Photo Credit: Monarch Mountain
Historic Monarch Photo from SkiMonarch.com
By R. Scott Rappold
Eighty years ago this winter, something special was happening in Colorado.
We were learning to love the sport of skiing. Colorado ski areas Monarch Mountain, Winter Park and Wolf Creek all trace their beginnings to the winter of 1939-40.
Photos: TR – Purgatory Resort; TL – Powderhorn Mountain Resort
BL – Steamboat Resort; BR – Purgatory Resort
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Photo Credit: Aspen Snowmass
As March winds down, Colorado’s ski areas are in the midst of a great spring season with ideal conditions for experts, guests ready to learn to ski or snowboard and everyone in between. Late season features warmer temperatures perfect for learning or for those looking to enjoy a non-skiing activity or the mountain environment.