Hanno: I think it’s been great. I think you’d be hard-pressed to find people who don’t think it was the right thing to do, and really at the right time for us. Things got pretty tough economically last year across the country
I unfortunately can't give the resort the benefit of the doubt. Years of lost potential revenue from mounting mainstream interest in snowboarding combined with one of the tightest recessions in the history of the nation make it hard to believe such a change coincidentally took place now. Despite the rosy picture of embracing a new, younger sport, financials are likely the driving force.