FRESH TRACKS - February 23, 2024

FRESH TRACKS – November 24, 2023

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Reading Time: 2 minutes THIS WEEK IN SKIING: Tremblant’s introduces new RFID terminals for smoother lift access, while Whistler-Blackcomb sees Belinda Trembath as its new COO, reflecting a positive trend of women in top ski resort positions. Ski pass deadlines approach. Mont Sutton doubling snowmaking capacity. British Columbia faces a slow start due to a dry November, but historical data suggests potential for a significant snowfall. Meanwhile, the Alps are off to a spectacular start, with resorts in France, Austria, and Switzerland opening ahead of schedule.

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Tough Choice – Multi-resort passes

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Few innovations have disrupted—and reconfigured—the cost of ski holidays, and indeed how we choose where to ski, quite like Vail’s Epic Pass, Alterra’s Ikon Pass and the Mountain Collective membership. […]

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Hooking Up – which multi-resort pass is right for you?

Reading Time: 12 minutes Got ski pass confusion? So do we! With so many collective passes vying for both the local- and holiday-skier markets this season, most people are flummoxed by the fine print. […]

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RYAN REPORT – Early season deals: 20% off Mountain Collective

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes For once, Americans are paying more. Canadians can buy 32 days of skiing at 16 world class resorts at par, a savings of about 20 percent at present exchange rates. […]

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Whistler: A New Era

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Reading Time: 3 minutes “We’re not as well known as we think we are.” When the Epic Pass was first introduced in 2008 offering unlimited skiing at five Vail resorts, I was on a […]

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Whistler vs. Vail

Reading Time: 10 minutes Who’s the best? How to choose between North America’s two mega ski resorts. BY LESLIE WOIT When Blackcomb was born in 1980, its biggest competitor was a nearby hill called Whistler. […]

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