Stat Checks

 

States With The Most Resorts

StateNumber Of Resorts

New York68

Michigan47

Wisconsin39

Pennsylvania34

California32

Minnesota 27

Colorado27

New Hampshire21

 

Snowsport Participation By U.S. Census Regions

 

RegionSnowboardingAlpine Skiing

New England9.1%10.6%

Mid Atlantic22.8%16.4%

East North Central15.7%14.4%

West North Central6.4%5.5%

South Atlantic8.2%12.4%

East South Central0.5%1.8%

West South Central3.1%7.4%

Mountain13.8%9.8%

Pacific20.4%21.5%

 

 

Household Income Of Snowboarders And Skiers

IncomeSnowboardingAlpine Skiing

Under $15,0007.0%3.9%

$15,000 to $24,99910.0%3.8%

$25,000 to $34,99921.2%8.5%

$35,000 to $49,99917.8%16.8%

$50,000 to $74,99923.9%26.2%

$75,000 and over20.3%41.0%

 

 

Average Price Paid By Consumers At Specialty Stores

EquipmentSnowboardAlpine

Skis -$310

Boots$157$239

Bindings$123$141

Poles -$35

Snowboard$260 -

Parkas$122$165

Pants$83$83

 

 

Snowboard Equipment Bought By U.S. Consumers

Equipment1998199719961997

Snowboards251,878213,838192,700162,700

Boots298,401205,300139,250121,600

Bindings278,299229,312187,700163,500

 

 

Resorts On National Forest Lands

130 resorts operate on Forest Service Lands.

Resorts are on one-tenth of one percent of the 191-million acres of Forest Service Land.

Resorts on NFS lands claim 60 percent of 54-million resorts visits annually.