Tag Archives: Utah

Deer Valley to Again Open with Celebrity Skifest

Deer Valley, UT – The 25th annual Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest will once again serve as the Utah resort’s launch of ski season. Held Saturday and Sunday, December 3-4, the invitational ski event pairs former Olympic ski legends with television and film celebrities for a weekend of skiing, live music and fundraising for Waterkeeper Alliance, the … Continue reading Deer Valley to Again Open with Celebrity Skifest

Western Booking Momentum Continues to Build

Denver, CO – The 2016-17 ski and snowboard season typically gets underway in earnest at many western mountain destinations with next week’s Thanksgiving holiday, but the booking season is already well underway and advance reservation activity is positive. As of Oct. 31, on-the-books occupancy and revenue among participating ski resorts is continuing the momentum of both the … Continue reading Western Booking Momentum Continues to Build

Where is America’s Most Expensive Skiing Destination?

Santa Barbara, CA – The travel website CheapHotels.org has issued the results of its annual survey of the most expensive travel destinations in the U.S., and four western ski destinations have made the top 10 this year. Averaging $243 nightly for its least expensive double room, Vail, Colo., sits on top of the rankings this … Continue reading Where is America’s Most Expensive Skiing Destination?

Warm Autumn Frustrates Western Skiers

Alta, UT – On what should have been Alta Ski Area’s opening weekend on Saturday, a handful of skiers burned wooden skis in a sacrificial offering to the Norse god of winter, while skiers and riders hit a homemade kicker built on a strip of man-made snow above the resort’s Wildcat base. They were all celebrating Ullr’s overdue return … Continue reading Warm Autumn Frustrates Western Skiers

CNL Unloads 15 Ski Resorts

Kansas City, MO – In what may be the sale of the greatest number of ski resorts in a single transaction in world history, CNL Lifestyle Properties has finally reached an agreement to sell its 15 ski resorts located across the U.S. and Canada. In a deal announced late yesterday, the transaction involves some of the biggest … Continue reading CNL Unloads 15 Ski Resorts

Ski and Snowboard Athletes Give Back at Utah’s Primary Children’s Hospital

Salt Lake City, UT – With their first competitions just weeks away, a few U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding, and U.S. Freeskiing athletes took a break from their pre-season preparations to spend a day with patients at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. Kira Tanghe (aerials – U.S. Ski Team), Megan Nick (aerials – U.S. Ski Team), … Continue reading Ski and Snowboard Athletes Give Back at Utah’s Primary Children’s Hospital