Nov 13, 2018 in Press Release, Deals

Tips for New Colorado Residents to Enjoy the State’s Signature Winter Sports

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Photo Credit (L-R): Carl Frey, Winter Park Resort
Click here for High Res and Additional Photos: bit.ly/NewtoColorado2018-19.

For new Colorado residents who’ve never been skiing and snowboarding or those that are returning to the state and sport after a long hiatus,

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Nov 12, 2018 in Monarch

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Monarch is pleased to announce that due to a recent storm cycle, Monarch Mountain will open early this year! Opening day has been set for Friday, November 16 for normal operating hours from 9 am to 4 pm. The new Tubing Park will not be open Friday but opening day for that will be announced soon.

‘We couldn’t be more thrilled for an early opening this year. We did our snow dances and Mother Nature delivered. You can feel it in the air up here at Monarch, the excitement & the passion as our dedicated staff is now buzzing around getting everything ready for Friday. We hope

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Nov 09, 2018 in Aspen Mountain

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Aspen Mountain will open for daily operations Saturday, Nov. 17, five days prior to the resort’s scheduled opening date.

Snowmaking operations began Nov. 1 and have continued at a steady pace throughout the last week due to cold temperatures at night. Alongside snowmaking, recent storm cycles have delivered up to 20 inches of new snow on Aspen Snowmass pushing the snowpack above average.

“With above average snowpack and cold temperatures we have been hard at work preparing the mountain and we are excited

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Nov 05, 2018 in Press Release, Eldora, Cooper

Eldora and Cooper to Open Early for Eager Skiers and Riders

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Nov 05, 2018 in Eldora

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Photo provided by Eldora. 

Eldora Mountain (Eldora) will open for the 2018-19 ski and snowboard season on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, a full nine days ahead of schedule. Access to Eldora is unlimited on the new Ikon multi-mountain pass, and Eldora will be the first Ikon partner resort to open in Colorado. Eldora is located just 21 miles west of Boulder and 47 from Denver. As the backyard ski area for Boulder County and beyond, Eldora is the

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Nov 01, 2018 in Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain Announces Nov. 16 Opening with Top to Bottom Skiing and Riding, Beginner Terrain, 2 for 1 Coaster Rides and Live Music as Part of Welcome Home Weekend

Top-to-Bottom Skiing Offered Out of Copper’s East Village via Super Bee Chairlift
Free Live Music All Weekend, DeVotchKa Performs Sunday in East Village
2 for 1 Rides on the Rocky Mountain Coaster and other family festivities at Copper Mountain

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Nov 01, 2018 in Press Release

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Photo Credit: Telluride Ski Area
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Skiers and riders can take advantage of several new transportation options to and from Colorado’s ski areas including new direct flights to and from Colorado’s eight regional airports, expanded service and convenience on the Winter Park Express, new carpool options and ski bus services. These options provide travelers from across the country with easy and convenient travel

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Oct 31, 2018 in Deals, Arapahoe Basin, Howelsen, Powderhorn, Sunlight, Echo

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Photo by Dave Camara at Arapahoe Basin. 

Some ski resorts are so legendary they’re known the world over. They’re bucket list destinations worth visiting just to say you’ve been there. And while they’ve earned their fame for a reason, they’re not your only option for Colorado skiing and riding. If you just want a great powder day without the pretense, there are plenty of places to find freshly groomed tracks if you know where to look.

For shorter lift lines, cheaper lift tickets, and a more intimate mountain feel, here are some of my

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Oct 31, 2018 in Arapahoe Basin, Winter Park, Loveland, Aspen Highlands, Howelsen, Monarch, Eldora, Steamboat

It may be Halloween, but here in Colorado Ski Country we sport costumes on the slopes year-round. Whether it's Opening Day or Closing Day, a festive holiday celebration or just some good old-fashioned spring skiing, it's not unusual to find folks skiing and riding in elaborate get-ups. Enjoy this round-up and get some inspiration for your own ski gear with the best costumes we've seen on the slopes here in Colorado.

 

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A skier came to Arapahoe Basin's Opening Day

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Oct 23, 2018 in Loveland

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Ames takes in the lovely view above tree level at 13,000 ft. 

Armed with a free 5th Grade Passport, Lori Mayfield and her son Ames set off to enjoy a local favorite, Loveland Ski Area.

Beloved by locals and international travelers who know how to stretch their Euro (and other forms of foreign currency) further, Loveland is accessible in every sense of the word. Both in value and in proximity to the Front Range.

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