Loveland Ski Area, Colo.

Chet’s Dream, a new high-speed quad (the ski area’s first), replaces the old Lift 1. Read more about Loveland.

Big Sky, Mont

A heated, eight-seat chairlift with bubbles replaces Ramcharger, while Shedhorn upgrades to a high-speed quad. See more of what Big Sky has to offer.

Arapahoe Basin

The Basin officially opens two new pods of terrain, The Beavers and the Steep Gullies, and a new chairlift to make laps faster. Check out more details about Arapahoe Basin.

More info about the A-Basin Expansion: The Anti-Resort

Bretton Woods, N.H.

A new eight-person base-to-summit gondola will operate year-round. Read more about Bretton Woods.

Copper Mountain, Colo.

A high-speed lift with six-person chairs and eight-person gondolas replaces American Eagle, and a high-speed sixpack with bubbles replaces American Flyer. Get more info about Copper Mountain.

Killington, Vt.

The resort debuts a six-pack bubble chair to the top of Snowdon Mountain Peak. Read all about Killington Mountain.

Winter Park, Colo.

A 10-person high-speed gondola replaces the Zephyr Express. Check out Winter Park's stats.

Originally published in the January/February 2019 print edition of SKI Magazine under the headline Six Resorts With Major Capital Improvements This Winter. A-Basin was added to the digital version. For more great stories like this delivered directly to your mailbox, SUBSCRIBE NOW.



2013-14 Resort Upgrades

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