Stat Check #1

Snowboarder/Skier Visits (In Millions)

Percentage of total visits who are snowboarders

Year total visits % who snowboard

1998-99 52.1 22.9%

1997-98 54.1 21.9

1996-97 52.5 17.7

1995-96 54.0 14.5

 #2Proportion of resort area covered by snowmaking (average by region):

Region:

Northeast Southeast Midwest Rocky Mountains Pacific West

Percentage

81 96 89 14 6

 #3Percentage of resorts in each region that offer night skiing:

Region

Northeast Southeast Midwest Rocky Mountains Pacific West

Percentage

44 89 92 20 36

 #4Average length of season by region:

Northeast Southeast Midwest Rocky Mountains Pacific West

# of days

144 98 91 150 158

 

 

 #51998-99 Snowboard Equipment Increases

Snowboards up 33 percent

Boots up 18 percent

Bindings up 6 percent.