KSL Capital Partners to manage Blue Mountain
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padjaski68
one month ago (edited one month ago)
Member since 01/21/2016 🔗
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KSL to manage Blue Mountain

I'm surprised no one has mentioned this yet. This potentially could lead to more of a presence for Ikon Pass. KSL Capital Partners is the parent company for Alterra. Whether they add them to the mix will be interesting. 

marzNC - DCSki Supporter
one month ago
Member since 12/10/2008 🔗
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While KSL Capital is a major partner for Alterra, the company that is going to manage Blue in addition to Camelback is not the same company.  At least not exactly.  KSL Resorts has a portfolio of multiple resorts but most of them are beachfront properties in Hawaii.

For more speculation about how the change at Blue will impact eastern PA:

May 12, Storm Skiing Journal
Camelback Manager KSL Resorts Adds Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania to Its Portfolio
The emerging Poconos powerhouse would make a compelling Ikon Pass addition
https://www.stormskiing.com/p/camelback-manager-ksl-resorts-adds

marzNC - DCSki Supporter
28 days ago (edited 28 days ago)
Member since 12/10/2008 🔗
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This PA article from May 11 has the title "Blue Mountain brings on partner; owner of Camelback to manage Lower Towamensing resort."  The fact that building a hotel at Blue has been of interest for quite a while may be a factor for the change in the approach to operations management.

https://www.tnonline.com/20210511/blue-mountain-brings-on-partner-owner-of-camelback-to-manage-lower-towamens/

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