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New Lift Technology

A photo review of three new innovations in uphill transportation. Includes the Yantrak people mover at Mammoth Mountain, Calif., the Doppelmayr chairlift for wh...
An interview with Chuck Lewis on the future of the ski industry. Lewis, currently involved with Eldora in Colorado, explodes the myths and explores the...

Safety On My Mind

Written by Carla D. Marcus
For the past four years, Sugarloaf, Vt., has actively promoted safe skiing through a well-organized intervention program. This feature takes an in-dept...

Snowmaking Automation I

Written by Kevin Bergschneider
An overview of what is available to ski resort operators in air/water snowmaking automation, including scatterplots, charts of cost breakdown by region...

A Little Giant Turns Thirty

Written by Paul Janoff
An area profile of Ski Roundtop of Pennsylvania and its parent company, Snow Time, which now operates three mountains, including Ski Windham, N.Y., and...

Fuels In Cold Weather

Written by Bob Bradbury
A comprehensive investigation of how proper fuel selection and use can save ski area fleets lots of money as well as prevent future problems, with some...
A two-page spread on the multi-million dollar mountaintop restaurant at Northstar-at-Tahoe, Calif. The Summit Bar and Grille restaurant was built as a ...
A look into the what the information highway offers ski area marketers. Includes a look at available services and what can be obtained from signing on....
A look at the licensing agreeement between World Wide Ski Corp. and Green Fields, a logo merchandiser. The two have formed the World Wide Ski Licensing...

Chapter 11 Survival Tips

Written by Deb Cryans
A look into what it takes to personally survive Chapter 11 hearings, lifted from the experiences of the author as she attempted to retrieve King Ridge,...

New Food Service Equipment

Written by Kirk Duncan
Three new food service products stood out at the annual National Restaurant Show in Chicago, including a gas-fired clam-shell grill, a pot-washing syst...

20 Years Ago In Sam

Written by Staff
A look at the events of the day featured in the pages of Ski Area Management twenty years ago.

Forecasting Via Modem

Written by Michael Commins
A look into the different weather forecasting services that are available to the computer user with a modem. Includes a complete assessment of the exte...
Author John Fry interprets the results of a Snow Country magazine survey on the effectiveness of ski school, including the differences in perception fr...

Supplier Directory

Written by Olivia
Names, addresses and key contacts for suppliers of products and services to the ski industry.
A listing of products and services and their suppliers within the ski industry.

The Future Of Acl - Injury Reduction

Written by Carl Ettlinger
Using the results from the ACL Awareness Training Program, Dr. Ettlinger states that technology is not at the point to produce equipment that would red...