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Kids Getting Active At Summer Mountains

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Willy Booker, head of Burke Mountain Academy which hones some of America’s finest ski racers, bemoans that kids are less active and athletic today and don’t get outdoors enough. 

One way to remedy that is to have fun at a mountain resort this summer.

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Colorado Mountain Resorts Gear Up For Summer

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Colorado ski and snowboard resorts took a short break after winter, but they quickly turned their attention to the burgeoning summer season – full of hikes and bikes and thrills of all kinds.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: April To Begin Colder For Many Mountain Resorts

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The cold may push back closing dates. (Squaw|Alpine/Twitter)

Winter weather will be hanging on for the first week of April in many areas, especially to the north.

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Insider's Guide To Winter Park

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Bowls galore for cornice jumping. (Winter Park/Facebook)

Winter Park typically stays open longer than all but two Colorado resorts. This season, closing is set for April 22, rivaled only by Arapahoe Basin and Loveland.

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Move Quickly: Spring Skiing Is Sweet But Short In West

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Cinco de Mayo atop Snowbird. (Snowbird/Facebook)

This time of year, the snow is melting and bare ground begins to show. But the spring ritual of skiing and riding under a warm sun and on moist, soft snow is a fitting close to any ski and snowboarding season.

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New Gondola At Winter Park To Reduce Crowding

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More carving at Winter Park with new gondola. (Winter Park/Facebook)

Winter Park Resort has announced that it will replace the mountain’s workhorse Zephyr Express chairlift with a gondola – a move aimed to upgrade the mountain’s infrastructure and to shorten weekend and holiday lines.

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Copper Cuts Season Pass Cost, Plans Chairlift-Gondola Combo

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Copper to cut season pass price for next season. (Copper Mountain/Facebook)

The season pass battles are officially on for 2018-2019, and Copper Mountain has fired its salvo with an early-season pass priced about 25 percent lower than this season's top price.

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City Shreddin': Denver’s Free Terrain Park Cranks Up

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Flyin' high over city of Denver. (Ruby Hill Railyard/Facebook)

For the 12th year, the nation’s best-known urban terrain park has opened at Ruby Hill Park in downtown Denver.

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Colorado-Based Consortium Now Named Alterra Mountain Company

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Deer Valley is Alterra Mountain Company's Utah destination. (Alterra Mountain Company)

The joint venture of affiliates of KSL Capital Partners and Henry Crown and Company that brought together Intrawest Resorts holdings, Mammoth Mountain, Deer Valley and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, now has a name: Alterra Mountain Company.

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All Aboard! Winter Park Express Rolls Again

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Ski train rolls up into the mountains every weekend. (Winter Park/Facebook)

North America’s only slopeside railroad service resumes this week with Amtrak’s weekend service to Colorado’s Winter Park Resort.

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