodging Option at Mt. Bohemia

Lac Labelle, MI – Visitors this winter at Mt. Bohemia, long known for its prodigious snowfall and the Midwest’s most challenging skiing and riding, will now be able to overnight at the region’s first ski hostel. The new budget accommodations are ideally suited for a ski area where 85 percent of visitors are 35 years … Continue reading Ski Bums Get a New Cheap Lodging Option at Mt. Bohemia

Skier Dies in Michigan During Race

Thompsonville, MI – A 58-year-old Traverse City, Mich. man is dead after colliding with a snowmaking gun at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville on Friday. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was participating in a race on the resort’s blue-square Cheers trail when he lost control and crashed into the tower-mounted snow gun, police indicate. He … Continue reading Skier Dies in Michigan During Race