Jun 15, 2018 in Summer, Mountain Biking, Winter Park, Telluride, Steamboat, Purgatory, Powderhorn, Granby Ranch, Crested Butte, Snowmass, Arapahoe Basin

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Photo by Chris Wellhausen at Winter Park Resort. 

Are you ready to try your hand at downhill mountain biking this summer? Colorado is a mecca for mountain biking trails and bike parks, with endless options for new and exciting biking adventures. If you're not sure where to start, try out these mountain biking trails at Colorado ski resorts that have been praised as the best trails for beginners. 

Winter Park

At Winter Park Resort, first-time mountain bikers should

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Jun 14, 2018 in Winter Park, Summer, Mountain Biking

Activities Include 9th Annual Chocolate Festival, Trestle Bike Park Opening, and More

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Photo by Chris Wellhausen at Winter Park Resort. 

Winter Park Resort will open summer operations this Saturday, June 16 with a big kick-off weekend that includes the 9th annual Winter Park Chocolate Festival and the opening of Trestle Bike Park.  

Starting at 10 a.m., the Winter Park Chocolate Festival, which will include 20 different vendors, is a must

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Jun 11, 2018 in Press Release

Athletes, On-Mountain Professionals and Industry Leaders Honored for Dedication and Excellence

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Colorado Ski Country USA Double Diamond Award Winners Top Row L-R: Leif Eggert, Winter Park Resort; Dustin Ford, Copper Mountain; Sterling Bommarito, Purgatory Resort; Bob Reich, father of Jack Reich, Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club; Sean Mase, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. Bottom Row: Eric Jorgensen, Telluride Ski Resort; Ryan Latham, Aspen Snowmass; Dana Antonio, Steamboat Resort; Award Presenter Olympic Bronze

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Jun 11, 2018 in Press Release

2017-18 Season Beats Five Year Average by A Nose

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Photo Credit Top Row (L-R): Scott DW Smith, Purgatory Resort

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Jun 01, 2018 in Summer, Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Granby Ranch, Kendall Mountain, Powderhorn, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Winter Park, Purgatory

There’s something special about the summer festival season. Wonderful warm weather, bluebird skies, delicious food, drinks and entertainment. Colorado’s ski areas offer a unique festival experience, with breathtaking Colorado mountain views and gorgeous scenery to complement the fun. Colorado ski resorts host a wide variety of summer festivals, focusing on everything from food and music to adventurous multi-day athletic competitions and more.

Here’s your one-stop guide to the Summer 2018 festival season at Colorado ski resorts around the state:

By Month: June |

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May 23, 2018 in Summer, Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Crested Butte, Granby Ranch, Kendall Mountain, Powderhorn, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride

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Photo taken by Dan Bayer and provided by Aspen Snowmass. 

Summer in Colorado means beautiful weather, bluebird skies and world-class hiking trails across the state. If you're looking to explore the Colorado mountains this summer, you'll want to check out this list of the best hiking trails at every Colorado ski resort that will offer on-mountain hiking this summer. Pack up the sunscreen, water, your sturdiest hiking boots and your sense of adventure for these fun, family-friendly hiking trails. 

Arapahoe Basin

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May 21, 2018 in Summer, Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Mountain, Granby Ranch, Purgatory, Steamboat, Telluride

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Photo provided by Granby Ranch. 

In Colorado Ski Country, Memorial Day Weekend is an exciting time of year. Several ski areas are opening their slopes for summer operations, while the holdouts (like A-Basin) are still offering skiing and riding. Whether you’re looking for slushy spring turns, an early start to the mountain biking season, live music, a film festival, or a family-friendly summer getaway, Colorado’s ski areas have something for you this holiday weekend.

Memorial Day Weekend events in the mountains include:

Arapahoe

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May 18, 2018 in Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Howelsen, Kendall Mountain, Powderhorn, Purgatory, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Winter Park, Summer

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Photo by Dave Camara at Arapahoe Basin. 

For many skiers and snowboarders, watching the snow melt from the slopes is a sad process. Luckily, the end of winter has a silver lining as Colorado ski areas host a full calendar of summer activities, festival and events to celebrate the warmer months of the year.

Summer is approaching quickly in Ski Country, and your favorite ski areas are hard at work getting the mountains ready for mountain biking, hiking, scenic sight-seeing and more.

Arapahoe Basin

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May 16, 2018 in Sunlight, Summer, Mountain Biking

Battery-Powered Bikes Enhance the Ride  

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Photo provided by Trek Bicycles and Sunlight Mountain Resort. 

Sunlight Ski & Bike Shop now offers e-bike rentals. Built by Trek Bicycles, these battery-powered “pedal-assist” bikes enhance the riding experience by making pedaling easier.

For people who are not frequent riders, e-bikes open up a whole new world. When you hop on and push the pedals, a small motor engages and gives you a boost, so you can zip up hills

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