New Lifts Under Construction in the Alps

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With the main peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in Europe behind us, several resorts are busy building new lifts and improving others ready for winter.

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Squaw Valley Thinks About Removing Slur From Name

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A well-known Lake Tahoe area ski resort is thinking about changing its name, officials said Friday.

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Vail Resorts Offers Preview of a Socially Distanced Ski Season

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Vail Resorts has offered a preview of what is anticipated to be the first-ever ski season in the era of social distancing, providing an early look at how the experience could change for skiers and snowboarders as the industry takes steps to guard against the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Sun Valley Moves Forward With Expansion Project

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Sun Valley Resort said it remains on pace to open a large new expansion this winter.

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Killington Resort Creating COVID Fund for Local Businesses

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Killington Resort is launching a program to feed the local community as well as offer grants to local businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Pandemic Is Forcing Ski Towns to Rethink Tourism

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When once crowded mountain communities like Breckenridge, Colorado, saw visitors vanish this spring, locals scrambled to mitigate the economic damage and plot a return, while keeping their towns' character intact

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New Major Ski Resort Proposed for British Columbia Interior

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A proposal to build a new ski resort in the BC interior, in an area about a four-hour drive east of Kelowna and seven hours west of Calgary, approximately eight km east of New Denver and 38 km west of Kalso, is in the very early stages of its design and application process.

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Snowshoe Mountain to Open for Summer Season July 2

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It's finally stopped snowing in the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia—in time for officials at Snowshoe Mountain Resort to unveil a modified schedule of events for summer and fall 2020.

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Despite Pandemic, Saddleback Resort Relaunch Remains on Track

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Significant upgrades to Saddleback Mountain, the ski resort in Rangeley, remain on track despite the pandemic.

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Jay Peak Sale Process ‘Ground to a Halt’ Due to Covid-19

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The coronavirus pandemic is delaying the sale of the Jay Peak ski resort, with the man in charge of overseeing that process not sure when it will move forward again. 

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Lake Louise World Cup Plans 'Moving Forward' Until Further Notice

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Planning for this year's Lake Louise Audi FIS Ski World Cup is moving forward amid a recent meeting that tabled multiple scenarios for the 2020-21 season including scrapping the local event.

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Bousquet Ski Area Sold to Mill Town Capital

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A private investment group from Pittsfield has purchased the venerable Bousquet Ski Area and plans to keep one of the country's oldest ski resorts operational.

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Washington's Crystal Mountain is Reopening

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Good news for all t-shirt ski bums as Crystal Mountain announced this week it will reopen to skiers and riders.

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Australian Ski Areas to Open Soon

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Local tourists will soon be able to enjoy the New South Wales ski fields, with the state's alpine region to open from June 22 after a coronavirus-affected start to the snow season.

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An Emotional Day at Arapahoe Basin as Ski Area Reopens

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Sarah May got a little teary-eyed on her first trip up the Black Mountain Express chairlift Wednesday as skiers and riders attended reopening day at Arapahoe Basin following a 10-week shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area to Open Wednesday

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area’s request for a partial reopening has been approved and will be effective on Wednesday. This was the only variance request from Summit County that was approved by the state. The requests to reopen short-term rentals and dine-in services at local restaurants were denied. 

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A-Basin Makes Plans to Reopen, Breckenridge Will Remain Closed for the Season

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Vail Resorts has announced Breckenridge Ski Resort, Heavenly Mountain Resort, and Whistler Blackcomb will not reopen for spring skiing. 

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Vail Resort's Rob Katz Dives Into Decision to Close, Gives Insight Into Aftermath and Future

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Rob Katz, CEO of Vail Resorts, narrates a podcast called “Epic by Nature” and recently released a three-part episode series detailing the COVID-19 crisis as it relates to the company’s ski resorts. The first segment explains the lead-up to the decision to close the resorts, starting when Katz first heard about coronavirus in China, which he said felt “very far away” at the time.

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Snow King, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Attractions Reopen Saturday

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Summertime plans are beginning to take shape at Snow King and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, with attractions beginning to roll out for the season.

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Chairlift To A Diploma? New Hampshire High School To Hold Graduation Atop Cranmore Resort

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Despite restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, Kennett High School’s Class of 2020 will still get their diplomas in-person — they’ll just have to climb a mountain to do it.

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