Resorts in our area are working to
draw in visitors, despite the high cost of skiing and riding. We’ll
look at what people expect when they pay a high price for that lift
ticket. Also, a Bennington County event brings together cross-country
skiers to raise money for low-income heating assistance.
The head of the
Vermont Ski Areas Association says it was a banner year for the state’s ski
Parker Riehle says
he expects that skier visits during the winter of 2007-2008 will surpass 4.1
and spring flowers. The nation’s ski resorts are all about skiing and
snowboarding even as April begins.
A bountiful winter
may lead to a record-setting season for the $6 billion industry this year. A
year ago, resorts posted a 7 percent drop in visitors nationwide because of a