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Utah Ski Area Opening Dates

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It snowed last night; it’s going to snow all weekend. That’s mountain weather for you but all of a sudden my inbox is full of ski area opening dates and news. People, today was the first day of Autumn! If you’re getting excited about the recent storms, put a lid on it. Having snow on the ground is simply a […]

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Vail Makes Epic Move; Buys Whistler

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photo courtesy Whistler Blackcomb Resort Vail Resorts just got more “epic”. In its march for (ski) world domination, the ski industry giant today announced they are buying Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia. They will pay $513 million cash and $543 million in stock when the deal closes this fall. When it’s all said and done this will be one of […]

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Vail Rebrands Park City Mountain Resort

Treasure Mountain, Park City Ski Area, Park City Mountain Resort, PCMR. Now Vail Resorts has put a new name on the 50+ year-old ski area’s business card- Park City Mountain. The rebranding (the first since the mid-1990s) will go full-bore public in a week or so. Colorado-based Vail finally got their mittens on PCMR in 2014 after acquiring the lease on […]

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