Dec 10, 2020 in Snow, Skiing & Snowboarding, Travel Planning & Tips

Loveland Snow Stake

It's early December and Colorado's snowpack is struggling but there is snow on the way! And the greatest news of all? There are MULTIPLE bouts of snow coming for the mountains of Colorado just enough time to blanket our ski hills with some fluffy powder for the Holidays.

Speaking of the holidays, give the gift of skiing or riding! 

The GEMs card is for sale for $35 and is the perfect gift to give. It's a discount card that allows guests to get EITHER and buy one, get one lift tickets OR the

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Dec 08, 2020 in Sunlight

Monolith at Sunlight

Photo Credit: Sunlight

We’re waking up to a new and unexpected installation here at Sunlight, a monolith! It appears the international monolith mystery has made its way to Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley. We were glad to see that the monolith installers were mindful enough not to place the steely structure where it would impede skiing and riding traffic as we open for our 54th season of

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Dec 04, 2020 in


Winter Wildlands Alliance is proud to introduce the Ski Kind Backcountry Responsibility Code, a set of guidelines to promote responsible winter recreation this season. Backcountry participation numbers are increasing due to resort restrictions and people looking for COVID-safe activities, and there will be a dramatic growth in the number of backcountry snowshoers, skiers, snowboarders, cross country skiers, and other users getting outside.

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Dec 03, 2020 in Winter Park

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Photo Credit: Carl Frey, Winter Park

Sunshine, blue skies, and masked, socially distanced skiers and riders combined to make Winter Park Resort’s 2020/21 opening day conditions pretty much perfect. Winter Park kicked off this year’s winter season at 9 a.m. today with Alex Kudron and Lennon Sarfati, both of Winter Park, on the official first chair.

Winter Park is looking forward to a memorable season and is reminding guests to check the resort website

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Dec 03, 2020 in Granby Ranch, Press Release

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Country music artist Joe Nichols and legendary session guitarist and producer Brent Rowan will perform live for 32 lucky guests at 6:30PM in the Great Room to benefit the Mountain Family Center, a non-profit family resource center in Grand County providing hunger relief, housing assistance, utility assistance, nutrition classes and more. 

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Dec 01, 2020 in Aspen Snowmass, Press Release


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Debuting in Snowmass Base Village as a new ‘pop-up’ restaurant, Aspen Snowmass introduces Village Tasting Room, open Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily this winter season only. The new eatery will have the look and feel of a European brasserie and offer shared plates and comfort food that pair perfectly with a glass of wine. Taking over the old State 38 space, the large patio offers prime outdoor

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Nov 30, 2020 in Copper Mountain

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Photo Credit: Curtis Devore, Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain opened for the 2020/21 winter season today inviting skiers and snowboarders to spread out across 160 acres of terrain, more than double the amount of terrain from last season’s opening day. The resort's careful decision to push back its opening to start the season with more room to spread out is part of its adaptable 

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Nov 30, 2020 in Steamboat, Press Release

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Steamboat Ski Resort will open this Tuesday, December 1, with 3 lifts, 12 trails, and over 70 acres of terrain. Mountain crews will continue to focus snowmaking efforts on open terrain, as well as building a foundation on additional trails as temperatures allow.

Skiers and riders will utilize the gondola, and Christie Peak Express and Bashor lifts to access Boulevard, Right-O-Way, upper Giggle Gulch, Sitz, Sitz Back, Stampede, lower Yoo Hoo,

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Nov 30, 2020 in Winter Park, Press Release

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Photo Credit: Winter Park

After some natural snow accumulation and successful snow-making efforts this month, Winter Park Resort has set an anticipated 2020/21 winter season opening for 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, pending state approval.

“We’re stoked to open for the winter season and welcome skiers, riders and adventurers to play, reset, and recharge,” said Sky Foulkes, president and COO of Winter Park Resort. “We’ve planned

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Nov 26, 2020 in Monarch

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Photo Credit: Monarch Mountain

With the most recent snowfall to hit the central mountains, Monarch Mountain will be opening for the season on Friday, November 27, 2020.  

Monarch is one of the few remaining Colorado ski areas that does not have any snow making operations. With a base elevation of 10,790ft, they see an abundance of all-natural snow throughout the ski season.

“We have so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving! I’m overwhelmed by the support we’ve seen from our passholders and guests, so we could not be more excited to get the mountain open for them.”

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