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Vail Resorts flexing some muscle....

Not sure what to make of this.....pretty crazy...

Vail Resorts trying to evict Park City ski area - seattlepi.com
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My guess:

Vail doesn't really want to shut PCMR down. I think they want to evict them and lease them the same land at a higher price.


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Don't care as long as epic pass works there by the time we cruise through in feb.....
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Went on my Utah trip last year.

Figures.
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Got the inside scoop on some of this. Story breaking Monday some time.

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It said in the paper that they have no intention of evicting them or disrupting the season, they're just advancing the legal process. Park City is getting the land nearly for free and Vail likes money.

Edit: Ah, looks like they missed a deadline on their lease renewal option so they tried to backdate it. Two days late meant the difference between 150k for the land vs millions of dollars. That's quite a screwup.

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Edit: Ah, looks like they missed a deadline on their lease renewal option so they tried to backdate it. Two days late meant the difference between 150k for the land vs millions of dollars. That's quite a screwup.
Somebody's getting fired.
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It's PCMR's fault for getting the check in late. Vail is just doing what a company should, seeing an opportunity and taking it.

-getting a foothold in Utah (check)
-taking business away from competitors (check)


As an Epic Pass holder I am ecstatic, but I am also getting scared by Vail Resorts empire growing. I hate monopolies, it's never good for customers...
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I disagree that companies "should" be put profit above ethics. I'm not surprised, and don't realistically expect any less. It was clearly PCMR's fault if that's true, but some kind of late fee and wagging of the finger would be more than appropriate. Seems ruthless and vulture-like, and Vail increasing their monopoly is inevitably bad for riders. Epic pass is indeed a sweet deal, but it only exists because there is at least a bit of a market.
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