Tag Archives: ski season

Steamboat Ski Resort Sold

It’s been announced that the Steamboat Springs Ski Resort is being sold to the owners of Aspen Mountain.  Aspen Skiing Company, in conjunction with KSL Capital Partners, finalized an agreement this week to purchase Intrawest Holdings for $1.5 billion.  Along with the Steamboat Ski area, the sale will include the Winter Park Ski area, as well as a Continue reading

Resorts Worried About Ski Season

Steamboat-Ski-Resort-300Colorado resorts are worried about the upcoming ski season because of concerns over weather forecasts and international issues. Stay Aspen Snowmass President Bill Tomcich says a decline in September bookings for this winter should pick up once the snow starts falling. A bad to average snow year in 2014-15, questions about the El Continue reading

Steamboat Intersection Getting Makeover

City-of-SteamboatSome Steamboat residents may notice safety improvements have recently been installed at the Après Ski Way and Village Drive intersection. Last week, City Staff positioned safety Continue reading

Toll Lane Coming to I-70

I70 SIGNMotorists stuck in Colorado highway traffic during ski season are getting a new option this winter to bypass traffic – for a price. Colorado is converting a highway shoulder lane on I-70 into an express lane. The 13-mile toll lane will have flexible pricing, as high as $30. Interstate 70 is a major corridor to Colorado’s ski resorts. On Continue reading

Ski Resorts Break Record in Fees Paid

SKI JUMPThe 11 ski areas that operate in the White River National Forest broke the record for fees they paid to use public lands during the past fiscal year. The U.S. Forest Service says the ski areas that include some of the state’s top resorts paid a combined $16 million during the Forest Service’s 2014 fiscal year. That’s up more than Continue reading