Resort Mountain Bike Parks Feature Miles Of Sweet Trails, Jumps, Berms And Bridges

Resort Mountain Bike Parks Feature Miles Of Sweet Trails, Jumps, Berms And Bridges

Summer 2016 brings new trails and a third lift to the Ramshead mountain area at Killington, scheduled to open by late July. (Chandler Burgess/Killington Resort)

At nearly 100 ski and snowboard resorts across America, the ski lifts provide access for a burgeoning number of mountain bikers who seek the same thrills as downhill skiers and riders: turbo-charged straightaways, high-speed turns and plenty of air.

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Colorado Resorts Set For Summer Openings

Aspen mountain bikingIn the summer, Colorado resorts become a hub for warm-weather fun both around the base areas and on the mountains. 

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Colorado Resorts Head Into April; Some Aim Later

April will be the cruelest month for skiers and snowboarders who want to stay on the slopes but must stand down as Colorado resorts begin to shutter for the season. But there's still plenty of sliding' and riding' left.

Spring at Winter Park

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Beaver Creek Instructors To Set Landmark Union Vote; First Ski School To Potentially Organize

Beaver Creek instructorsSki and snowboard instructors at Beaver Creek are set to schedule a vote on unionizing, after garnering the requisite number of signatures for an election.

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Park City Patrollers Approve Union In Close Vote; Gain 'Seat At The Table'

Park City PatrollersSki patrollers at the newly merged Park City Mountain narrowly voted Dec. 15 to form a union in order to “have a seat at the table” in wage and working condition negotiations with owner Vail Resorts.

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Thanksgiving To Be Bountiful In Rockies, Table Scraps For Northeast, Midwest

Sunday RiverThe Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend marks the traditional start to the ski and snowboard season, and thanks to bountiful snowfall, some resorts are rejoicing, while others would be happy with some cold table scraps.

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All In The Family: 'Mueller Mantra' Thrives East And West

Mueller familyThere’s an uncanny ability to sense what visitors and vacationers are seeking. If it’s adventure, they supply it — mountain coasters, pipes, parks, canopy tours, fine dining. If childcare, they provide it. Music, got it. Basics? All covered.

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Mountain Flights In Colorado More Frequent, Convenient This Winter

Aspen AirportWinter travelers to Colorado resorts have a choice: Take advantage of convenient flying into Denver International Airport and make the two-hour drive to Summit County, Winter Park or beyond.

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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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Crested Butte Gets Go-Ahead To Begin Expansion Project

Crested Butte TecaliThe potential for lift access on the back side of Crested Butte Mountain Resort has come into clearer focus with U.S. Forest Service’s OK for a review of plans for Teocalli Bowl 2.

 

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New Lift-Served Evolution Mountain Bike Park To Open July 4 At Okemo

Okemo Bike ParkOkemo Mountain Resort has added lift-serviced mountain biking to its lineup of summer and fall amenities. The South Ridge Quad A will provide access to more than three miles of trails in the resort’s Clock Tower base area as the first phase in the development of the Evolution Bike Park at Okemo. The Evolution Bike Park at Okemo will be open for the July Fourth weekend.

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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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PCSkiGal: Holiday Treats For Your Best Friend Made With Crested Butte Snow

Fruitless Real Snow Dog TreatsJust in time to deck the halls, string up your doggies’ stockings and stuff them with new Fruitables Vanilla Snowflake Flavor dog treats. 

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Crested Butte Opens First Phase Of Backside Expansion

Teo2 Expansion area at Crested ButteSkiers and snowboarders will get a glimpse of the future of Crested Butte Mountain Resort as the Colorado ski area drops the ropes on Teocalli 2 Bowl this winter.

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Save On Season Passes At Southern Colorado Resorts

Wolf Creek

Yes, the sun is still high in the sky and the temps can still get into the 90s, but that doesn’t stop Rocky Mountain resorts from rolling out season pass deals. 
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SnoCountry’s Best Ski Resort Mountain Bike Parks

Mountain biking at NorthstarAcross North America, a bunch of ski and snowboard resorts convert their vertical feet, trail terrain and uphill lifts into summertime playgrounds for mountain bikers.

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High-Speed, High-Mountain Action Keeps Coming In the Colorado Rockies

Disc Golf at Durango

Nearly half of Colorado’s two dozen resorts have reopened for the summer, cranking up chair lifts, mountain biking trails and base-area entertainment through the Labor Day weekend.

 

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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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It’s Super Sunday On Ski Slopes, Too: Plenty Of Lift Ticket Deals

Super Bowl NJLook, you can skip the four-hour pre-game show and head to just about any ski resort in America where deals aim to take you away from the guacamole dip.

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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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