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  • Investment Firm Analyzes 2013/14 Ski Industry


    MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thus far, the 2013/14 ski/snowboard season has seen widely divergent performance across regions. Some areas have enjoyed robust snowfall and cold temperatures, while others are suffering from a historic dearth of precipitation. Against this backdrop, we reduce our forecast for total skier visits and now see low-to-mid single digit percentage gains over last year, or 58 to 60...

  • Vermont Ski Areas Set Best Year since 2001 with 4.5mm Visits


    Stowe, VT (June 4, 2013) – At the Vermont Ski Areas Association annual meeting at Stowe Mountain Resort, the state’s resorts celebrated the best season since 2001 with 4,513,041 skier & rider visits, up 16% over last year. This year also marks the second best season on record since VSAA began collecting resort data in 1992. Nationally, skier & rider visits had the biggest one-year leap in 30 yea...

  • Ski/Snowboard Industry 2011/12 Season Wrap-up: Skier Visits Plunge


    Ski/Snowboard Industry 2011/12 Season Wrap-up: Bright Spots Emerge but Skier Visits Plunge MARTINSVILLE, N.J., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After a record-setting season in the prior year, the 2011/12 ski season came up against a formidable foe: the third-warmest winter on record in the U.S. Although snowfall totals improved in the latter part of the season, particularly in the west, anemic snowfall across much of the U.S. caused total skier visits to plu...