The fast-growing ski resort company, privately owned by Aspen-Snowmass and KSL, is planning to purchase Washington state's largest ski resort.
Aspen Skiing Company
Aspen set the 100 percent renewable goal in 2006 as part of its Canary Initiative, a climate action plan aimed at reducing the city’s carbon footprint 30 percent by 2020.
Company officials say the new ownership group is "committed to honoring the deep traditions of each resort."
- Colorado depends heavily on the ski industry, the state's mountain resorts depend heavily on the weather, and both will feel the pinch as Earth's climate warms.Read more
A handful of ski resorts like Arapahoe Basin and Aspen Skiing Company hope to change skiers' views on climate change.
- The company believes there's a huge potential market for the ski industry in both regions.Read more