Jan 15, 2018 in Eldora

Located just 22 miles outside of Boulder, CO, Eldora Mountain Resort is the closest ski area to the University of Colorado - making it the perfect weekend or weekday getaway for everyone from college students to Front Range families. In this video, college students from CU Boulder head up to Eldora Mountain Resort for a quick break from campus life before heading back to town for some pizza and drinks.

Learn more about Eldora at:
https://www.coloradoski.com/resorts/eldora

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Jan 11, 2018 in Steamboat, Dining and Nightlife

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Photo courtesy of Steamboat. 

Ten bands will bring their sound to the Steamboat Stage this spring for the Rock the Boat free concert series, including Waterloo Revival kicking off the series in January and Robert Randolph and the Family Band performing on closing day. In between, fans will enjoy a range of musical styles from an ’80s cover band to folk to roots rock. 

“We are incredibly excited for this year’s lineup of free concerts,” said Katie Brown, vice president of sales and marketing for Steamboat

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Jan 11, 2018 in Snow, Telluride, Wolf Creek, Purgatory, Steamboat, Sunlight, Snowmass, Eldora, Crested Butte, Winter Park, Powderhorn, Loveland, Cooper, Copper Mountain, Monarch, Howelsen, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Press Release

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Photo by James Grady at Purgatory Resort. 

Click here for high res photos: bit.ly/SnowPhotos1-11-18

 

Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts have reaped the benefits of a big snowstorm, with some ski areas receiving more than a foot of snow ahead of the long MLK Day weekend.

The highest snow totals fell in the Southwest region of Colorado, where Telluride led the state

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Jan 10, 2018 in Sunlight

More than 100 competitors expected to compete in 11th Annual Heathen Challenge

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Photo of the Heathen Challenge taken by DeAnna TreVizo at Sunlight Mountain Resort.

This Saturday, Jan. 13, Sunlight Mountain Resort will host the eleventh running of the Heathen Challenge. More than 100 competitors from around the world are expected to compete in what has grown to become one of Colorado’s largest ski mountaineering races.

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Jan 09, 2018 in Safety

As Heavy Traffic Weekends Approach, Front Range Ski Bus, Ski Train, Ride Share Provide Choices

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Photo of a skier overlooking I-70. Taken by Casey Day at Loveland Ski Area. 

As tens of thousands of Coloradans prepare to trek from the Front Range

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Jan 08, 2018 in Events, Snowmass

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Every mountain town has age-old traditions celebrated by its locals, but it’s safe to say that no one celebrates quite like Aspen. While the illustrious ski town is known for it’s world-class skiing and equally phenomenal après scene, Aspen locals emphatically celebrate their appreciation for their winter wonderland year-round. From January 11th-14th, the Aspen community will be celebrating Wintersköl: Aspen’s annual “toast to winter.” 

The festival dates back to January 1951 as a celebration of Aspen’s unique Nordic lifestyle. While the events have evolved to fit contemporary interests

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Jan 03, 2018 in Snow

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This photo encompasses many of the terms on this list. Photo by Jeremy Swanson courtesy of Aspen Snowmass.

Editor's Note: Due to the success of our first roundup of ski related terminology, we returned to our blogger, Caleigh, to see if she could come up with a list of purely snow related

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Jan 03, 2018 in Skiing & Snowboarding

by James Lummis

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Learning from some of the best in the business at Sunlight Mountain.

Two constants about snow: There is never enough. And it will come.

The challenge is to work within these two constants. Skiing in Colorado we are blessed with high altitude and incredible on-snow infrastructure. Our resorts have great lifts and snowmaking, both of which make the challenge a little easier to handle.

While waiting for powder days this season, why not take advantage of

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