Tag Archives: Minnesota

Find Love on the Slopes

Loveland, CO – Guys, don’t let it slip your mind that Valentine’s Day is coming up right around the corner this Tuesday. In honor of the holiday, ski resorts near and far are hosting special events to get love birds in the mood. At the appropriately named Loveland Ski Area in Colorado, LuvByrd is hosting their final round … Continue reading Find Love on the Slopes

Child’s Mother Sues Buck Hill Over Rope Tow Incident

Burnsville, MN – The mother of an 8-year-old girl has sued Buck Hill ski area in Minnesota over serious injuries sustained in an incident involving one of the resort’s rope tows. Tina Graham, of Minneapolis, filed the lawsuit in Hennepin County District Court on Wednesday on behalf of her daughter, Elisa Onica Graham. Even though … Continue reading Child’s Mother Sues Buck Hill Over Rope Tow Incident

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

Minnesota Ski Area Introduces Year-Round Skiing

Burnsville, MN – Making turns all year is typically the wheelhouse of high-altitude mountain ranges with semi-permanent snowfields or glaciers, not a diminutive hillside on the side of an Interstate highway in suburban Minneapolis. But the new owners of Buck Hill, who acquired the Minnesota ski area a year ago, have other ideas.  They’ve now opened the first … Continue reading Minnesota Ski Area Introduces Year-Round Skiing

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