Another California city – Mammoth Lakes – has filed for bankruptcy protection. The reason: The town can’t pay a $43 million breach of contract judgment. Note this is the adjacent town – not Mammoth, the famed ski resort.
Just as the summer heat gets serious down below, the four northern New Mexico resorts have fired up some cool action.
MTN.XML, a consortium of leading ski industry partners, suppliers and resorts, has announced an open xml standard for snow data reporting across the globe.
Incubated by Treeline Interactive, with support from SnoCountry Ski Areas Association and Resorts Interactive, the initiative now has more than 15 organizations working together to implement reporting standards. These organizations include resorts, point of sales providers, industry associations and a range of other service providers including Siriusware, aRes Travel, TrailTap, Snow Park Technologies, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Sierra-at-Tahoe and many more.
Why is an open standard for snow data reporting so important? Ski resorts across the world provide data feeds of their mountain conditions and other related details, but many have their own unique format. This makes aggregating conditions and integrating them with media partners, including websites and mobile apps, an arduous process.
Financially troubled Snö Mountain (formerly Montage) http://www.snomtn.com in Scranton goes on the auction block July 17, 2012 in what’s called a “Sheriff’s Sale” as National Penn Bank of Boyertown has reportedly foreclosed on the ski area.
John J. Frado Jr., 67, a pioneer innovator in the cross country ski industry, died last week from complications of a brain injury suffered in a December accident.
What’s the “Most Beautiful Place In America?” More than 100,000 viewers of ABC’s Good Morning America voted for Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
It’s a hot summer. We already know that. So what better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than a trip your favorite ski resort in the mountains of the West? Here are some suggestions.
Olympic skiing superstars Tamara McKinney and Jonny Mosely have jumped on the bandwagon to bring the Winter Games back to Lake Tahoe. No need to mark your calendar yet, as the first available date is 2022.
There’s nothing like that familiar heat and humidity to dampen your holiday spirits. So, cool off at your favorite ski resort in the mountains of the Northeast and Middle Atlantic regions. Here are some suggestions.