'An Epithet and a Slur': Momentum Grows to Rename Tahoe Ski Resort

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Lake Tahoe's Squaw Valley Ski Resort is considering changing its name to remove the word "squaw" — a derogatory term for Native American women — amid a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality.

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Colorado Resorts Offer Big Discounts Amid COVID-19-Related Uncertainty

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Colorado's ski industry has used the summer to roll out its usual early-bird deals. But in a very new reality, seller and buyer cannot say what the purchase will grant them come winter, if anything.

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Planned Expansion Would Make Steamboat Second Largest Resort in Colorado

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Steamboat Resort is planning a multi-million dollar expansion that includes 650-acres of new terrain, snowmaking improvements, and the longest 8-person gondola to spin in North America. There's also talk of constructing a brand new restaurant at the top of the Sunshine and Sundown chairlifts.

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What Will Aprés Ski Look Like Next Season?

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If the example of some of the summer party hotspots in anything to go by then the answer is very different. Some may even not open.

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Aspen Skiing Co. Employees Head COVID-19 Relief Effort

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Aspen Skiing Co. employees are making a special push through their Caring for Community Fund to collect donations for COVID-19 relief in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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North Korea Registers Trade Mark for Ski Resort with UN

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North Korea has registered the trademark for “Masikryong Hotel” inside a luxury ski resort with a UN agency on intellectual property rights, as the reclusive regime seeks to develop its nascent tourism industry to garner more revenue amid international sanctions.

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The Business of Ski Resorts

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Why does a daily lift ticket cost more than $200? Chairlifts, snowmaking, grooming, labor, and affordable housing all add up to drive the cost of a daily lift ticket as explained in this video from Wendover Productions.

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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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