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The latest news, deals, and events from ski resorts throughout North America.

Colorado Resorts Upgrade Lodges, On-Mountain Eateries

Colorado eateries upgradesNew lifts and trails often get the headlines during the off-season, but much of this summer’s work in Colorado centers around lodges, base facilities and restaurants.

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Late Spring Snow Extends A-Basin Season Deeper Into June

Arapahoe BasinAfter reporting nearly 50 inches of snow in May, Colorado's Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will extend the ski and ride season for at least one bonus weekend - June 12-14, 2015.

 

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Colorado Resorts Reluctantly Start To Close After Average Snowfall Season

Spring fin at ArapahoeAt this time of year, the closure list of Colorado ski and snowboard resorts gets slowly and depressingly longer and longer. But even after this weekend (April 11-12) when another seven mountains pull the plug, there will still be slopes and trails accessible by lift for a few weeks more.

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Epic Adventure! Eight Colorado Resorts In A Day

Eight ResortsSporting an Epic Pass, a Copper/Winter Park Patriots Pass and a Loveland lift ticket, Disabled American Veteran Jerry Eller of Canon City, Colorado recently conquered an eight-resort solo adventure.

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Climb Before You Slide? Popularity Is Growing At Colorado Resorts

A Basin upholdersIn these days of high-speed quads, heated seats and WiFi in gondolas, it’s heartening for traditionalists to know that the ritual of climbing up to ski down is still quite popular.

 

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Western Resorts Getting Aggressive To Combat Climate Change

Alta snowcat using biodieselClimate 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.

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Snow, Snowmaking Blanket Slopes From Coast To Coast

LovelandIt'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.

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Opening Day Photo Gallery At Arapahoe Basin

A-Basin opening thumbArapahoe Basin Ski Area opened Friday, October 17, 2014, kicking off the Colorado ski and snowboard season! Check out the Image Gallery!

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The 2014-15 Ski And Snowboard Season Starts Friday At Arapahoe Basin

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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. 

 

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It's Time: Colorado Resorts Announce Opening Dates For New Season

Loveland gets ready to open

It takes about two weeks to put down enough snow to open, and the race is on between Arapahoe Basin  and Loveland Ski Area as as to which Colorado ski area will open first.

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Season's First Snowfall Blankets Slopes in Colorado, California, Wyoming

Copper Mountain Snowmaking

It won't be long now!

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Colorado's A-Basin Wraps Up 2013-14 Season Sunday

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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.

 

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A-Basin Extends To ‘Summer Season’ -- 3 Weekends In June

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Not ready to pack it in yet? No need. Arapahoe Basin, Colo. will once again extend skiing and riding – this time for three weekends in June – into the “summer season.’

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Aspen Mountain Re-Opens For Spring Skiing Memorial Day Weekend

Aspen Spring Skiing

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. 

 

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Spring Skiing From Coast To Coast This Weekend

Mammoth Mountain

The spring skiing and riding season rolls on with eight areas turning lifts this weekend.

 

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Arapahoe Basin Extending Ski And Ride Season Through June 8

A Basin Extends Season

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. 

 

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Crested Butte Joins More Than 35 Resorts Across North America Open This Weekend

Crested Butte reopens this weekend

It was a good season at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. So good, that its not over yet!

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Ski Industry Veterans Say Colorado's I-70 Bottleneck Is Hurting Entire State

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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.

 

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Colorado Resorts Begin Advance Sales For 2014-2015 Season Passes; Deals Now

Steamboat

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.

 

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Get Ski, Snowboard Fever Throughout West During January; Special Deals

Learning at A-Basin

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.

 

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