Tag Archives: Michigan

New M.A.X. Pass Provides Lift Access to 22 Ski Resorts

Denver, CO – Taking a page from the Mountain Collective and squarely aimed at Vail Resorts’ popular Epic Pass, three ski resort conglomerates — Intrawest, Powdr and Boyne Resorts — last spring jointly launched a new M.A.X. Pass, which is available now for the 2015-16 winter season. This “Multi-Alpine Experience” ski pass gives skiers and snowboarders up … Continue reading New M.A.X. Pass Provides Lift Access to 22 Ski Resorts

New Lift, Runs and Lodge at Crystal Mountain

Thompsonville, MI – Michigan’s Crystal Mountain is investing $11 million to debut a new chairlift, new ski runs and an addition to overnight lodging. Construction on the new Backyard triple chairlift and eight new ski runs is already underway, with completion anticipated in time for the 2015-16 ski and ride season. The new west-facing trails, which will be … Continue reading New Lift, Runs and Lodge at Crystal Mountain

Grant Awarded to Improve U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

Ishpeming, MI – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula last week received a $30,000 grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs to help fund exterior renovations. The grant will help fund construction of two roundabouts on the north and south side of Hall’s property this spring.  The Hall of … Continue reading Grant Awarded to Improve U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

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

Vail Resorts Results Beat Wall Street Expectations

Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN), the nation’s largest ski and snowboard resort operator, announced its fiscal year and fourth quarter results ending July 31, 2015 on Monday, with both fourth quarter revenue growth and season pass sales exceeding analysts’ expectations. “We achieved another year of record-breaking resort revenue and resort reported EBITDA,” commented Vail … Continue reading Vail Resorts Results Beat Wall Street Expectations

Boyne Highlands Hosts Women’s Clinic with Lisa Densmore

Harbor Springs, MI – Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs is offering the chance for ladies to ski with former U.S. Ski Team member and highly regarded coach and instructor, Lisa Densmore, with a clinic happening Jan. 30-31. During the Your Turn Women’s Ski Clinic, the weekend begins on Friday evening with a boot fitting analysis, … Continue reading Boyne Highlands Hosts Women’s Clinic with Lisa Densmore

Michigan Skier Dies of Injuries Sustained in Crash

Clarkston, MI – A 51-year-old Michigan woman has died of injuries sustained in a skiing accident on Friday. The as yet unidentified Shelby Township woman was skiing at Pine Knob ski area in Clarkston on Friday evening when she reported that she lost control, struck a tree and wound up tangled in a retaining fence. … Continue reading Michigan Skier Dies of Injuries Sustained in Crash