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Archive for March, 2012

A Telluride powder day

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Mar.16, 2012, under General

Courtesy of Open Exposure Media

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A night with Eldora’s snow groomers

by Guest on Mar.15, 2012, under Colorado Skiing

Groomers: Tilling resort snow is like a work of art

Written by Jenn Fields, this story originally ran in the Daily Camera

In the summer, Tom Anderson tills the earth at his farm in Longmont. In the winter, he tills the snow on Eldora Mountain Resort’s slopes.
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Wordless Wednesday

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Mar.14, 2012, under General

Echo Mountain by John Trousdale

Echo Mountain by John Trousdale

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A Different Side of Snowmass

by Guest on Mar.09, 2012, under General

This blog comes to Colorado Ski Country USA from Kristen Lummis
Braveskimom.com

The Lynn Britt Cabin at Snowmass

Great skiing? Check.

Gorgeous mountains? Check.

An amazing family resort? Check.

Terrain for all abilities from double-blacks to greens? Check.

I’ve written all of those things and more about Snowmass, and you can read them here:

Today, however, I’ve got some off-the-beaten ski trail information: fine dining, fine art and live music.

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Where are the NASTAR Moms?

by Guest on Mar.08, 2012, under General

This blog comes to Colorado Ski Country USA from Kristen Lummis.
Braveskimom.com

Jeanette Saylor on the Podium, Photo Courtesy NASTAR

In 2010, Jeanette Saylor a 54-year-old mother of two from Colorado was the NASTAR National Champion. At the NASTAR Nationals in Winter Park, Colorado, Saylor first won her age class, the Ladies 50-54 Platinum Division. Then in the Race of Champions, she posted the fastest time and was the overall winner.

In 2010, about 30% of NASTAR racers were women. While NASTAR doesn’t keep track of how many were moms, I think its a fair bet that many of the moms at NASTAR Nationals weren’t like Jeanette. They weren’t racing. They were schlepping skis for their kids and husbands.

Where Are The Moms?

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2012 IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup to be held in Winter Park

by Guest on Mar.06, 2012, under General

Over 100 athletes representing more than seventeen countries will take to the slopes at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Cup this week, at Winter Park Resort.

Markus Salcher of Austria competes in the 2011-12 season_CREDITMichael Knaus, courtesy of the International Paralympic Committee

Markus Salcher of Austria competes in the 2011-12 season_CREDITMichael Knaus, courtesy of the International Paralympic Committee

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Intelligence for the Ski Feet

by Guest on Mar.06, 2012, under General

This blog comes to Colorado Ski Country from Eric Ward and the good folks at the Foot Foundation

Thanks to all of those who took the time to chat with their favorite snow God.  It’s working great, keep it up!!

This week, I am going to attempt to paint a simple picture of just how important it is to understand pronation, and how this knowledge is crucial to ensuring that every guest’s skiing experience is a positive one.

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