Colorado’s 2014/15 ski season got underway October 17, 2014 as a crowd of ecstatic skiers and snowboarders celebrated at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. Here are some video highlights.Read More »
Ok, so this wasn’t filmed in Colorado but Afterglow is one of the most stunning ski videos we’ve ever seen and we had to share it. The artistry and technical wizardry of both the production crew and the skiers themselves is breathtaking and makes us want to take a “fact-finding mission” to Alyeska Resort immediately.
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It’s a great time to be a Colorado skier. Whether you buy a full season pass at your home mountain (often with reciprocal free days at nearby resorts) or pick up 4 packs and discount cards from a variety of mountains, it’s pretty easy to argue that skiing in Colorado is more affordable than ever.
We’ve covered some of the fun, unique and great value deals available from Front Range resorts.
Today, here’s a look at the best deals in the Central Mountains, the Western Slope and three special passes from Colorado Ski Country USA.Read More »
By Troy Hawks
It’s a common dilemma for vacationing families: Should you book your ski vacation early, or hold out with the hope of cashing in on a last minute bargain?
The last minute bargain your mind’s eye envisions might not materialize. As a result, you may miss out on lucrative advanced reservation promotions or even worse, not be able to stay in your family’s favorite slope-side hotel because it’s already sold out. Savvy families know that there are a host of budget-friendly benefits to booking a ski and snowboard vacation early. Here are three good reasons to book your vacation now. Continue ReadingRead More »
The Mountain Collective™ has added another premier independent ski destination in North America to its roster of iconic mountains for the 2014-15 winter season. Ski Banff-Lake Louise-Sunshine joins AltaSnowbird, Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole, Mammoth Mountain, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and Whistler Blackcomb in this unprecedented collaboration of destinations. Continue ReadingRead More »
Colorado’s 2014/15 ski season is underway today as a crowd of ecstatic skiers and snowboarders celebrated at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. Atop an 18-inch base of packed powder, at 9:00 a.m. the Black Mountain Express high-speed quad chairlift began delivering eager snow riders to the top of the intermediate High Noon run for their first turns of the year. Continue ReadingRead More »
Developed in 1914, Howelsen Hill is the oldest ski area in continuing use west of the Mississippi. Owned by the City of Steamboat Springs, Howelsen Hill is home to the Winter Carnival, Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club and has been the site for numerous national and world record-breaking ski jumps. The Hill is listed on the State Register of Historic Places.Read More »
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) will kick off Colorado’s 2014-15 ski and snowboard season on Friday, October 17, 2014. Skiers and snowboarders will be able to make turns on the intermediate High Noon trail starting at 9:00 a.m. Guests will take the Black Mountain Express high-speed quad chairlift to the top of the run at mid-mountain. Continue ReadingRead More »
ZEAL Optics’ Skiers vs. Snowboarders will be a double header ski and snowboard movie premiere on Thursday, October 16 at the Boulder Theater.
The catch: ZEAL will be pitting skiers against snowboarders and vice versa. The two films they will be showing are SuperProof’s “The Recruitment” (featuring ZEAL athlete, Mike Henitiuk), and Absinthe’s “Heavy Mental” (featuring ZEAL athlete Austen Sweetin).
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here: www.bouldertheater.com/event/movie-skiers-vs-snowboarders.Read More »