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Snowsports Industries America posts news and information about the snowsports industry - as well as press releases, brand stories and other member-focused blogs here in our news portal. For information about how to be seen in this portal, contact Todd Walton, director of communications and marketing, at twalton@snowsports.org.

Fairbank Group Initiates Variable Lift Ticket Pricing Inspired by Airlines

By Aaron Bible | November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the start of the 2017-18 ski season has begun, the Fairbank Group of New England ski resorts — Bromley Mountain, Cranmore Mountain Resort and Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort — officially launched airline-style variable lift ticket pricing for skiers and riders able to plan ahead and purchase tickets online before they arrive. Discounts of 30 […]

Free Skiing and Riding for Kids at Colorado Ski Country USA Resorts

By Aaron Bible | November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts are committed to providing fun and affordable skiing and riding opportunities for families by offering Kids Ski Free programs across the state. Parents and families can take advantage of free and discounted lift tickets for children, specialized lessons and rental discounts to plan a once-in-a-lifetime ski vacation experience […]

Utah Ski Resorts Get Early-Season Snow, Announce More Opening Dates

By Aaron Bible | November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ski Utah says that many of its resorts will be opening in under two weeks due to plentiful early season snow across the state. Over the past few days Utah received a healthy early season snow-storm. The big winner was Beaver Mountain in Northern Utah with over 20” since Saturday. With more snow on the […]

Mountain High Prepares for the 2017-18 Season with its Lowest Season Pass Price of the Year

By Aaron Bible | October 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mountain High, Southern California’s closest winter resort, is preparing for the upcoming 2017-18 season in many ways, including offering a “build-your-own” season pass product that is on sale until October 31 at the lowest price of the year. With nearly three times as much water available for snowmaking compared to last year, Mountain High expects […]

Sunlight Mini Mayor Seeks Re-Election 

By Aaron Bible | October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Public Election for Kids 12 and Under at Sunlight Ski Area Sunlight Mini Mayor Gabby Noyes, age 9, announced she will seek a second term this fall. The news came last month while Noyes made a guest appearance in the Garfield County Fair Parade held in Rifle, Colo. Noyes has since issued a video press […]

Copper Mountain Partners with Verbier 4 Vallées for 2017-18 Season

By Aaron Bible | October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Season pass holders at Copper receive five free days of skiing at the largest ski area in Switzerland Swiss skiing has never been more accessible, thanks to a new reciprocal partnership between Copper Mountain and Verbier 4 Vallées, one of the largest ski areas in Europe. Included with 2017-18 season passes to Copper Mountain are […]

Idaho Kids Ski For Free This Season

By Aaron Bible | October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you have a 5th or 6th grader who loves to ski or snowboard or one who’d like to learn, you’ll want to take advantage of the free skiing program offered by the Idaho Ski Areas Association, a.k.a. Ski Idaho. Ski Idaho’s 5th and 6th Grade Ski-Free Passport Program allows 5th graders to ski three […]

Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo Returns to Denver for 26th Year

By Aaron Bible | October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Coloradans getting ready for winter know the place for the best bargains on skis, snowboards, boots, outerwear, clothing, lift tickets, lodging and lesson packages is at the annual Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo, presented by Schomp Automotive. The 26th annual shopping and family fun happens Nov. 10-12, 2017, in Hall C of the Colorado Convention […]

Beech Mountain Marks 50 Years Skiing on the Highest Elevation Slopes in Eastern U.S.

By Aaron Bible | October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beech Mountain Resort had a new vision for Southern skiing when it debuted in the winter of 1967-68. It was the only North Carolina resort built around an alpine village, and remains that way today. It is now celebrating 50 years of skiing on the highest elevation slopes in eastern America. “Skiing in the South […]

College Deals for Skiers and Riders in Colorado Ski Country

By Aaron Bible | October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Colorado Ski Country USA says its member resorts recognize that between tuition, textbooks, meal plans and keg parties, college gets expensive. And from the Front Range to the Western Slope and down to the southwest corner of the state, ski areas across Colorado offer deals and discounts to keep skiing and riding affordable for college […]

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