Dec 20, 2020 in Press Release

Drivers advised to avoid travel during construction, at least two-hour delays expected on Monday and Tuesday in BOTH directions. 

The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to get as much paving done as possible before the long-term winter temperatures set in on the Westbound I-70 Mountain Express Lane project.  Paving work can be done only during daytime hours when temperatures are warmer.  Closures will continue through the night to get other work done. 

I-70 will be down to one lane in each direction in Idaho Springs Monday and Tuesday during the day, causing at least two hour delays for east and westbound traffic.  Motorists are advised to avoid traveling during lane closure times. 

CLOSURE SCHEDULE AND IMPACTS: 

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Dec 17, 2020 in Aspen Highlands

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Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk will open for daily operations Friday, Dec. 18 with over 1,000 acres of skiable terrain between the two mountains. Starting tomorrow, Aspen Snowmass will feature over 2,600 acres of open terrain across all four mountains, with more scheduled to open as conditions allow. 

Aspen Highlands will open five lifts and 700 acres which include a few runs in Temerity as well

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Dec 14, 2020 in

As the winter ski season gets underway, Square announced that its commerce platform now powers payments, e-commerce, and point of sale at nearly a dozen renowned ski resorts across the U.S. and Canada in partnership with POWDR, an adventure lifestyle company on a mission to deliver memorable experiences, enhance people's lives and have fun doing it.

Square’s versatility of software, hardware, and e-commerce allow POWDR resorts to offer hospitality experiences that meet the needs and expectations of their customers, which are continually evolving due to ongoing public health concerns. As skiers and snowboarders prepare to return to the slopes this year, they’ll be able to safely enjoy mountain amenities and conduct touch-free transactions at dozens of

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Dec 11, 2020 in Sunlight

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Photo Credit: Sunlight Mountain Resort

Today Sunlight Mountain Resort started up the bull wheel on its 54th season of operation with skiing and riding off of its lower Tercero lift. About 100 skiers and riders came out for first chair.

Pictured here from left are Sedona Ditlow (10), Ashly Ditlow (mom), and Bristol Ditlow (12) of Carbondale. This is the fourth season in a row that the Ditlow trio has made First Chair at Sunlight’s opening day

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

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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

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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

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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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