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May 2003

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Going All Out

With the merger of southern California's Bear and Snow Summit resorts, managment decided to turn one of the areas into an all-mountain park.
Tamarack Clears Another Hurdle. Telluride looks for Investor. Bombardier Recreational Products for Sale. Brodie Has Buyer. Ski Patrol has New Union...
A look at the last fie economic analyses show some eye-opening trends.
This year's stable of grooming vehicles are more powerful, lighter and more comfortable. Plus, a new kid on the block.
Global warming has become a widely-accepted theory. Here's what mountain resorts should know.
The Resorts of the Canadian Rockies went to one supplier and an integrated software system for their rental operations. They have never looked back.
As more and more lifts come with the latest in electronic wizardry, strange problems can crop up as Angel Fire found out.
A look at what could be the next big mountain resort in North America.
From saving the environment to saving money, ski areas across North America have become creative in their construction projects.
With fatal industrial accidents increasing in recent years, it's time to realize that bad things can, in fact, happen to anyone.
A quick look at the latest research.
Magic Mountain ski area hopes to increase revenues not only with skier days but wind energy, too.
With more and more skiers heading out of bounds, rescue demands on areas are rising.
The Snow Summit Story 1952-2002 written by Richard Kun. 68 pages of heavily illustrated vintage photos. Forward by Doug Pfeiffer who helped in editin...
The devil is in the details regarding helmet indemnification.
Rope-tow tension systems, trailers and alpine slide repair sleds are some great ideas from creative ski resorts.
The Snow Gods Must Be Crazy. Oh-So-Revealing Sign Of The Times. The Hazy View From Wall Street. Revenge Of The Lynx. Jibbing At St. Mary's. Keepi...
An eqic Zaugga and winter in Connecticut.
Neither war nor a weak economy could keep skiers and riders away in long as the snow was good.
The Beginner Experience-Don't Lose Focus, by Michael Berry. A Voyeuristic Eye for Figures, by David Rowan.
2003 SAMMY award winners announced. Cutter's Camp excitement, presented by SAM magazine and Timberline Lodge, Oregon.