Whistler (BC), Canada – Like a global warming-impacted glacier, the mountain has retreated from the cities of Toronto, Montreal and Calgary, but for one lucky winner of the Old Spice Experience contest, the retreat is only temporary, and she’ll soon be in hot pursuit of the big mountain experience. n Anne-Claire Villeneuve, of Montreal, took … Continue reading Old Spice Rail Jam Finalists Head to Whistler
Ludlow, VT – Jibbers, huckers and groms will gather Saturday, February 10, as Okemo Mountain Resort hosts “The Main Event” East Coast snowboard series. This slopestyle competition welcomes both amateur and professional riders for the third and final series location prior to the finals at Loon Mountain February 25. n The Main Event will take … Continue reading Okemo Hosts The Main Event Snowboard Series Saturday
Broomfield, CO – Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2007 ended October 31, 2006, including a 21% increase in season pass sales over same period in the prior year and strong advance bookings for the 2006-07 ski and snowboard season. At the same time, the company announced … Continue reading Vail Logs 21% Increase in Season Pass Sales, Reports Strong Early Ski Season Bookings
Newark, NJ – Colony Capital Acquisitions, LLC has completed its recapitalization of the Meadowlands Xanadu, taking over from the Mills Corporation the new project that will bring indoor skiing to northern New Jersey as the first snow dome in North America. The giant 2.2 million square-foot development will feature sports, leisure, shopping and family entertainment … Continue reading N.J. Indoor Skiing Project Refinanced
Vancouver, Canada – Ski resort operator Intrawest Corporation today announced that the proposed sale of the company Fortress Investment Group LLC has been approved by Intrawest securityholders. At the special meeting of Intrawest shareholders and optionholders held this morning, the sale was approved by more than 99.9 per cent of the securityholders voting. Intrawest’s holdings … Continue reading Sale of Ski Resort Operator Intrawest Approved
by Marc Guido Salt Lake City, UT – The office of Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. will convene a meeting on November 3rd to discuss potential future transportation options to improve access amongst the state’s four Cottonwood Canyons ski resorts (Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude) and its three Park City resorts (Deer Valley, Park City … Continue reading Could Tunnels Connect Seven Utah Ski Resorts?
Dubai, UAE – A year has now passed since the first indoor skiing facility in the Middle East opened in Dubai. If you want to spend the morning on a beach and afternoon on the slopes, Ski Dubai. Ski Dubai is celebrating its first year of operation at the Mall of the Emirates. (photo: Ski … Continue reading Dubai Celebrates a Year of Skiing