Monarch Mountain, which depends 100% on natural snowfall, will kick off the 2016/2017 season on Friday, Dec. 2! The base lodge and rental shop will open at 8 a.m. and the lifts will start turning at 9 a.m.Read More »
Powderhorn Mountain Resort is announcing an early opening preview weekends on Saturday, December 3rd & Sunday, December 4th, and Saturday December 11th & Sunday, December 12th, 2016 marking one of the earlier opening days in the resort’s history and a welcome start to the 50th Anniversary Season.Read More »
Telluride Ski Resort will officially open for the season on with limited terrain off of Village Express Lift (Lift 4) and the Chondola (Lift 1). Weather permitting, the Resort also plans to open Polar Queen Express (Lift 5) and Apex Lift (Lift 6) on Saturday, December 10th with additional terrain.Read More »
When Arapahoe Basin fired up a chairlift on October 21, 2017, they also kicked off their 70th Anniversary season. 70th anniversaries are a big deal. Not many married folk reach this milestone, and in Colorado, only five ski areas are older: Howelsen Hill, Loveland, Monarch, Cooper and Winter Park (Aspen Skiing Company also got it’s start around the same time in 1946).
This season, Powderhorn and Sunlight, two western slope favorites turning 50, join Arapahoe Basin in celebration.Read More »
POWDR, Woodward and Eldora Mountain Resort announced today that Eldora will offer The Woodward Experience, on snow instructional sessions for ski and snowboard, for the 2016/2017 ski season. Eldora joins Copper Mountain to become the only two locations in Colorado to offer Woodward sessions. Bringing Woodward Experience to Eldora is indicative of POWDR’s commitment to expanding opportunities for youth empowerment through Woodward’s 45 years of summer and winter innovative youth training.Read More »
Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), the trade association and global voice of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, today announced that Hesperus Ski Area will join the association effective immediately.Read More »
It was, admittedly, a strange feeling for Davey and Rosanne H. Pitcher, owners of Wolf Creek Ski Area.
Thanksgiving was creeping up and, except for one trail off the beginner lift where they’d been making snow at night, the slopes were grassy and rocky. Wolf Creek boasts the most snow in Colorado, an average of 450 inches a year, and is usually 100 percent open by Turkey Day, the rocks and shrubs covered by a deep base of natural powder. But this year, the autumn drought that had plagued the entire West seemed to have another idea, and their snow-making capacity is just 5 acres. The original mid-November opening date was postponed indefinitely.Read More »
There is much to be thankful for this week as three Colorado Ski Country ski areas are set to open on Thanksgiving Day and seven more are already up and running. By the time Howelsen Hill opens next Tuesday, there will be 11 total resorts open in Ski Country (for a full list of opening dates click here). Here are a few of the Thanksgiving events happening at open Ski Country resorts.Read More »
For the Second Time in Five Days, Colorado Mountains Receive Significant Snow
With two ski areas opening tomorrow and another five on Thanksgiving Day and over the weekend, Colorado Ski Country USA ski areas across the state received significant snowfall from a storm on Monday and Tuesday.Read More »