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Ski Resort News: Intrawest in Talks Over Missed Debt Repayment.

Financial websites are abuzz after Intrawest’s reportedly missed a $524 million (USD) loan repayment on Wednesday. You can read the details here. Intrawest partially or fully outright owns many popular ski resorts in North America, including Steamboat, Ontario’s Blue Mountain and Whistler Blackcomb. Vancouver’s Olympic Organizing Committee has said the issue will not effect any […]

Intrawest Tightens Policy on Ski and Snowboard Helmets

According to this recent article in the Whistler Question, Intrawest, parent company of resorts like Whistler Blackcomb, Mont Tremblant and Blue Mountain, is getting a bit more serious about ski and snowboard helmets on the mountain. Beginning this year, all participants in ski and snowboard schools under the age of 18 will be required to […]

Will BC’s Ski Resorts Be Forced To Close Their Doors?

A colleague of mine saved me page 21 from the November 10 issue of Maclean’s magazine, a long-standing Canadian news weekly. Page 21 was a full-page look at the British Columbia ski resort industry, and why it may be on shaky ground. According to the article, the bad news is piling up for BC’s ski […]