Articles

Uncover the Magic of Your Park


In the Winter 2019 issue of Adventure Park Insider, SE Group Landscape Architect Adam Portz writes about how the outdoor environment of adventure parks can enhance the guest experience beyond adrenaline, challenge, and thrill.

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Introducing the Beavers and the Steep Gullies


Travis Beck, Director of Environmental Services, spoke with the NSAA Journal about the expansion project at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. SE Group partnered with Arapahoe Basin to help respond to public concerns, find alternatives to minimize impact, and navigate the planning and permitting with regard to the National Environmental Policy Act.

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Green is the New White


SE Group Landscape Architects Patrick Olstad and Jason Hoover presented an article in the July 2018 issue of Ski Area Management about the importance of resort landscaping designed for non-winter use.

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Bogus Basin Opens New Summer Operations


Bogus Basin recently opened for its first full Summer Season, offering new attractions including a mountain coaster, tubing hill and trampoline. SE Group worked with Bogus Basin to complete a Strategic Master Plan that identified the establishment of new summer activities.

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Building a Ski Resort From Scratch


Chris Cushing, Director of Mountain Planning + Design, spoke with Blueprint, presented by CBRE about the nuanced and complex process of ski resort planning; especially when it involves a brand new ski area.

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MARK KANE PRESENTS AT SUN VALLEY ECONOMIC SUMMIT


A recent article in Idaho Mountain Express highlighted SE Group’s Mark Kane and his presentation at Sun Valley Economic Development’s annual Economic Summit held October 31. Mark’s presentation focused on current trends in mountain resort communities and four key factors that will likely shape their future. Read the article here.

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RECENT PRESS


“Spend Your Money Wisely” in Ski Area Management Magazine | January 2017

SE Group’s Director of Resort Planning + Design, Claire Humber and Bogus Basin‘s General Manager Brad Wilson discuss the phasing and implementation of projects identified in the area’s recently completed Master Plan.

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“Summer Ops on Forest Service Land” in Ski Area Management Magazine | January 2017

At the 2016 SAM Summer Ops conference SE Group’s Director of Environmental Services, Travis Beck moderated a panel discussion focused on the implementation of the Recreational Opportunities Act of 2011.

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TRAILBLAZER


Claire Humber, Director of Resort Planning + Design, was recognized by Ski Area Management as a “Trailblazer” whom the magazine identifies as an “individual who has had a significant impact on developing the North American mountain resort industy.” Claire began her career with SE Group in 1991 and continues to innovate within the resort industry with a focus on multi-season recreation, hospitality and real estate development, and the elevating the guest service experience.

RECENT PRESS


“Moving with the Times” 
in Winter Sports Technology International | April 2016

Pete Williams, Senior Mountain Planner, weighs in on the future of people moving and provides his own innovative idea on guest transportation at resorts.

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