Breaking Ground

Copper Mountain, Colorado-This summer the 40,000-square-foot Copper Station day lodge andconference center opened. The new focal point of the East Village, Copper Station will provide swift accessto snowboard and ski lessons, rentals, and information desks.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming-The new Apres Vous quad chair, with a vertical rise of 1,805 feet, will increasethe capacity from 810 to 2,000 people per hour and reduce time to the summit by one half.

Mammoth Mountain, California-A new building will house the base of the lower Panorama Gondola,signaling the completion of a two-year renovation project. Mammoth is also adding a high-speed quadservicing beginner terrain off the Main Lodge. And the Top of the World restaurant, located on Mammoth’s11,053-foot summit, offers mountain-top dining in an intimate, 45-seat facility.

Park City Mountain Resort, Utah-This summer the 35-year-old Steeps Lodge was torn down. A newbase lodge will take its place, offering a multiple-station cafeteria-style restaurant and state-of-the-art rentalcenter.