September 2019

Building Snowmaking Teams

Resorts have realized it takes a lot more than a decent wage to successfully hire and retain good snowmakers.

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At Steamboat, a combo of morale-boosting perks, respectful management, good training, and commemorative hoodies leads to 90 percent retention, and 100 percent pride.
September 2019

Building Snowmaking Teams

Resorts have realized it takes a lot more than a decent wage to successfully hire and retain good snowmakers.
August 25, 2019
Boss Ladies
September 2019

Boss Ladies

We profile four female leaders who are part of a growing trend as more women earn seats at the executive table.
August 25, 2019
Brave New World
September 2019

Brave New World

Chris Diamond's insightful new book, Ski Inc. 2020, analyzes the consolidation trend and its potential impacts on all winter resorts.
August 25, 2019
SAM Summit Series 2019 — Part 5: What Does the Future Hold?
September 2019

SAM Summit Series 2019 — Part 5: What Does the Future Hold?

Four mentors provide genuine—and sometimes pointed—answers to questions from mentees about our industry's future.
August 25, 2019
Construction Site :: September 2019
September 2019

Construction Site :: September 2019

Major projects are in full swing at resorts across North America, including big lifts, snowmaking overhauls, and a base area renaissance.
August 25, 2019
Leveraging Influence
September 2019

Leveraging Influence

Working with social media influencers can be a slipper slops, but it an also boost your marketing in ways other avenues can't.
August 25, 2019
Publisher's Memo :: September 2019
September 2019

Publisher's Memo :: September 2019

PEAK Navigator, a new leadership development opportunity.
August 25, 2019
News and Views :: September 2019
September 2019

News and Views :: September 2019

Impact of Vail acquiring Peak, free NASTAR, poll results, people news.
August 25, 2019
B77 Update :: September 2019
September 2019

B77 Update :: September 2019

Nondestructive testing is a primary means of ensuring that lift components are structurally sound.
August 25, 2019
Safety is a Year-Round Job
September 2019

Safety is a Year-Round Job

A look at the steps some leading resorts are taking to keep staff healthy and on the job.
August 25, 2019
Finding Staff
September 2019

Finding Staff

A tight labor market is forcing resorts to rethink and expand their staff recruitment efforts.
August 25, 2019
Mountain Spy :: September 2019
September 2019

Mountain Spy :: September 2019

Facebook Messenger mission: "Can I buy an Epic or Ikon pass?
August 25, 2019
Equipment Maintenance Part I :: Understanding Lubricants
September 2019

Equipment Maintenance Part I :: Understanding Lubricants

Learning why certain lubricants are used for certain applications will help prevent your resort’s machinery from literally screeching to a halt.
August 25, 2019
Profiting from Uphillers
September 2019

Profiting from Uphillers

Snow King, Wyo., turned complaints about its uphill policy into a winning strategy for everyone.
August 25, 2019
Lobbying for Change on Climate
September 2019

Lobbying for Change on Climate

A new partnership aims to alter the conversation in Washington.
August 25, 2019
Idea Files :: September 2019
September 2019

Idea Files :: September 2019

Thermometer calibrator, pipe welding crib, chair winch.
August 25, 2019