January 2009

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January 2009

  • The Obama Factor
    What should we expect from our new president? Here are a few likely scenarios.

  • Lifts 2008 -- An Average Year
    While lift construction in 2008 was more or less average, the scale of some of the projects was far from it.

  • Fakin' It
    It might be worth taking a new look at artificial sliding surfaces.

  • Summer's in the Air
    Mt. Hood Skibowl takes summer activities to a new level.

  • Hot Fun in the Summer
    SAM took to the IAPPA tradeshow floor and gathered a crop of new ideas for summer fun in the mountains.

  • 10 More Under 30
    We take another look at some of the bright new minds this industry is fortunate to have attracted.
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  • Construction Site
    New base lodges, a gondola and expanded snowmaking are featured in this issue.

  • Idea Files
    The best idea of 2008, plus moving snowguns and stake pullers are the latest great ideas to come from resorts.

  • Speak-Out
    Mount Snow Hits a Nerve on Conditions Reports.

  • Industry Reports
    CNL BUYS TRIPLE PEAKS... SEVEN SPRINGS BUYS LAUREL MOUNTAIN... LOCKE RETURNS TO LAKE LOUISE... OBITUARIES... PEOPLE... SUPPLIER NEWS \

  • Rentals on the Rise
    The economic slowdown could fuel an uptick in rentals.

  • Kitchen Aid
    A little creativity with some basic ingredients can boost your f&b profits.

  • Adaptable Chair
    NSAA's current chairman of the board, Rusty Gregory, looks to a changing future with optimism.

  • Playing it Safe
    OSHA may be coming to a ski area near you: yours.

  • Disney's Keys to Excellence
    Great customer service starts with great employees.

  • Mountain Spy
    Mountain Spy goes undercover.
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  • Blue Pages
    CNL TEES UP ANOTHER ONE... BUDDY, CAN YOU SPARE $300 MILLION?... ROUGH TIMES AT INTRAWEST, VAIL RESORTS... JUST WHAT DETROIT NEEDS... OKEMO MAKES LEARNING FREE... GARAGE SALE IN VAIL... SNOW REPORTS COME TO THE IPHONE... HOW GREEN IS YOUR SHUTTLE?... WHAT IS EVERYBODY WAITING FOR? \