One day while hitting the slopes, recent college graduate Christian Nitu had his skis and poles stolen. That led him and five friends, all hardcore skiers and then-business students, to develop a product designed to keep gear safe.
His company, SnowGate, makes outdoor locker systems that are currently used at Winter Park Resort in Colorado. Mobile-controlled, card-activated, and accessible 24/7, it’s an update to the old padlocked systems in many base lodges. The cost: $2 per hour, and $6 for overnight storage.
JETSETTERS FIND SLOPESIDE STYLE THIS WINTER WITH OPENING OF THE OSPREY AT BEAVER CREEK, A ROCKRESORT
Beaver Creek, CO - This winter, escape to the chic and stylish Osprey at Beaver Creek, A RockResort, which is currently undergoing a $7 million dollar transformation. In honor of its December 2008 opening, The Osprey (formerly known as The Inn at Beaver Creek) invites travelers to be the first to experience the closest ski-in/ski-out hotel to a chairlift in North America, with the introduction of "The Osprey's First Flight" package
"The Osprey's First Flight" will be available January 3 through April 12, 2009, and includes:
Get deals at Stowe, Vail, Aspen, Santa Fe, and Squaw before December 17.
Englewood, Colo. – Skiers and snowboarders can hit some of the nation’s finest slopes for less this winter with Destination Hotels Resorts numerous early-season ski packages. Even the most discerning skiers will have no problem selecting a resort from Destination’s elite mountain collection, which boasts properties in such premiere winter locations as Aspen, Vail, Lake Tahoe and now Stowe, Vt.
As the 2003-04 ski season draws to a close, Northstar officials celebrated a new beginning at today's commemorative toast and groundbreaking event marking the birth of a revitalized Village at Northstar.
Like a mature leading lady who's finally getting her due, the 63-year-old Sun Valley resort rocketed from No. 19 to No. 6 this year. No wonder. Sun Valley earned Top 5 rankings in Lifts, Service, Food, Lodging and Dining.