New lifts, terrain & resorts for 2015 / 2016 USA - August 2015

Aspen Snowmass ski resort - upgrades for 2015 / 2016

Aspen Snowmass New Lift

Aspen Snowmass is spending $8 million on replacing the High Alpine lift with a new high speed quad & re-aligning the lift for the 2015 / 2016 ski season. Great news for snowboarders who will no longer need to take the flat traverse to access Upper Green Cabin. Skiers & boarders will now be able to get from Rock Island, the Cirque & AMG to the High Alpine area more easily. The new chairlift will also reduce ride time by 50% from 11 minutes to 5.6 mins, meaning you can fit even more runs into your day! Additional snow-making equipment will also be added & there will be some extra glading too. 

Aspen Snowmass new High Alpine Lift for 2015 / 2016 ski season

Aspen Highland Cloud Nine Bistro

At Aspen Highlands the Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro is being renovated over the Summer to include a new cosy fireplace & 2 dining rooms, plus kitchen enhancements to offer an even better experience. The famous fondue & raclette served there as well as wine, champagne & cocktails will continue to be served in this European style historic restaurant.

Snowmass Sled Food Truck

Introduced last spring the Sled will be returning to Snowmass ski resort serving quick & fresh food to go, perfect for refuelling during a busy day on the mountain. Check out @mtndining on instagram to find out where the sled will be each day.

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Jackson Hole ski resort USA - new lifts & terrain for 2015 / 2016 

Happy 50th Birthday Jackson Hole! 

Jackson is celebrating by adding a new "Teton lift" on Dec 19 2015 the 50th anniversary of the lifts opening. The lift means skiers & boarders can now access the Craggs area without having to hike. There will be 200 acres of terrain accessible from this new high speed quad chairlift lift spanning 1600 vertical feet. Some of the new intermediate & advanced runs will be groomed or you can ski through the trees in the glades. Jackson Hole ski resort is also investing in the Rendezvous Lodge transforming it into a bistro style restaurant with 120 seats.

Watch video / read more on Jackson Hole's 50th Birthday celebrations
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Jackson Hole new Teton lift 2015 2016


Epic pass expansion - new resorts for 2015 / 2016

The Vail resorts Epic Pass originally just included Colorado ski resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone & Arapahoe Basin, but has been expanding each year and now includes the new resorts of:

The full Epic Pass allows skiers & boarders to ski unlimited & unrestricted days for 2015 / 2016 at the above resorts plus Afton Alps & Mount Brighton with other international partnerships to be announced soon. Great value & perfect for those who want multiple days skiing at multiple ski resorts. Only US $769 before end of August.

The Epic local pass is often ideal for international visitors who have say a 10 day - 14 day trip. For only US $579  (price will increase after end of August) you can unlimited, unrestricted days at Breckenridge, Keystone & A Basin, unlimited but restricted days at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar & Kirkwood Lake Tahoe plus up to 10 restricted days at Vail & Beaver Creek.  Blackout days are 11/27/15­11/28/15, 12/26/15­12/31/15, 1/16/16, 2/13/16­2/14/16.

For more info on epic passes enquire here

Vail epic pass


Park City ski resort - to become biggest ski resort in USA for 2015 / 2016

Park City is being combined with the old canyons ski resort & will now be the biggest ski resort in the USA for 2015 / 2016. In an incredible $50 million investment the 2 resorts will now be connected by the "Quicksilver" 2 way gondola & allows European style village to village skiing. 

The new ski resort is being called Park City with the new strapline "There is only one. Park City." 

See videos / maps / read more on the new developments at Park City ski resort
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Park City Ski Resort USA


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