Articles tagged “ski resorts”

Climate Change Hits Chile’s Winter Ski Resorts

Climate Change Hits Chile’s Winter Ski Resorts

Javiera Quiroga, Bloomberg

That lack of consistency from one season to another is a greater threat to the mountain resort industry than anything.

2 years ago

Oregon Ski Areas Claim They Need Liability Protection to Survive

Oregon Ski Areas Claim They Need Liability Protection to Survive

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press

No one wants to claim ultimate responsibility in these cases, least of all the often small, rural businesses that can quickly be significantly impacted by one or several lawsuits.

3 years ago

The California Ski Industry’s Fight for Survival in the Era of Climate Change

The California Ski Industry’s Fight for Survival in the Era of Climate Change

Evelyn Spence, Skift

Expensive, high-tech equipment is needed to keep snow on resorts mountains pushing small operations out of existence as larger resorts with means manage to survive despite dropping snow levels.

3 years ago

Small California Ski Resorts Struggle After 4 Years of Droughts

Small California Ski Resorts Struggle After 4 Years of Droughts

Scott Smith, Associated Press

Seasonal tourism can be quickly impacted by changing weather patterns and similar struggles are impacting small to medium-sized businesses around the world.

3 years ago