Mountain News Corporation is celebrating its 43rd year reaching mountain recreation participants via media. Here is the history of our company.
Company founder John Hamilton formed AMI News for the purpose of centralizing snow reports. The company specialized in providing snow reports to radio stations throughout the United States.
AMI News eclipses 500 radio stations in its network coast to coast.
AMI News launches University Network, a precursor to the web. Product used gopher technology to distribute snow sports content to over 300 colleges and universities.
AMI News launches web's first snow sports portal, OnTheSnow.com. Site quickly evolves into most visited snow sports site on the web.
AMI News begins partnership as official snow sports provider of Yahoo!
AMI News launches MountainGetaway.com. Site quickly grows to most visited site for summer mountain travel.
AMI News changes name to Mountain News Corporation to better reflect it's expanded media offerings.
Mountain News eclipses 400 Internet Media Outlets in it's content network.
Mountain News eclipses 900 radio stations in its snow reporting radio network.
Hitwise Competitive Intelligence ranks OnTheSnow.com the most visited snow sports site on the web.
OnTheSnow reaches over 1.1 million monthly unique visitors. This is the first time any media vehicle in the snow sports industry has eclipsed a monthly audience in excess of 1 million skiers/riders.
OnTheSnow begins partnership with The Weather Channel supplying Cams, News, Reviews for Weather.com.
OnTheSnow launches in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Latin America, Australia, and New Zealand.
OnTheSnow IPhone Application gains International acclaim and is featured on Television campaign throughout the world. View Commercial
OnTheSnow reaches a Nielsen audited 1.6 million monthly unique visitors.
Mountain News relaunches MountainGetaway.com, our site for summer mountain travel.
OnTheSnow reaches a Nielsen audited 2.2 million monthly unique visitors.
Mountain News launches MountainGetaway.co.uk, a site for summer mountain travel from the UK.
Mountain News is acquired by and becomes an independently run subsidiary of Vail Resorts. Read News