Actually, most ski resorts in the west are on United States Forest Service land. The lease they sign with the USFS requires closure by a certain date. Animal migration is one of the reasons, but there are many others.
posted 72 day(s) ago by AJ
They have to close - elk migrations, they are on federal park land.
posted 72 day(s) ago by Ryan's iPhone
Some of the ski resorts are under law where they have to close at a certain time of year no matter how much snow they have