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9 New Ski Lifts To Be Installed For 2016-17

9 New Ski Lifts To Be Installed For 2016-17

by Eric Wagnon

When the snow has melted and the ground has thawed, ski resorts turn their attention to construction. For skiers and boarders, the most anticipated projects are new ski lifts that mean faster and sometimes more terrain access. Here is a… Read More →

New For 2015/16: Ski Area Upgrades & Improvements

New For 2015/16: Ski Area Upgrades & Improvements

by Dave Belin

Remember the feeling of anticipation on Christmas morning? Or on your 16th birthday? You could hardly wait for the big day and the opportunity to rip open your presents. For skiers and riders, the summer is a long buildup to… Read More →

New High Speed Ski Lifts Coming To Colorado & Utah

New High Speed Ski Lifts Coming To Colorado & Utah

by Kristen Lummis

In 1981, Breckenridge installed a detachable high-speed lift, the Quicksilver SuperChair. Clipping along at over twice the speed of conventional fixed-grip lifts, this chair was the first of what would become the ski industry standard. This summer is seeing a… Read More →

What’s New At Ski Resorts For 2014-15?

What’s New At Ski Resorts For 2014-15?

by Dave Belin

While you’ve been mountain biking, enjoying the beach, or traveling this summer, your favorite ski area has been busy making improvements for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The summer is a critical time for construction projects that would either be too… Read More →

Ski Area Upgrades & Improvements: How Resorts Decide What To Build

Ski Area Upgrades & Improvements: How Resorts Decide What To Build

by Dave Belin

This time of year, many skiers and snowboarders are drying out their boots for the final time, applying a heavy coat of summer wax to their boards, and wondering how long their goggle tan will last. Thoughts turn to mountain… Read More →