excerpted from Mountain Meltdown
Recorded on October 2013

Winter Sports Industry Adapting to Mother Nature


"The stakes are significant in terms of the communities that are dependent on tourism," says Mike Kaplan, President & CEO of Aspen/Snowmass. Ski resorts are adapting to climate change in a number of ways, including opening the mountains during summer months for mountain biking and hiking.

Speakers at this Event

Author, Deep: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow

Professor, Geosciences and Hydroclimatology, Oregon State University

Founder and CEO, Protect Our Winters

President and CEO, Whistler Blackcomb

President and CEO, Aspen/Snowmass

President, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort