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Looks like they quietly added another NY resort. Swain Resort, NY. Anyone ever go there?
Never heard of it till your post, looks like western ny ski area, the Indy pass keeps growing, yes, won’t do much for New England skiers but adds to the ny places, now Greek peak and swain, I think, maybe one more, hoping McCauley and or west Mtn join.
I am on the email list for Indy pass. I do find it odd that a ski area is added and there is no announcement. Why wouldn't you send an email for each enhancement of the product?
Plaaty decided not to participate this upcoming season because they don't make enough$
With virus bring money issues this upcoming season to not join because loss of revenue which I posted in Plaaty thread few weeks ago
My guess next year lots of places like mad river Glenn, plattekill are on board
I think that all depends on what the 20/21 numbers show. For 19/20, the average skier only used the Indy pass 4 times, so the average return to the ski area was around $50 per ski day. I imagine this would be acceptable to MRG and Platty. OTOH, if the usage jumps up to 10 ski days per passholder in 20/21, then the yield would be $20 per day. I doubt that MRG/Plat would jump in for that. Fish put a very positive spin on things, but I imagine that MRG/Plat are interested in more data on usage.
No Platy owner told me
They get very little revenue from that pass
"We havent made a decision on discounting our tickets that much by participating in the program. We are a small business that just cant afford to lose income."
It may get me to go though where I wouldn’t even think of driving over there normally.