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Summer Ops Camp is a three-day, all-inclusive program. Camp is designed for attendees to experience the mountain resort environment as our customers do while exploring new business opportunities with fellow operators and experts. View a list of past attendees.

Questions: E-mail Sarah Wojcik at sarahw@saminfo.com


2018 Schedule-at-a-glance*

For more information on 2018 sessions & workshops, visit the Summer Ops Program page.


Tuesday, September 4
10:00am - 4:00pm: Camp Registration at The Westin Snowmass
11:00am - 3:00pm: Activities at Aspen Snowmass Lost Forest Adventure Park and Mountain Bike Park will be open to attendees
2:15pm - 3:00pm: Session: Considerations for using Rope Access on your resort sites (Westin)
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Session: Market Research (Westin)
4:00pm – 5:00pm: Session: Summer Ops on the National Forest (Westin)
5:45pm - 8:30pm: An operator's tour, ocktails, beer tastings, lawn games, tours and sunset dinner at Elk Camp. Enjoy access to the new Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, Rugged Ascent Climbing Wall, trout fishing pond, and more.
9:00pm: Galactic tubing with mSnow at Snowmass Plaza.

Wednesday, September 5
7:30am - 9:00am: Vendor Showcase Breakfast
9:00am – 10:00am: Session: Summer Ops 2.0 (Westin)
10:00am – 11:00am: Session: Creating Unique Adventures (Westin)
11:00am- 12:00pm:
Session: Risky Business: Protect your Resort from Common Claims (Westin)
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch and vendor demos at Snowmass Plaza. Demos include eletric bikes, a mobile pump track, water games, and more.
1:00pm - 4:30pm: Experiential and educational workshops and demos on mountain biking, aerial adventures, kids programming and more (See more.)
5:30pm: Buses to Aspen
6:30pm - 8:45pm: Gondola ride to Aspen's Sundeck for cocktails, beers, dinner, sunset and an evening presentation by Aspen Skiing Company CEO, Mike Kaplan.
9:00pm: Buses back to The Westin Snowmass, or stay in the town of Aspen for evening fun! Shuttles run regularly between the town of Aspen and The Westin.

Thursday, September 6
7:30am - 9:00am: Vendor Showcase Breakfast
9:00am - 10:00am: Session: Marketing: It Takes a Village (When You're Not the Only Game in Town) (Westin)
10:00am - 11:00am: Session: Oh, What I Wish I Had Known Then (Westin)
11:15am - 12:30pm:
Session: Pods (small break-outs) on topics with industry pros including the dollars and cents of summer ops, operation and ROI of mountain bike parks, adding water elements, risk management, standard and regulations, and more. (Westin)
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch with vendors at The Westin
1:00pm: Optional on-site activities and off-site tours


CAMP PARTNERS

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Safehold
Wiegand
zip flyer

HeadRush
petzl
prisme
skida
gravity
Ropes Course
bonsai
adg
msnow
treetop quest
sandy creek
eldorado
starlifts
Rossignol
greenheart
progressive bike ramps
techfun
innova
ziprider
flybook
Bosch
adventure partners
segroup
BigAirBags
ActionPhoto
synergo
treetop
Darn Tough
ecosign
Holmes
Spectrum
ADT
Deason Built
Water Wars
Quiet Kat
Kanopeo