In case you missed it, the New York Times ran a front page article in this Sundays edition on the little ski hill of Snow King in Jackson, WY. The article looks at small ski area and their struggles as they try to compete with mega resorts, changed times and the nations economic stress.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The ski slope that rises up the mountain just off downtown, called Snow King, dates from the 1930s, when this corner of the West all but folded up in winter, isolated and dark, and local people needed something to do. Getting rich from the snows that fall early and deep on the edge of the Teton Range in western Wyomingdid not factor in. You can read the full article here – In the Shadow of Grand Resorts, a Town Hill Struggles