Faced with the possibility of losing its operating lease completely, Sunshine Village reluctantly agrees to new guidelines that remove the proposed Goat’s Eye tramway, Bye Bye Bowl expansion and Wildside lift from future consideration. A second lift in the existing gondola corridor, Goat’s Eye II, Lookout, Hayes Hill and Lower Meadow Park expansions are still possible.
Environmental groups and Squaw Alpine are still sparring over the proposed California Express gondola.
Resorts across the Pacific Northwest come to the aid of Hurricane Ridge season pass holders, who lost a month of their season due to the government shutdown.
Rain delays the debut of Spider Mountain, the seventh lift-based destination for Mountain Capital Partners.
The Hermitage Club is still trying to ink a reopening deal with members and Oz Real Estate.
Powdr breaks ground on Woodward Park City, set to debut with a fixed-grip quad in November 2019. No word yet on the manufacturer.
The Forest Service green lights Aspen Highlands’ Goldenhorn platter project.
Peak Resorts posts quarterly results: an $11.8 million net loss on $7 million in revenue as the company worked to build Hunter North and the Carinthia Lodge at Mt. Snow. SKIS had $10.1 million in cash on hand as of July 31st with $180.6 million in debt. CEO Tim Boyd says he’s still open to acquiring more mountains.
Disney will build and maintain a boat and dock specifically for Skyliner gondola evacuation purposes.