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 171 day(s) ago by AJ
They have to close - elk migrations, they are on federal park land.
posted 172 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
posted 172 day(s) ago by iPhone
Why does vail always close with fresh snow they should go till may as major as a resort they are