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Distilleries Who Are Now Making Hand Sanitizer

Distilleries Who Are Now Making Hand Sanitizer

by Amanda Natividad

From giants like Anheuser Busch to independently owned Amass Spirits, a number of distilleries have recently pivoted to making hand sanitizers. Some are focused on manufacturing specifically for first responders and healthcare workers, and others are selling or giving directly… Read More →

Updated: Ski Areas That Are Now Closed (2020)

Updated: Ski Areas That Are Now Closed (2020)

by liftopia

No longer updated: 12:40PM PT, 3/27/2020: As of March 26, all ski areas in the U.S. and Canada are closed. To our customers: Please note that we are experiencing a higher than usual volume of contacts, largely due to COVID-19…. Read More →

How Coronavirus Is Impacting the Ski Industry

How Coronavirus Is Impacting the Ski Industry

by Jules Older

A note to readers: The news cycle is rapidly evolving, and we may continue to update this post. For continual updates on ski resort closures, you can follow our post, “In Progress: Ski Areas That Are Now Closed.” Last updated,… Read More →

How the Ski Industry Is — And Is Not — Dealing with Climate Change

How the Ski Industry Is — And Is Not — Dealing with Climate Change

by Jules Older

In the French Alps, they’re so desperately trying to save snow, they’re covering stored snow with wood chips. Hoping to stay alive, a Vermont cross-country ski area is experimenting with the same idea. In California, winters are shorter — and… Read More →

Career in the Ski Industry? It’s More Attainable Than You Think

Career in the Ski Industry? It’s More Attainable Than You Think

by Natalie Ooi

Editors Note: A big thank you to Natalie Ooi, Program Director, Ski Area Management Program, Colorado State University Coming off one of the best winter seasons that North America has experienced in recent years, some of you may be thinking,… Read More →

The Biggest Ski Areas In North America Right Now – 2019

The Biggest Ski Areas In North America Right Now – 2019

by Patrick Thorne

Editors Note: This piece has been updated for 2019 A few years ago, I put together a list of the biggest ski areas in North America. Re-reading it recently, I was surprised just how quickly the list had got out-of-date—it… Read More →

10 New Developments in the Rest-of-the-World For Winter 2018-19

10 New Developments in the Rest-of-the-World For Winter 2018-19

by Patrick Thorne

Every year ski areas around the world spend millions on fancy new lifts to make getting up the slopes quicker and more comfortable than ever before, as well as making other infrastructure improvements. There are at least 200 new lifts… Read More →

The Big New Improvements on the Slopes for 2018/19 (North America)

The Big New Improvements on the Slopes for 2018/19 (North America)

by Patrick Thorne

When you’re pondering the price of your lift ticket this winter keep in mind that every summer ski resorts collectively spend hundreds of millions of dollars on new lifts and upgrades – and that’s just a small part of your… Read More →

2018-2019 Season Tickets Now on Sale

2018-2019 Season Tickets Now on Sale

by Ken Chin

The season is winding down to a close, but before you get your ski withdrawals, you can get a head start on the 2018-19 season. Below you can find next year’s season tickets, available to purchase today. Let’s check ’em… Read More →

Utah’s Deer Valley Sold To Big, New Multi-Resort Company

Utah’s Deer Valley Sold To Big, New Multi-Resort Company

by liftopia

Deer Valley Resort in Park City, UT announced Monday that it has been purchased by a newly-formed, large multi-resort company. The yet to be named Denver-based partnership between Aspen Skiing Company and KSL Capital Venture announced earlier this year that… Read More →