Archive for April, 2012
Time for you to go down go down to where it’s drier
Turn the lifts off over every skier and rider
One last sweep for stragglers so point it towards the base
You don’t have to go home but you can’t stay at Apres
Loveland Ski Area wrapped up their 2-11-12 ski season on Sunday April 29th. A good time was had by all as folks enjoyed great weather, live music and cool drinks.
Loveland, and many resorts, is selling 2012-13 season passes now. This is one area where the early bird will get the savings. Be sure to pay attention to purchase deadlines so you can get the most bang for your buck.
Keep an eye out on their site for the countdown to snowmaking!
Photo from Loveland Ski Area by Dustin Schaefer
The 44th annual Coca-Cola® Spring Splash, a free concert and family fun help guests say goodbye to a great season.
Photos by Brad Torchia
Powderhorn Mountain Resort Has Many Reasons to Celebrate the 2011-12 Season
In a year that was down for many resorts across the United States, Powderhorn Mountain Resort has many reasons to celebrate. The season started on August 4, 2011, with the purchase of the 45-year-old Western Colorado resort by Andy Daly and Ken, Tom and John Gart. With the purchase came a sigh of relief from the residents of Grand Junction, the surrounding communities, and loyal customers of the resort. (continue reading…)
When spring rolls around in Colorado, many outdoor enthusiasts face the agonizing decision of what to do with all the sunshine, open space, and snowy mountains. Weekends are torn between skiing, fishing, hiking or golfing. One solution is to attempt the challenge of the “trifecta”, which is to participate in three favorite outdoor activities on the same day.
All across Colorado, the state will be buzzing today with accountants preparing taxes closing day parties and festivities, as some of our resorts shut down lifts for the season. Today is the last day of the season for Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Copper Mountain, Eldora, Silverton, Snowmass and Steamboat. That’s the sad news. (continue reading…)
Concerned about climate change? Interested in sustainable efforts? You’ll be happy to hear this then. Arapahoe Basin is celebrating its fourth annual “Save Our Snow Celebration” today. The event will showcase Arapahoe Basin’s and other like-minded companies’ sustainability initiatives. The Save Our Snow event benefits High Country Conservation Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to minimizing waste and conserving resources in Summit County and surrounding areas. (continue reading…)