If you're a Ski Cooper fan, you're gonna like this: a major increase in skier visits and profits last season has allowed the little resort to make some well-deserved improvements. President Clint Yant says visits and profits were up more than 13 percent last season.
+ Construction on a new Children's Center that will house the children's ski school and expanded nursery program. The building is at the foot of the ski school dedicated run, in front of the rental shop.
+ Moving the ticket office to the former nursery.
+ A new look for the mountain office and former ski school.
The ski area has already launched season ticket sales. Pre-season price through Sept. 30 is $169 for an adult pass. On Oct. 1, that increases to $239. For info, go to www.skicooper.com