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    SAM's Current Issue

    Summit Series: Finance and Revenue, Finding Lost Forest, Trailblazers,and more in the May 2018 SAM Magazine.
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    Sit back and listen to the movers and shakers of the industry share their stories.
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    Best & Worst in Marketing

    A look back at the hits and misses from the past year, as reviewed by our independent and opinionated critics.

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Snow People – May/June Edition

Snow People is where we highlight recent happenings to prominent people in the mountain resort industry.

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Alterra to Acquire Solitude Mountain Resort

SAM Magazine—Denver, June 20, 2018—It didn’t take long for Alterra Mountain Company to answer Vail Resorts’ recent pla...

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The Silver Standard

In-house expertise and a passion for mountain biking helped Silver Mountain, Idaho...

Are the Season Pass Wars Good for the Industry?

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Visits to Vermont Ski Areas Increased in 2017-18

SAM Magazine—Montpelier, Vt., June 18, 2018—The Vermont Ski Areas Association (VSAA) reported 3.97 million skier visits at...

Faces and Places

Ski California LMOE Conference, June 5-7, 2018

Lift Maintenance and Operations Education Conference Brings Consortium of Experience to Squ...

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Vail Resorts to Acquire Okemo, Crested Butte, Stevens, Sunapee

SAM Magazine—Broomfield, Colo., June 4, 2018—It’s been about 15 months since Vail Resorts added a new ski area to its po...

Ownership Timeline

Ski Area Ownership Timeline

Welcome to sam's interactive ski area ownership timeline! This interactive on-line ownership chart goes back almost 30 years a...

SAM Headline News

Letter From the Publisher

To the SAM Community:A new resource for the industry: SAM Digital Archives

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