USA Today Readers Name Winter Park Resort As Best Ski Resort in North America…Again

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You could say Winter Park Resort’s excitement level is off the charts because for the third time USA Today readers named the ski resort the best in North America. Winter Park beat out 19 other nominated North American resorts for the coveted title.

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Montana Ski Areas Prep For Season With Fewer Coronavirus Restrictions

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Like other outdoor industries, Montana ski areas suffered through two challenging seasons due to the pandemic. Yet skiers and snowboarders were still anxious to be on the mountains and outdoors despite masking requirements and some limitations on service and ticket sales.

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Snow May Not Be Piling Up At Colorado Resorts, But Anxiety Sure Is

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Coronavirus is still a worry, but now ski hill operators must wrestle with too few workers and not enough places to house the ones they’ve hired.

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Austrian Ski Resorts Set For Another Covid Lockdown

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The whole country goes into lockdown on Monday. Some ski resorts remain open this past weekend for final turns and others are now changing their opening plans.

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Brundage Mountain Maps Out 10 Years of Resort Upgrades

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Brundage Mountain Resort is excited to share early details of a cohesive new plan for future improvements at the independently owned McCall, Idaho ski resort.

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Sierra At Tahoe Will Postpones Opening Due To Wildfire Damage

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After several dry seasons, many Lake Tahoe ski resorts rejoiced when they were hit with early snow that kicked off the ski season in October.

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New Hampshire's Gunstock Eyes Major Expansion

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New Hampshire's Gunstock Resort could be one of the largest ski areas in the state under an expansion and development plan which the county-owned facility is getting ready to unveil in full later this year.

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Pacific Northwest Ski Resorts Roll Out New Lifts, Terrain, Lodges For 2021-22 Season

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Following the challenging winter of 2020-2021 when ski areas implemented measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic - including limited seating capacity on chairlifts - this season's outdoor operations will look much like they did prior to the pandemic. Ski areas plan to return to full chair lift capacity for 2021-2022.

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Purgatory Gets OK For Backside Novice Terrain, Chair

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Purgatory Mountain officials say they will begin developing a new "low intermediate" section this summer, as the resort works to give its novice skiers and riders an on-mountain experience.

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What's New at California Resorts This Season

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As temperatures begin to shift, Ski California resorts are gearing up for the 2021-22 winter season with investments in infrastructure, facilities improvements, and technology that will continue to allow for fast, contactless lift access, reservations and payment, and high-quality experiences.

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Boyne Resorts Expands Portfolio with Purchase of Shawnee Peak

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Boyne Resorts has announced its purchase of Shawnee Peak ski resort located in Bridgton, Maine.  Adding to the company’s portfolio of eleven North American resorts and attractions, Shawnee Peak joins Sugarloaf and Sunday River in Maine and Loon Mountain Resort in New Hampshire as its fourth resort in New England.  

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Sunday River Installing Fastest Eight-Person Chairlift In North America

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As the next major step in the Sunday River 2030 plan for enhancing the guest experience, Sunday River is scheduled to install the fastest 8-person chair in North America for the 2022-23 winter season. The Jordan 8, a new Doppelmayr D-Line chairlift that is among the most advanced in the world, features weather-blocking bubble covers and will access terrain on Jordan Bowl and beyond.

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Several Buyers Interested In Jay Peak, Burke Mountain

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After attempts to sell the Jay Peak ski area were halted at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, sale discussions have been taking place with several interested parties this year, according to an update from the receiver appointed after the former owner was accused of fraud in 2016.

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Snow On Thanksgiving? New Technology Makes It Possible At California's China Peak

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Even with the annual uncertainty around Sierra snowfall, this upcoming ski season will be the first that China Peak’s operators can fully deploy a new capital investment.

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Utah's Snowbasin Resort Announces Major Upgrades

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Utah's Snowbasin Resort has announced significant enhancements and upgrades to the resort and quest experience, some of which will be ready for the start of the 2021-22 season.

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In A New Twist On An Old Tactic, Ski Resorts Are Making Snow To Fight Fires

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As summer turns to fall, California ski areas have begun using their snowmaking machines as supersized sprinklers to help fight forest fires. Their theory is that if the ski areas can keep key infrastructure wet, the resorts can survive the worst of the fires.

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When Are Colorado Ski Resorts Opening This Winter?

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The 2021-20 Colorado ski and snowboard season is just around the corner. See a full list below of when you can hit the slopes.

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Vermont's Ski Areas Share Anticipated 2021-22 Opening Dates

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Vermont’s ski resorts are posting their anticipated opening dates for the 2021-22 ski and snowboard season.

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Forest Service Says Aspen Skiing Co. Can Charge Skiers Uphill Access Fee

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Aspen Skiing Co. acted within its rights as a special use permit holder on national forest to implement a new fee for uphillers, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

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Mount Bohemia Bumps Starting Wage to $20 An Hour

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Michigan's powder heaven, Mount Bohemia just bumped its starting wage to $20 an hour for all jobs except bartenders, who will pocket $15 per hour, plus tips.

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