“Someone asked me, ‘Why are you so happy? ‘Because I skied today and it was good.” – Overheard in the ski lodge, May 1, 2016 By R. Scott Rappold All good things must come to an end. In that spirit, Wolf Creek Ski Area in southern Colorado called it a season May 1, nearly a [&hellip...
The NFL Draft is coming to Winter Park Resort, as the Denver Broncos will make their day three selections live from the base of Mary Jane on Saturday, April 30 beginning at 10 a.m. Helping to make the picks will be former quarterback Jake Plummer, Miles the Mascot, members of the Broncos...
Winter-like conditions and abundant snowfall in the forecast will extend Aspen Highland’s bonus weekend to now include Friday, April 29. Aspen Highlands will be open Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1 for one last extended weekend with a large portion of the mountain’s terrain, including Highland...
Coronet Peak/The Remarkables, New Zealand has joined The Mountain Collective™ as a full partner for the 2016-2017 season. This addition expands the breadth of the Collective with full partner destinations in four countries, and affiliates in three more. Continue Reading
Nothing pairs better with a great day of skiing than a rejuvenating soak in a luxury natural hot springs! Sunlight Mountain Resort’s Slope and Soak 4-Pack gives guests 4 lift tickets plus 4 passes to Iron Mountain Hot Springs for just $199. Offer ends March 17. Lift tickets must be used during 2015-16 season. Closing day at Sunlight is scheduled for April 3.
There is no end of advice for how to optimize your ski vacation. Countless websites offer discounted lodging; less expensive lift tickets can be found for those who sleuth; and for the family that wants to ski together? The blogosphere has you covered. But what if the problem—i.e. that obstacle between your driveway and the mountains—isn’t motivation, but simple confusion?
I had this thought recently, as my family and I headed out on our umpteenth ski trip for the season. Because we go somewhere new almost every weekend, and because my husband and I don’t mind strapping our four and six year old sons in the car and driving for hours, we have got this head-out-the-door-for-skiing thing dialed.
If you ask most visitors to Colorado what brings them to the state in winter, the answer is pretty obvious. With good reason, they come for the skiing and snowboarding at many of North America’s most beloved ski resorts.
But if you come only for the skiing and riding, you’re missing out on a range of other winter delights.
While we don’t want to cut into your ski days, here are some ideas to tempt you to stay in the mountains a little longer, whether you’re here for a weekend, a week, or forever. No skis required! Continue Reading
Punxsutawney Phil may be predicting an early spring, but winter is far from over at Copper Mountain, with 29 inches of snow so far in February. March is slated to be jam-packed with events including Woodward Copper Winter Camp, an Easter Egg Hunt for the ages, and Copper’s final Moonlight Dinner of the season. Continue Reading
Sure, powder hounds like me live for those days when the snow falls deep and fluffy all night and the sky clears just in time for good light and amazing mountain views while floating down the hill on a bed of pillows. But Colorado’s weather is notoriously erratic. Snowstorms often create widely varying conditions from resort to resort and even run to run. Continue Reading
The hills of Winter Park Resort will be alive with the sound of music throughout the entire month of April, with two major concert events highlighting the resort’s annual Springtopia celebration. The fun starts with the Minus Zero Music Festival and culminates with a free concert featuring headliners American Authors and support from G. Love & Special Sauce with plenty of music in between. Continue Reading