Nov 08, 2019 in Safety

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Skiing and snowboarding off the groomed runs and in deep powder is one of the most exciting and appealing parts of the sport. However, if you decide to leave the groomed trails, you are voluntarily accepting the risk of a deep snow immersion accident. A deep snow, or tree well immersion accident occurs when a skier or rider falls into an area of deep unconsolidated snow and becomes immobilized and suffocates. Deaths resulting from these kinds of accidents are referred to as an SIS hazard or Snow Immersion Suffocation.

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Nov 07, 2019 in Steamboat, Ski Country, Skiing & Snowboarding

The ski and snowboard season will begin earlier than ever in Steamboat this winter with the resort moving Opening Day up a week to November 15, 2019. To celebrate the earliest opening in more than 50 years, lift tickets for the first week of the season will be $50 and all passes will be valid starting opening day. The season will start with Christie Peak Express featuring 50 acres, 1,100 vertical feet and 10 trails including Sitz, Sitzback, Jess’ Cut-Off, Vogue, lower Short Cut, Stampede, Boulevard, upper Giggle Gulch and Right O Way, as well as

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Nov 04, 2019 in Ski Country, Loveland, Purgatory, Aspen Highlands, Skiing & Snowboarding

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Loveland Ski Area - Dustin Schaefer

If you live in ski country and live for winter, there is a goal that belongs on your bucket list.

Have a 100-day season on the slopes.

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Nov 01, 2019 in Wolf Creek, Ski Country, Skiing & Snowboarding, Kids & Family Friendly Zone

Wolf Creek Ski Area boasts more snow than any ski area in Colorado. Annually, they average more than 400" of snow. They are family owned and have been operating since 1939! This makes Wolf Creek one of the oldest ski areas in the country. 

The snow they receive and the friendlyness of the staff and atmosphere makes skiing like it used to be. 

Wolf Creek has 1,600 skiable acres. There are 9 lifts that spin and 77 trails to ski or ride on. Wolf Creek also offers Heli-Skiing for the ultimately thrill seekers. 

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Oct 30, 2019 in Copper Mountain, Ski Country

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Copper Mountain Resort - Curtis DeVore 

Copper Mountain Opens for the Season November 8 with Welcome Home Weekend Festivities Including Live Music, Giveaways and More 

  • Gift to the First 50 on Friday, Giveaways All Weekend Long
  • Ten Mile Mug Club On Sale, Free Pray for Snow Candle with Purchase of 10 Barrel Beer
  • Woodward Copper Barn Reopens on Saturday with Annual Barn Bash
  • Live
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Oct 30, 2019 in Sunlight

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Snowmaking Operations at Sunlight Mountain

Snowmaking operations have begun at Sunlight. Sunlight has received about 6 inches of new snow from the late-October storm, and with temperatures diving below zero the conditions for making snow are prime.

Sunlight’s planned opening day is Friday, Dec. 13th, but if favorable conditions continue it is likely we will be able to open Thanksgiving weekend, operating weekends only until Dec. 13th, as we did last season. Sunlight is

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Oct 29, 2019 in Arapahoe Basin, Ski Country, Snow

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Early Season Skiing at Arapahoe Basin - Carl Frey 

When I moved to Colorado and decided it was time I learned to snowboard, I was already in my twenties, tackling grad school, and feeling too old to pick up new skills. As a native Floridian, I didn’t know the first thing about snow, and I wasn’t ready to watch five-year-olds zoom past me as if they’d been born on skis. But my friends were

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Oct 29, 2019 in Eldora, Ski Country

Warren Miller Entertainment sends its film crews to all ends of the earth to capture jaw-dropping footage for its annual iconic film. This year’s flick features Chamonix, the Swiss Alps, and heli-skiing in British Columbia’s Bella Coola. It also features unassuming Front Range favorite, Eldora Mountain. 

When it comes time to brainstorm its annual globe-trotting itinerary, the team at Warren Miller, which is based in Boulder, Colorado, heads up to Eldora for inspiration. “They come up here and use Eldora as their remote office, talking about

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Oct 29, 2019 in Silverton, Ski Country

Warren Miller film Timeless, presented by Volkswagen, the 70th film in the long-running series, features Silverton Mountain.

US Ski Team mogul skier Jaelin Kauf used to sit on the couch with her brother watching watch old tapes of Warren MIller movies that her parents were featured in. Her mom, Patti Kauf, appears in an all-girl segment in the 1991 film "Born to Ski", back when Patti was a ski hostess at Snowbird.  “It’s a

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