• Wordless Wednesday: Sunrise over Telluride

    on September 2 | in Uncategorized | by | with Comments Off on Wordless Wednesday: Sunrise over Telluride

    Photo by Ryan Bonneau, Telluride Tourism Board

    Photo by Ryan Bonneau, Telluride Tourism Board

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  • Now is the Time to Get Your Ski Pass at Christy Sports Powder Daze

    on August 28 | in Deals | by | with Comments Off on Now is the Time to Get Your Ski Pass at Christy Sports Powder Daze

    Photo by Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain

    Photo by Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain

    Does it feel like ski season to you? It doesn’t? Well you are wrong.

    It’s that wonderful time of year when savvy Front Range skiers and snowboarders can get great deals on equipment, apparel, and pass products at Christy Sports Powder Daze. Starting today and going through Tuesday, September 8, head down to 8601 West Cross Drive in Littleton to get everything you need for the 2015-16 ski season, which is right around the corner! Continue Reading

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  • Colorado Ski Country USA Opens Registration for the 2015-16 Passport Program

    on August 25 | in Kids & Family Friendly Zone, Skiing & Snowboarding | by | with Comments Off on Colorado Ski Country USA Opens Registration for the 2015-16 Passport Program

    Photo by Dave Camara, Arapahoe Basin

    Photo by Dave Camara, Arapahoe Basin

    Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), the trade association and global voice of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, announced today that registration for its popular 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs is now open for the 2015/16 ski season. The Passport Programs introduce fifth and sixth grade kids to skiing and snowboarding by giving fifth graders free access, and sixth graders discounted access, to twenty of Colorado’s ski resorts. Often imitated, CSCUSA’s Passport Program is the original and unmatched opportunity for kids to become avid skiers and snowboarders. Continue Reading

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  • New Zealand’s Cardrona Added to Rocky Mountain Super Pass+

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    Photo by Instagram user @purepixelnz

    Photo by Instagram user @purepixelnz

    Those looking for some of the best year-round skiing and riding in the world have yet another destination option with the Rocky Mountain Super Pass+ (RMSP+) which has added Cardrona Alpine Resort in New Zealand.  With the purchase of lodging, RMSP+ pass holders now have the opportunity to ski up to seven days at Cardrona and with the preexisting benefit of seven days at Mt. Ruapehu on the country’s northern island, explore the entire length of one of the world’s most exotic destinations. Continue Reading

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  • Aspen Snowmass 2015-16 Season Pass Products Now on Sale

    on August 10 | in Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Snowmass | by | with Comments Off on Aspen Snowmass 2015-16 Season Pass Products Now on Sale

    Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Snowmass

    Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Snowmass

    Season passes for the 2015-16 ski season at the four Aspen Snowmass ski resorts are now on sale. New this year, Chamber pricing has been extended to spouses of eligible employees and the College Premier Pass price has been reduced by more than $300. The Premier Pass includes more than $1,000 in exclusive benefits including 50 percent off tickets at all Mountain Collective resorts. Continue Reading

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  • Decadence in Ski Country: The Valrhona Chocloate & Wine Dinner at the Little Nell

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    The Little Nell

    Photo courtesy of The Little Nell

    The Little Nell at Aspen Mountain is proud to partner with Valrhona Chocolate for a decadent evening showcasing sweet and savory flavors. They will host the Valrhona Chocolate & Wine Dinner on Friday, August 7, in the gallery at element 47. The four-course feast will be prepared by Chef de Cuisine Matt Padilla and Executive Pastry Chef Curtis Cameron with wines paired by Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy. As the exclusive chocolate supplier for The Little Nell, a representative from Valrhona will speak to the history of the brand and the nuances of each course pairing, which are shared below, and also provide sweet souvenirs for all guests. Continue Reading

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  • Telluride Acquires Peaks Resort and Spa Operations

    on July 27 | in Telluride | by | with Comments Off on Telluride Acquires Peaks Resort and Spa Operations

    The Peaks Resort & Spa at Telluride

    The Peaks Resort & Spa at Telluride

    Telluride Ski & Golf announced it has closed a deal with Peaks Capital Partners to take over the Peaks Resort and Spa. The Peaks Resort and Spa is a ski-in/ski-out, full service hotel located adjacent to the Telluride Ski & Golf Club. The hotel features 177 guest rooms, a 42,000 square foot spa with 32 treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and 9,100 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space. Continue Reading

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  • U.S. Forest Service Accepts Crested Butte Expansion Project Proposal

    on July 23 | in Crested Butte | by | with Comments Off on U.S. Forest Service Accepts Crested Butte Expansion Project Proposal

    Photo by Nathan Bilow, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

    Photo by Nathan Bilow, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

    Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is looking towards the future, and the future means a major expansion of 500 acres for skiing, riding and biking. Their proposal calls for two new chairlifts, a replacement of the North Face surface lift, more snowmaking on current ski terrain, and 15 miles of singletrack trail to add to the resort’s Evolution Bike Park. Recently, the resort received a letter from the US Forest Service’s Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest District Office initiating an environmental review of the project, stating that they are “officially accepting project proposal components [in accordance with] the 2013 Master Development Plan”. Continue Reading

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  • Winter Park’s Colorado Freeride Festival Prize Money, Courses Announced

    on July 17 | in Winter Park | by | with Comments Off on Winter Park’s Colorado Freeride Festival Prize Money, Courses Announced

    Colorado Freeride Festival

    Colorado Freeride Festival

    With less than one week until racing begins, the 2015 Colorado Freeride Festival at Winter Park Resort is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever, with over $45,000 of total prize money available, including nearly $5,000 just for amateur riders.  Maps for all of the festival’s races have also been released, giving riders an early glimpse at each of Colorado Freeride Festival’s courses, including new additions like the Super Downhill and Green Horn-It! Challenge.           Continue Reading

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  • Aspen Power of Four Trail 50K, 25K and Vertical K Scheduled for Jul. 18-19

    on July 14 | in Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Snowmass | by | with Comments Off on Aspen Power of Four Trail 50K, 25K and Vertical K Scheduled for Jul. 18-19

    Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Snowmass

    Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Snowmass

    For the third year in a row, Aspen Snowmass presents the 2015 Audi Power of Four Trail Race scheduled for Saturday, July 18-Sunday, July 19. The race continues to grow and attract some of the best runners in the state. This year, the 50K Ultra has been named the US Skyrunner Series North American Continental Championships and the new Vertical K race, also part of the US Skyrunner Series, has been added to the event schedule. Continue Reading

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