Mountain men and women from far and wide made the trek down to Denver for the 22nd annual Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo this weekend.
Celebrating the start of the ski season, industry reps came armed with swag and updates on the season ahead, while shoppers came loaded with credit cards, ready to snatch up big savings.
With impressive deals on last year's gear and showcases full of this year's gear, gearheads and gear wannabes mixed and mingled on the show floor. Enthusiasts enjoyed an array of activities ranging from the slackline demo and comp, a rock climbing wall, and a large mountain boarding arena.
The resort and vendor tents were a big hit with the shoppers., many finding deals on lift tickets and free stickers and maps! Winter Park's kid slope was a thrill for the little ones while the Rocky Mountain Brew Fest was a winner with the big kids. Partygoers toasted to the season over craft brews from local Colorado brewers.
With several Colorado ski resorts open, and many more to follow in the coming weeks, the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo offered shredders and rippers one last chance stock up on great deals for the season!