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The memo, sent Friday, said in part: “In general working at other businesses in the Valley does not constitute a conflict of interest, however the Hermitage and Haystack have been at times in conflict with Mount Snow’s business interests. Therefore we do not believe it is in Mount Snow’s best interests to have our employees and volunteers working simultaneously for these companies. We value our talented and dedicated staff and hope that you understand that we need to make this business decision to protect our company’s interests. Therefore: Staff or volunteers of the Hermitage, The Haystack Club, their golf course, real estate, and other associated companies may not work or volunteer at Mount Snow.”
The memo went on to say that any Mount Snow staff working or volunteering at Haystack would be grandfathered until the third week of April.
Read more: Deerfield Valley News - Resorts at odds over staff
I heard something that Mt Snow employees were strictly forbidden to work there, fired if so. Not sure if I can find the article.
Is this a new owner or the same guy, but now he has the money and interest to move forward? This has been in the works for a long time.
"Having acquired The Hermitage Inn in 2007,owner Jim Barnes' vision to connect the Inn with the surrounding mountain culminated with the 2011 acquisition of Haystack Club. With the completion of development and the realization of a single property, the name of the club was changed to The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain to reflect its grandeur and history."
I would no waste a dollar skiing Haystack. It makes Mt Snow look like MRG. there a black diamond runs on this hill that literally require you to skate. These are FALL LINE runs not switchbacks. It is a very, very mild ski area. I don't think there is another ski area this easy and boring in all of Vermont, even Bromley has better skiing.