Climate change – and its threat to snow-dependent ski and snowboard resorts -- has become a priority for many resort owners, and a large number in the West are taking steps to reduce emissions and energy use.
It's not the Polar Vortex, it's winter! And it has arrived across North America as ski resorts from coast-to-coast are turning on snowmaking and spinning the lifts.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area kicks off Colorado’s 2014-15 ski and snowboard season
on Friday, October 17, 2014. The Black Mountain Express and the High Noon trail will welcome skiers and snowboarders at 9 a.m.
Eight months after kicking off Colorado’s record-breaking 2013-14 ski and ride season, Arapahoe Basin will operate for one final weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday (June 20-22) from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Thanks to a number of spring storms and a deep snow pack on Ajax Mountain, Aspen is spinning the lifts for skiing and snowboarding Memorial Day Weekend.
The spring skiing and riding season rolls on with eight areas turning lifts this weekend.
After receiving two feet of snow out of the latest spring storm to hit the Rockies, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will extend Colorado’s 2013-14 ski and ride season through at least the first week of June.
It was a good season at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. So good, that its not over yet!
Vail Mayor Andy Daly’s youngest son is ski patrolling in France this ski season and he and his wife went over to visit. On their way home they flew the 5,000 miles direct from Frankfurt to Denver on Lufthansa in nine hours. But because of gridlocked Interstate 70 traffic, it took them more than seven hours to drive the 120 miles from Denver International Airport to Vail.
Flush from a powder-filled winter this season, a number of resorts in the Colorado Rockies are rewarding forward thinkers with deals on season passes for 2014-2015.
Here’s a New Year’s resolution to work on: Take to the slopes to learn to ski or ride at any of dozens of winter resorts in the Rockies, Sierras and Cascades.
Skiers and snowboarders in Colorado will have three choices of where to ski or ride this weekend as Wolf Creek Ski Area opens for a sneak peak of the 23013-14 season Saturday and Sunday.
The 2013-14 ski season officially kicked off Sunday with Arapahoe Basin becoming the first ski resort in North America to open to the public, according to Colorado Ski Country USA, and on Monday Loveland Ski Area announced it will open Thursday.