• Photo by Jeremy Swanson last Memorial Day Weekend. Courtesy of Aspen Snowmass.

    With 18 Inches of New Snow in the Past Week, Aspen Mountain’s Summer Operations Kick-Off with Ski/Ride May 27-29  Due to recent winter storms that dropped 18 inches of new snow in the past week, Aspen Mountain will open for skiing and riding Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29. In addition to...

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    Heart healthy produce, locally crafted artisan items and specialty products headline the new Thursday afternoon tradition at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort base area. Mt. Crested Butte welcomes the first Farmers Market to the resort base area. Local farmers and vendors will be present to offer...

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    How to Store Your Ski Equipment for the Summer

    May 22 | 691 Views | No Comments

    As skiers trade skis and snowboards for mountain bikes and hiking boots, it’s time to store all that snowsports gear. There is an art to properly storing and maintaining your equipment over the summer, from storage wax on the boards to buckling up your boots properly. When the snow starts to fly...

  • Aspen Mountain to Open for Skiing and Riding Memorial Day Weekend

    on May 22 | in Aspen Mountain, Events, Skiing & Snowboarding, Summer | by | with No Comments

    Photo by Jeremy Swanson last Memorial Day Weekend. Courtesy of Aspen Snowmass.

    Photo by Jeremy Swanson last Memorial Day Weekend. Courtesy of Aspen Snowmass.

    With 18 Inches of New Snow in the Past Week, Aspen Mountain’s Summer Operations Kick-Off with Ski/Ride May 27-29

     Due to recent winter storms that dropped 18 inches of new snow in the past week, Aspen Mountain will open for skiing and riding Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29. In addition to opening 130 acres of skiable terrain, Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of Aspen Mountain’s summer operations with access to sightseeing and food/beverage options at the Sundeck restaurant.

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  • Crested Butte Mountain Resort Welcomes New Thursday Farmers Market

    on May 22 | in Crested Butte, Events, Summer | by | with No Comments

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    Heart healthy produce, locally crafted artisan items and specialty products headline the new Thursday afternoon tradition at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort base area. Mt. Crested Butte welcomes the first Farmers Market to the resort base area. Local farmers and vendors will be present to offer their seasonal treats to guests each Thursday from noon to 4 pm in July and August.

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  • How to Store Your Ski Equipment for the Summer

    on May 22 | in Insider Secrets, Skiing & Snowboarding, Summer | by | with No Comments

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    As skiers trade skis and snowboards for mountain bikes and hiking boots, it’s time to store all that snowsports gear. There is an art to properly storing and maintaining your equipment over the summer, from storage wax on the boards to buckling up your boots properly. When the snow starts to fly next season, you don’t want to spend opening day catching your turns on rusty edges.

    Follow these tips to prolong the life of your gear and make for a smooth transition next fall from flip flops back into your ski and snowboard boots.

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  • Why The Disposable is the Perfect Ski Camera

    on May 16 | in General, Insider Secrets, Skiing & Snowboarding, Uncategorized | by | with No Comments

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    Even though you may think that disposable cameras are only something that hipsters and those protesting the modern age use, they are actually the best hassle-free option to snap stills with while skiing. I took one for a test run on a day of late spring cruising, and discovered the perfect simplicity for myself. Here’s what I found:

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  • Spring Cleaning: Post-Season Apparel Care

    on May 9 | in Uncategorized | by | with No Comments

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    Here’s a short list of what I recently pulled from the pockets of my kids’ ski jackets: Two Lifesavers (loose and sticky), a rumpled trail map, some loose change, one large screw (really no explanation there), crumpled tissues, lift ticket stubs, a pocketknife, a small rubber ball, a half-eaten gluten-free energy bar and some orange peels. There’s little on this list that I would like to be pulling out next fall.

    I’ve left this pocket-purging ritual till October, and I can tell you it’s supremely unwise. Last summer was a crazy busy time for me, and I didn’t unpack the ski bags until ski season was upon us. At the bottom of one ski pack was a lunch box. The ick factor was high.

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  • Aprils Showers and May Powder: Loveland Closing the Season with a Bang

    on May 4 | in Arapahoe Basin, Loveland, Skiing & Snowboarding | by | with No Comments

    By R. Scott Rappold

    Sometimes, a ski area is forced to limp into closing day, with melting, slushy snow and limited terrain.

    And then there’s Loveland Ski Area. The resort, which sprawls above the Interstate 70 Eisenhower Tunnel west of Denver, closes Sunday, May 7. But end-of-season conditions have been anything but spring-like.

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  • 16/17 Crested Butte Season Recap Video

    on May 3 | in Crested Butte | by | with No Comments

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    This season recap video from Crested Butte will leave you day dreaming of deep days at the Butte… Their summer opening day is June 10th if you’re ready to hit the trails!

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  • Ski for FREE during Purgatory Resort’s Closing Weekend, Apr. 29 & 30

    on April 26 | in Purgatory | by | with 1 Comment

    Photo by Eric Berry courtesy of Purgatory.

    Photo by Eric Berry courtesy of Purgatory.

    It’s the latest Purgatory has been open in resort history!

    With the incredible snowfall this season, nearly 22 feet of snow already and more in the forecast this week,  Purgatory Resort was able to extend its season to April 30, the latest the resort has been open in its history.  As a way to say thanks for such a fantastic season, Purgatory Resort is offering free lift tickets all weekend.

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  • Upgrades and Improvements Coming to Purgatory and Hesperus

    on April 25 | in Hesperus Ski Area, Purgatory | by | with No Comments

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    Resort officials with the largest ski area collective in the Southwest announced capital improvements that will be made for the 2017/2018 season at five southwestern mountains located in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, plus Colorado’s largest cat skiing operation.

    James Coleman, managing partner of Purgatory ResortHesperus Ski AreaPurgatory Snowcat Adventures and other resorts in the region announced the company is investing an additional $15 million for the 2017/2018 season, continuing the aggressive multi-mountain improvement campaign for a grand total of $35 million over three consecutive seasons. Capital improvements include additional trails, enhancements to snowmaking systems, new summer activities, and new offerings to boost the overall skiing and guest experience at the resorts.

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  • Copper Mountain Invites Women to Get Dirty for a Good Cause

    on April 25 | in Copper Mountain, Events, Summer | by | with No Comments

    Photo credit: Human Movement

    Photo credit: Human Movement

    Dirty Girl Mud Run Partners with Boarding for Breast Cancer on June 10

    • Boarding for Breast Cancer is the official beneficiary of the Dirty Girl Mud Run at Copper
    • B4BC advocates early detection and a healthy, active and sustainable lifestyle as the best means for breast cancer prevention.

    On June 10, Copper Mountain invites women to participate in one of the world’s largest women’s only mud runs to raise awareness for breast cancer. Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC), a non-profit foundation that advocates early detection and a healthy, active and sustainable lifestyle as the best means for breast cancer prevention, is the official beneficiary of the 2017 Dirty Girl Mud Run at Copper.

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