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March 2013

 

Below is the Table of Contents. We have selected a few articles that you can read in their entirety online.

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Featured Story

When It's Time to Change, You've Got to Rearrange

Year-round operations pose opportunities and challenges for employers and employees.

And the Numbers Are...

Written by Bob Ackland
SAM's annual look at the industry's Economic Analysis.
Women Going Downhill

Women Going Downhill

Written by Catherine Doucette
Move over, boys. Women-only programs at downhill bike parks are taking off.

Unlikely Power

Written by Jason Blevins
Aspen has long been at the forefront of environmental initiatives and its latest venture, involving methane, is impressive.

One for the Books

Written by Rick Kahl
Vail celebrates its 50th birthday with a brand-new gondola that is ground-breaking in many ways.

SIA Snow Show 2013

Written by Staff Report
Check out the editor's picks from this year's crop of new products.

Capital Suggestions

Written by Elizabeth Whalen
Mountain resorts are getting creative when it comes to financing.

Groomer Face-Off

Written by Staff Report
SAM's annual look at what's new in the grooming field is a little different this year, as we let manufacturers and readers take the lead.
A SAM editorial on snowboarding's "decline."
Roger Marolt on saving skiing.
WATER FIGHT WON... BRIAN HEAD SOLD... ESPN LOOKS AT POTENTIAL NEW VENUE FOR X GAMES... SUNBURST SOLD... JUNE OPENS BACKCOUNTRY... OBITUARIES... PEOPLE....

Maintaining Mid-Season Momentum

Written by Linda Goodspeed
Resorts are taking a variety of steps to avoid late-season burnout.

Mountain Spy :: March 2013

Written by Liz Eren
In this Mountain Spy, Liz Eren put on her Mom hat again and called around to see how she should prepare her son for a community ski program. Responses ...
HIGH TECH PARKING LOT TICKET SCALPING... ENOUGH WITH THE REPORT CARDS ALREADY... GETTING A CHARGE AT MOUNTAIN RESORTS... TRAINING TERRAIN-BASED TEACHER...