Oct 16, 2018 in Loveland

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Photo courtesy of Dustin Schaefer at Loveland Ski Area. 

Loveland Ski Area will open for the 2018/19 season on Saturday, October 20.

“Thanks to lots of hard work from our skilled snowmaking team and 2 feet of snow from Mother Nature, we are excited to announce that Loveland Ski Area will open with exceptional early season conditions this Saturday,” said Rob Goodell, chief operating officer. “We hope this early season snow is the start of a generous winter and invite everyone to join us on Saturday as we kick-off

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Oct 16, 2018 in Arapahoe Basin

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Photo by Dave Camara at Arapahoe Basin. 

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) will open for the 2018-19 ski and snowboard season on Friday, October 19, 2018. The Black Mountain Express lift will start turning at 9:00 a.m., giving skiers and snowboarders access to the intermediate High Noon trail seven days a week. Arapahoe Basin is often one of the first ski areas to open in North America. A-Basin mountain operations will continue to make snow as weather permits with the goal of opening additional terrain.


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Oct 15, 2018 in Wolf Creek, Winter Park, Telluride, Sunlight, Steamboat, Silverton, Purgatory, Powderhorn, Monarch, Loveland, Granby Ranch, Eldora, Echo, Copper Mountain, Cooper, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Snowmass, Arapahoe Basin, Press Release

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Photo Credit: Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski Area
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Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts are dedicated to honoring the service of our active duty military and veterans and have a long-standing commitment to providing access for both able-bodied and disabled veterans. Colorado ski areas offer events and celebrations of military

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Oct 13, 2018 in Wolf Creek

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Photo by R. Scott Rappold at Wolf Creek Ski Area. 

WOLF CREEK SKI AREA - Opening day of ski season in Colorado is typically more about the party than the skiing.

It's almost always in October, when either Loveland or Arapahoe Basin's natural snow and man-made snow accumulate enough to open a run or two and give snow addicts a fix before the big snows of winter arrive. Skiers come out in silly costumes, have some drinks, catch up with their winter

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Oct 12, 2018 in Press Release, Wolf Creek

Wolf Creek First Ski Area to Open in the United States; Race to Open Continuously for the 2018-19 Season Ongoing

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Photo Credit: Wolf Creek Ski Area, Christian Murdock

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Oct 12, 2018 in Sunlight

Local Filmmakers Can Win a Season Pass and Golden Boot Award

Call for Entries 2018

Sunlight Mountain Resort is inviting local filmmakers to submit their best winter videos to be featured in the third annual Winter Stoke Film Festival. The film festival, produced in conjunction with the non-profit True Media Foundation of Carbondale, highlights a series of locally-produced short videos followed by feature ski movies by Warren Miller Entertainment and Level 1 Productions.

Enter By November 1st

Filmmakers are

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Oct 11, 2018 in Wolf Creek

Wolf Creek Ski Area has Announced Opening for Saturdays and Sundays

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Photo courtesy of Wolf Creek Ski Area and Rosanne Pitcher. 

Mother Nature blankets Wolf Creek Ski Area, Colorado with a 20 inch storm leaving an all natural settled base of 14 inches at the midway.  This weekend Saturday, October 13th and Sunday, October 14th, Wolf Creek will open with Treasure, Bonanza and Nova Lifts operating. This is Wolf Creek’s second earliest opening ever and the

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Oct 08, 2018 in Silverton

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Winter is here with great snow at Silverton Mountain, Colorado today. The most recent winter storm over the past few days continues to dump snow on the high elevation slopes and some excited Silverton Mountain ski and snowboard patrollers made the first turns of the ski season. As the patrollers rode up the chairlift today they were surprised to find such great conditions and celebrated the start of winter season at Silverton Mountain. The fun factor was off the charts as the first lift served turns of the Colorado 2018/19 ski season were made at Colorado’s highest

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Oct 08, 2018 in Loveland

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Photo courtesy of Loveland Ski Area and Dustin Schaefer. 

Mother Nature delivered 3 inches of new snow to Loveland Ski Area last night and provided snowmakers with the cold temperatures they have been waiting for. Loveland Ski Area started making snow on Mambo and Home Run at 1 a.m. this morning. The temperatures dropped down into the low twenties and the snowguns were still firing out the flakes as of 10 a.m. this morning. Snow and cold temperatures remain in

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Oct 04, 2018 in General, Insider Secrets, Skiing & Snowboarding, Summer, Travel Planning & Tips
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With a ski season stretching from mid-October and well into the spring, Colorado has one of the longest ski seasons in the country. Now that Labor Day has passed, fall is quickly turning into winter with temperatures dropping, snowfall in the high country and snowmaking has begun at some resorts. Don't get caught unprepared for opening day; follow these tips to get ready

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