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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Mar 07, 2018 in Steamboat

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“Ski trips don’t have to be expensive,” is a phrase I use confidently when explaining to my parents how I afford bi-monthly ski trips around the state. Rarely are “budget” and “ski” in the same sentence, but I am here to debunk the myth that ski getaways have to break the bank. Of course, skiing is an investment, but there are ways to make it more affordable.

Thanks to a snowstorm and a spontaneous friend, I was able to make a vacation out of a weekend in Steamboat Springs. This was my first time skiing in Ski Town USA®, so I was

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Mar 05, 2018 in Copper Mountain

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Guests riding a chairlift at Copper Mountain. Photo by Tripp Fay. 

The Resort Plans to Replace American Eagle with Combination Gondola and Chairlift and Upgrade American Flyer with 6-Person High-Speed Bubble Chair

Copper Mountain Season Passes Go On Sale March 6 with Prices Starting at $459

Copper Mountain, and its parent company, POWDR, today announced continued enhancements to the way guests access the mountain’s world-class, naturally-divided terrain. The planned upgrades to

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Mar 01, 2018 in Kids & Family Friendly Zone

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All smiles at Winter Park Resort.

It's only natural for skiing parents to want their progeny to love the sport as much as they do. But there's plenty we adults can do to derail fantasies of schusshing down the slopes in harmony with our mini-mes. To avoid that fate, follow some basic steps to ensure your littlest shredders will enjoy skiing into adulthood-or at least through the early learning stages. 

1. Keep them warm.

Few things are more

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Feb 28, 2018 in Deals, Hesperus Ski Area, Kendall Mountain, Monarch

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Photo courtesy of Monarch Mountain.

Enticed by the excellent February snow totals, the promise of buy-one-get-one lift tickets, and the glory of checking off all 11 Gems Resorts, our Front Range explorers embarked upon a journey to the Southwest region of Colorado. The goal: Get in three days of great skiing and riding, check out three “hidden gem” ski resorts we might not usually visit, and put our Gems Cards to good use. This is how we made the Southwest Gems Card Weekend happen.

Friday

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Feb 27, 2018 in Skiing & Snowboarding, Snow

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Powder day doubles in Aspen. Photo by Jordan Curet.

The tally of accumulating snow at your favorite resort continues to raise. Snow totals go up and up and up and your heart goes down, down, down despite all your friends' enthusiasm and stoke for fresh tracks. Perhaps you grew up on a coast without much true, dry, fluffy powder (not going to call out which one), or maybe you never had the time, money, or youth to learn how to float through seas of white, as

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Feb 27, 2018 in Cooper, Aspen Highlands, Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Snowmass, Powderhorn

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Uphilling at Arapahoe Basin. Photo by Dave Camara

By James Lummis

A few years ago I started a brief telemark career. Really it was never going to be a career but I was hoping to add another dimension to my skiing. I wanted to maybe try side area skiing, or possibly a ski tour option.  What I really enjoyed was the ability to go uphill. What I really didn't enjoy about this new set up was falling over the handlebars, at a high velocity and getting beat up.

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