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Room Rates at Western Ski Resorts Keep Rising as Advance Reservations Slip

Denver, CO – Lodging figures released last month by Inntopia in their monthly DestiMetrics Market Briefing revealed that the trend of slipping occupancy and rising revenues that began last winter has continued through most of the summer at 290 property management companies in 20 ski resort destination communities, representing approximately 30,000 rooms across Colorado, Utah, California, Nevada, … Continue reading Room Rates at Western Ski Resorts Keep Rising as Advance Reservations Slip

Skier Takes His Own Life After Girlfriend Dies in Avalanche

Bozeman, MT – Well-known mountaineer Hayden Kennedy, 27, took his own life in Bozeman on Sunday after his girlfriend Inge Perkins, 23, died on Saturday when the pair triggered an avalanche while backcountry skiing. Kennedy, best known for removing bolts from a classic route on Patagonia’s Cerro Torre in 2012, was found dead in his home … Continue reading Skier Takes His Own Life After Girlfriend Dies in Avalanche

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

Denver, CO – The M.A.X. Pass keeps growing. New for the 2017-2018 ski and snowboard season, The M.A.X. Pass now includes access to 44 resorts in North America on a single multi-mountain pass by adding six new ski resorts next winter: Windham, Belleayre, Gore and Whiteface Mountains in New York, Lutsen in Minnesota and Granite Peak in Wisconsin. … Continue reading The M.A.X. Pass Adds Six New Resorts

Red Lodge Adds Two Weeks to Ski Season

Red Lodge, Montana – Montana’s Red Lodge Mountain had scheduled its closing day for April 2. But with better than expected snowfall this season, ski resort officials have opted to keep the party going until Easter Sunday, which falls this year on April 16th. At press time, Red Lodge currently has only one of its 69 … Continue reading Red Lodge Adds Two Weeks to Ski Season

Good Snow + Strong Economy = Busy Ski Season

Denver, CO – A strong and seemingly stable economy, coupled with generous snowfall across most of the Rocky Mountain and Far West ski resorts, is getting credit for positive momentum, mitigating the slowdown in last month’s aggregated booking pace at destination ski resorts across the West. The winter mid-season summary for more than 290 participating lodging properties … Continue reading Good Snow + Strong Economy = Busy Ski Season

Booking Pace Slows at Western Ski Resorts

Denver, CO – With the Christmas holiday season and the month of December now officially in the books, many western mountain lodging properties have much to cheer about according to the most recent data released by Denver-based DestiMetrics. As of Dec. 31, while actual occupancy for the month of December at 30,000 rooms sampled at ski resorts … Continue reading Booking Pace Slows at Western Ski Resorts

Whitefish to Move Chairlift

Whitefish, MT – Whitefish Mountain Resort on Friday announced a plan to relocate its Chair 5 from Ptarmigan Bowl to the East Rim for winter 2017-18, the Montana ski resort’s 70th Anniversary Season. Moving the chairlift will improve skier access to intermediate and advanced terrain and offer skiers an alternative way to access north side terrain while … Continue reading Whitefish to Move Chairlift