Labor Day weekend (Sept. 4 -7) means one very important thing to skiers and snowboarders: sales. There will be a number of mountain and city ski and sports shops hosting sales on equipment, clothing, and accessories.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort has partnered with solar energy developer Nexamp in constructing a 2.3 megawatt community solar facility located on 12 acres of the resort’s property. Once completed, the Jiminy Peak project will represent the largest community solar project of its kind in the Northeast.
Twelve miles of gravity-fed, lift accessed downhill mountain biking are now open at Massachusetts’s Berkshire East. Gravity Logic, the company that built Whistler’s bike park, the largest of its kind in the world, designed the park for Berkshire East.
A tropical vacation might not be in the budget this summer, but you can still enjoy an island vibe at Nashoba Valley, 25 miles from Boston in Westford, Mass.
Patches of snow still dot the hillside at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, further evidence of one of the most memorable winters ever for the central Massachusetts’ ski resort. Wachusett wrapped up its historic winter this month with numerous records and accolades.
Despite all the media hype over Storm Juno, there are some very happy skiers and riders heading to the hills in the Northeast in its wake.
Wachusett Mountain Ski Area and UMass Memorial Health Care have teamed up to promote a multi-tiered Skier & Snowboarder Safety Program this season. The launch of the season-long initiative coincides with a major nationwide safety awareness program in January coordinated by the National Ski Areas Association.
Find yourself in the need for speed this winter? Adult race leagues can be found at resorts across the Northeast, and you don’t have to wear a race suit, unless you want to. In addition to some fun competition and potential bragging rights at your local mountain, race leagues offer camaraderie as well as affordable skiing, prizes, and some great après-ski parties.
CNL Lifestyle Properties, Inc., owner of the largest number of ski resorts in the country, is currently assessing how best to liquefy its assets as the end of the real estate investment trust (REIT) term draws near. CNL is a non-traded REIT that invests in a diverse collection of lifestyle and other income‐producing assets, including ski and mountain lifestyle properties, attractions, senior housing and marinas.
Skiers and snowboarders are rejoicing as the first major snowstorm of the season rolled through the Northeast delivering a Thanksgiving feast.
Chris Hill and Cha-Chi Loprete of the Boston CBS Radio Group have been honored with the 29th annual BEWI Award for outstanding contributions to the ski industry. Their long-running commitments to the success of the Boston.com Ski & Snowboard Expo and the New England ski scene were cited as reasons for the award.