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Park City Mountain Announces 2018-19 Winter Operating Dates

By SIA | May 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Both the Park City Mountain Village and Canyons Village will open for the 2018-19 winter season on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.

Peak Resorts Announces Strong Pre-Season 2018/19 Season Pass Sales

By SIA | May 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Peak Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKIS) (“Peak” or the “Company”), a leading owner and operator of high-quality, individually branded U.S. ski resorts, announced today strong initial sales for the Company’s 2018/19 season pass offerings, including the Peak Pass. Consolidated season pass sales through April 30, 2018 increased 14% on a unit basis and 16% on a dollar […]

Summer Booking Picture Brightened by Late Season Snowfall

By SIA | April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Western mountain resorts benefit from late winter snowfall…

VR Celebrates Ten Years of the Epic Pass

By Aaron Bible | April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

March 18, 2018 marked the official 10th Anniversary of the Epic Pass, one of the most immersive and industry-changing season pass programs of all time. Here’s a look back at the last decade of Epic with some interesting trivia from the Vail Resorts team: 2008: The 2008-2009 Epic Pass is introduced by Rob Katz and […]

Permits Approved for Hunter Mountain Trail Expansion Project, Construction Starts This Month

By SIA | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Peak Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKIS) (“Peak” or the “Company”), a leading owner and operator of high-quality, individually branded U.S. ski resorts, announced today that Hunter Mountain, located in the Catskill Mountains of New York, has secured all the required permits which will allow it to move forward with the terrain expansion project announced last June. Construction […]

Bromley Mountain Resort, Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort and Cranmore Announce Extended Ski Seasons

By SIA | March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bromley and Jiminy Open Until April 8, Cranmore Until April 1

Snowsports Brands Marketing Efforts Hampered by Olympic Regulations

By Lou Dzierzak | March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The International Olympic Committee’s Rule 40 called for a blackout period for any marketing campaigns from February 1-28th, prohibiting brands from using any images or descriptions of athletes participating in the games.

February Snowfall Boosts Bookings But Occupancy Not Likely to Recover

By SIA | March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Desperately needed snowfall at many western ski resorts during February gave mountain destinations a healthy boost to their bookings for the remainder of the ski season but not enough to deliver a year-over-year increase in occupancy compared to the winter of 2016-17. According to Inntopia in their monthly DestiMetrics* Market Briefing released yesterday, as of […]

March Delivers Over Five Feet of Snow to Vermont Resorts

By SIA | March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

March is historically Vermont’s snowiest month of the winter and this season it’s living up to that reputation. Since the beginning of March over five feet of snow has fallen at resorts, and in the last 24 hours, resorts across the state welcomed in between one to two feet with more snow forecasted for the […]

Peak Resorts Reports Record Fiscal 2018 Third Quarter Revenue

By SIA | March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Peak Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKIS) (“Peak” or the “Company”), a leading owner and operator of high-quality, individually branded U.S. ski resorts, today reported financial results for its fiscal 2018 third quarter. Timothy D. Boyd, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Peak Resorts generated 5% revenue growth in the fiscal third quarter and a 5% increase in […]

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