With the winter in full swing, Canadians are hitting the slopes to carve some powder, take in some fresh air and maybe cap it off with hot cocoa or cold beer. You might wonder, though, when youâ€™re sway on the chairlift making your way up to the top of the mountain, how ski hills run successfully. To a certain extent, owners of ski hills rely on Mother Nature for a bit of good fortune â€“ news that a hill has received a dump of fresh snow is sure to boost ticket sales.
But thereâ€™s more than just environmental luck at play. The whole operation seems to run so smoothly, from the chairlift attendants to the first responders, instructors, slope groomers and chalet workers â€“ and thatâ€™s because a successful ski hill understands that there are multiple moving parts that go into making someoneâ€™s experience a positive one. And in order to fund it all, they hedge against bad weather by offering a big price break on season tickets. [Read more…] about What Goes Into Running A Successful Ski Hill?