Its 5:45 a.m. when I finish loading my car and pull out of my driveway in Boulder. The sky is dark but there is an ambient glow from the brilliant full moon hovering overhead.
I remind my drowsy self that I could easily sleep for another hour before starting what might be a typical work day.
But its Opening Day at Arapahoe Basin and Loveland and, while Im not a zealot who has any intention of getting on one of the first few chairs of the season, Im super-stoked about skiing for the first time since last March. More on that in a moment
Skiing in October is a Colorado phenomenon and a rite of passage for many of the diehards who live here. Typically, those two resorts will turn on the snow guns in late September and by mid-October open one, maybe twoRead more