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2022

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Terrain Park Contest 2022

Our annual showcase of the finest freestyle fabrications with resort-submitted entries in four categories: features, events, and—new this year— crews.

What to Expect When Expecting a Recession
We look to SAM's archives and today's brightest minds to forecast the possible impacts of inflation and a potential recession on the upcoming season.
Construction Site :: November 2022

Construction Site :: November 2022

Written by Peter Landsman
Details of some of the major overhauls, terrain expansions, new lifts, and employee housing projects underway at resorts across North America.
Smooth Operations

Smooth Operations

Written by Michael Valkevich
How to get the most out of today's impressive mountain ops management software.
Idea Files :: November 2022

Idea Files :: November 2022

Written by The Editors
Clever solutions from Sunlight, Colo., Camelback, Pa., and Lost Valley, Maine, to solve your signage, lift loading, and cup-holding conundrums.
Safety First

Safety First

Written by April Darrow
A variety of employee-centric programs help resorts foster engagement with and commitment to safety best practices.
Is the Press Release Dead?

Is the Press Release Dead?

Written by Steven Threndyle
When to leverage your resort’s message in the media (and why you still should).
Behind the Curtain

Behind the Curtain

Written by Karolyn Towle
Sharing the day-by-day details of mountain operations can be a successful way to create community while marketing your resort.
Mountain Spy :: November 2022

Mountain Spy :: November 2022

Written by The Editors
“I don’t want to buy a season pass, how else can I ski at your resort?”
Our Responsibility Code

Our Responsibility Code

Written by Dave Meeker
The revised Your Responsibility Code should serve as a reinvigoration of the industry's safety efforts.
Post-Pandemic Predictions

Post-Pandemic Predictions

Written by Linda Goodspeed
After two years of Covid, what do resort operators expect this winter?
New Products :: November 2022

New Products :: November 2022

Written by Jack Fagone
Equipment, tools, and tech for ski area operators.
On the Road :: November 2022

On the Road :: November 2022

Written by The Editors
Scenes from MSAA, SAM Summer Ops Camp, NES, MTS, and SANY-PSAA.
News and Views :: November 2022

News and Views :: November 2022

Written by The Editors
Whatg the SKI poll says, climate change talk, people moves, and more.
Publisher's Memo :: November 2022

Publisher's Memo :: November 2022

Written by Olivia Rowan
Zero to 60