With an off-season in Utah dominated by news of ownership changes and mergers, it’s a relief for skiers and snowboarders to finally strap ‘em on and get back to what’s important: racking up the runs.
Vail Resorts, Inc. has appointed Bill Rock, the current chief operating officer of Northstar California Resort, as the new chief operating officer of Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort, effective November 1, 2014.
After three uncertain years in bankruptcy court, Wolf Mountain has been purchased by an investment group that promises a solid future for the family-focused mountain outside Eden, Utah in the Ogden Valley.
In an ongoing effort to attract youngsters to the slopes – and keep them coming back – resorts in the West and Northwest will once again offer ski and snowboarding passes that are virtually free.
The latest spring snowstorm dropped up to 20 inches in the Rocky Mountains, delivering outstanding (mid-winter) spring conditions for the remainder of the season for resorts in Utah and Colorado.
No other American ski area can stake a better claim to the term “old school” than the Alta Ski Area. The venerable Utah ski mountain will be 75 years old this year and, as the thousands of Alta loyalists know and love, some things just never change at the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon.
A new quad chair, dubbed the Mountaineer Express will increase the capacity on Little Baldy Mountain at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah, by 1,200 skiers per hour next winter.
A significant dispute between Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort owner Talisker Land Holdings, LLC, has bubbled over the top. So much so that PCMR General Manager Jenni Smith said an agreement must be reached or settled or “we may be forced to close.”