small ski areas

  1. Analisa

    Best dirtbag ski areas

    Seeking a few recommendations to add to my travel list. Appreciates: laid-back, low-key spots. RV lots. Anything remotely similar to Baker or Whitewater. Beer served by the pitcher. Uncertainty whether the resort owns grooming equipment. A noticeable absence of GoPros on blue runs. Touchy cell...
  2. Dwight

    Glen Plake Brings Back the Down Home Tour

    YESSSSSSSSSSS! https://www.snewsnet.com/press-release/glen-plake-brings-back-the-down-home-tour-to-small-ski-areas-in-the-us Begunje, Slovenia (Nov. 13, 2018) – Elan Skis, handcrafted skis 100% made in the Alps for over 70 years, is thrilled to announce that long time Elan athlete and ski...
  3. wallyk

    Small Resorts in the West in Jeopardy (WSJ)

    Found this article in the Wall Street Journal this morning. Not news for most of the members of this community but the article certainly a catalyst for further thoughts about the current state of the US ski industry. With lots of talk about the Ikon and the Epic passes, the economics of owning...
  4. Bill Talbot

    Local Hill Appreciation Thread

    So my local ant hill, with 625 vert. feet of madness got themselves a PistenBully 600 added to their 'fleet' of groomers for this coming season. They groom the 'entire' hill at the beginning of the night session (6-10pm) to generally bring some pretty nice conditions to relax after work. I might...
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