Apr 02, 2020 in Insider Tips

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Apres Ski as Telluride Ski Resort 

I had a dream about skiing last night. It was a beautiful spring powder day and after skiing all day we went to the base area for some après drinks. I’m sure I’m not the only one dreaming of skiing right now. As March turns to April, many skiers are dreaming of those perfect spring days capped by drinks in the sunshine with friends. While we can’t make these visions a reality, per se, there’s no need to give up on your dreams! To help those of you who may be craving après ski time with your buddies

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Mar 30, 2020 in Howelsen

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Howelsen Hill

Although many of us are disappointed we’re not able to enjoy our home’s beautiful ski destinations, what better time to brush up on our history about these resorts we’ve grown to love so much. Skiing has been in the DNA of Coloradans for over a century now and the first North American ski area, by many measures, happens to be located right in the heart of downtown Steamboat Springs.

Howelsen Hill was founded in 1914 by Norwegian immigrant Carl Howelsen and is now known as

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Mar 30, 2020 in Press Release, Skiing & Snowboarding

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Colorado Ski Country USA map of Member Ski Areas in Colorado 

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Mar 26, 2020 in Insider Tips, Ski Country

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Wolf Creek Ski Area in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado - Christi Bode 

By R. Scott Rappold



a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.

"he succumbed to ennui and despair"


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Mar 24, 2020 in Ski Country, Insider Tips

So we can’t ski right now. What’s a skier to do? Last night, I hunkered down in the basement with my husband and three kids (one just home from college) to watch Aspen Extreme. “If it’s so classic, mom, how come I’ve never heard of it?” Our kids have much to learn. It came out seven years before he was born.  I’m suggesting movies with a plot that have killer ski scenes—not just ski movies with awesome ski action from Warren Miller, TGR, and MSP, though we’ve got links for those below, too—or maybe even slightly

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Mar 16, 2020 in Loveland, Press Release

Loveland Ski Area - Dustin Schaeffer 

In order to keep all our guests and employees safe and healthy, we have made the incredibly difficult decision to close for the 2019/20 season.  This has not been easy for anyone, but it is the best way we can help stop the spread of COVID-19. We understand that there will be some frustration regarding our decision, but we feel strongly that this is best for everyone. 

We are communicating this information with our employees and providing scheduled seasonal Loveland Ski Area employees with up to three weeks of

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Mar 14, 2020 in Cooper, Howelsen, Silverton, Press Release, aspen, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Snowmass, Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain, Echo, Eldora, Granby Ranch, Hesperus Ski Area, Kendall Mountain, Loveland, Monarch, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Wolf Creek, Winter Park


In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, all Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) ski areas will be suspending their operations beginning tomorrow, Sunday, March 15, until further notice. We know that this action will cause disappointment and inconvenience for many visitors and residents, but it is made with the best interests of our guests, employees and the communities in which we operate in mind. The Governor of Colorado has issued an executive order directing this suspension of operations. He has done so in consultation with Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) and local public

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Mar 11, 2020 in Winter Park, Eldora, Cooper, Aspen Snowmass, Telluride, Loveland, Sunlight, Monarch, Travel Planning & Tips

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Apres Ski - Winter Park Ski Resort 

Well, folks, the time is here. The season of blue skies and sunny days has dawned upon us and that means it’s time to get educated on some of the best beverages offered by ski areas in Colorado to pair with your après ski adventures.

So, if you find yourself at one of these ski areas this spring, don’t hesitate to try one of these alcoholic (or non-alcoholic) beverages to refresh you after a long day on the slopes. Not only are you supporting the ski area you’re at, but you’re

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Mar 10, 2020 in Steamboat, Ski Country

Downtown Steamboat - Steamboat Resort 

Improvements for 20/21 Winter Include New Terrain, On-Snow Upgrades, Flights and More

Alterra Mountain Company announced plans to invest $223 million in capital improvements across its 15 North American mountain destinations for the upcoming year. For Steamboat that includes 355 acres of new terrain in the Pioneer Ridge area, upgrades to snowmaking and snowcat fleets, a remodel of Hazie’s restaurant and enhancements at the resort’s employee housing location, The Ponds, all with a focus on

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Mar 09, 2020 in Purgatory

Brian Martinez Skiing More Than 100 Days This Season - Purgatory Resort 

On Friday, March 6, Durango resident Brian Martinez hit a total of 100 days skiing at Purgatory Resort near Durango, Colorado.

Martinez, who has been skiing at Purgatory since the 2015/2016 ski season, was awarded first chair access Friday morning on the Purgatory Village Express chairlift, and chose to take Chair #100 for the occasion.

Martinez has a total of 103 days for the 2019/2020 ski season.

When asked what makes

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