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    SlopeSoakers 2017 [Video]

    Apr 19 | 412 Views | No Comments

    No one does a pond skim quite like Copper Mountain. Check out the video recap from this year’s SlopeSoakers event to see what we mean&#...

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    Aspen Snowmass Kicks-Off Summer Memorial Day Weekend

    Apr 18 | 375 Views | No Comments

    Summer Operations Snowmass Bike Park Nights and New Trails Top-of-Aspen Mountain Summer Enhancement Project Continues Expanded Farm to Table Dinners at Elk Camp Restaurant Enduro World Series Mountain Bike Race Stars Above Aspen Community Astronomy Night Back by Popular Demand Aspen Snowmass...

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    “Ender” – Snowmass Terrain Park Video

    Apr 17 | 145 Views | No Comments

    Colorado is blessed with an abundance of amazing terrain parks and the award winning park at Aspen Snowmass is right up there with the best of them. Sadly, the winter season at Snowmass has come to a close but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce. This one is for all you snowboard park...

  • Eldora Mountain Resort Hosts Inaugural Ditchslap Banked Slalom on Saturday, April 1

    on March 17 | in Eldora, Events | by | with 1 Comment

    Photo by Kristin Dwyer courtesy of Eldora Mountain Resort.

    Photo by Kristin Dwyer courtesy of Eldora Mountain Resort.

    Snowboard Event Offers $10,000 in Prizes to Men and Women Riders in Four Divisions

    Eldora Mountain Resort will host the inaugural Ditchslap Banked Slalom Presented by 10 Barrel Brewing Co. on Saturday April 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Snowboarders are invited to compete in one of four different competitive divisions for a share of the $10,000 prize purse.

    “Banked slaloms are iconic to the Pacific Northwest and something we’re lucky enough to enjoy in our backyard of Bend, OR,” says Andy Goggins, marketing director of 10 Barrel Brewing. “We’re excited to be part of the Ditchslap Banked Slalom at Eldora. It doesn’t get much better than the combo of snowboarding, mountains and good beer.”

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  • Eight Great Reasons to Visit Crested Butte this Spring

    on March 17 | in Crested Butte, Events | by | with No Comments

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    There is no shortage of snow at Crested Butte Mountain Resort as the final few weeks of the ski season come into focus. The resort has received over 300 inches of snow this winter and is 100% open with outstanding conditions. As recreationalists search for their last turns of the 2016-2017 winter season, there are plenty of reasons to make a trip to Crested Butte.

    To celebrate the plentiful snowfall and quintessential Colorado bluebird days, April is the perfect time for Spring Butte. Here are eight reasons why Crested Butte should wrap up your winter season:

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  • Purgatory Resort’s New Transfer Lift is Now Open

    on March 15 | in Purgatory | by | with No Comments

    Photo: Eric Berry/ Purgatory Resort.

    Photo: Eric Berry/ Purgatory Resort.

    With Fantastic Conditions, Purgatory Extends Season through April!

    Durango, Colo. —  Purgatory Resort opened its newest lift on the backside of the mountain, which provides skiers and snowboarders easy access to the Legends Express quad chairlift from some of the best fall line skiing on the mountain.  Officials also announced that with the incredible snowfall Purgatory has received already this season – 20 feet of snow – the season will be extended weekends through the end of April!

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  • Get the Best Deal on Sunlight Mountain Season Passes

    on March 15 | in Sunlight | by | with No Comments

    2017.18 season pass renewal

    Season passes for the 2017/18 season are on sale now!  Renew now at last year’s early rate plus get $10 off ski tunes, wax, or repair at Sunlight Ski & Bike. This is the BEST DEAL you’ll get on a 2017/18 season pass. Browse the menus below to shop our selection of season pass options. More information here: http://sunlightmtn.com/plan-your-trip/season-passes-sale-now.

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  • Copper Mountain Resort Season Passes Now On Sale

    on March 15 | in Copper Mountain | by | with No Comments

    Photo by Tripp Fay courtesy of Copper Mountain.

    Photo by Tripp Fay courtesy of Copper Mountain.

    • 2017/18 Copper Season Passes and 4-Packs now on sale
    • Kids Ski Free promotion returns through May 31
    • Purchase a Season Pass by May 31 or 4-Pack by April 24 for the best possible deal

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  • Aspen Snowmass World Cup Flash Sale

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    Jordan Curet/Aspen Daily News

    Aspen Snowmass is holding a World Cup Flash Sale  ending March 21, 2017, valid for stays from April 3 – April 16, 2017. Book through Stay Aspen Snowmass and buy a minimum of two days of lodging and get 40% off adult lift tickets and 20% off teen, senior and kid lift tickets.

    Rent kids equipment (ages 7 to 12) from Four Mountain Sports, and they will receive a free lift ticket for every rental day purchased. More information at can be found at https://www.stayaspensnowmass.com/specials/kids-ski-free.

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  • Unguided Season Returns at Silverton

    on March 15 | in Silverton, Skiing & Snowboarding | by | with No Comments

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    Buy a Spring Season Pass and Get a FREE Private Mountain Day!

    Spring Unguided Season starts on March 31st! Purchase a Spring Unguided Season Pass for only $179, which includes 6 days of unguided skiing and riding plus an EXCLUSIVE DAY of mountain access for season pass holders on March 30th.

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  • 2017-18 Winter Park Passes on Sale Now

    on March 15 | in Skiing & Snowboarding, Travel Planning & Tips, Winter Park | by | with No Comments

    Photo by Carl Frey courtesy of Winter Park Resort.

    Photo by Carl Frey courtesy of Winter Park Resort.

    All Passes Include a Convenient Six-Month Payment Plan and Kids Ski Free Returns!    

    Winter Park Resort passes for the 2017-18 winter season will go on sale on March 15, with an opportunity for the season’s best savings on a variety of popular products, including the Rocky Mountain Super Pass+, the Winter Park Resort Pass, and Route 40 Pass.  New this year is a payment plan that enables skiers/riders the convenience of six easy payments spread out over six months beginning in June.  Plus, the extremely popular Kids Ski Free returns, with a free pass for kids 12 and under with purchase of a corresponding adult pass.

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  • Final Ski FREE Day at Howelsen Hill Ski Area Slated for Sunday, March 12

    on March 9 | in Howelsen | by | with No Comments

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    Ski FREE Sunday Also Marks Closing Day for Public Skiing for 2016/17 Winter Season

    Howelsen Hill Ski Area will host its final Ski FREE day of the 2016/17 winter season on this upcoming Sunday, March 12, 2017. Ski FREE Sunday is also closing day for public skiing for the season at the ski area.

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  • By Day and Night, Hesperus is Filling an Important Skiing Niche in Southwest Colorado

    on March 9 | in Dining and Nightlife, Hesperus Ski Area, Skiing & Snowboarding | by | with No Comments

    Photo by Scott DW Smith courtesy of Hesperus.

    Photo by Scott DW Smith courtesy of Hesperus.

    By R. Scott Rappold

    There’s an old two-seater chairlift rising above U.S. Highway 160 in southwest Colorado.

    From the road, Hesperus doesn’t look like much, especially compared to the massive resorts of Purgatory, Silverton and Telluride that also call this region home. In summer, cattle graze on the ski trails. In winter, the smell of livestock is unmistakable in the muddy parking lot. Little has changed here since the first tow rope went in back in 1962.

    But thanks to the 2016 acquisition by James Coleman, owner of Purgatory and several small ski areas in New Mexico and Arizona, a lot more people are discovering Hesperus. With the region’s only night skiing and pass reciprocity with the other areas, Hesperus is filling an important niche here. And Durango locals who might never have skied Hesperus are catching on.

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