Sitemap - 2020 - The Storm Skiing Journal and Podcast

10 Moments That Redefined Northeast Skiing in 2020

The Northeast Multipass Wish List, Part 2

The Northeast Multipass Wish List, Part 1

Killington’s Top Day Ticket Hits $170 as Rates Tick Up Across the Northeast

Lift-Served Skiing Returns to Saddleback After Five-Year Hiatus

Podcast #33: 'Powder Magazine' Editor-in-Chief Sierra Shafer

Liftopia’s Missed Pandemic Opportunity: New Owners, a Ruined Reputation, and an Uncertain Future

Podcast #32: Hermitage Club General Manager Bill Benneyan (+ a Mountain Creek Bonus)

Covid Bombed Our Ski Season - But Made Our Season Passes Better

Sending Thoughts and Prayers to Save Your Ski Season

Podcast #31: Bousquet Owners & Management

Indy Pass Fills Out 2020-21 Lineup With Snow Ridge, Antelope Butte

Ski Season Arrives In Swarm of Locusts

Podcast #30: Saddleback GM and CEO Andy Shepard

Podcast #29: Mount Snow General Manager Tracy Bartels

Vermont Digs Moat, Blows Bridges

Podcast #28: Sugarbush President and General Manager John Hammond

Freedom Pass Returns with 10 Partner Ski Areas

Freedom Pass Dissolves – at Least for This Season

New York State Has the Best Skiing in New York State

Podcast #27: Jay Peak President and General Manager Steve Wright

Indy Pass Signs Vermont’s Jay Peak

Indy Pass to Announce 57th Partner at 1 p.m. ET Tomorrow in ‘The Storm Skiing Journal,’ Podcast to Follow

Podcast #26: Fairbank Group (Jiminy Peak, Cranmore, Bromley) Chairman Brian Fairbank

‘Powder’ Fades, for Now, as Ski Media Wipeout Continues

Thank You For One Year of The Storm

Podcast #25: Cannon Mountain GM John DeVivo

2020-21 Northeast Ski Season Preview: 10 Things I'll Be Watching In This Very Strange Winter

Indy Pass Erupts Into Second Year With 630 Percent Sales Boom, Picks Up 12th New Mountain

Podcast #24: Sugarloaf GM Karl Strand, Part 2 – After the Shutdown

Your Missing Season Pass Sales Are Sitting in Vail’s Bank Account

Podcast #23: Sugarloaf GM Karl Strand, Part 1 – Sugarloaf 2030

“Why Would I Ever Do That?” – Defiant Big Squaw Owner Says Name Will Not Change

Ikon Pass Holders Will Need Reservations at Windham, Loon, Many Western Mountains this Winter

Podcast #22: Benjamin Alexander, Aspiring Olympic Skier for Jamaica

Sorry Kids, Killington Says No North Ridge In October – Skiing Starts In November This Year

Podcast #21: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows President & COO Ron Cohen – The Resort Name "Belongs In The History Books”

Powder Highway Giant Red Mountain Joins the Ikon Pass

Indy Pass Solidifies Second-Year Coalition as It Breaks Into Wyoming, Loses Mt. Abram

And It Is Foretold That One Day Skiing Will Be Offered in New Jersey Alone

Vail to Require Reservations for All Skiing This Season, Limits Early-Season Access to Epic Pass Holders

58 Northeast Ski Areas Now Offer Some Form of Season Pass Protection

Liftopia to Be Acquired, Promises to “Settle” Debts With Partners

I’m Trading My Crystal Ball for a Snowglobe, Because at Least Then I'll Know What Will Happen When I Shake It

Liftopia Dodges Involuntary Chapter 11 Bankruptcy as Court Dismisses Petition by Aspen, Alterra, Boyne, Arapahoe Basin

Liftopia Again Hits Back at “Extreme Remedy” of Forced Bankruptcy

Podcast #20: Mountain Gazette Owner and Editor Mike Rogge

Accepting Liftopia’s Revised Debt Calculations, Ski Companies Push Forward With Involuntary Bankruptcy Petition

Podcast #19: Vail Veterans Program President and Founder Cheryl Jensen

Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre’s NY SKI3 Pass Offers Deferrals, Pushes Early-Bird Deadline to Sept. 2

Four Months After Covid-19 Shut Down the Northeast Ski Industry, Its Season Pass Landscape Is Transformed  

They Keep Saying, “Look South to See How Next Ski Season Will Go,” and Every Time I Do I Just See Smoke Clouds on the Horizon

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #10: NSAA Director of Risk and Regulatory Affairs Dave Byrd – Why Skiing Needs Visa Workers

Podcast #18: Winter 4 Kids and National Winter Activity Center President & CEO Schone Malliet

Liftopia Has Not Paid Magic, Plattekill for March Lift Ticket Sales

Should Squaw Valley Change Its Name?

Magic Announces Record Pass Sales After Slashing Prices

Alterra Rolls Unused 2019-20 Ikon Passes Into Equivalent 2020-21 Passes

Podcast #17: National Brotherhood of Skiers President Henri Rivers

Vail Resorts, Reflecting Inward, Admits It Is Part of Skiing’s Diversity Problem

Alterra Extends Ikon Pass Deferral Date to April 11, Introduces Covid-19 Shutdown Protections

Jay Peak Sale Has "Ground to a Halt" in Wake of Covid-19

Bousquet, Under New Ownership, Will Share a Pass with Berkshire East, Catamount

Podcast #16: Indy Pass Founder and President Doug Fish

Vail Officially Cancels Spring Skiing, Tiptoes Toward Summer

Indy Pass Adds Cannon and Six Other Resorts, Kids Pass, Season Pass Add-On, Simple Pass Assurance Program

Killington, Citing Ongoing Covid Uncertainties, Officially Ends the Northeast Ski Season

Bring Your Own Toilet Paper – Why the 2020-21 Ski Season Might Be Empty, Expensive, and Weird

Podcast #15: Mad River Glen General Manager Matt Lillard

Boyne Guarantees 150-Day New England Season, Offers Renewal Discount and Rollover Option on New England Passes

That One Time When The Ski Industry Confused Vail Resorts With a Deadly Pandemic

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #9: Alterra CEO Rusty Gregory – “We’re Continuing to Strengthen Our Offerings”

Skiing on Weekends Sucks. Coronavirus May Fix That – For a Price

Killington and Pico Provide Passholder Credit, Permit Refunds for 2020-21 Season Pass Products

Windham, Mt. Bachelor Join Ikon Pass as Partner Mountains

Vail Offers Substantial Epic Pass Renewal Discounts, Drops Insurance Upcharge, Includes Shutdown Safeguards

Why Plattekill Could Become King of The Catskills in a Socially Distant 2020-21 Ski Season

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #8: Mt. Baldy, California GM Robby Ellingson – First to Reopen

Windham Adds Season Pass Deferral Option, Payment Plan as Pressure to Guarantee Passes Mounts

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #7: Doppelmayr USA President Katharina Schmitz – “We Are Used to Making Adjustments”

Alterra Smashes Porsche Into Mountainside, Emerges Dazed, Offers Pass Deferrals to 2021-22

Here Is What (Almost) Every Ski Area in 9 Northeast States Is Charging for a 2020-21 Season Pass

Magic Resets Northeast Season Pass Template in Response to COVID-19 Economic Fallout

Alterra Doubles Ikon Pass Renewal Discount, Extends Deadline, Adds Nurse Discount

Northeast Mountains Push Pass Deadlines and Introduce Payment Plans

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #6: Shaggy’s Copper Country Skis Cofounder Jeff Thompson – A Pivot to Face Shield Production

Next Season’s Casualties Begin to Pile Up in Aftermath of COVID-19 Shutdown

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #5: Berkshire East/Catamount Owner & Goggles for Docs Founder Jon Schaefer – First to Close, Then A Great Goggle Airlift

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #4: NSAA President & CEO Kelly Pawlak – Leading the Response

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #3: Magic Mountain President Geoff Hatheway – “We Exist in a Changed World”

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #2: Boyne Resorts President & CEO Stephen Kircher - Inside the Shutdown

And Your Season Pass Shall Be Discounted

COVID-19 & Skiing Podcast #1: Author and Industry Veteran Chris Diamond - Optimism for the Future

Windham Becomes Third in the Northeast to Include Ikon Base Pass with Its Season Pass

Nobody Cares About Skiing Anymore

North American Ski Industry Nears Total Shutdown as Fight to Prevent COVID-19 Spread Ramps Up

North American Ski Industry Nears Total Shutdown as Fight to Prevent COVID-19 Spread Ramps Up

Skiing Resists the Great American Coronavirus Shutdown of 2020 - for Now

Arapahoe Basin and the Less-Is-More Far Future of Megapass Skiing in the East

The Era of the Expensive Single-Mountain Season Pass Is Over in the Northeast

Boyne to Include Ikon Base Pass with 2020-21 Platinum New England Pass

Vail Introduces Northeast Epic Passes, Kills Drifter Pass

Podcast #14: Big Snow and Mountain Creek VP of Marketing & Sales Hugh Reynolds

Sugarbush, Stratton, to Be Unlimited with Blackouts on 2020-21 Ikon Base Pass

Jackson Hole and the Super Bowl of Skiing

Skiing and the Freedom from Winning

Overheard at the New Jersey Snow Dome: "Which Way to the Back Bowls?"

Podcast #13: Sunday River President and General Manager Dana Bullen

“Hey Brother, Can You Spare a Snowgun?”

Podcast #12: Loon Mountain President and General Manager Jay Scambio

The Sacrificial Zebra and the Future of Saddleback

Podcast #11: Sugarbush President and COO Win Smith

What's 204 Feet Tall and Costs $2.9 Million?

The 5-Year-Old Who Ran Free On The Mountain

Well The Mountain Wouldn’t Be So Crowded If All This Damn Snow Would Stop

5 Lessons From 1990s Ski Magazines That Taught Me How to Shred

The Most Important Ski Area in America

Podcast #10: Vermont Ski + Ride and Vermont Sports Co-Publisher and Editor Lisa Lynn

The Vail Fan Club Is Going to Need a New Recruiting Strategy