• Photo by Jeremy Swanson last Memorial Day Weekend. Courtesy of Aspen Snowmass.

    With 18 Inches of New Snow in the Past Week, Aspen Mountain’s Summer Operations Kick-Off with Ski/Ride May 27-29  Due to recent winter storms that dropped 18 inches of new snow in the past week, Aspen Mountain will open for skiing and riding Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29. In addition to...

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    Heart healthy produce, locally crafted artisan items and specialty products headline the new Thursday afternoon tradition at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort base area. Mt. Crested Butte welcomes the first Farmers Market to the resort base area. Local farmers and vendors will be present to offer...

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    How to Store Your Ski Equipment for the Summer

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    As skiers trade skis and snowboards for mountain bikes and hiking boots, it’s time to store all that snowsports gear. There is an art to properly storing and maintaining your equipment over the summer, from storage wax on the boards to buckling up your boots properly. When the snow starts to fly...

  • Inside a Powderhound’s Backpack

    on March 17 | in Insider Secrets, Travel Planning & Tips, Wolf Creek | by | with 2 Comments

    While this is not the author of this story, it is a powderhound with a backpack nonetheless. Photo by Carl Frey courtesy of Winter Park.

    While this is not the author of this story, it is a powderhound with a backpack nonetheless. Photo by Carl Frey courtesy of Winter Park.

    The sport of skiing is necessarily a gear-intensive one.

    It just takes a lot of stuff to stay comfortable when you’re above 11,000 feet in winter and it’s -5 degrees Fahrenheit and snowing sideways. Having a pack with you can help you save money while you’re on the slopes.

    You may have recently read a blog post about how our resident ski mom packs for a day on the slopes with the kids. If not, check it out here: http://blog.coloradoski.com/2017/03/07/mountain-sherpa-inside-a-ski-moms-backpack/.

    Reading that got me thinking about what essentials I carry for a day of skiing, as a ski bum on a low budget with no kids who often hits the mountain solo in the middle of the week. I pack much lighter than our Mountain Sherpa blogger, but many of the essentials are the same.

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  • 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 1 Comment

    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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