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Forest Service directives promote-year-round recreation at ski resorts

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Apr 15 2014 - 5:34pm

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday it has finalized policy guidelines that will open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based and that will create additional jobs for communities with ski areas on the national forests.

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Vail Resorts offers to buy Park City base area assets

The Associated Press
Mar 27 2014 - 8:11am

DENVER -- Vail Resorts is offering to buy base area assets from Park City Mountain Resort in the midst of a legal dispute over the lease to the rest of the resort.The Denver Post (http://bit.ly/1iDGPF6 ) reports that Vail Resorts chief Rob Katz sent a five-page letter to Park City chief John Cumming this week offering to pay fair market value for...

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Coalition wants chair lifts to link up 7 Salt Lake area ski resorts

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 3:24pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A coalition of Utah ski resorts is reviving plans for a series of interconnected chairlifts that would link seven ski areas and give the state a Euro-style experience.Ski Utah plans to outline the ambitious plan in a Wednesday afternoon news conference in Salt Lake City.

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High winds close area ski resorts, cause damage, reduce visibility

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 17 2014 - 2:24pm

OGDEN -- Two of the top of Utah's major ski resorts closed St. Patrick's Day due to ferocious winds as a cold front entered the state on Monday.

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Utah ski resorts fight the warmer future with snowmaking

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 7 2014 - 3:30pm

OGDEN -- With the steady creep of climate change, many ski resorts in Utah and around the country have invested in snowmaking equipment to reduce their dependency on Mother Nature.Of Ogden Valley's three ski options, two rely on manmade snow to help safegaurd their winter season and preserve profitability.

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January the month for first-time skiers and boarders

Jeff DeMoss, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 8 2014 - 3:55pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah's 14 resorts will be joining 33 other states and more than 300 resorts during January, offering special deals for first-time skiers and snowboarders to promote Learn to Ski and Snowboard month.Collectively, Utah resorts have set a goal to give 10,000 beginner lessons this month and are offering deals aimed at making it easy...

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Brighton ski resort to open Friday

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Nov 6 2013 - 6:05pm

SALT LAKE CITY  - Brighton Resort will has announced it will open two lifts for the upcoming ski season Friday.

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Doing the snow dance: Here comes Utah's ski season

Snowbasin Resort is viewed from a ridge across the valley at Powder Mountain.
(Photo credit: Standard-Examiner file photo)

Jeff DeMoss, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 6 2013 - 3:04pm

The cold weather is here, the snow has started to fall, and anxious skiers and snowboarders are taking notice.Ski resorts in the state are also eagerly anticipating the opening day of the 2013-14 ski season in Utah, and have stepped up their efforts to attract more guests after relatively subpar snow conditions for most of last season.

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Forest Service directives promote-year-round recreation at ski resorts

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Apr 15 2014 - 5:34pm

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday it has finalized policy guidelines that will open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based and that will create additional jobs for communities with ski areas on the national forests.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 5:34pm


Vail Resorts offers to buy Park City base area assets

The Associated Press
Mar 27 2014 - 8:11am

DENVER -- Vail Resorts is offering to buy base area assets from Park City Mountain Resort in the midst of a legal dispute over the lease to the rest of the resort.The Denver Post (http://bit.ly/1iDGPF6 ) reports that Vail Resorts chief Rob Katz sent a five-page letter to Park City chief John Cumming this week offering to pay fair market value for...

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Coalition wants chair lifts to link up 7 Salt Lake area ski resorts

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 3:24pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A coalition of Utah ski resorts is reviving plans for a series of interconnected chairlifts that would link seven ski areas and give the state a Euro-style experience.Ski Utah plans to outline the ambitious plan in a Wednesday afternoon news conference in Salt Lake City.

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Top of Utah ski resorts report good season

(ROBERT JOHNSON/Standard-Examiner) 
Costume contest participants dance wearing retro looks from the 1980s during a closing day party at Snowbasin Ski Resort on Sunday.

Loretta Park
Apr 15 2013 - 7:22pm

Snow resorts are closed despite the new fresh snow arriving this week.Meanwhile, orchards in the Weber, Box Elder and Davis counties are safe from freezing just for a few more days. "We had a great season," said Gregg Greer, general manager of Powder Mountain. Even though the snowfall was a little short of an average year, more people came out to...

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Top of Utah ski resorts report good season

(ROBERT JOHNSON/Standard-Examiner) 
Costume contest participants dance wearing retro looks from the 1980s during a closing day party at Snowbasin Ski Resort on Sunday.

Loretta Park
Apr 15 2013 - 7:22pm

Snow resorts are closed despite the new fresh snow arriving this week.Meanwhile, orchards in the Weber, Box Elder and Davis counties are safe from freezing just for a few more days. "We had a great season," said Gregg Greer, general manager of Powder Mountain. Even though the snowfall was a little short of an average year, more people came out to...

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