December 03, 2013
SAM Magazine—Park City, Utah, Dec. 3, 2013—Powdr Enterprises, a division of Powdr Corp., has acquired the Emmy Award-winning television series “World of Adventure Sports Presented by GoPro.” Powdr Enterprises is expanding the show from a television series airing on NBC and NBCSN into a year-round, multi-platform offering that integrates Powdr’s mountain resorts, television, content, digital platforms, and events. “Powdr has an incredibly unique network to...
November 26, 2013
SAM Magazine—Manchester, Vt., Nov. 26, 2013—Bromley Mountain is inviting the public to a free “Introduction to Terrain Based Learning” session Dec. 21 so that first-timers can experience the increasingly popular teaching process based on terrain features. The session runs from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon and includes an all-day Learning Zone lift ticket. Equipment rentals will also be free for the morning. Details: Skiers and riders must be at least 5 years old, and...
November 26, 2013
SAM Magazine—Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 26, 2013—With the 2013-14 ski season underway, Ski Utah recently launched an updated website. SkiUtah.com provides extensive trip planning tools, custom detailed weather forecasts, a new travel expert blogger, and large imagery that showcases the resorts—along with a comprehensive look at Utah’s 14 resorts. The planning tools on the website include a large interactive map that outlines the different regions in the state and the 14...
November 22, 2013
SAM Magazine—Woodbury, Conn., Nov. 22, 2013—More than 50 areas in North America are now open, with dozens more opening this weekend, and with still more resorts set to open on or just after Thanksgiving. Cold weather in the East and Midwest has provided good snowmaking conditions. In the West, snowmaking operations have been supplemented by storms in the past week that have dropped up to 30 inches of snow in Utah, up to 20 inches in Colorado, and 12 at Mammoth, Calif. All this has...
November 22, 2013
SAM Magazine--Queensbury, N.Y., November 22, 2013--After filing for bankruptcy protection last June, West Mountain's future was uncertain. However, as of yesterday, its future looks brighter thanks to the purchase of its first mortgage by the investment group that has been running the area—Apex Capital. As we reported in late October, Zions National Bank in Utah was attempting to auction off the $390,000 loan it had on West Mountain. The first attempt failed to attract any interest,...
In its fourth year, the SAM Summer Ops Camp drew over 150 operators and vendors together at Attitash Resort, N.H., from September 15-18 to discuss the many money-making opportunities to be had...
The 2013 New England Summit Sept. 17-19 at Attitash, N.H., drew 425 attendees, including more than 275 ski area staff from 51 areas. There were also eight industry organizations represented, and 150...
From September 11 to 13, 2013, 326 attendees from 66 supplier companies and 36 ski resorts gathered at beautiful Holiday Valley for a few days of networking and shopping during the Ski Areas of NY (...
From August 4-7, 401attendees representing 54 ski areas and 71 suppliers, convened at Alpine Valley Resort, Wisc., for three days of networking, learning, shopping, eating, and duckie races. Check...
PistenBully parent company Kassbohrer All Terrain Vehicles (KATV) hosted a crowd of 150 resort customers, local businesses, and staff at the grand opening of its new office and warehouse facility...