Over the past nine years, thousands of kids and adults in the Denver area -- and a few with layovers in the Colorado city -- have only to go to a metro park to get their shreddin’ jones satisfied. This season is no exception.
If the lift lines are getting too long for you – and you have an extra $4 million around – then Cimarron Mountain Club is just the ticket. There’s one hitch, though: Only 12 people get to buy into the resort.
Vertical Express for Can Do MS, the only national event series that combines skiing and fundraising to empower people with multiple sclerosis (MS), kicks off Feb. 6 with seven ski resort events across the country. This event supports lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners.
Winter resorts that sit on federal land will have to prove they have enough water to make snow but won’t have to turn over water rights to the U.S. Forest Service, according to a recent directive.
Most of us know someone who has never skied or snowboarded but would love the thrill of gliding down a hill on freshly groomed snow. But it’s hard to find the time, get the equipment and be confident that the ski school instruction at a particular resort will get your friend or family member properly introduced to the sport – and eager to return for more.
The biggest rolling news story of 2015 across North America’s SnoCountry is, of course, the weather, including the return of that strong and totally unruly little boy — El Nino. Love him or hate him, and that depends on where you ski and ride, you are feeling the impact of this recurring atmospheric condition.
For 50 years, winter sports-lovers have made the drive up the Animas River to strap on skis (and, later snowboards) to hit the slopes at Purgatory in the middle of Colorado's San Juan Mountains.
The Christmas-New Years season at Colorado ski and snowboard resorts definitively says that winter is here for good, punctuated by traditional torchlight runs down the slopes, fireworks, Santa appearances and much more.
Ski resorts throughout the Northeast are wondering just what did they do to get onto the naughty list? Was it all that snow last season? The cold temperatures too? Maybe we should just blame it on El Niño?
El Nino continues to play the same tune across North America with abundant snow in the west and spring-like temperatures throughout the lower midwest and Northeast, and the forecast shows little signs of change.
Adult women constitute a prime demographic for growth the ski and snowboard industry so, in the past few seasons, Vail has fine-tuned its ski school offerings to coincide with the schedules and desires of the females on the mountain.
We often forget that skiing in the Wild West began on small hills that rose right out of the soon-to-be-famous resort mountain towns in Colorado -- the oldest being Howelson Hill in Steamboat Springs.
The fastest female ski racers in the world take to Aspen Mountain Friday through Sunday, Nov. 27-29 for the Audi FIS World Cups at the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational. Star of the show? Certainly could be -- perhaps should be -- Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin in either the Giant Slalom or the two slaloms. Or all three. No pressure there.
If Thanksgiving freshies are on your menu, you’re in luck as yet another series of storms will deliver more than a foot of snow to some resorts through the Holiday weekend.
A single blank ballot spelled the difference in a vote by Taos Ski Valley ski patrollers to organize a union, which failed.
This could be the big one. No, really, it could be the mother of all Thanksgiving snowstorms. So hold the turkey. Hold the cranberry sauce. Hold the stuffing, and leave early - especially if you’re driving I-70 or I-80 - get a room and don’t forget the fat skis!
The trail map at Eldora Mountain Resort will look familiar this season, as the Colorado day-trip mountain adjusts its future plans in response to an expansion denial decision by the U.S. Forest Service.
The first storm cycle of the season has brought much-need precipitation to California and the Pacific Northwest, and enough snow to open a few more resorts, and expanded terrain offerings in Colorado.
Facing up to growing traffic and parking congestion, the electors of the town of Breckenridge overwhelming approved a tax on lift tickets that would go specifically to ease transit issues in the Colorado mountain town.