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LIVE stream from opening day at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

October 13, 2017 — We are live at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on opening day, Friday, Oct. 13. Tag your photos #ABasin or #arapahoebasin

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City Council passes on Steamboat Ski Area’s offer to serve as consultant at Howelsen Hill

October 11, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Executives from Steamboat Springs’ big ski hill will not help the city of Steamboat Springs manage its little ski hill this winter. Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday said "thanks but no thanks" to a $225,000 proposal from Steamboat Ski and Resort

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Deer Valley Resort acquisition completed, adding to new ski entity’s portfolio that also includes Steamboat Resort

October 11, 2017 — The purchase of Deer Valley Resort by a newly formed resort company has been finalized, the entity announced in a news release Tuesday morning. The entity, comprising affiliates of KSL Capital Partners, LLC and Henry Crown and Company, first announced the acquisition in August. The move reverberated throughout the

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will open for 2017-18 season on Friday, Oct. 13

October 10, 2017 — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced today it will open for the 2017-18 ski and snowboard season on Friday, Oct. 13. The Black Mountain Express lift will start turning at 9 a.m., giving skiers and snowboarders access to the intermediate High Noon trail. Arapahoe Basin is

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As baby boomers leave ski slopes, millennials fail to fill gap

October 10, 2017 — Skiers riding the Payday lift at Park City Mountain Resort on opening day last ski season. As demographics change in the ski industry, resorts are looking for ways to entice more young adults to ski. (Park Record file photo) PARK CITY—Ski resorts expect older, wealthier

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Officials considering $1 lift tickets at downtown Steamboat ski area

October 4, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — If Steamboat Springs City Council President Walter Magill has his way, the historic Howelsen Hill ski area will be home to $1 lift tickets this season. During the council’s day-long budget planning session Tuesday, Magill pitched the idea to his fellow council

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PHOTOS: Skiing on October 3 at Loveland Pass after 19 inches of snow

October 3, 2017 — Skiers and snowboarders trekked out to Loveland Pass for some early season fresh powder turns. The nearby ski area, Arapahoe Basin, received 19 inches of snow in two days as of Monday morning. Check out some images of the bluebird day of skiing at the

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Breckenridge Ski Resort ranks in top 15 of SKI Magazine’s annual resort rankings

September 27, 2017 — SKI Magazine's 2018 annual reader rankings of the top ski resorts in the United States are out, and this year Breckenridge Ski Resort landed in the top 15 for Best in the West. Here's the top 15 from the magazine's 2018 Resort Guide: 1. Deer Valley,

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Lindsey Vonn may finally get her chance to race against men

September 27, 2017 — GENEVA — Lindsey Vonn's request to race against men in a World Cup downhill will be studied again by the International Ski Federation (FIS) next week. The United States team will make the formal proposal at pre-season meetings hosted by FIS in Zurich, the governing

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Mikaela Shiffrin, prepping for 2018 Winter Olympics, renews deal with LEKI

September 5, 2017 — EAGLE-VAIL — Olympic gold medalist and overall World Cup champion Mikaela Shiffrin has inked a sponsorship renewal agreement with LEKI through 2022. The five-year contract lasts through 2022 and guarantees Shiffrin, of Eagle-Vail, will continue to train and compete exclusively with LEKI poles — see

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Aspen Skiing Co.’s sister company ramps up competition with Vail Resorts

August 22, 2017 — Countermoves are coming fast and furious in the ski industry by a sister firm of Aspen Skiing Co. Vail Resorts made the first big moves a few seasons ago with the acquisitions of Stowe, Vermont; Whistler-Blackcomb, B.C.; and Park City, Utah. Now a sister firm

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Route Finder: Summer dryland training for ski bums means biking, rock climbing — and wild raspberries

August 3, 2017 — Summer seems like it's flying by this year. The monsoon is upon us and one never knows what the weather will do. Some days we awaken to sunshine and blue skies. Other mornings the clouds are low and eke their way over the Tenmile Range,

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Keystone Resort names Geoff Buchheister next lead executive

August 1, 2017 — Vail Resorts, Inc., announced Tuesday the appointment of longtime ski industry executive Geoff Buchheister as Keystone Resort’s new vice president and general manager. Buchheister has almost two decades of experience in the ski industry and was most recently Vail Resorts’ vice president and general manager

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Sunlight Mountain Resort pass expands partnership to Japan

August 1, 2017 — Sunlight Mountain Resort, which gained national press attention last season with its “most expensive lift ticket” that included a pair of Meier skis or a snowboard for $700, is expanding its international focus for season pass holders. In addition to a repeat of four free

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Squaw Valley ski area in California recently ended lift operations for 2016-17 season

July 21, 2017 — The 2016-17 ski and snowboard season will go down as one of the best in recent memory, with many resorts holding out into the spring and summer months. But on Saturday, July 15, it officially came to a close with the last remaining open resort,

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Frisco powder addict Gary Fondl skis 500,000 vertical feet to celebrate his 50th birthday

June 30, 2017 — It started as an offhand comment from a personal hero. In the spring of 2016, when Frisco local Gary Fondl met with an occasional touring partner, Aaron Rice of Alta, Utah, Rice was about halfway through an epic mission to ski 2.5 million vertical feet

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Stockholder drops lawsuit challenging Intrawest sale to Aspen Skiing Co., KSL

June 9, 2017 — A stockholder who filed a lawsuit June 2 to challenge the acquisition of Intrawest Resort Holdings Inc. by affiliates of Aspen Skiing Co. and KSL Capital Partners voluntarily dropped the litigation Wednesday. A law firm for stockholder Edward Hyden filed a notice of dismissal in

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Vail Resorts closes Stowe Mountain deal; it’s now Epic Pass-eligible for 2017-18

June 8, 2017 — BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts announced Wednesday it has closed on the acquisition of Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe, Vermont. Epic Pass holders will have unlimited, unrestricted access to Stowe Mountain Resort for the 2017-18 winter season, and the Epic Local Pass will offer 10 days

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Lawsuit challenges Aspen Skiing Co, KSL purchase of Intrawest

June 7, 2017 — One of Aspen Skiing Co.’s blockbuster ski-industry merger proposals is facing a legal challenge. A stockholder in Intrawest Resort Holdings Inc., a publicly traded company, filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the legality of the acquisition of Intrawest by affiliates of Aspen Skiing Co. and KSL

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area to extend season with bonus weekend

May 23, 2017 — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced Tuesday it will extend its season for one weekend with a new closing date of June 11. The ski area will operate with normal skier services seven days a week through Sunday, June 4, before closing services on Monday, June

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