Vail Resorts Report Decline In Skier Visits This Season

By Patrick Knight on January 22, 2020
ASPEN, CO – JANUARY 29: Lars Lewen (R) of Stockholm, Sweden heads for the finish line to take the gold medal as Reggie Crist (L) of Sun Valley, Idaho skis to second and Chris Del Bosco (C) of Vail, Colorado skis to third in the finals of the Men’s Skier X during Winter X Games 10 on January 29, 2006 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

So far this ski season, Vail Resorts are reporting a nearly 7.8% decrease in skier visits at their properties. Also down, compared to this time last year, are dining (3.6%) and retail (1.8%). The company does note that lift ticket and ski school revenue are up compared to last year.

Have you been out there this season and seen a drop in skiing activity? Have you not gone as often as you normally do?

Let us know what you have seen or changes you have made to your ski season routine in the comment section!

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