Tag Archives: Vail Resorts

Ski Pass Prices Aren’t So Epic

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Don’t say I didn’t warn you. That once seriously affordable season pass offered by Vail Resorts is now no cheaper than your average ski area season pass; and, if you’re comparing it to Snowbird or Alta, it’s even more expensive. Five years ago, when Vail Resorts purchased Canyons Resort, Utah, they touted an unlimited season pass for $729. The next […]

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Talisker Land in Park City To Be Auctioned

*UPDATED BELOW* It all started when a pencil pusher in a mountainside cubicle forgot to send a renewal letter. Back then (2014), Vail Resorts – with the backing of Talisker Land Holdings Corp- slipped the tablecloth out from under PCMR leaders and became owners of two of the three ski areas in Park City. Since then, Talisker, VR’s landlord, has […]

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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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Fair Wages For Ski Instructors Slam Vail Resorts

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Credit: Dan Davis, Beaver Creek Resort My jaw dropped as I eavesdropped on a table of ski instructors last week. They were on a break and sharing a YouTube video. A video about fair wages for ski instructors poked more than fun at Vail Resorts and had been circulating since November. It was slowly gaining momentum. Weren’t they worried about […]

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