Ski Country Easter Fun Fact #1: The Easter Bunny’s native habitat is on Colorado’s Continental Divide, not far from the Loveland Pass on US Highway 6. This weekend, the Easter Bunny ventured a few miles down the mountain in each direction to visit nearby ski areas Arapahoe Basin and Loveland. Here are some picturesque shots of the Bunny doing his thing at A-Basin:
Ski Country Easter Fun Fact #2: The Easter Bunny is an elite snowboarder who shreds deep powder and big jumps. Here’s the Bunny showing off his impressive skills at Loveland:
Colorado Ski Country USA would like to wish you and your family a Happy Holidays and a snowy New Year!
Many resorts have torchlight parades and fireworks between now and the New Year as well as other family friendly activities. Check out just some of what is going on in Colorado Ski Country: (continue reading…)
Well this is the coolest thing ever.
A drone helicopter at Loveland Ski Area filmed footage of national teams training in preparation for the Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Check out the amazing footage from just a few feet above the race course.
The agility, grace, and raw athleticism of elite ski racers is even more evident when you can follow them all the way down the mountain in a single shot. Cloudgate Aerial Cinematography from Greeley, Colorado provided this cutting edge footage.
UPDATED: Loveland, Arapahoe Basin Rev Up the 2013/14 Colorado Ski Season with Fall’s First Snowmaking
Just when skiers and snowboarders throughout Colorado began firing their home furnaces for the first time since April, some folks in Ski Country had a better idea: At 6:00 pm on Friday evening, Loveland ski area fired its snowmaking guns for the first time this season, kicking off the annual race to Opening Day in Colorado. Just a few hours later and a few miles on the other side of the Continental Divide, Arapahoe Basin followed suit.
Moisture mixed with a jet stream plummeting south from Canada brought snow throughout the high country, and air temperatures are now low enough at Loveland and A-Basin for productive snowmaking. It’ll probably be a few more weeks before you’re allowed on the mountain, but this is your signal to sharpen your skis and boards, put down the twelve-ounce curls, and pick up your fitness regimen!
Over 80 couples have pre-registered to take the plunge or renew their vows at Loveland Ski Area’s 22nd Annual Valentine’s Day Marry Me & Ski Free Mountaintop Matrimony. The mass wedding ceremony will take place at noon on the deck of the newly remodeled Ptarmigan Roost Cabin at the top of Chair 2.
I’ve been out with the kids several times this year but for our first official family ski outing of the season, with the core four, we headed up to Loveland. It’s one of the areas we frequent for a few reasons: location, terrain and atmosphere.