September 2012

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  • 50 Defining Moments: 1962 to 2012
    The mountain resort industry has seen much over the past 50 years. Here are our picks for 50 moments that led us to where we are today.
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  • The Big Picture
    When it comes to social media, words are out and images are in. Here's what you need to know.

  • Get Me Down!
    While newer technologies have led to reduced downtime for lifts, it still pays to be prepared with a lift evacuation plan.
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  • Fit For the Job
    A new program shows that simple steps to keep your staff hydrated, well fed and physically in shape can greatly reduce injuries.

  • Idea Files
    Signs made of snowboards, conveyor cover storage and an innovative sprinkler solution are the latest great ideas from resorts.

  • Blue Pages
    STATE OF THE ART MYSTERY: ASTM LOOKS AT PARK RESEARCH... AND NSAA TALKS "PROGRAM..." U.S. OPEN LEAVES STRATTON FOR VAIL... GOING BOLDLY WHERE NONE HAVE BEFORE... PARK CITY WILL HAVE A SEASON, AFTER ALL... INCIDENT REPORT FORMS GO DIGITAL... SHORT SWINGS

  • Memo From the Staff
    SAM Turns 50!

  • Speak Out :: We’re in Great Company
    Birthday congrats to us all.
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  • Industry Reports
    Mammoth to Shut Down June Mountain... Greek Peak Files for Bankruptcy... Otsego Club Not to Open... U.S. Won't Bid for Olympics in 2022... Obituaries... People... Supplier News

  • Seasonal Hiring: Full Speed Ahead
    It's business as usual when it comes to staffing for the upcoming winter.
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  • Going to the Next Level
    Bring A Friend program and new partners can help boost LSSM well above last season's 100,000.

  • Now We're Talking
    It takes coordinated effort and clear communication to maximize fun and safety in the terrain park.
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  • Turn It Off
    A no-idling policy helps the environment and the bottom line.

  • Mountain Spy
    Liz Eren's mission this issue was to see how resorts are responding to the growing demand for summer activities.
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