Vail ski area: Bigger company, smaller footprint

December 17, 2013

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories by Aspen Journalism about the energy efficiency and sustainability efforts of various ski areas. The first article looked at a unique clean-energy project involving coal-mine methane and the Aspen Skiing Co.

Vail and Aspen are both iconic Colorado ski resorts that have maintained their positions at the forefront of the industry over several decades, but their approaches to perhaps the defining challenge of our time — climate change — have differed.

Vail: Bigger company, smaller footprint |


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