Mar 21, 2018 in Skiing & Snowboarding

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The freestyle skier, as seen at Loveland Ski Area. Captured by Dustin Schaefer.

Earlier this winter, we had some fun at the expense of others with our story on the ten types of people you meet on a chairlift at a Colorado ski resort.

Of course, skiers and snowboarders come in all different shapes, sizes, ability levels and attitudes

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Mar 15, 2018 in Powderhorn, Deals

Mission: Affordable offers $259 season pass for a limited time

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Photo by Casey Day at Powderhorn Mountain Resort. 

Powderhorn Mountain Resort has launched “Mission: Affordable,” an innovative program that makes skiing and snowboarding much more affordable for longtime enthusiasts and novices alike. At more than 50 percent off of this year’s regular season pass price, the Mission: Affordable pass lineup includes an adult pass for $259 and a

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Mar 15, 2018 in Winter Park

Month-Long Party Includes Live Music, TheBigWonderful, Spring Splash Pond Skim

Photo by Carl Frey at Winter Park Resort. 

Spring skiing is much more than an activity, it’s a state of mind, and Winter Park Resort is partnering with the Winter Park & Fraser Chamber to fully immerse visitors in all that makes springtime in the Rockies so special with “Spring Bash + Splash,” which consists of four jam-packed weekends of events throughout April.       

The fun

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Mar 14, 2018 in Safety, Powderhorn

By Kristen Lummis,

Do you know what ski patrol does? I thought I did.

And then I went on a Ski Patrol Ski Along at Powderhorn Mountain Resort.

Billed as an opportunity to “ski or ride with the ultimate local,” it is true that skiing with ski patrol will give you an insider’s look at the mountain.

But rather than sharing secret stashes and undiscovered glades, this insider’s look is all about safety, training and being prepared.


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Mar 12, 2018 in Steamboat

Alterra Mountain Company invests in Ski Town, U.S.A.® with New Restaurant in Gondola Square and Snowcat Food Truck

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Photo courtesy of Larry Pierce/Steamboat Resort. 

Steamboat’s parent company Alterra Mountain Company has followed up on previous statements announcing big investments in Ski Town, U.S.A.® for the upcoming seasons. Highlights for the 2018/19 winter include a snowcat food tuck that will roam the mountain and a complete makeover for the

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Mar 12, 2018 in Winter Park

Zephyr Express Replacement Part of Nearly $30 Million In Capital Improvements

Artist rendering of new gondola courtesy of Winter Park Resort. 

Winter Park Resort’s venerable Zephyr Express chairlift will be replaced by a new 10-person gondola, part of $28.2 million in capital improvements that will be in place in time for the 2018-19 winter season.  Other additions include the first phase of a complete overhaul of Winter Park’s snowmaking system, increased lift

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Mar 09, 2018 in Purgatory

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Photo provided by Purgatory Resort. 

Save up to $199 over last year!  Kids 4th Grade & Younger Receive a free Power Pass

Resort officials with the largest ski area collective in the Southwest announced details of the 2018/2019 Power Pass, which includes unlimited access to five ski resorts in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.

Adult Power Passes are $599, a savings of $50 over last year. All

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Mar 07, 2018 in Wolf Creek, Winter Park, Telluride, Sunlight, Steamboat, Silverton, Purgatory, Powderhorn, Monarch, Loveland, Granby Ranch, Eldora, Echo, Crested Butte, Copper Mountain, Cooper, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Snowmass, Arapahoe Basin

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Photo of the Alpino Vino Grilled Cheese courtesy of Telluride Ski Resort. 

If you think ski area menus consist only of chicken tenders and fries, you’re in for a delightful surprise. Colorado Ski Country member resorts offer many mouth-watering gourmet food options. In honor of the 'Top Chef: Colorado' season finale tonight, we'd like to focus your attention on the world-class dining experiences at Colorado ski areas.

Here are the signature dishes and must-try menu items from the restaurants, bars and grills of Ski Country:

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