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The latest news, deals, and events from ski resorts throughout North America.

New ‘Mountain Collective’ In West Means Savings At Ticket Wicket

Mountain Collective

Four of the nation’s major western independent ski resorts – AltaAspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole, and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows – have joined together in a new cooperative that means plenty of dollar savings in passes and lift tickets.

 

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New Hampshire Resort Snowmaking Enhanced For New Season

Cannon Mt.

Summer means much more to ski resorts and skiers and snowboarders than warm weather and blue skies. It means that lots of enhancements at New Hampshire’s ski resorts underway as winter looms. Take a run through the state with us…

 

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It’s Family Vacation Time At Northern Vermont’s Smugglers’ Notch

Smugglers' Notch summer

Northern Vermont’s Smugglers’ Notch has long been a favorite vacation spot for families because of its activity-inclusive packages, variety of condos, convenient village, and so much for the kids to do. 

 

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Warren Miller: Olympic Gold Great In Summer Or Winter

Warren Miller

It is already the middle of August and in a couple of months I will have to start doing a push up or two every day to get back in shape for a winter of (fill in the blank)____________.  

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Squaw’s Andy Wirth Given Honor From Reno-Tahoe Airport Board

Wirth, Wagnon

The Chairman’s Outstanding Service Award from the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority was given to Squaw Valley President and CEO Andy Wirth this week. 

 

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Telluride CEO Riley Reassigned To Newport Federal Financial

Dave Riley, CEO of Telluride Ski and Golf Resort in Colorado is moving from the mountains to the sea shore, according to an announcement from Chuck Horning, resort owner.

 

Riley begins immediately as CEO of Newport Federal Financial, a subsidiary of the parent company, based in Newport Beach, Calif. He has been Telluride chief executive for the past five years.

 

Horning said Riley’s new work will include “acquisitions, strategic initiatives, master planning, development, and transactions involving commercial properties, multi-family properties, resort properties, office complexes, ranches, and raw land.”

 

Horning said Riley will continue to advise him on Telluride, but will primarily be pursuing new projects across North America and Hawaii.


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Peak 8 Timeshare Close To Approval At Breckenridge: Goodbye ‘Bergie’

Bergenhof at Breckenridge

There appears to be widespread support among Breckenridge town council members as they near a final vote on approving an 80-unit timeshare development at Peak 8. The site is the now defunct Bergenhof Restaurant, known to locals as the “Bergie.”

 

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Beat The Heat And Head To Big Sky: Frequent Sky Card On Sale

Big Sky Summit Hotel

Record heat is scorching much of the Heartland this summer, so you might consider a quick trip to Big Sky Resort in the Montana mountains, with Yellowstone National Park just down the road.

 

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Keystone Lodging Deals Extend Into Autumn

Inn at Keystone

Colorado’s Summit County bristles with activity this time of year, and Keystone has overnight bargains to entice folks to join in the fun.

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Vail Real Estate Firm Issues ‘Slifer Report’ – Sales Higher

Vail

Slifer Smith & Frampton, a 50-year-old Vail Valley real estate firm, is reporting the local real estate sector performed well, on average so far in 2012, with “a higher number of sales and less time on the market.

 

The Slifer Report, an in-depth analysis of local real estate activity, provides a snapshot of the Eagle County real estate market and, by extension, a picture of Eagle County’s economic health as a whole. The current report covers the first six months of 2012.

“We expected that the real estate market in 2012 would outperform last year,” said Jim Flaum, president and managing broker at Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate. 

 

The report shows sales volume, number of sales, average days on market, and average median sale for both single-family/duplexes and condominium/townhomes in neighborhoods from Vail Village through Gypsum. A price per square foot comparison and sale price versus list price comparison is also included. 

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