Lutsen, MN – Construction of Lutsen Mountains’ new gondola is on schedule for completion in time for this ski and ride season. A twin-engine Sikorsky helicopter soared over the Minnesota skies along the North Shore of Lake Superior in mid-September, ferrying 11 of the new lift’s 15 four-ton towers into place on Moose Mountain. Construction … Continue reading Construction of New Lutsen Gondola On Track
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
Taylors Falls, MI – Minnesota’s Wild Mountain ski area, northeast of the Twin Cities, will host its annual Open House & Equipment Swap this weekend. Swap hours are from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day, Saturday and Sunday. Those wishing to sell equipment may drop it off each day from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. now … Continue reading Wild Mountain Open House and Equipment Swap This Weekend
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
Lutsen, MN – Lutsen Mountains owner Charles Skinner unveiled a $30 million expansion plan last week that includes a replacement of the resort’s iconic gondola lift. The gondola would be replaced by a new eight-passenger, $7 million model to be built by Doppelmayr. “We are thrilled to take this next step forward in fulfilling our vision … Continue reading New Gondola to Anchor Lutsen Mountains Expansion
Taylors Falls, MN – Wild Mountain ski area is holding its 38th annual Demo Days event this weekend, and thanks to the early winter the mountain will be in full operation with all trails and slopes open. Wild Mountain hosts one of the first demo opportunities in the country to try out the latest ski and … Continue reading Minnesota’s Wild Mountain Holds Demo Days This Weekend
Salt Lake City, UT – The calendar page has flipped to November, and most of us remembered to move our clocks back an hour overnight. That must mean that winter is right around the corner! The 2014-15 U.S. ski and snowboard season is already underway in parts of the West, Midwest and Southeast, and snow … Continue reading PHOTOS: 2014-15 Ski Season is Underway…and So Are We!