It was a monster year for the ski industry.
The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) reported record visitation at U.S. ski areas for the 2021-22 season, with a total of 61 million skier visits. That was an increase of 3.5 percent over last season’s national number.
The Northeast, a region that includes New England and New York, saw roughly 12.76 million skier visits, an increase of more than four percent from last season. It was the highest number for the region since the 2014-15 season, which saw 13.3 million skier visits.
According to the NSAA’s historical numbers, which go back to 1978-79, the 1986-87 season was there strongest for the Northeast with 14.75 million skier visits recorded.