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Climate change a factor in Vail Resorts swallowing Whistler

Vail Resorts swallows the biggest fish in the sea of North American skiing, and here’s why the deal works for both fo them. One angle is this: climate change. Continue reading

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Climate change and Whistler’s great indoors

North America’s largest and busiest ski area plans a major investment in the great indoors, a waterpark that can be used when the increasing wintertime rains sully interest in boarding the ski lifts. Continue reading

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Can snowmaking stabilize shrinking glacier?

Whistler Blackcomb begins making snow next week to shore up the withering Horstman Glacier. Whistler has actually been getting more snow. But summers have been torrid. Continue reading

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Whistler’s changing climate and energy shift

Whistler Blackcomb has benefited from the warming climate even as it has made itself more resilient to declining snow. But it remains vulnerable.
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