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Aspen/Snowmass Opening Dates For Summer Operations

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jun.07, 2013, under General

The Silver Queen Gondola on Aspen Mountain is currently open on weekends until daily service resumes on Saturday, June 15.  Daily service runs June 15 – September 2 until the gondola returns to weekends only September 7 – 29.

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Copper Mountain Kicks Off Summer Activities and Events on June 14

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jun.06, 2013, under General

On June 14, Copper Mountain is primed to spring into the summer season with endless activities for every age, ski and snowboard summer camps, and a full line-up of headlining events.

The sun is shining and the snow is melting meaning only one thing: summer in the high country is just around the corner. Copper’s Summer Activity Passes are the best bang for the buck in the high country. Copper’s Summer Activity Passes are available for just $74 for a season pass or $44 for a day pass and include unlimited access to mini golf, diggler mountain rides, scenic chairlift rides, bumper boats and paddle boats, mountain bike equipment haul, climbing wall, quad bungee jump, and Summit County’s only go-kart track. Village at Copper activities will be open daily starting June 14 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday – Thursday and 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Fridays at Copper are back this summer and include free music, free movies, and free activities. Simply spend $40 in the Village’s restaurants and shops to receive free tickets to one of each of Copper’s village activities.

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Summer Events Roundup in Colorado Ski Country USA

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jun.05, 2013, under General

This summer, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are hosting a variety of events that will appeal to guests of all ages and interests, including several unique activities that won’t take place anywhere else. Summertime provides the perfect opportunity for guests to escape the heat of the city and head to the mountains for cooler temperatures and a litany of events.

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Arapahoe Basin: Pond Skimming

by Guest on Jun.04, 2013, under General

This post comes to us from guest blogger Helen Olsson, founder of MadDogMom.com and author of the book The Down & Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids.

A well-muscled young man skis across a long, thin puddle of water in what may be a red Speedo but is more likely his underpants. He is soon followed by Duff Man, a Homer Simpson superhero complete with cape, rubber biceps, and utility belt stocked with cans of Duff beer. It is not Halloween.

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Stay and Play at Winter Park This Summer – Packages Now Available

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jun.03, 2013, under General

Whether it’s a quick, weekend getaway or an extended vacation, Winter Park and surrounding area have the perfect summer lodging package for any schedule and budget.  The great deals allow visitors an affordable opportunity to enjoy the many summer activities and events, including the Resort’s Trestle Bike Park, Colorado’s longest Alpine Slide, Colorado Freeride Festival, and many others through the summer. Winter Park Resort’s summer season begins on Saturday, June 15.

Mountain Bike Capital USA™

Mountain Bike Capital USA™

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Arapahoe Basin extends Colorado’s ski and ride season to June 9, 2013

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jun.01, 2013, under General

Thanks to cool temperatures and late-season snow, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) has extended the Colorado ski and ride season for another weekend. Arapahoe Basin will be open seven days a week through June 2, 2013, and will reopen for summer skiing and riding on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 7, 8, and 9, 2013.

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