The new snow-country strategy: Ski locally; act nationally.
In the noisy approach to November’s presidential election, politics has elbowed its way to the front of seemingly every discussion. In fact, politics has always played a key role, if quiet one, in the ski industry, especially for those 136 ski areas sitting at least partly on U.S. Forest Service land. With the U.S. government as a landlord, those resorts routinely work closely with the Forest Service on a range of concerns. Of course, the politics of skiing doesn’t end there.
With just 6 months to go, Jackson Hole is making good progress on their new tram. Get the update for June 2008, including the scoop on a glass wall through which guests can see the inner workings of the tram.
The Berthoud Powder Guides' snowcat ski and ride service will begin their season on Nov. 30, due to early season snowfalls that have been above average for this time of year. The opening comes two weeks earlier than scheduled.