For the first time ever, Winter Park Resort will pair the flavors of well-known whiskeys with some of the tastiest buffalo wing recipes around, all in the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. This festival is the perfect opportunity to sample some of the best whiskey and wings in Colorado. With a variety of styles and flavors guests will be sure to find their favorite combination. A free concert will also feature the Jami Lunde Band throughout the festival.
Guests are invited to vote for their favorite wing recipe to determine the People’s Choice Award for the Best Wings. First prize is $500 and two VIP tickets to tour the Stranahan’s Distillery in Denver. Cash prizes will also be available for second and third place winners. (continue reading…)
Registration is still open for the Power of Four Mountain Bike Race this Saturday, August 25. This race combines the four ski areas of Aspen/Snowmass – Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk – into one challenging course. The diversity of terrain and a requirement to ride four distinct mountains makes this event the only one of its kind. New this year, the race concludes with a thrilling single track decent of Aspen Mountain. (continue reading…)
Copper Mountain Ski Resort welcomes Mountain Pose Medicine and Yoga Symposium and Genuine Jazz and Wine, Aug. 22 – 26. The weekend is truly full of something for everyone from wine enthusiasts, jazz connoisseurs, yoga beginners to the yogi extraordinaire. (continue reading…)
Woodward at Copper has piloted a Public Park Session, opening up the opportunity for summertime shredding in Summit County, CO. For just $10, Copper invites snowboarders and skiers to hone their tricks using various boxes and rails at the Playground Terrain Park. Sessions take place on Saturdays from 10am to 1pm and will continue through the remainder of July, as conditions permit. (continue reading…)
It’s dark, cold, and the chairlifts aren’t running. Let’s go skiing.
I’m at Arapahoe Basin on a chilly December evening, putting on my boots in the parking lot by headlamp. Somewhere up on the dark monolith before me lies the Black Mountain Lodge, and in it, a decadent feast. So while I wonder what’s wrong with this group of people gathering around me, I’m motivated to beat them to the grub.
We’re here at the Moonlight Dinner Series’ Swiss Night, a creation of renowned Chef Rybak. The full moon we’ve been promised has not shown its face yet, but if it’s anything like me it’ll come running once it hears the dinner bell. Sufficiently layered and lit with headlamps, we begin our trek.
Wolf Creek is usually near the top of the list for snowfall in Colorado, but that doesn’t mean “Wolfie” is only for powderhounds. Those that like to bang bumps flock to Wolf Creek too – namely the US Freestyle Ski Team. According to Scott Rawles, the team’s head mogul coach, Wolf Creek is “The place to be, pretty much in the whole world right now”. With the most fresh snow in the country waiting for them, the whole US Freestyle Ski Team headed for this southwest Colorado mecca.
DIA’s got the red-eyed, blue mustang. The Convention Center has the big, blue grizzly. The World’s Largest Apres Ski and Ride Party has this; a giant, blue, fuzzy, ermine-looking thing. But the apres ermine can dance. And he can hand out information about the World’s Largest Apres Ski and Ride Party, which is exactly what he was doing in downtown Denver recently.