October, 2006

  1. Knowing About Snow

    I’ve found there are two main ways to be in the know when it comes to snow. One way involves checking multiple websites (depending on the resorts you care about) as necessary. If you’re like me, you check compulsively when you know it’s snowing in the mountains. Colorado snow reports: ColoradoSki.com snow report (Only show…

  2. An Appreciation for Snow

    This newbie skiier grew up on The Great Plains. On the wide open and harsher plains, snow loses its novelty soon after early childhood and quickly becomes synonymous with wind and cold and general unpleasantness. Who knew when I hit the slopes for the first time last season that I would come to rejoice at…

  3. Shaping Up for the Season

    With A-Basin and Loveland already open for the season and my pass purchased, my mind turns to getting in shape for the season. Lots of lunges and wall sits are now part of my workout regime in addition to my usual cardio and weights. I have a few sore muscles, but it should mean better…

  4. Arapahoe Basin Opens

    On Friday, October 13th, Arapahoe Basin opened at 9:00am to officially begin the season for Colorado. This is A-Basin’s 60th year in operation and had beat long-time season-starter, Loveland by just one day. Both areas only have one lift open (see our Conditions listing for more information). Initial reviews have been positive but, naturally, only…

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