One of Utah’s largest ski areas will be sold to Vail Resorts Inc., resolving a legal battle between two ski titans and paving the way for the creation of what could be the country’s largest resort.
Vail Resorts Inc. says that through April 14, skier visits at its seven resorts in Colorado and California were up 5.5 percent from last season.
The CEO of Vail Resorts Inc. is scheduled to ring the opening bell Monday on the New York Stock Exchange.
Skiers and boarders heading up to the High Country now have more choices when it comes to hitting the slopes. Both Vail and Eldora ski areas opened on Friday.
Thanks to a new law, Vail Resorts Inc. plans to host a range of summer activities like alpine coasters and Jeep tours on federal land that it previously could use only for skiing and snowboarding.
The massive Hayman wildfire started 10 years ago on Friday. It was the largest fire is Colorado history and the recovery efforts in the burn area are still going on.
Vail Resorts Inc.’s fiscal second-quarter net income dropped 15 percent as the mild winter kept customers away from the ski slopes. But the company was able to offset some of that by raising ticket prices and room rates.
While there’s been enough snow for several Colorado resorts to open this fall, forecasters say skiers shouldn’t expect another record winter.
Skiers used Vail Resorts Inc.’s free EpicMix application last season to track how much they were skiing and to compete with friends and strangers over how many digital pins they could collect for their feats.