Vermont Ski Areas Vow To Provide An Outdoor Experience This Winter
As summer draws to a close, Vermont ski areas are broadcasting high expectations for opening this winter.
Covid-19 continues to claim about 1,000 U.S. lives each day. The U.S. unemployment rate was 10% in July, and businesses are operating in a state of unprecedented uncertainty.
But ski areas are used to having no idea what conditions they’ll face in winter, their most critical time of the year. So they’re planning to adapt, said Adam White, director of communications for the Vermont Ski Areas Association.
Vermont businesses are subject to new COVID regulations that can arrive unexpectedly from the governor’s office, such as closing and opening rules for business sectors and the state’s Aug. 1 mask mandate.
One of the directives that keeps changing are the quarantine rules that govern the actions of visitors from key markets, such as the Boston area, New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.
Those rules are critical to the success of the coming ski season.