Is Saint Nicholas delivering fat skis for Christmas? If so, then you may want to point them toward the Pacific Northwest where Mother Nature has been delivering tons of early-season snow.
Get ready to celebrate the beginning of the 2012 holiday season at many of your favorite ski resorts and towns. Thanksgiving day, Nov. 22, starts it all.
Most Colorado resorts had to scale back off-season upgrades in the face of an 11 percent drop in skier-days in 2011-2012, but regulars at a number of mountains will notice some welcome enhancements.
Springtime is music time in the mountains and from coast to coast, resorts are rocking in the festive vibe with sunshine, soft snow, warm temperatures, live on-snow concerts, events and festivals.
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.