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July 2017

 

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Hunter Mountain promotes four-season activities year-round through on-site signage in base area locations.

Summer visitors are quite different from winter guests, and it takes an entirely different marketing approach to connect with them.

Meet 10 outstanding and inspiring twenty-somethings who are having an impact.

To build our sports, reframe skiing—and riding—as a mountain experience. Our sports' beauty is what seduces guests into becoming skiers and riders.

SAM goes undercover to ask, "Is there a family bathroom at the resort?"

Details Matter

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Details Matter

Eight steps to protect your summer business.

Getting With The Program

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Getting With The Program

All chairlift mechanics in Ontario must be certified through rigorous training and testing, and there are no exceptions. How's that working out?

News & Views

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News & Views

Climate commitment, the coming eclipse, Sid's swan song, people and suppliers news, and more.

Speak Out :: July 2017

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Speak Out :: July 2017

Lift Mechanics: A Developing Dilemma

On the Road :: July 2017

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Sarah Mergy, BSA; Sharon Walsh, SAM Magazine; and Claire Humber, SE Group enjoying the opening reception at the NSAA National Convention,

Scenes from the NSAA Convention, Cutter's Camp, LMS and the SAMMYs.

Idea Files :: July 2017

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Idea Files :: July 2017

Resorts share smart solutions for conveyor railings and skirting, firewood storage, and repurposing sheave liners.

Construction Site :: July 2017

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Waterville Valley Resort

Capital improvements are raising the stakes in Gatlinburg, Tenn, and fortifying business in Steamboat, Attitash, and Waterville Valley.

The Power of Passion

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Left to right: Chip Perfect and Dave Grenier.

Midwestern operators Chip Perfect and Dave Grenier talk candidly about the essential values shared by top leaders in the industry.

A Challenge to "The Jay Way"

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A Challenge to "The Jay Way"

A first-person account of the day the Securities and Exchange Commission seized Jay Peak, and of Jay's eventual triumph over adversity.