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Silent Sunday: Learning to Ski at Winter Park

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Mar.30, 2014, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

Sarah Wieck, Winter Park Resort

Sarah Wieck, Winter Park Resort

Guess who’s going to be a racer some day?

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Winter Park Resort’s Annual TJV Ski Down for Cancer Returns March 22

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Mar.10, 2014, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

3-10 WPWhile most know of the Winter Park Professional Ski Patrol’s dedication to helping people, few realize its reach extends so far beyond the slopes of the mountain.  On Saturday, March 22, Winter Park’s Ski Patrol will partner with the Cavett Kids Foundation for the fourth annual TJV Ski Down for Cancer, benefiting the American Cancer Society and Cavett Kids.

Dedicated in honor of Thomas James Veit, a 12-year Winter Park ski patroller who lost his valiant battle with colon cancer in 2011, this year’s TJV Ski Down for Cancer will consist of Winter Park employees and volunteers skiing/riding down lower Hughes at around 5 p.m. to celebrate the lives of those who have been touched by this dreaded disease.  After the Ski Down, a silent auction will be held at Doc’s Roadhouse located at the base of Winter Park.

The event has grown exponentially each year and the hope is to make the fourth installment the best yet.  To make a donation on-line, please visit www.winterparkresort.com/SkiTJV.

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Colorado Freeride Festival Registration is Now Open

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.20, 2014, under Colorado Events

WP-freeride mountain bike

Winter Park Resort

Riders looking to participate in the largest freeride mountain bike event in the United States can now register for this summer’s Colorado Freeride Festival, which will be held on July 24-27, 2014 at Winter Park Resort.

Registration is open now in four disciplines; Slopestyle, Enduro, Air Downhill, and the fan-favorite Pond Crossing.  Registration for the Cross Country race will open this Friday, February 21 and spaces for all competition, especially Enduro, will fill up fast so those interested are encouraged to sign up quickly.   This year’s Colorado Freeride Festival promises to be the best yet, with top riders from all over the world battling it out for over $45,000 in prize money.

For more information or to register for the 2014 Colorado Freeride Festival, please visit: www.ColoradoFreerideFestival.com.

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Colorado Ski Country Gears Up for Spring with Events and Activities Galore

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.19, 2014, under Colorado Events, Resorts

Aspen Spring Jam

The Aspen Spring Jam, Aspen/Snowmass

As we near the height of the ski season in the Rocky Mountain West, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts have a full calendar of events, deals, promotions, and activities for the whole family in addition to snow conditions that rival the greatest seasons in a generation. Between now and the end of March, guests at CSCUSA resorts can participate in a variety of fun racing events, catch a range of concerts, learn new tricks in the terrain park, partake in some of the most unusual scavenger hunts imaginable, and so much more.

Here is a sample of what will be happening at resorts across Colorado Ski Country between now and the end of March: (continue reading…)

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Top 9 Tips For Skiing Winter Park Like a Colorado Local

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.18, 2014, under General

Winter Park Resort

Winter Park Resort

Originally posted by Megan Barber at ski.curbed.com

As one of the closest ski areas to Denver, Winter Park has long been a local’s paradise of bumps, family fun, and secret tree stashes. Our friends at Curbed Ski scoured the mountain to bring you the top tips on how to ski winter park like a Colorado local. From the weather patterns to spring parties in the parking lot, they’ve got the inside scoop.

Here are are some highlights of their nine tips to shred this great mountain Colorado-style: (continue reading…)

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The 39th Annual Wells Fargo Ski Cup at Winter Park Resort Gives Sneak Peek to U.S. Winter Paralympic Athletes

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.17, 2014, under General

National Sports Center for the Disabled, Winter Park Resort

National Sports Center for the Disabled, Winter Park Resort

The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) will host the 39th Annual Wells Fargo Ski Cup (WFSC) on Feb. 21 – 23 at Winter Park Resort.  This event is the largest fundraiser for the NSCD, bringing in more than $210,000 to support therapeutic recreation summer and winter programs for children and adults with disabilities. This year several NSCD athletes, who will compete in Sochi on the U.S. Winter Paralympic team, will be racing this weekend including: Alana Nichols, Jamie Stanton, Mike Shea and Heidi Jo Duce. (continue reading…)

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Come Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Colorado Ski Country

by Guest on Feb.12, 2014, under General

Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski Area

Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski Area

With the holiday of love approaching just around the corner, CSUSA wants to help you make the most of your 2014 Valentine’s Day. Our member resorts across the state are reporting powder conditions with more powder to come, so what better way to spend it than to get back out on those slopes? Here’s a list of some fun events you might like to attend: (continue reading…)

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