(October 2014) Last Spring Money magazine selected The White Book of Ski Areas to be its sole source of ski related geographical data for its annual Best Places to Live issue in October. The data on ski resorts is an important aspect for many people when considering where to live. Money magazine used this data to determine the distance between the ski resorts and the 50 small cities that made the list. Best Places to Live receives tens of millions of views every year.
“This is an exciting start to the season for us. Providing ski data for such a prestigious magazine, and for one of its most popular editorial products is very flattering, especially when you see the caliber of their other sources” said David B. Schissler, publisher of The White Book. Some of the companies and organizations used as sources for the rankings include OnBoard Inf
ormatics, American Alliance of Museums, BLS, CDC, Council for Community and Economic Research, the EPA, the FAA, the FBI, Kaiser Family Foundation, Moody’s, NOAA, S&P, U.S. Census, and Whitebookski,com. “Being among such heavyweights confirms our position as the oldest and most complete directory of North American ski resorts. We’re also the number one source of data forWikipedia’s ski resort list. The White Book can now add Money magazine to its growing list of partners.
The White Book of Ski Areas has been published since 1975. It’s the oldest, most complete directory of North American ski areas and resorts. The White Book is a fast-find, statistical data base/directory of nearly 500 ski areas in North America. Within its pages visitors find mountain listings including the vertical drop, annual snowfall, lift system, type of terrain, skiable acreage, number of trails, number of parks and pipes, ticket pricing , tubing parks, skating rinks, cat-skiing, heli-skiing, cross-country centers, night skiing and resort rankings based on six key categories. Visitors can also access original content in The White Blog, Women in the Snow, and bargain hunt at Deep and Steep Discounts.