Mar 14, 2016 in Arapahoe Basin, Cooper, Deals, Eldora, Events, Granby Ranch, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Sunlight
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Colorado's eight Gem Resorts aregiving skiers and snowboarders plenty of reasons to leave their bikes and golf clubs in storage, get a nice spring wax on their boards, and head up to the mountains enjoy the warm sun and soft snow that typically accompanies spring in Colorado Ski Country.

From lift ticket deals to fat bike races, environmental education activities to easter egg hunts and more, late March

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Mar 13, 2016 in Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Eldora, Steamboat, Winter Park
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Families who love to ski and ride now have the option of great mountains and great savings with a free kids pass with purchase of an adult Rocky Mountain Super Pass+, Rocky Mountain Super Pass, the Winter Park Resort Pass, or Route 40 Pass for the 2016-17 winter season. All kids 12 and under are eligible for the free pass and, like their adult counterparts, the kids pass comes with no blackouts.

Kids Ski Free features substantial savings for a

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Mar 12, 2016 in Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Events, Snowmass
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Aspen Snowmass salutes to springtime in the mountains with an abundance of free events across all four peaks. Events range from three Bud Light Hi-Fi concerts headlined with acts such as Big Gigantic, Terrain Park Boot Camps at Snowmass, a Bacon Appreciation Day at Buttermilk, two fireworks shows in Snowmass and more. In addition to spring event happenings, Aspen Snowmass continues to provide over 5,000 acres of spring

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Mar 11, 2016 in Cooper, Insider Secrets
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Cooper is one of the oldest ski resorts in the US, and boasts its origins with the soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division who cut the first trails on Cooper Hill for training exercises. The 10th Mountain Division soldiers weren't in the war long, but they really distinguished themselves during their engagement.

In 1942, the U.S. Army created the Tenth Mountain Division and selected Camp Hale & Cooper Hill (now Cooper), located at 11,700 feet, as the Division's training site. The division was

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Mar 10, 2016 in Crested Butte, Dining and Nightlife, Events
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Ski Town Breakdown is free on March 19th

Skiing, springtime and music go hand in hand at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, as it hosts its annual Ski Town Breakdown spring concert on Saturday, March 19. This years show will feature singer-songwriter KT Tunstall live at the resort, just as she is in the midst of producing a new album. Enjoy a day on the slopes, then swing by for libations and KTs

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Mar 09, 2016 in Granby Ranch, Insider Secrets, Skiing & Snowboarding
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Ski Granby Ranch Ski Granby Ranch

Ski Granby Ranch bills itself as one of Colorados most family-friendly ski mountains. Granby Ranch has fun lesson programs, convenient access, and affordable prices that make it a long-time family favorite. The 5,400 acre, four-season resort gives guests a variety of activities that cause families to make it their home away from home.

One of the things that sets Granby Ranch apart from other

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Mar 08, 2016 in Insider Secrets, Skiing & Snowboarding, Wolf Creek
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wcsa_nov16-0045Wolf Creek Ski Area is known for deep powder and its great mix of beautiful pristine terrain. Every ability level and age group enjoys the quality and abundance of snow as well as the friendly atmosphere that is eminently present.

Located in Southern Colorado, Wolf Creek has a reputation for early-season skiing, excellent homemade food and pastries available in the lodge, and is notorious for receiving the most snow in the state. So far this season, Wolf Creek has received 339 inches of snow, and given that this is an El

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Mar 07, 2016 in Insider Secrets, Kids & Family Friendly Zone, Travel Planning & Tips
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By Kristen Lummis, aka Brave Ski Mom

We recently visited Sunlight Mountain Resort, a family-owned ski area located between Carbondale and Glenwood Springs.

On this particular day, the kids on snow outnumbered the adults by about 2-to-1. The local Buddy Werner racing team was practicing for their upcoming state meet. The Ski and Ride School was doing a booming business, with lessons all over the mountain.

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Mar 06, 2016 in Uncategorized
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Join Silverton Mountain for the ultimate ladies weekend, April 2nd-3rd. Ranked as the#1 Best Ski (and Snowboard) Camp for Women by Teton Gravity Research, this is the premier event of the season for women who love steep terrain and good times with great people.

Bring your friends and partake in phenomenal expert-only skiing and riding, networking, inspiration and education

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Mar 05, 2016 in Loveland
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By Dan Rabin

Dan Rabin is a Boulder-based freelance writer and author of the guidebook, Colorado Breweries.

Standing atop the Continental Divide at over 12,700 feet above sea level, the view in all directions is inspiring

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