Wolf Creek base will remain as is for the foreseeable future. (Wolf Creek)
A federal judge recently ruled against the development of a village around the base of Wolf Creek Ski Area, further dimming the prospects of the Colorado mountain becoming a destination resort.
Spring may be taking hold where you live, but numerous resorts will continue to spin the lift this weekend … and well into May.
When Davey Pitcher started dropping over the Continental Divide outside Wolf Creek’s boundaries, he was surprised to find “massive terrain.” Now, the resort owner is a step closer to sharing it with his customers.
From British Columbia to Arizona – and most everywhere in between – you can hear the yips and yelps as the 2015-2016 western skiing and snowboarding season begins with a bang.
The last of a quartet of storms will roll across – and out of -- the West this week, bringing in warmer and sunnier weather for the first weekend of the spring break season.
The southern Rockies got the bulk of this latest snow blast, and snow is expected to continue – in varying degrees of intensity – into next week in Colorado and Utah. Skiers and snowboarders at other areas of the West are still looking longingly to the skies.
The West will continue a season-long a pattern of localized storms that have yet to significantly inundate any particular region, even as the Northeast gets knee-high powder.
It’s January and while there’s a pause in big powder dumps across the West, it’s a good time to take stock of what skiers and snowboarders have after the holidays.
Approval of a land swap with the U.S. Forest Service has given the developer of a 325-acre resort village near Wolf Creek Ski Area reason to believe his long-fought project might finally get built.
Many a Colorado skier or snowboarder first learned to carve it up at one of the smaller mountain resorts around the state. Carrying on this tradition, these “local hills” offer multi-day clinics for kids who are beyond the beginner stage and want to get better … fast.
More than 6.4 million skiers and snowboarders flocked to the slopes of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts for the 2012-13 season.
Following a slow, dry start to the season, the Pacific moisture express has arrived in Colorado, dropping fresh inches of fluffy powder at locations across the state.
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.
A just-released fall forecast by AccuWeather.com says the Rockies may be the place to be for early and mid-season as temperatures are expected to average 1-2 degrees below normal this fall.
Season pass deals at many resorts are still out there, but dates for discounted deals vary. Here are a few areas where you still can grab those special rates.