HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Three Venerable Colorado Ski Areas Turn 80

Submitted by R. Scott Rappold on Mon, 11/18/2019 - 16:08

historic monarch photo

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.