December, 2007

  1. Snow strands skiiers in high country

    Whiteout conditions stranded over 2,000 people in Silverthorne as officials closed I-70 from Vail to Georgetown (eastbound) on Sunday night. Hotels were full, restaurants were packed and many people never made it home. Shelters were set up on Sunday and Steamboat Springs reported over 17 inches. Visit CBS4Denver.com for more.

  2. Snow cancels flights but not fun

    A snowstorm hit Colorado this week beginning with a white Christmas on Tuesday. Plenty of snow piled up in town and in the mountains and even canceled hundreds of flights at Denver International Airport. But, the mountains are still getting a few inches a day and this weekend should prove to be excellent skiing. Keep…

  3. Documentary: Heli-skiing: living the dream

    I just finished up watching my first documentary in high definition: Heli-skiing: living the dream. Produced by Discovery HD Theater this was an awe-inspiring look at Mike Wiegele’s “Wiegele World” in BC, Canada. An expensive trip that is worth every penny as Wiegele has cited numerous clients walking away telling him it was “best day…

  4. Extreme marketing: snowmen at DIA

    A number of snowmen have been assembled near Denver International Airport holding up fun signs. They appear to be hitchhiking to Copper Mountain. Read more at 9NEWS.com. The signs point to FreeYourMountain.com, a marketing site for Copper with some fun videos and information about the mountain. Clever marketing gimmick? Yeah, I’d give Copper an A…

  5. MakeSnowNotWar.com Deals

    From James: “MakeSnowNotWar.com has great organic clothing and its all 20% off right now. Just type in ‘myspace20′ as the promo code.” The shirts are pretty simple and look great plus they’re 100% organic–check ‘em out and visit their MySpace page.

  6. Colorado ski and ride blogs

    In the last month or two I’ve come across a bunch of excellent ski and snowboard blogs, here is my list in no particular order: NewWest Snowblog: An awesome blog by the excellent online-media group over at NewWest. Check out their guest post by Warren Miller on “global warming” and this season’s conditions. Ski-Blog.com: By…

  7. Announcing Defy TV from North Face

    Score industry recognition, the latest gear, and win a trip to the 2008 Powder video awards by posting videos of your best moves at Defy.TV, a new online video channel from The North Face. The North Face has partnered with GoPro, a designer and manufacturer of wearable digital cameras, for The North Face Video Contest…

  8. Soldiers on Skis at History Museum

    Learn the story of World War II’s famous 10th Mountain Division as experienced by the soldiers themselves. Using artifacts from the Colorado Historical Society’s collection and photographs, letters, maps and diaries from the Denver Public Library, the exhibit highlights the men’s experiences at Camp Hale, CO and their battles in Italy’s Apennine Mountains. Exhibition runs…