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Sleeping Giant is eyeing an early December opening this winter, with all the ski area’s hills, amenities, and opportunities available for the 2022-2023 season. In the final weeks of summer, Sleeping Giant is giving Wyomingites something to look forward to this winter. On Thursday, Sept. 1, Nick and Yulia Piazza – the owners of Sleeping…

The last weekend of Sleeping Giant’s 2021-2022 winter season was its best yet, with ticket sales benefitting Ukraine in its ongoing fight against invasion. On Feb. 28, Sleeping Giant Ski Area announced a day of donation to support Ukraine in its continued fight against the Russian invasion. All the ticket sales on Saturday, March 5,…

Sleeping Giant Ski Area announced the “heartbreaking decision” to end the winter ski season early because winter isn’t sticking around or to the ground. At 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, the Sleeping Giant Ski Area announced that this weekend would be its last weekend. After several weeks of erratic weather, there isn’t enough snow…

The Sleeping Giant Ski Area announced it would donate one full day of ticket sales to the Ukrainian army as they defend their home from the Russian invasion. On the evening of Sunday, Feb. 27, the Sleeping Giant Ski Area near Cody announced a promotional offer. However, this one-day opportunity will allow skiers to contribute…

Sleeping Giant Ski Area will not open on Dec. 17 – and has no definite opening date – as warm weather prevents new equipment from making enough snow. In a Dec. 14 press release, Sleeping Giant Ski Area announced the opening date for the 2021-2022 winter season, initially planned for Dec. 17, has been indefinitely…

Sleeping Giant is building a better foundation of snow, thanks to the delivery of new machines that significantly upgrade the ski area’s quality and capacity. Nick Piazza, the owner of Sleeping Giant Ski Area and Zipline, is celebrating a big delivery. On Tuesday, Nov. 9, two new fan guns arrived in Cody. Soon, they will…

The first signs of winter are coming from Sleeping Giant, with nearly half a million dollars of improvements and new jobs leading to a snowy, successful winter. After an active summer,  the Sleeping Giant Ski Area is already awake and ready for winter. Returning from the edge of oblivion, work is being done to ensure…

The S.H.R.E.D. Act would strengthen Wyoming ski hills and communities by ensuring fees paid to the U.S. Forest Service are invested back into winter recreation. U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR), introduced the Ski Hill Resources for Economic Development (S.H.R.E.D.) Act. If passed, ski…

For the first time since Lindsey Vonn’s retirement, the U.S. women’s ski team is no longer solely dependent on Mikaela Shiffrin for World Cup success. Shiffrin was responsible for all 34 American podium results on the women’s circuit in the past two seasons, but three months into the current campaign, two team members have scooped…

Sleeping Giant’s new owners and management team are augmenting the ski area with new infrastructure, new initiatives, and a goal toward zero-loss operations. Owner Nick Piazza admits everyone is “both excited and a little terrified” to be taking over operations of Cody’s ski hill. Piazza, a Cody native, has already created a strong business plan…


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