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President of Vail Resorts Talks Expanding Into Utah: Interview with Blaise Carrig

Jun 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

There’s always news of some kind in Park City, Utah, even when there is no snow. But the most recent news took many by surprise. At the end of May this year, it was announced that Vail Resorts, one of the leading mountain resort operators in the United States, and publicly traded on the NYSE (NYSE:MTN) was taking over the operations of the well-run, hugely popular Canyons Ski Resort, beginning in June of this year.... Read More

Collective Ski Pass for World’s Best Independent Resorts for 2012-13 Season

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Alta, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, the premier independent mountain destinations in the West, have partnered to form the Mountain Collective™, offering a groundbreaking pass for the 2012-13 season: the Mountain Collective™ Pass. "This is a completely new concept for a ski pass and gives winter enthusiasts the freedom to access some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the world," said Christian Knapp, vice president of marketing, Aspen Skiing Company. “There's been an incredible spirit of collaboration amongst the partners to bring this historic alliance and innovative new product to life.”... Read More

Largest Ski Resort Expansion in North America Underway

Oct 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Red Mountain Resort has announced that it is adding nearly 1,000 acres in-bound terrain for the 2012/13 season, making it the largest ski resort expansion that North America has seen in many years. Located on the "Powder Highway" in British Columbia, Red Mountain Resort is a hidden jewel for skiers and is already quite large. Chris Cushing, Principal at Snow Engineering (SE) Group, one of the ski resort industry’s premier design and engineering firms, said: “RED Mountain’s expansion to Grey Mountain is the biggest, most exciting project in North America this year, and SE Group is proud to have worked with RED to make it happen. Not only does the expansion increase RED’s skiable terrain by about 1,000 acres, it also adds wide terrain variety—from groomed cruising runs to tree glades and al... Read More

Nightlife Venue & Luxury Suites Attract Celebrities to Aspen Sky Hotel

Aug 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Aspen is renowned for its swanky shopping, celebrity regulars, and out-of-this-world lodging. This destination hotspot is anything but lacking in the luxury category, and with new renovations to one of the town's favorite nightlife venues, the Sky Hotel is busy as ever.... Read More

Spring Skiing at Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah

Mar 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Susan Kime  |  1 Comment

There are those who have a serious attraction, probably bordering on addiction, to Winter skiing, and never think of keeping their skis out after the first day of Spring. But then there are those who wait for a certain time, when the weather is warmer, but the snow is still dry and powdery and the slopes are less crowded.... Read More

Door County, Wisconsin Offers Cozy Winter Travel Adventure

Mar 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Ruth Mitchell

Most people think about visiting Door County Wisconsin in the summer or fall, but the winter can be a great time too. This beautiful peninsula just north of Green Bay (Packerland) is often referred to as the New England of the Midwest, but its microcosm of... Read More

Top 10 Winter Resort Pools

Dec 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Snow-lovers are hitting the slopes during the winter months. Whether relaxing after a long day of skiing or riding, or a slopeside ski bunny just looking to soak up some rays, the Top 10 Winter Resort Pools are a perfect juxtaposition to chilly winter weather at some of the most luxurious winter wonderland resorts across the world.... Read More

10 Cozy Mountain Getaways | Top Mountainside Lodges For Hearty Eats by the Fire

Dec 1, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

There is something so comforting about exposed stone walls and dark wood beams, particularly when paired with a generous glass of red wine by the fire and a romantic blanket of snow outside. Surrounded by mountain vistas and endless trees, lodge resorts are warm and welcoming by nature.... Read More

10 Cozy Mountain Getaways

Dec 1, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Montage Deer Valley may be brand-new (it opened last December), but its unbridled luxury and ample year-round activities and amenities have already made it a sought-after destination. Their heavy food focus doesnt hurt, with fresh and local ingredients on display in dishes like Montage Mountain Ale fish 'n' chips, farmers market fruits at breakfast, and Utah trout almondine in their four on-site eateries.... Read More

The Waldorf Astoria Park City | New Amenities, New Dimensions

Nov 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

After traveling to The Waldorf Astoria Park City last week, I was reminded of an old Isaac Asimov quote: "Life is pleasant — death is peaceful — it’s the transition!" This saying returned to me as I saw so much of this resort in a positive transition.... Read More

New Hampshire's Ragged Mountain Resort Completes $1 Million in Improvements

Oct 31, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

New Hampshire’s Ragged Mountain Resort recently announced over $1 million in resort improvements for the upcoming winter season. With major upgrades to the water delivery system, Ragged will be able to make much more snow faster and plans to open both Spear Mountain and Ragged Mountain before Christmas Vacation Week.... Read More

Ski Resorts Offering Many Luxury Services This Winter

Oct 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

An early-season dusting recently rolled through some of America’s higher elevations, and seeing a touch of white on the mountain landscapes has plenty of people yearning for the chairlifts to start spinning so they can get some turns in. Skiing has long been the favorite winter time getaway for the country’s distinguished families, but there’s a handful of hassles that can ruin a day on the slopes. Lugging armloads of equipment to a crowded ski area only to deal with lodge food is enough to turn the experience sour, but luckily there is a banquet of bespoke services at your disposal this winter.... Read More

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