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Old Mar 14th, 2020, 03:29 PM
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Ski Areas Closing

The world is ending. With record snow the Colorado ski areas under Vail Company control will close on Monday. That is most of Summitt Cty. That will be an economic blow of the first order.
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Old Mar 14th, 2020, 03:51 PM
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Alterra Company announced suspending operations tomorrow morning. This includes Winter Park & Steamboat. Big blow to Colorado’s economy.
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Old Mar 14th, 2020, 03:58 PM
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So far everything is open in Montana. My brother works at a ski area and is hoping they stay open, otherwise no paycheck.

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Old Mar 14th, 2020, 04:37 PM
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Alterra Mountain is the company that now owns Mammoth Mountain. Yes, it's closed too.


Big Bear too. Just when they would be getting a lot of snow.

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Old Mar 14th, 2020, 06:39 PM
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Just saw Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, and Mammoth Mountain are closing. Not sure if others will follow.
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Old Mar 14th, 2020, 09:28 PM
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All the Utah resorts too. Tomorrow.
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 04:23 AM
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Many of the resorts in VT are closing, too.
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 04:27 AM
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We are in lockdown now here in France. The ski resorts are the least of it. No more cafés or restaurants. Of course the fresh markets and supermarkets are open. We have to eat, you know - it's France. Priorities...
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 05:55 AM
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Are the markets still open St. Cirq? I read that they were closed as well.
This virus is going to cause a lot of financial hardship for most sectors of society, Bezos excluded.
Things are still open here, but I expect restaurants and bars will be closed later today. Belgium has closed theirs so the Belgians are just crossing the border to go to Dutch ones. Not very helpful.
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 06:24 AM
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Yes, heti, all the markets are still open. My husband went to the one in St-Cyprien this morning and reported that there was quite a crowd. The supermarkets are also still open, though they are closed this afternoon because it's Sunday. I can't see the fresh markets ever closing - our nearest town just celebrated 700 years of its Tuesday market without ever missing a week!

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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 06:26 AM
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As of this morning Mt. Bachelor (west of Bend OR) is closed for the next week. We'll see if they reopen next Sunday or Monday. So far, St. Charles Medical Center has one confirmed case but more are expected soon.
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 06:33 AM
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Heavenly Valley at South Shore Lake Tahoe is closed as well at Boreal Ridge and Soda Springs, smaller resorts at the summit of HW 80 between Sacramento and Reno.
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 06:57 AM
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Every place Alterra Mountain Co. owns.
https://www.alterramtnco.com/

Some people are doing the happy dance.
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/c...ning-cz8wpc6xj





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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 07:19 AM
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Son and family will be disappointed, yes, outdoor skiing is healthy, but then there's the lodge issues. He wonders what to do with teens and 10-yr-old son home for few weeks! But in SoCal, there's always the beach.......
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 08:02 AM
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colorado ski areas close

Just heard from our family in Colorado. More bummers
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 09:08 AM
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Not just Colorado... All resorts owned by Vail and Alterra are closed. Something like 50 nation-wide.
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 12:11 PM
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Mammoth Mountain in California is closed, saw it on the noon news.
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 12:54 PM
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The biggest 3 resorts here in WA have closed too.
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 09:47 PM
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Two similar threads have been merged.
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Old Mar 15th, 2020, 10:25 PM
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I think all of the major Oregon ski areas are closing. Mt. Hood has three that are closing until March 23 with review at that time.

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