Jan 11, 2019 in
Submitted by: Justin Cygan

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Photo by Chris Wellhausen at Winter Park Resort. 

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, and it's a great time for everyone to learn to ski, including college students. College is usually thought of as a time of experimenting, trying new things and finding yourself in the chaotic world. College is also undoubtedly one of the best times to start a new hobby, to dive

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Jan 04, 2019 in Winter Park, Cooper, Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Mountain, Loveland, Wolf Creek
Submitted by: Justin Cygan

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Photo provided courtesy of Winter Park Resort. According to historical records, likely taken in the 1940s. 

Skiing, as strange as it might sound, is a journey through history. As you glide across the slopes of Colorado’s ski areas, you—maybe unknowingly—are interacting with the interesting and beautiful story of skiing in Colorado and the history of the state in general. Each ski area, lift and run, is part of the story of our state and the people who have come and gone, and left in

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Dec 21, 2018 in
Submitted by: Justin Cygan

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Skiing Santa photo courtesy of Telluride Ski Resort. 

The tests are over, the papers turned in, there's no more notecards and late night study sessions. The semester has drawn to a close and the holiday break is greeted with wide open arms. For many college students, the holidays represent a great opportunity to head up to the mountains and spend some much needed time on the slopes.

As there is no school, it is easier than ever to make it up to the mountains without worrying about doing homework or going to

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Dec 06, 2018 in
Submitted by: Justin Cygan

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A "Bluebird Day" at Telluride Ski Resort. Photo by Casey Day. 

Skiing as a sport is relatively new, with the recreational ski world only becoming a thing in the first half of the 20th century (the first chairlift opening in Sun Valley in 1936). But in the decades that skiing has grown into a favorite pastime of people throughout the world, a unique collection of ski terms has arisen that have become familiar to most everyone in the culture. Skiers, from novices to grizzled veterans, use a unique collection of terms

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