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

Congestion-Easing I-70 Traffic Easing Efforts Set To Go This Winter

Eisenhower Tunnel I-70Last year, a snowy winter in the Colorado mountains dumped nearly three times the normal snowfall on the Interstate 70 corridor out of Denver – and created some of the worst weekend traffic jams on record.

 

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Inside Or Out? Beaver Creek Installs First-Ever Combo Lift In The Rockies

Doppelmayr combo lift (Photo courtesy Doppelmayr Seilbahnen GmbH)

In the ski industry these days, it’s all about choice. And now, at Beaver Creek Resort, skiers and snowboarders can choose a chair or gondola – on the same lift.

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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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SnoCountry's Best Mountain Ski Shops

Footloose Sports Mammoth Lakes

To be one of the best mountain shops, it helps to be ensconced near the base of one of the best mountains, as that’s what ensures a veteran staff that lives, eats and breathes the sport.  Little wonder, then, that our short-list of the crème de la crème are proximate to the best skiing in their respective regions.

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

Arapahoe Basin

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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USA Pro Challenge: Cycling Stalwart Danielson Looks To Keep Rolling In Colo. Next Week

Tom Danielson, USA Pro Challenge

Tom Danielson loves the steeps in Utah just a little bit more than his adopted home state of Colorado … and he’s not talking about the skiing.

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Free Fifth, Sixth Grade Passes Aim To Promote Long-term Skiing, Riding In West, NW

Keystone Kids Ski School

In an ongoing effort to attract youngsters to the slopes – and keep them coming back – resorts in the West and Northwest will once again offer ski and snowboarding passes that are virtually free.

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Tour de France Leader Froome 'Very Likely' To Race In Colorado's Pro Challenge Next Month

Chris FroomeEven as Sky Procycling’s Chris Froome was securing the first ever win for Great Britain on France’s vaunted Mont Ventoux on Sunday, Colorado cycling fans must have been dreaming of the presumptive Tour de France winner showing similar dominance on Vail Pass in August.

 

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Spring Storm Delivers April Powder To Utah, Colorado

Snowbird

The latest spring snowstorm dropped up to 20 inches in the Rocky Mountains, delivering outstanding  (mid-winter) spring conditions for the remainder of the season for resorts in Utah and Colorado.

 

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Colorado Resorts Jam Packed With Spring Events, Deals

Arapahoe Basin

The Colorado ski and ride season lasts well into spring with ample events and activities. This spring is no exception as resorts are offering a jam-packed lineup of celebrations, concerts, and contests with various types of on-snow and slope-side activities.

 

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Eldora Added To Vail Resorts' Epic Pass For 2013-14 Season

Eldora

Vail Resorts has announced that Eldora Mountain Resort west of Boulder will be added to the ski company’s Epic Pass unrestricted season ski pass next ski season.

 

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Colorado Resorts Continue To Be Blessed With Snow

Wolf Creek

Mother Nature continues to bless Colorado Resorts with up to 20 inches of new snow this week.

 

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Late January Storms Blanket Colorado Resorts

Telluride / Brett Schreckengost photo

Old Man Winter made a significant powder play this week giving the Colorado ski season a major boost. 

 

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Brutus Delivers Solid Base To Western Resorts

Alta
Last season’s sparse snow year is all but a distant memory after Brutus rampaged through the Sierra, Wasatch and Central Rocky Mountain Regions over the weekend.

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Ski & Snowboard Expo Coming To Denver Nov. 2-4

Elite TEAM

The 21st annual Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo, produced by BEWI Productions, comes to downtown Denver’s Colorado Convention Center Fri., Nov. 2 to Sun., Nov. 4. 

 

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A Taste of Winter In the Midwest, Northeast; The Real Deal In The Rockies

Arapahoe Basin

After a couple quick tastes of skiing and snowboarding in the Midwest and Northeast, the 2012-13 ski and snowboard season finally kicked off for good in the Colorado Rockies Wednesday at Arapahoe Basin.

 

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Leap Year Storm Leaves Colorado Resorts Steeped in Powder

Aspen

Skiers and snowboarders welcomed leap day 2012 in Colorado with fresh snow and deep powder. While every Colorado resort received new snow, the two-day storm left totals of more than two feet in some areas. 

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