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Snowmaking Underway At Loveland, A-Basin, Copper Mountain

Snowmaking Underway At Loveland, A-Basin, Copper Mountain

Colorado's Loveland Ski Area started making snow on Monday, October 3. (Photo Dustin Schaefer / Ricoh Imaging)

It’s snow time!

Colorado’s Loveland Ski Area, Arapahoe Basin and Copper Mountain Resort have all started making snow in preparation for kicking off the 2016-17 ski and snowboard season, and to welcome to U.S. Ski Team and back home.

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Big Thanksgiving Week Storm Cooking For Rockies

Powder DayThis 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!

 

 

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More Resorts, Terrain Open Across The West; Northeast Still High And Dry

Loveland Ski AreaWith up to two feet of new snow this past week, resorts across the west continue to open and expand terrain heading into the weekend.

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More Resorts, More Terrain Open In California, Colorado

Wolf CreekThe 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.

 

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Loveland, A-Basin First Out Of Gate As Colorado Resorts Set Opening Dates

Loveland early groomingThe unofficial race to open first in Colorado is over for 2015-2016, with Loveland Ski Basin and Arapahoe Basin both opening for the season on Thursday, October 29.

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Colorado's Loveland Ski Area Opens Thursday

LovelandLoveland Ski Area opens for the season Thursday, winning the race to be the first Colorado Resort to welcome skiers and snowboarders for the 2015-16 season.

 

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Snowmaking Underway At Colorado's Copper Mountain Resort

Copper Mountain SnowmakingCopper Mountain became the first resort in North America to make snow for the 2015-16 season on Oct. 2.

 

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Loveland Turns One Lift Into Two To Improve Traffic Flow

Loveland constructionIt’s not often that an American ski resort actually shortens a chairlift, but that’s exactly what’s been going on over the summer at Loveland Ski Area.

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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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March Marks Start Of Party Season At Colorado Resorts; Shed Some Layers

Spring at SteamboatWinter’s cold is loosening its grip on the Rockies as the sun stays in the sky longer, and skiers and snowboarders begin to shed a few layers of clothing. The coming of March also means it’s time to party in the out-of-doors at Colorado resorts.

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

Copper Mountain Snowmaking

It won't be long now!

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Loveland Wants Skiers, Riders To Extend Their Day Trip Overnight; Lodging Close By

Kid at top of Loveland

Day skiers and snowboarders who make the commute to Loveland Ski Area can find stay-and-ski deals that gives them a reason to linger longer in the mountains.

 

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Romantic Dinners, Mountaintop Matrimony Spice Up Valentine’s Weekend

Winter Park Gondola (winterparkresort.com)

Love is in the air at many Western ski resorts as guests celebrate Valentine’s Day. Here’s what some resorts are offering. 

 

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Colorado Gems Card $20; Two-For-One At Eight Resorts

Ski Cooper

In an era of mega-resorts, the other guys in Colorado offer up an alternative: Small-town feel, old-style good times -- with discounted tickets all around.

 

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Colorado's Wolf Creek Ski Area Opens This Weekend

Wolf Creek Ski Area

Skiers and snowboarders in Colorado will have three choices of where to ski or ride this weekend as Wolf Creek Ski Area opens for a sneak peak of the 23013-14 season Saturday and Sunday.

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