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Snow Delivers Mixed Results for Western Lodging

SAM Magazine—Denver, Feb. 17, 2017—In its winter mid-season summary for more than 290 participating lodging properties, DestiMetrics reported that generous snowfall across the Rocky Mountain and Far West regions contributed to both positive and negative trends in lodging numbers at western mountain destinations. As of Jan. 31, aggregated actual occupancy for the winter season from November through April was up 1.3 percent, and revenues were up 8.7 percent compared to the same time last year.

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Outdoor Retailer Show Leaving Salt Lake City

SAM Magazine—Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 17, 2017—The massive, bi-annual Outdoor Retailer (OR) shows that have been coming to Salt Lake City for 20 years will be finding a new home after a meeting between Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and outdoor recreation industry representatives to discuss Utah’s stance on public lands didn’t lead to a common resolution. As a result, industry leaders are seeking a new location “as soon as possible” for the OR shows that bring 40,000 people and $45 million to Salt Lake City every year. The show’s contract with Salt Lake City is up after 2018.

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Red Mountain Reaches Crowd Funding Reservations Goal

SAM Magazine—Rossland, B.C., Feb. 16, 2017—Red Mountain reached its goal of $10 million in reservations through an online crowd-funding campaign from people who would be interested in investing a minimum of $1,000 for an equity share of the resort if it were to offer one. Red has now begun the legal and accounting process of launching an equity offer, which it hopes will be ready by fall.

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Intrawest Results Improved in Second Quarter

SAM Magazine—Denver, Feb. 10, 2017—Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., reported improved numbers for the second quarter ending Dec. 31, 2016, compared to the same period last year.

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Strong Season Pass Sales, Visits for Peak Resorts

SAM Magazine—Wildwood, Mo., Feb. 10, 2017—With improved snow conditions compared to a year ago, sales of Peak Resorts’ new Peak Pass products were up 28 percent in units and 23 percent in dollars from the beginning of the ski season through Jan. 29, 2017, compared to the same period year-over-year. Paid skier visits at the company’s 14 ski areas were up 40 percent through the same period.

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2017 NSAA Eastern Conference and Tradeshow, Mount Snow, Vt.

Compared to last year, the tone was decidedly different among operators and suppliers at this year’s NSAA Eastern Conference and Tradeshow, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at Mount Snow, Vt. Normal snowfall and strong visitation had the robust group of attendees singing a more positive tune than a year ago. 

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NSAA Western Trade Fair 2017

Short-Term Optimism, Long-Term Concerns

There was a general air of enthusiasm and optimism at the NSAA Western Winter Conference, Jan. 16-19 at Steamboat, Colo., thanks to a strong season to date for resorts across most of the country. But the long-term outlook is clouded by challenges ranging from the need to attract and retain more new skiers and riders to the rigors of training and retaining lift mechanics—challenges that the conference tried to address head on.

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ISKINY-PSAA Expo

The annual ISKINY-PSAA Expo, Sept. 19-21, 2016, at Holiday Valley, N.Y., attracted more than 345 ski resort, vendor, and guest attendees from across North America. The program kicked off with the annual golf tournament and opportunity to demo Holiday Valley's aerial adventure parks.

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New England Summit 2016

You can tell that winter is right around the corner when ski industry operators and suppliers gather at the annual New England Summit. This year’s event attracted nearly 420 ski industry personnel, exhibitors, and speakers at Sunday River in Newry, Maine, Sept. 13-15.

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2016 MSAA ANNUAL MEETING AND TRADE SHOW HELD AT SHANTY CREEK, MICHIGAN

About 400 ski area and supplier members attended the 2016 Midwest Ski Areas Association Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Aug. 21-24, at Shanty Creek Resorts in northern Michigan. The event addressed a wide range of issues, from beginner trial and conversion to leadership succession, lift maintenance and safety.

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Loon Mountain Resort in Lincoln, NH has a full-time, year-round, benefited position available for a lift maintenance mechanic, previous experience required. Job duties include repair and preventative maintenance of all detachable and fixed grip lifts. This position requires working at heights in...
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Vail is located in Eagle County, Colorado, approximately 100 miles west of Denver on Interstate 70. Vail has 5,300 permanent residents, 8,500 part-time residents, and as many as 35,000 daily guests during the peak winter season. The selected individual will be a full-time resident of Vail and...
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2013 Bison X 6100 hours, just serviced, ready to go 2008 PB 100 5060 hours $55,000 1997 LMC 1800 3655 hours, $30,000 Summer tubing lane, mSnow Bumper Tubing, 300' long $35,000 Call or email Jason with CHS Snowmakers 303.818.5923 cell jsawin@CHSsnowmakers.com
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Experienced & hands-on person to plan, coordinate, direct & lead snowmaking, grooming & slope maint. Req: HS diploma (GED), 6 yrs related exp. incl. equip. maint. & ops. & 2 yrs supv. or equiv. Excellent org., admin., supv. & guest svc. Good computer & math. Working knowledge ski area ops &...
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Sunday River Resort in Maine is hiring a Guest Service and Ticket Manager. Responsibilities include leading a team of sellers and guest service representatives. Ideal previous experience includes working with complex sales systems, product-policy-procedure development, training and guest issues...
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Goldbelt’s Mount Roberts Tramway, located in scenic Juneau Alaska, is seeking a full-time year round experienced Electrical Technician to maintain, repair, and troubleshoot tram electrical equipment according to NEC, ANSI-B77 Code and manufacturer's recommendations. The successful...
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Brundage Mountain is accepting applications for an experienced Lift Maintenance Supervisor. A motivated, positive, individual with minimum 10 years experience on detachable lifts, Ctec fixed grips as well as Doppelmayr fixed grip. Confident in all aspects of lift maintenance including rigging,...
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2002 Doppelmayr CTEC detachable chairlift/gondola for sale. 4940 ft slope x 1518 ft vertical. 63 six passenger chairs (chair mode), 15 CWA Omega III XL gondolas (gondola mode). 800 hp drive, 18 towers. In operation at Willamette Pass, OR. Contact Tim cw3@willamettepass.com or Joe /...
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Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is seeking qualified applicants for Vice President, Mountain Operations. Responsible for leadership and strategic direction for all on-mountain activities. Develops and completes annual operating budgets, capital maintenance and expansion budgets and future...
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Timberline Lodge and Ski Resort is looking for an IT Manager. Lead the Timberline network team by providing technical strategy and oversight of all IT functions, system stability, and process improvements. Link to apply: http://www.timberlinelodge.com/job/it-manager/
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Join the team at Whitefish Mountain Resort! Full time, year round position with benefits, PTO and 401k plan, pay DOE. For a complete job description and application, visit: www.skiwhitefish.com/jobs
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Brundage Mountain is accepting applications for an experienced Lift Maintenance Electrician. A motivated, positive, individual with minimum 5 years experience with relay technology, PLC controls, analog drives, digital drives, low voltage controls, high voltage up to 480 VAC and able to read...
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Brundage Mountain is accepting applications for an experienced Lift Maintenance mechanic. A motivated, positive, individual with minimum 5 years experience on detachable lifts, Ctec fixed grips as well as Doppelmayr fixed grip. Experience in all aspects of lift maintenance including rigging,...
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2014 PoleCat Snowmaker and all accompanying equipment. Rarely used for snowmaking on community sledding hill. Like new! Contact us at 734-354-3201 or at supervisor@plymouthtwp.org
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