Arapahoe Basin Upgrades Snowmaking for 2013-14!
Wed 04 September 13
Arapahoe Basin is investing in snowmaking upgrades, a new snowcat and a remodel of Alley Bar & Grill for the 2013-14 Season.
These additions will allow for the resort’s to open terrain earlier in the season. Additionally, Arapahoe Basin will be engaging in the next steps to implement the recently approved Master Development Plan: gathering data for the Environmental Impact Statement on terrain expansion and lift-served skiing into The Beavers.
The resort’s popular 6th Alley Bar at the base will also get a complete remodel – to the tune of $1 million – and will be renamed the 6th Alley Bar & Grill. It will expand further into the base lodge, known as the A-Frame, and will feature a horseshoe-shaped bar and expanded table seating. The remodel will fit guests more comfortably while they relax and enjoy the Bacon Bloody Marys that have become a staple at the resort. It will also feature a lunch menu with items unique to the venue, and a bar food menu of après favorites like nachos and spinach dip. The projected opening for the renovated 6th Alley is late 2013.
The resort is also investing in snowmaking upgrades and a new snowcat for the fleet, with the intention of expanding the resort’s ability to open terrain earlier in the season. Additionally, Arapahoe Basin will be engaging in the next steps to implement the recently approved Master Development Plan: gathering data for the Environmental Impact Statement on terrain expansion and lift-served skiing into The Beavers.
Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts have all invested heavily during the off-season to greet guests with fresh looks for the upcoming 2013-14 season. The infrastructural improvements will create elegant, adventurous, and exiting experiences for skiers and riders, regardless of their age or ability level. Significant snowmaking and grooming additions, new large scale drinking and dining facilities, and luxury resort lodging renovations have all been designed to maintain Colorado’s reputation as the top destination for a world class guest experience.
From Steamboat’s multi-million dollar on-mountain lodge to Silverton’s new overnight heli-trips, the investments are as diverse as the guests they will serve. And with the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics just around the corner, the upcoming season is guaranteed to be accompanied by a renewed sense of excitement for all who are connected to the sport!
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Copper Mountain is planning a number of upgrades for 2013-14 including new surface lifts, new snow cats and the launch of the Sherpa App!
Wed 04 September 13, Crested Butte, USA
Crested Butte is spending a large amount of time and effort in the off season widening trails for the coming winter!
Thu 05 September 13, Are, Sweden
The Swedish resort of Åre will launch three new chairlifts this coming season!
Thu 05 September 13, Coronet Peak , New Zealand
A whole lot of new winter snow and more on the way is shaping up to make spring skiing in the South Island absolutely ‘epic’, a phenomenon Queenstown locals have dubbed ‘sprinter’.
Thu 05 September 13, Lake Louise, Canada
The countdown is officially on to the 2013-14 ski season. Here at Ski Banff-Lake Louise-Sunshine we can’t help but embrace our tingling snow senses as we look skywards, anticipating the imminent first powder drop of the season.