Apr 25, 2018 in Steamboat

Winter Service From Boston, Ft. Lauderdale and Long Beach, California, Begins in December

Photo taken by Larry Pierce at Steamboat Resort. 

Steamboat’s industry-leading air program continues to expand with the addition of three new nonstop markets on JetBlue beginning winter 2018. Skiers and riders in Boston, Ft. Lauderdale and Long Beach, California, will be able to access Steamboat’s Champagne Powder® snow during the 2018-19 winter via nonstop flights, which guests can begin booking today for December travel.

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Apr 25, 2018 in Copper Mountain, Summer

Join Skiers Kim Lamarre, Khai Krepela, Maude Raymond, Will Wesson and more at Woodward Copper this Summer

Kim Lamarre hits Pipeline Park. Photo provided by Woodward Copper. 

Woodward Copper is excited to announce that Kim Lamarre, Canada’s first Olympic bronze medalist in the slopestyle skiing event is scheduled to join the lineup of visiting pros at ski camp this summer. With a smooth style and deep bag of tricks, Lamarre’s guidance to campers will not go unnoticed.

From The Barn to Pipeline Park, campers get to

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Apr 24, 2018 in Video, Arapahoe Basin

Arapahoe Basin is famous for its location on the Continental Divide, long seasons and legendary ski culture. In this video we explore why spring skiing at Arapahoe Basin is the perfect way to spend a day in the mountains, long after other ski areas have closed for the season.
Arapahoe Basin, which typically opens in October and operates into June, is also home to "The Beach." The Beach is a section of the Early Riser parking lot that backs up to the three lower mountain chairlifts, making it the

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Apr 24, 2018 in Insider Secrets, Skiing & Snowboarding, Summer


As skiers trade skis and snowboards for mountain bikes and hiking boots, it's time to store all that snowsports gear. There is an art to properly storing and maintaining your equipment over the summer, from storage wax on the boards to buckling up your boots properly. When the snow starts to fly next season, you don't want to spend opening day catching your turns on rusty edges.

Follow these tips to prolong the life of your gear and make for a smooth transition next fall from

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Apr 24, 2018 in Uncategorized


Here's a short list of what I recently pulled from the pockets of my kids ski jackets: two Lifesavers (loose and sticky), a rumpled trail map, some loose change, one large screw (really no explanation there), crumpled tissues, lift ticket stubs, a pocketknife, a small rubber ball, a half-eaten gluten-free energy bar and some orange peels. There's little on this list that I would like to be pulling out next fall.

I've left this pocket-purging ritual till October, and I can tell you it's supremely unwise. Last

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Apr 19, 2018 in Summer, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Snowmass

Summer Operations
Lost Forest Opening
Expanded Farm to Table Dinners at Elk Camp Restaurant
Stars Above Aspen Community Astronomy Night

Photo taken by Jeremy Swanson at Aspen Snowmass. 

Aspen Snowmass launches summer operations Memorial Day Weekend May 26-28 with the Silver Queen Gondola at Aspen Mountain running from 10 a.m.-4 p.m with the last ride down at 4:30 p.m. Daily operations on Aspen Mountain will officially kick-off Jun. 16, and at Snowmass, daily operations will commence Jun. 22.

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Apr 17, 2018 in Purgatory

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Photo taken by Scott D.W. Smith at Purgatory Resort. 

As a way to say thanks for a great season, Purgatory Resort is offering free lift tickets during its final weekend of the season, April 21-22.

This Saturday and Sunday, stop by the Ticket Window to receive a free lift ticket, then head to the lift. Purgatory will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 21 and 22 for its last weekend of the season. Snow is in the forecast later this week.

“We’re thrilled to once again offer

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Apr 17, 2018 in Steamboat, Summer

New Summer Offerings Include Adventure Zone & Bike Park Access Passes, Taco Beast

Photo taken by Larry Pierce and provided courtesy of Steamboat Resort. 

Summer at Steamboat begins earlier than ever with the mountain opening for the season Memorial Day weekend. The resort will be open weekends, including Memorial Day, with access to gondola rides, Adventure Zone activities, the Outlaw Mountain Coaster and dining at Gondola Joe’s and Oasis Sundeck at the top of Thunderhead Peak. Daily operations begin June 15, including the

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Apr 12, 2018 in Snow, Monarch, Cooper, Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain

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Photo taken by Tripp Fay at Copper Mountain. 

By R. Scott Rappold

There's something special about springtime in the Rockies.

The air outside is considerably warmer and the sun higher in the sky than in the bitter days of January. The blue skies swarm with chirping birds and the pine trees chatter with squirrels emerging from the long, cold winter. These are days of T-shirt skiing and cooking out in muddy ski area parking lots for those who haven't put away their skis in favor of bikes.

Or, as we recently

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Apr 11, 2018 in Winter Park

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Photo taken by Carl Frey at Winter Park Resort. 

Thanks to over 280” of snow this season, 40” of which has come this month alone, Winter Park Resort’s iconic Mary Jane will remain open two extra weeks, with closing now slated for Sunday, May 6.  Lifts and trails on the Winter Park side will still close on the originally scheduled closing weekend of April 21-22 with Spring Splash still scheduled for Sunday, April 22.   

Defying the perception that 2017-18 has been a bad snow year, this will be the third

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