Archive for March, 2013
The Mountain Collective™ has added three premier independent ski resorts in North America to its roster of iconic destinations for the 2013-2014 winter season. Mammoth Mountain, Snowbird and Whistler Blackcomb join Alta, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows in this unprecedented collaboration of resorts.
Copper Mountain will once again embrace its famous Sunsation festival during closing weekend, April 13-14, and have released the names of those performing. This weekend-long celebration headlined by musical acts Matt and Kim and Ozomatli will also include pond skimming competitions, adventure races, and plenty of sunshine.
This blog comes to Colorado Ski Country from Kristen Lummis, creator of BraveSkiMom.com.
For the past eleven years, the last day of the work week meant Bud Light Big Air Fridays at Snowmass. This competition invites all comers to show their stease on the 40-foot jump on Upper Fanny Hill. It’s an impressive display of progressive insanity and flight. And while Big Air Friday still welcomes in the weekend at Snowmass, it’s no longer the only game in town.
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the dedication and opening of the westbound bore or the Eisenhower Tunnel at the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnel west of Denver, which is the highest vehicle tunnel in the world at 11,155 feet. We thought it appropriate to give a shout-out to the Tunnel that has served as a lifeline to our sporting opportunities here in Colorado, and the role it played in helping develop our business and increased visitation.
This blog comes to Colorado Ski Country from Mike Goodwin, Senior Editor of Snowboard Colorado.
Last week I rallied down to Aspen with staff photographer Aaron Dodds for the first park shoot of Volume 4 of Snowboard Colorado Magazine. We met up with a young crew of dudes – Red Gerard, Blake Axelson, Ezra Racine and Wylie Adams – and lucked out with a bluebird day.
This blog comes to us from Amber Johnson of MileHighMamas.com.
Mom: “Can you please unpack your lunchbox?”
Daughter: “Why should I do it? You’re the one who packed my lunch for me.”
Mom: “I did it to be nice. It’s your responsibility to make it and then unload it.”
Daughter: “Well, if you made it, you should be the one to clean it.”
If you’re ready for spring and neglected to purchase a season pass this year, then not to worry. For those who love warmer weather, sunny skies, great snow, and saving money, Winter Park has three great spring pass deals over the course of March and April.