Without Precedent: COVID-19, Ski Area Closures, & Ski Towns

03.16.2020 - By BLISTER Podcast

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This past weekend, something happened that has never happened in the history of resort skiing: in the span of 12 hours, most ski areas abruptly suspended operations. So on our latest #blisterpodcast, we talked to veteran ski industry reporter, Jason Blevins of the Colorado Sun, about the COVID-19 pandemic and the historic mass closure of ski areas. We discuss what, exactly, is going on; what is likely to come next; the impact on ski towns; and what each of us should and should not be doing right now. TOPICS & TIMES:Have you ever seen anything like this before? (1:36)Explain what’s going on? (3:51)The Executive Order from the Governor of Colorado (6:30)What does this mean for mountain towns? (15:18)What should we be doing? (26:00) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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