January 2021

Down But Not Out

While Covid put a lot of new lift installations on hold, our annual lift construction survey shows several independent areas moved forward with their projects.

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Publisher's Memo :: January 2021
January 2021

Publisher's Memo :: January 2021

Time to Go on Offense
January 4, 2021
News and Views :: January 2021
January 2021

News and Views :: January 2021

Social listening, 2020's top headlines, supplier news, and more.
January 4, 2021
2020 Elections Bring Change to Resorts
January 2021

2020 Elections Bring Change to Resorts

The Biden Administration will act quickly to focus on the environment and bring greater predictability back to Washington.
January 4, 2021
Is This Really Fun for Everyone?
January 2021

Is This Really Fun for Everyone?

It takes conscious effort and clear direction to make workplace culture welcoming for everyone.
January 4, 2021
Staffing Up in a Pandemic
January 2021

Staffing Up in a Pandemic

With unemployment higher than it has been in years, locals and college breakers are showing up to staff the front lines.
January 4, 2021
Snowmaking Hydrants
January 2021

Snowmaking Hydrants

Exploring the current marketplace of this all-important part of snowmaking infrastructure.
January 4, 2021
Smart Service Delivery
January 2021

Smart Service Delivery

The I.T. department can thrive with the proper systems and lines of communication in place.
January 4, 2021
Rental Buyer's Guide 2021-22
January 2021

Rental Buyer's Guide 2021-22

We look at the latest in alpine and snowboard rental gear, plus new opportunities in the burgeoning backcountry alpine touring and cross-country rental...
January 4, 2021
Down But Not Out
January 2021

Down But Not Out

While Covid put a lot of new lift installations on hold, our annual lift construction survey shows several independent areas moved forward with their p...
January 5, 2021
Brandemic
January 2021

Brandemic

Communicating uncomfortable change can actually be an opportunity to enhance your resort's brand.
January 5, 2021
The Burton Riglet Park at Smugglers' Notch, Vt., will be a crucial tool for lessons at the resort this season.
January 2021

Snowsports Instruction Revisited

The pandemic hastened positive changes to how snowsports schools operate.
January 5, 2021
Idea Files :: January 2021
January 2021

Idea Files :: January 2021

Resorts have crafted a variety of DIY solutions to Covid challenges, such as the mobile signage and temporary walls we describe here. Plus, we pres...
January 5, 2021
Saddleback Mountain is Maine's third largest ski area.
January 2021

A Gem Worth Fixing

New ownership, a dedicated crew, and a sustainable vision have Saddleback Mountain primed for success after a 5-year closure.
January 5, 2021
New Products :: January 2021
January 2021

New Products :: January 2021

A collection of new products for several different aspects of resort operations.
January 6, 2021
Mountain Spy :: January 2021
January 2021

Mountain Spy :: January 2021

A family would like to start skiing this winter.
January 6, 2021