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Skied at Copper Mountain on January 5, 2017

Lucky for us all the new year continued to bring new snow everywhere, including Copper Mountain. We drove up Thursday morning from Denver and with a few overnight inches, the entire drive up I-70 was slow and steady. It turned out that both Berthoud Pass and Loveland pass were closed so everyone had the pleasure…

Skied at Winter Park on January 1, 2017

Happy New Year! We had a beautiful blue-sky Sunday at Winter Park and it felt like we had it all to ourselves. We started the New Year’s morning leaving Denver around 6:45 AM and saw no snow on the road nor traffic in front of us. The drive was smooth and we were up and…

Salida’s Bud Benches help build community and share rides

Skiers and snowboarders hoping for a ride to Monarch Mountain will have three new options in the form of ride-hailing benches that have been installed around Salida. The “Bud Benches” at Café Dawn in downtown Salida, Tenderfoot Health Collective and Colorado Sports Recycler on U.S. 50 will help connect people driving to Monarch Mountain with…

New uphill skiing options in Salida at Monarch Mountain

Emily Latta photo by John Cameron

Uphill skiers, the fastest growing market in the snow sports industry, will have new options this winter with the introduction of two new uphill access trails at Monarch Mountain. The trails, for the first time, will allow uphill users access to the mountain during daytime hours. Monarch is among the first ski areas in Colorado…

Skied at Arapahoe Basin on March 20, 2016

It had been a long time since we’d skied at A-Basin. So we woke up bright and early, left by 7 AM, and by 8 we were turning up the windy highway (US 6). We snagged an awesome nearly front-row (right next to the beach) parking spot and I headed to the to the 6th…

Skied at Breck on March 5, 2016

It had been quite a while since we went skiing. Nearly two full months, actually. And I feel like we completely missed out on the winter season here in Colorado. We visited Breck on Saturday and it was a beautiful, warm, sunny, spring day? The first weekend in March? Not good. Maybe I was just…