Whether you ski New England or the Rockies, ski areas have been busy this summer spending cash and trying to improve everything from parking lots to grooming. There are new lifts (like Taos Ski Valley's lift up Kachina Peak), loads of new snowmaking, and even new on-mountain restaurants (like Winter Park's Lunch Rock Restaurant). We've prioritized substantial capital investments at well-known resorts, meaning that a new $25,000 snow gun at a tiny snow hill in Michigan didn't quite make the cut. Since our first edition of this map back in September, we've added what's new at 6 resorts, including new lifts at Crystal Mountain and the relatively few improvements happening in Tahoe. So without further adieu, here's how 38 ski areas are upping the ante in 2014-2015. Did we miss something? Mention it in the comments or send us an email.
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