Oct 01, 2020 in Winter Park, Travel Planning & Tips, COVID-19

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Winter Park Resort and Amtrak plan to resume Winter Park Express service in 2022. Amtrak and the resort will use the 2020-21 season to look for ways to make the Winter Park Express even better when it relaunches.

Amtrak has been reducing the number of seats sold on each train to enable distancing, a best-practice that will likely continue into the upcoming winter season. Amtrak and Winter Park Resort evaluated seating options on the Winter Park Express and agreed that with social distancing requirements, it was not possible to

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Sep 24, 2020 in Granby Ranch, Travel Planning & Tips, COVID-19

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Granby Ranch is expecting to operate for the 2020/21 winter season. Below are a few protocols that are expected from Granby Ranch as opening day approaches. 


    • Granby Ranch will provide a complete COVID winter operating protocol by mid-October.
    • Already, Granby Ranch has invested nearly $1M in mountain improvements, equipment, and all new guest-facing technology.
    • Granby Ranch does not plan to have a passholder reservation system.
    • Granby Ranch will place a priority on
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Sep 24, 2020 in aspen, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Snowmass, Ski Country, Travel Planning & Tips, COVID-19

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Aspen Snowmass - Jordan Curet 


Aspen Snowmass announces a new pass line-up and will resume selling 2020-2021 season passes Wednesday, Oct. 7. New this year, the Valley Weekday Pass and the Valley 7-Pack will join the Premier Pass, offering a range of products that allow purchasers to customize their access and experience. The new products offer great value and flexibility and will help manage capacity at the busiest times of the season.

“Skiing feels more vital than ever this season,

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Sep 18, 2020 in Monarch, Travel Planning & Tips, COVID-19

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Monarch Mountain 

Monarch Mountain has provided an update on their expected 20/21 operating plans. Here's is a message from its General Manage. 


It has certainly been an interesting Spring and Summer.  Now it is time to turn our attention to this Winter and what Monarch Mountain is offering for this 2020-2021 Ski Season.  Monarch Mountain plans to open on Friday, November 20, 2020.  Should there be enough snow to open sooner, we will certainly do so.  As you may expect, there

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Sep 16, 2020 in Steamboat, Travel Planning & Tips, COVID-19

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Burgess Creek Life - Steamboat Resort - Larry Pierce 

Steamboat Resorts President and COO, Rob Perlman, provides an update to guests and visitors planning on heading to Steamboat this winter. 


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Sep 11, 2020 in Press Release

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Photo Credit: Top Row (L-R) Aspen Snowmass; Cooper
Bottom Row (L-R) Dave Camara, Arapahoe Basin; Telluride Ski Resort

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Sep 11, 2020 in Travel Planning & Tips, Kids & Family Friendly Zone

These seven principles will help you get Colo-Ready. Respect the place, leave no trace — it sure would help a lot!

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Colorado is our beautiful state and we love to show it off but we also what to keep it as naturally pretty as possible. So, help us out and do good. 

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Sep 10, 2020 in Travel Planning & Tips, Skiing & Snowboarding, Arapahoe Basin

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Arapahoe Basin Summer Snow 

Arapahoe Basin's COO Alan Henceroth provides an update to its 20/21 winter operational plans.


It has been a wild and crazy six months since the March 14 ski area closure. Frankly, I never imagined our economy would get shut down the way it did. Throughout that time, we never lost sight of taking care of our employees and guests and re-opening and delivering the skiing and riding that all of us love. While there are still

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Sep 09, 2020 in Snow, Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Snowmass, Copper Mountain, Eldora, Steamboat, Sunlight, Loveland, Winter Park, Skiing & Snowboarding, Telluride


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The first big snow of the season has covered Colorado in a fresh blanket of white! As you scroll the the images from our member ski areas - it may get you in the mood for the upcoming ski season! Make sure you are checking out our pass products that we have on sale like the 5th and 6th Grade Passport Program. The GEMs card is a discount ski card that gets you 30% off lift tickets OR buy one get one free lift tickets! You could also purchase our GOLD Pass, an unlimited, unrestricted pass to 21 ski areas in Colorado. 


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Sep 08, 2020 in Copper Mountain, Travel Planning & Tips

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Copper Mountain has announced an overview of its plan for the upcoming 2020/21 winter season. The letter from Copper Mountain president and general manager, Dustin Lyman, provides detailed adaptations made to winter procedures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including outlining improved health and safety measures, announcing Copper Mountain’s official opening date for the winter season and other key updates.


Dear Copper Community, 
There have already been a few dustings

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