Free Parking for Park City Mountain Resort

In response to an inquiry from The Park Record, Park City Mountain Resort has committed to not charge for parking in the surface lots at the Resort Center and at Canyons Village during the upcoming ski season. Vail Resorts, the Colorado-based owner of PCMR, has poured significant resources into building a gondola linking PCMR and […]

August 27 / 2015
Author Linda Chalat
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Voters to Consider Lift Ticket Tax

The Summit Daily News has been following the development of a possible ski lift ticket tax for the town of Breckenridge. The town of Breckenridge is in the process of adding an admissions tax, also called a lift-ticket tax, to the November ballot to capture sales tax from lift tickets and season passes used at […]

August 25 / 2015
Author Linda Chalat
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Lift Line Wait in Real-time

This winter, season pass holders at Vail Resorts will provide crowdsourced, real-time wait times for ski lifts offered via smartphone app. Vail Resorts says that an update to its EpicMix smartphone app will collect data from the RFID-enabled season passes which skiers carry at the resort. The app will operate much like apps showing traffic […]

August 21 / 2015
Author Linda Chalat
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Echo Mountain Opens to Public

Colorado’s Echo Mountain is expected to open to the public this December for the first time in three years. The resort will again be the closest public area to Denver, located just outside of Evergreen about 35 miles west of Denver. Three years ago the resort was sold to private owner Nora Pykkonen as part […]

August 18 / 2015
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Vail Resorts Offers 2015-16 Season Passes

The Epic Local Pass is offered through Monday, September 7th, for the guaranteed lowest price of $579. The Epic Local Pass provides access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin. The Epic Local Pass provides unlimited, unrestricted days at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin – plus 10 total days at Vail and Beaver […]

August 12 / 2015
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Ski Resort Increases Pay

Mount Rose Ski Tahoe announced this week that it will increase its starting wage for all positions to $11 an hour. The increase represents a 33 percent increase over the standard $8.25 an hour mandated minimum wage in Nevada. Effective September 1, the wage increase will affect employees in nearly all departments at the resort, […]

August 05 / 2015
Author Linda Chalat
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