January 2022

The Lift Business Bounces Back

The 2021 Lift Construction Survey shows a resurgence of new installations after a down year in 2020, with a mix of gondolas, big detachables, fixed-grips, a boom in conveyor lifts—and...

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Fire on the Mountain
January 2022

Fire on the Mountain

Sierra-at-Tahoe GM John Rice reflects on the devastating Caldor Fire, the hard lessons learned, and what's next for the resort as it emerges from the a...
January 5, 2022
Tower construction underway for the new Leitner-Poma of America  six-pack at Keystone Resort, Colo.
January 2022

The Lift Business Bounces Back

The 2021 Lift Construction Survey shows a resurgence of new installations after a down year in 2020, with a mix of gondolas, big detachables, fixed-gri...
January 5, 2022
Crunch Time
January 2022

Crunch Time

As traffic surges, the industry must develop new strategies to manage resort access. Here's a look at some of the parking and transport solutions under...
January 5, 2022
Rental Buyers' Guide 2022-23
January 2022

Rental Buyers' Guide 2022-23

Rental suppliers tout workhorse products and see new opportunity for resorts in the higher-end demo market across alpine, snowbord, and Nordic.
January 4, 2022
Schooled
January 2022

Schooled

Did snowsports schools find better ways to operate? Lessons from the pandemic suggest the answer is a resounding yes.
January 4, 2022
This mid-station at Yanqing houses a shared, angled terminal where two gondolas meet—they can be run as two separate lifts or one continuous lift. Front left is the bottom terminal of another gondola..
January 2022

Built for the Games

Beijing spared no expense, enlisting the expertise of several familiar resort equipent suppliers and planners to build state-of-the-art 2022 Winter Oly...
January 3, 2022
Corporate Culture, Redefined
January 2022

Corporate Culture, Redefined

Universal design principles can create a company culture that strengthens all aspects of your business—including the bottom line.
January 3, 2022
Mountain Spy :: January 2022
January 2022

Mountain Spy :: January 2022

The Question: How long does it take to go through your equipment rental process?
January 3, 2022
Be More Cyber Secure
January 2022

Be More Cyber Secure

Developing a comprehensive cybersecurity program will help ski areas be more prepared when they are targeted.
January 3, 2022
Capital Suggestions
January 2022

Capital Suggestions

It takes money to make money, but it takes smart planning to spend it well.
January 3, 2022
The Value of Video
January 2022

The Value of Video

Video marketing is low-hanging fruit—here's how to take advantage of it.
January 3, 2022
New Products :: January 2022
January 2022

New Products :: January 2022

New tools to enhance operations and the guest experience.
January 3, 2022
News and Views :: January 2022
January 2022

News and Views :: January 2022

SAMMY honorees peek into their crystal (snow)balls, and more.
January 3, 2022
On the Road ... Again :: January 2022
January 2022

On the Road ... Again :: January 2022

Scenes from the IAAPA Expo and the HomeLight Cup.
January 3, 2022
Publisher's Memo :: January 2022
January 2022

Publisher's Memo :: January 2022

  AN INDUSTRY PARTNER FOR 60 YEARS  You may have noticed a nod to our 60th anniversary on this month’s cover. Can it be? For six decades SAM has ...
January 3, 2022