“It changed everything”: How Crested Butte’s first-ever extreme skiing contests 30 years ago birthed the freeskiing movement
The pioneering athletes competing in the first U.S. Extreme Skiing Championships at Crested Butte transformed the resort industry with a push for wider skis and steeper terrain
Vail Resorts sold 2.1 million Epic Passes for 2021-22 season after cutting prices by 20%
Resort operator reports a 76% increase in pass sales from 2019-20, which is about 900,000 more tickets and passes purchased in advance.