Ski patrollers at Breckenridge vote 43-42 to unionize
Summit County resort’s ski patrollers join United Professional Ski Patrols of America alongside first-responders at Vail Resorts’ Crested Butte, Park City in Utah and Stevens Pass in Washington.
Colorado ski areas aren’t talking about skier fatalities this season. So we asked coroners instead.
At least 11 skiers were killed in traumatic crashes during the 2020-21 season, according to 16 county coroners surveyed by The Colorado Sun.
Ski patroller unions set to grow in Colorado’s consolidating resort industry
Ski patrollers at Keystone, Breckenridge and Big Sky plan votes to join six other ski area unions as labor advocates predict a revival of collective bargaining for resort workers
Vail Resorts thrills investors with lower-than-expected coronavirus losses
The operator of 34 North American resorts on Thursday reported declines in income, revenue and visits. But the losses aren’t as bad as investors anticipated, so the company’s stock price hit an all-time high.
Eager early-season crowds are helping Colorado ski resorts fine tune operations before the holiday crush
Ski areas are tweaking traffic flow, adjusting lift line mazes, revisiting uphill policies and repositioning workers as they adjust operating plans in the first few weeks of the strangest ski season ever
Vail Resorts losses continue as pandemic impacts stretch into ski season
North America’s largest resort operator posts 50% revenue decline but a record 1.4 million sales of its Epic Passes. Vail Resorts chief Rob Katz warns investors of “a very challenging season ahead.”
Coronavirus has cost Vail Resorts more than $200 million. So far.
North America’s largest resort operator posted a rare year-end loss, dragged down by early resort closures and a pandemic-slowed summer. But Epic Pass sales are pacing ahead of last year.
Want to ski at a Vail Resorts mountain during coronavirus? You’ll need a reservation.
Forget the dreamy scene where you wake to a foot of fresh and race to the ski area
The ski industry used to only be about operations. Women leaders are helping refocus it on experience.
Vail Resorts, with women at the helm of eight ski areas — including three of its five Colorado resorts — is leading the industry’s charge toward gender diversity.
Ski resorts send a record-setting rent payment to the federal government after 2017-18 season
Colorado’s D.C. delegation once again unites on legislation allowing Forest Service to keep more ski-area fees in the state.
What really led A-Basin to quit the Epic Pass cash cow? “Parking is our pinch point.”
Resort revenues doubled in the decade Arapahoe Basin was part of the Epic Pass, but parking problems outweigh the benefits of cash flow
Slower growth in Epic Pass revenue, wider than expected first-quarter losses trigger steep drop in Vail Resorts stock
Vail Resorts’ chief Rob Katz told investors on Friday that he expected to sell 925,000 Epic Passes for the 2018-19 ski season
More Colorado ski areas — including Vail, Beaver Creek and Aspen — to open early for 2018-19 season
Ski conditions at Colorado's mountain resorts are the best they've been at this point in the season in years