Archive for February, 2012
Now that winter has arrived with a vengeance, Steamboat Powdercats, Colorado’s premier snowcat guiding service, has extended its season till the end of April and reduced rates to help entice guests to come for a much needed powder day.
“Due to the delay in opening this season and with all the new snow we just received, we will be staying open thru the end of April,” said Eric Deering, General Manager for Steamboat Powdercats. “We are also reducing rates for this late season to help inspire guests to come up for a fantastic day of Spring skiing in the backcountry of Buffalo Pass.” (continue reading…)
By Master of Chaos, Steamboat Powdercats
Oh my, what a holiday! After waking up and calling into the Steamboat Ski Area and hearing their record breaking 27″ report, you can only imagine how excited we were to get up on Buffalo Pass to test the goods and see if the “Fluffalo Pass Phenomena” was in full affect. The FPP is where we get more! (continue reading…)
Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are kicking off spring ski season with cost saving specials and a multitude of options for entertainment. To entice skiers and snowboarders to take advantage of the spring snow conditions, calendars are filled with activities including free live music concerts, invitations to a pop-up bar, scavenger hunts, beach parties, and a St. Patrick’s Retro Day.
Mother Nature has rewarded Colorado with several large storms recently, with more yet to come. Snow conditions are excelling across much of Ski Country, and Colorado’s snowiest month is still ahead. March typically brings robust snow storms, creating powdery playgrounds for spring break revelers. Bountiful storms in March are part of the reason Colorado’s ski season stretches well into May, June, and sometimes July.
Below is a calendar of highlighted events offered throughout Colorado Ski Country this spring, and further below are highlighted resort spring deals. (continue reading…)
This blog comes to us from Kristin Lummis at BraveSkiMom.com.
Last weekend, we traveled to Summit County, Colorado to ski one of our favorite resorts: Copper Mountain. We hadn’t driven 25 miles from our garage when our bad luck started.
Black Mark #1: The “check engine” light comes on in our three-year-old car, disabling the stability control as we head into a snowstorm. We call the dealership only to find out that the car has to come in for service immediately. The good news: we’re already driving east, toward the dealership. The bad news: “immediately” means one of the adults won’t get to ski. It’s a pow day. (continue reading…)
We’ve barely made it to the first headwall of the Outhouse on Mary Jane before we’re stopped by an adoring fan.
“Hey, are you, like, Bob?”
Yes, he is.