Jun 30, 2020 in Copper Mountain, Summer, Press Release

Copper Mountain Rocky Mountain Coaster - Curtis DeVore
Copper Mountain Summer - Curtis DeVore 

Copper Mountain invites guests to experience a summer mountain escape with a variety of expanded outdoor pursuits for the whole family available July 4. With lodging now available for as low as $79 per night, guests have the chance to discover Copper’s resort activities, new daily and weekend programming, outdoor dining or Woodward Copper summer programs.

“We are thrilled to welcome guests back to Copper Mountain

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Jun 18, 2020 in Purgatory, Summer, Press Release

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Purgatory Resort in the Summer 

Purgatory Resort opens on Saturday, June 20 for the summer season. The resort will be open for daily activities through August 16, 2020. Weekend operations will run from August 22 - October 4, with the resort open on Labor Day as well.

New this season, Purgatory will offer two activity sessions daily: a morning session from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and an afternoon session from 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Summer

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Jun 12, 2020 in


Christy Sports

Christy Sports LLC, one of the largest Winter Sports specialty retailers in the US today announced over $165,000 in donations for COVID Relief. The company focused contributions in Colorado, Utah, Washington and New Mexico to support communities where they operate.

As a Colorado company since 1958 and with a presence of over 40 stores throughout the state, Christy Sports contributed over $51,000 to the Colorado COVID Relief Fund. “We are grateful for the support that we have received from private sector partners like Christy Sports. Thanks to its generosity we will be

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Jun 12, 2020 in aspen, Aspen Mountain, Summer

Aspen Snowmass Bike trail 

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Jun 09, 2020 in Steamboat

Steamboat Resort in the Summer 

In accordance with COVID-19 mitigation guidelines from local and state officials, Steamboat Ski Resort will open for limited summer operations on weekends beginning Friday, June 26.

The summer season at the ski resort will be scaled back to include the Outlaw Mountain Coaster, Maverick mini-golf course, scenic gondola rides, the Steamboat Mercantile retail store, and dining on the Oasis Sun Deck in Thunderhead Lodge and in the base area at Timber & Torch Grill. The Steamboat Gondola will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and activities

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Jun 09, 2020 in Telluride, Winter Park, Loveland, Arapahoe Basin, aspen, Silverton, Steamboat, Copper Mountain

6.9.2020 Ski Resort
Telluride Ski Resort - Ryan Bonneau

Unlike the exceedingly rare derecho that just hit Colorado, the snow that we've seen, although it's almost mid-June, is not incredibly rare.

Although talking about snow in June seems off and seems quite rare - the mountains of Colorado are amazing when it comes to the type of weather they can produce. The storm that has impacted Colorado from June 8-9 also brought snow to Wyoming, Utah, Montana and Idaho.

Here is

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Jun 07, 2020 in Winter Park, Copper Mountain, Powderhorn, Telluride

Strong Storms Moving into Denver

A Derecho is a line of intense, widespread, and fast-moving windstorms and sometimes thunderstorms that moves across a great distance and is characterized by damaging winds.

Knowing that it's easy to see why Saturday's wind and rain event is being classified as an official Derecho but seeing the dynamics come together to create conditions favorable for derecho formation in the intermountain west is exceedingly rare. In Meteorology, in

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Jun 05, 2020 in Arapahoe Basin, Spring Skiing

Arapahoe Basin - Spring Skiing - Ian Zinner 

By R. Scott Rappold

As the chairlift neared the top, where it would spill me out at nearly 13,000 feet above sea level, a panicked thought occurred:

"Do I even remember how to ski?"

After all, it had been six weeks since I last put skis on snow, and 81 days since Colorado's ski areas were ordered closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19. As I prepared to get deposited at nearly 13,000 feet above sea level, with 1,300 vertical feet between me and the parking lot, my legs felt weak and unexercised. Would

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Jun 05, 2020 in Winter Park, Summer

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Winter Park Resort - Photo by: Jonny G Photography

Following state and county reopening guidelines, Winter Park Resort will open its scenic gondola with access to mountaintop hiking trails, the base-area putting course, and its famed Trestle Bike Park for summer guests on Saturday, June 27. Additional base-area services, including various restaurant options, bike rentals and some retail will also open. Guests can already make lodging reservations for resort-managed properties, which open

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Jun 04, 2020 in Winter Park

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Winter Park Ski Resort 

Winter Park also Expanding Adventure Assurance Benefits for 20/21 Pass Holders

On April 17, Ikon Pass introduced Adventure Assurance, the industry’s first free program designed to alleviate uncertainty and provide flexibility to 20/21 pass holders. Today, Ikon Pass announces expanded Adventure

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