Archive for August, 2013
Labor Day Weekend promises to be a festive affair at Winter Park Resort with the arrival of the Zoppé Italian Family Circus, which will bring its old-world tradition of family fun to the resort for eight performances from Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2.
First, gear. We love ski and ride gear. Second, saving money. We love saving money. Third, powder. We also love powder, and if you can score the first two, the powder will taste even sweeter.
For Colorado’s skiers and snowboarders, Christy Sports’ Powder Daze is more than just an opportunity to save up to 70 percent on great ski and snowboard gear. It’s the unofficial end of summer, when Colorado’s outdoor enthusiasts begin to wind down their summer hiking, camping, and rafting adventures and turn their attention towards preparing for a stellar season of bluebird powder days in Ski Country. (continue reading…)
With Labor Day weekend signaling the end of summer, Colorado skiers and riders can find significant savings on ski passes at the holiday weekend sales. Through the end of August and into September, major retailers and winter sports groups host special sale events focused on winter gear and apparel, including ski passes. A handful of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are at the sales with pass products available at discounted prices. (continue reading…)
Nestled at the foot of a box canyon and surrounded on three sides by 14,000 foot peaks in the San Juan mountain range, the small town of Telluride, Colorado is worth a visit any time of the year. Every September, this jewel of Colorado Ski Country transforms from a picturesque former mining town into an international destination for the performing arts. The town’s population of 2,500 triples as aficionados of film and blues music flood Telluride to listen to award-winning music acts and take an exclusive first look at films that will contend for Academy awards later in the year. (continue reading…)
Colorado Ski Country Resorts Entice Guests to Celebrate Labor Day with Slew of End-of-Summer Soirees
There’s still another month’s worth of summer fun to be had at Colorado’s mountain resorts before the colors begin to change, the night air becomes crisp, and the minds of alpine enthusiasts begin to wander towards tune-ups, new gear, pass purchases, and early snowstorms. Many resorts are offering great summer activities and lodging specials through the end of September.
The Labor Day weekend is the last holiday weekend as resorts begin their preparations for the winter. Whether washing down an afternoon’s worth of competition chili with renowned microbrewed beer, attending music festivals featuring award-winning musicians, taking a ride in a vintage aircraft, or enjoying the many summer sporting and recreational opportunities at Colorado’s resorts, the Labor Day weekend festivities offer something for everyone. Below are some of the events and activities taking place during the long holiday weekend around Colorado Ski Country. (continue reading…)
With high hopes of securing a spot at the 2013 World’s Championship Chili Cookoff in Palm Springs, California, close to 20 well-known connoisseurs of chili will be at Winter Park Resort this weekend, August 24 and 25, cooking up their most impressive recipes at the High Altitude Flamethrower’s Chili Festival. (continue reading…)
This blog comes to Colorado Ski Country from Kristen Lummis, creator of BraveSkiMom.com.
When I think of family reunions, I think of BBQs, lawn games, volleyball and lots of laughter. I think of groups of friends and relatives playing together, chatting together and enjoying some uninterrupted time together.