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2018

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TIME TO CHANGE

TIME TO CHANGE

Written by Laura Moriarty
In the wake of #MeToo and Time's Up, resorts must adapt to new standards for personal behavior in the corporate environment.
Our Training Recipe

Our Training Recipe

Written by Erica Mueller
A candid tell-all reveals the Mueller family's formula for top-notch staff training in the culinary department—and beyond.
Growing Together

Growing Together

Written by Jason Blevins
A global look at the issues of expanding participation in winter sports, and outdoor sports in general.
 Club property at the posh Victory Ranch in Utah.  Photo credit: Oz Real Estate.

Building Ski Towns of the Future

Written by Rebecca Stone
The old condo village concept of base area development is dead. In its place? A more vibrant, varied, and locally-influenced model.
Meet the Maddox family  (clockwise from top):  Charlie, 8, Becky, Chloe, 6,  and 2018 SAMMY Winner Aaron.

A Mom-and-Pop Success Story

Written by Morgan Tilton
Small areas matter, and can thrive—as Snowy Range, Wyo., shows.
All Together Now

All Together Now

Written by Moira McCarthy
As new leaders rise, ski area associations focus on collective action.
Management Roundtable

Management Roundtable

Written by The Editors
The SAM Summit Series finale addresses our mentees' burning questions.
Construction Site :: September 2018
Major summer improvements, especially new lifts, are happening at resorts across the country.
Publisher's Memo :: September 2018

Publisher's Memo :: September 2018

Written by Olivia Rowan
Staffing for growth and prosperity.
News & Views :: September 2018

News & Views :: September 2018

Written by Staff Report
Opinion and happenings from around the resort world.
Urgent Aims: Growth, Diversity

Urgent Aims: Growth, Diversity

Written by Linda Goodspeed
Forget the pass wars for the moment. What is being done to actually grow winter sports?
R.I.D.E. On

R.I.D.E. On

Written by David Meeker
A new rideshare app aims to be good for the environment, the bottom line, and, perhaps, the entire industry.
Battery-Powered?

Battery-Powered?

Written by Allen Best
Squaw Valley aims to boldly go where no other resort has: a backup, battery-powered microgrid.
Mountain Spy :: September 2018

Mountain Spy :: September 2018

Written by David Meeker
"How do I find a new job in the winter sports industry?"
Bolted Connections

Bolted Connections

Written by D. Mark Doman
The all-important nuts and bolts of nuts and bolts—and how to use them properly.
Idea Files :: September 2018

Idea Files :: September 2018

Written by Sam Geise
A useful surveying app, snowgun tower ladder, and men’s-room baskets.