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Chairlift Confessions: Powder Flu

by Mountain Correspondent on Mar.02, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, Insider Secrets

[WARNING: This blog post is NSFW - Employees: if your boss sees you reading it, you can kiss your next powder day goodbye. Kids: do NOT let your parents see this unless they're very cool, or already have the Powder Flu themselves. Read with caution]

You don’t want to be sick, right? But you do want the conditions to be sick out on the slopes. So what happens when you’re not sick, but the conditions are? Colorado Ski Country has the answer. It’s called the powder flu, and it’s extremely contagious around here.

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Photo Quiz: Guess What

by Mountain Correspondent on Feb.26, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, General

It’s Colorado Ski Country USA Photo Quiz time. Test your ski cred and see if you can ace the quiz. Winners get bragging rights on Colorado’s greatest skiing Facebook page, and never-ending glory.

Ready for the quiz? Here goes:

QUESTION: What is going on in this picture:

What's going on in this photo?

What's going on in this photo?

Multiple choices below:

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Night Extravaganza. Yes, Seriously

by Mountain Correspondent on Jan.31, 2013, under Colorado Events, General, Resorts

One of the most amazing winter carnivals, hands-down, no-doubt, bet-your-season-pass is Steamboat Springs’ Winter Carnival. It’s coming up Feb 6-10. Do. Not. Miss. It. And when you get there, be sure to put on some warm socks, fill a thermos with some piping hot <ahem> cocoa, and head out for a night at the signature event, the Night Extravaganza.

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Risks of Parking in Colorado

by Mountain Correspondent on Jan.29, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

Parking in Colorado has its risks, as this poor damsel in distress recently realized after leaving her car unattended for a day a Durango Mountain Resort lot. The resort is reporting a whopping 22 inches in the last 48 hours. I believe it:

No, it's not a mogul. It's a car.

No, it's not a mogul. It's my car.

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Skijoring with Kids @ Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival

by Mountain Correspondent on Jan.14, 2013, under Colorado Events, General

Few towns are as snow-crazy as Steamboat Springs, CO. I knew this before heading up to the Winter Carnival last year, but I had NO IDEA to the degree this town loves its snow. Skiing is like a religion here, one which it indoctrinated its kids annually. The chosen method of indoctrination? Winter Carnival SkiJoring.

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4000 Reasons to Snowboard in Colorado

by Mountain Correspondent on Dec.30, 2012, under Colorado Skiing, General

Greetings, snow-fans! We here at Colorado Ski Country USA have got about 4,000 pretty compelling reasons you should head to the mountains in Colorado right now. Why 4,000 you ask? Well, they say a picture is worth a thousand words, so you do the math:

Fresh Snow in Colorado

Photo by Scott DW Smith

Wolf Creek Ski Area. Photo by Scott DW Smith

Wolf Creek Ski Area. Photo by Scott DW Smith

Photo by Scott DW Smith

Photo by Scott DW Smith

Up close and personal with photographer Scott DW Smith

Up close and personal with photographer Scott DW Smith

C’mon, you didn’t really think I was going to sit here and write 4,000 reasons, did you? Please. We’re too busy skiing and snowboarding here in Colorado.

-Mountain Correspondent

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Wordless Wednesday

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Oct.03, 2012, under General

Photos of Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort taken by James Bunten.

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