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.
By R. Scott Rappold
PURGATORY RESORT - We're on a snowy mountainside practicing stepping from foot to foot while skiing, something instructor Terry Tavelli calls the "thousand-step turn."
Why? I have no idea.
Want to sample some local Colorado-brewed beer on your visit to a Colorado ski area? You’re in luck – Almost every resort in Colorado serves local brews and micro-brews from around the state.
February has been a very snowy month in Colorado, and within the last week, several Colorado ski areas have seen feet of snowfall on the slopes.
Wolf Creek Ski Area
In what some are calling Snowmaggedon, Wolf Creek Ski Area has seen more than 3 feet of snow in 3 days and 74 inches in the last 7 days. The highest 24-hour snow total of this storm was 28 inches in 24 hours, which fell on Wolf Creek through mid-day Tuesday.
Looking for an opportunity to bring along your four-legged friend on a ski vacation? Or just want to spend your midday ski break playing with someone else's pooch? Learn more about all of the accommodations for doggos and puppers available in Colorado Ski Country.