In the old days, after the snow melted at ski resorts, all that remained was grass, a gondola and the occasional alpine slide.
Vail Resorts Inc. says it’s planning to buy its first international ski area – Perisher in New South Wales, Australia – for about $136 million.
Visitation to Colorado’s ski resorts remained strong in January and February, despite unseasonably warm and dry weather at the beginning of the year.
Business is booming in Colorado’s mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted customers curious about legalized pot.
A new high-speed gondola is set to be built this summer to connect two Utah ski resorts and create one of the largest ski areas in the country, Vail Resorts Inc. announced Monday.
Industry leaders say that even though last-minute lift tickets at some resorts now exceed $100, skiing has never been more affordable if you’re savvy about discounts.
Skiers and snowboarders traveling to Utah this winter will find the same jagged mounting peaks looming just east of Salt Lake City and many familiar trails at the state’s 15 resorts. But they may also notice a few signs of the significant changes that occurred in the offseason.
Private ski lessons are so passe. The latest on-mountain perk for those with seemingly unlimited funds is spending the day with an Olympian.
It’s been 15 years since the World Alpine Ski Championships was in the U.S., and that was in Colorado. Back then the venue only held 2,500 people. This time Beaver Creek is building a huge seating area for fans.
Even though ski season is just starting, Vail is already looking forward to next summer.