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Pennsylvania Awards Contracts to Reopen Ski Area at Laurel Mountain

Ligonier, PA – Skiers are one step closer to once again schussing the slopes of Laurel Mountain next winter for the first time since 2005. The plan to reopen Laurel Mountain has experienced numerous delays, but last month the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources awarded two one-year contracts totaling over $5.5 million to rebuild Laurel … Continue reading Pennsylvania Awards Contracts to Reopen Ski Area at Laurel Mountain

Whitetail Spends $2.5 Million on Snowmaking Upgrades

Mercersburg, PA – Whitetail Mountain officials are counting on a snowier ski season this winter, to the tune of $2.5 million. The summer budget at Whitetail allowed for another 17 fully-automated Techno Alpin snow guns around the mountain, with a focus on the resort’s advanced Exhibition trail beneath the Expert’s Choice Quad.  Snow guns will … Continue reading Whitetail Spends $2.5 Million on Snowmaking Upgrades

Camelback: The Poconos’ Full-Service Winter Getaway

Tannersville, PA – Living in the northeast corridor isn’t considered a prime location for skiers. Many of us habitually drive a minimum of two hours each way to the Catskills, four hours to the Adirondacks, five or more to Vermont, or sometimes we just bite the bullet and take a plane gooseoutlet.dk west. But for family … Continue reading Camelback: The Poconos’ Full-Service Winter Getaway

Ski Operator Peak Resorts Reports Record Thanksgiving Visitation

Wildwood, MO – Peak Resorts, Inc. on Monday announced that its open resorts saw an increase of over 55 percent in the number of skier visits over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, to approximately 19,800 visits, compared with approximately 12,500 visits for the same four-day weekend last year. Opening and closing dates at any resort are of course dependent upon … Continue reading Ski Operator Peak Resorts Reports Record Thanksgiving Visitation

Family Owned Ski Areas Thrive in the Keystone State

Union Dale, PA – Joe Moore turned conventional wisdom on its head when he decided to buy part of Elk Mountain Ski Area 50 years ago. “It was a lark because I had only skied a few times prior to becoming financially involved with Elk Mountain,” said the Philadelphia resident. “However, I was fascinated with the potential of … Continue reading Family Owned Ski Areas Thrive in the Keystone State

Peak Resorts IPO Raises $82 Million

Wildwood, MO – Ski resort operator Peak Resorts today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $9.00 per share. The offering raised net proceeds of approximately $82 million after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses. All of the shares … Continue reading Peak Resorts IPO Raises $82 Million

Pennsylvania’s Ski Denton Won’t Open This Winter

Coudersport, PA – Pennsylvania skiers and riders will have one less resort to choose from this winter. Citing economic challenges, the owners of Ski Denton near Coudersport have announced that their lifts will remain silent this winter. “On the heels of the worst two winters that the ski industry has ever seen, and last season’s extreme … Continue reading Pennsylvania’s Ski Denton Won’t Open This Winter