Feb 23, 2018 in Wolf Creek, Snow

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Photo by Jeff Cricco courtesy of Wolf Creek.

Editor's note:  Mountain correspondent R. Scott Rappold has been skiing for ten of the past 12 days and was recently coaxed down off the mountain to file this report. He wasn't happy about it, and numerous angry references to deadlines, his editors and the field of journalism as a whole have been edited out. Reader discretion is advised. 

By R. Scott Rappold

WOLF CREEK SKI AREA - Have you ever had the best ski

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Feb 22, 2018 in Steamboat, Winter Park, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Snowmass, Eldora, Copper Mountain

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Photo by Chris Wellhausen courtesy of Winter Park Resort and Alterra Mountain Company

SkiBig3, Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Sugarbush Resort Join the Ikon Pass Community
Available for Purchase March 6, 2018, Starting at $599

DENVER, CO, February 22, 2018 - The Ikon Pass, North America’s newest season pass product for winter 2018-2019 announces

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Feb 22, 2018 in Crested Butte

Expert skiing and riding now open with access via the High Lift

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Photo taken by Taylor Ahearn at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. 

The moment many Crested Butte locals and guests have been waiting for occurred on Wednesday, February 21, when Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) opened the first extreme terrain of the winter season. Expert skiers and riders accessed the steep terrain of Teocalli Bowl, Headwall, Big Chute and Paradise Cliffs, all

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Feb 20, 2018 in Winter Park

Taking Amtrak is even better while I-70/US-40 traffic worsens

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Photo of the Winter Park Express taken by Charles Stemen. 

In celebration of over four feet of snow that has fallen this month, Amtrak and the Winter Park Resort will be offering the discounted $29 ticket for every remaining seat on both Winter Park Express round-trips this weekend – but only for purchase during a 24-hour period.

The “Snow Sale” begins on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 8 a.m. and ends

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Feb 20, 2018 in Safety

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Photo courtesy of Silverton Mountain

As the snow continues to pile up in Colorado Ski Country, we think it's as good a time as any to provide you with some resources for how to stay safe in the backcountry as well as in-bounds at certain resorts where avalanches could potentially be a hazard.

There are some fantastic resources out there to help you navigate snow hazards, medical hazards, and even human hazards such as poor judgement and decision-making skills in the face of massive

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Feb 19, 2018 in Deals, Powderhorn, Sunlight, Granby Ranch

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Photo courtesy of DeAnna TreVizo at Sunlight Mountain Resort. 

There are over 20 ski areas in Colorado and many skiers and snowboarders have only been to a handful of them. Colorado is a huge state that offers a ton of variety when it comes to skiing, so there is no reason to stick to only a couple resorts. The Gems Card offers the opportunity to explore more of the state by offering discounts at 11

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Feb 19, 2018 in Monarch

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Photo courtesy of Monarch Mountain. 

Monarch Mountain will launch the popular Wings Pass next week. The WINGS pass is available for Adults, Teens, Juniors and Seniors, and is a Monarch season pass that includes Monarch for the rest of the 2017-18 season, and all of the 2018-19 season. The WINGS Pass will be available to purchase starting Tuesday, 2/20/18.

The price of the WINGS pass between 2/20/18 and close of season will be as follows:

Adult    ages 18-61      $499

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Feb 16, 2018 in Snow, Press Release

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Photo by Kimberlee Karr courtesy of Winter Park

Click here for High-Res Photos and B-Roll: bit.ly/ColoradoSnow2-16

DENVER – February 16, 2018 – In the days leading up to President’s Day Weekend, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts have received double-digit snow totals across the state. In the past two days, ski areas have recorded up to 22 inches

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Feb 15, 2018 in Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Snowmass

Sunset Skiing Announced on Aspen Mountain

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Photo courtesy of Jeremy Swanson at Aspen Snowmass. 

As daylight hours last longer, selected lifts at all four Aspen Snowmass mountains will be open until 4 p.m. starting Feb. 17 through the rest of the season. On Aspen Mountain the Silver Queen Gondola, Ajax Express and the FIS lift will run until 4 p.m. At Snowmass, the Elk Camp Gondola and Sheer Bliss lifts will run until 4 p.m. The Village Express will run

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