December, 2010

  1. Scout Family Ski Days

    Photo: Loveland lessons with children

    Once again, Copper Mountain is hosting Scout Family Ski Days for the Denver Area, where $25/person buys a lift ticket that also includes an on-mountain breakfast and lunch. The caveat is that these tickets are only good for December 11 or December 18 and cannot be used any other day. If you need to rent…

  2. Breckenridge (2010-11-27)

    Line at bottom of Peak 8 at Breckenridge Mountain

    I have a certain fondness for Breckenridge. When first leaning how to ski, it was at Breckenridge where everything finally “clicked” for me. One thing I don’t remember as a kid, though, was big crowds at Peak 8. In short: no new snow, no real good man made snow, so we took it easy.

  3. Echo Mountain opens 2010 season today

    Denver’s closest and most affordable ski resort, Echo Mountain, is opening the 2010 season this morning at 9 AM. Located only 45 minutes from downtown Denver, Echo has 85 acres of trails and terrain, three lifts, and is one of the few Colorado resorts to offer night skiing. Over the summer, Echo added a top-to-bottom…

  4. Vail Snow Daze 2010 starts next week

    The annual Vail Snow Daze is coming up next week: December 6 – 12, 2010. This includes everything from the Dummy Demolition Derby (strap a dummy to skis and send them off a flaming ramp) to free world-class concerts by Weezer and OAR. Check the Snow Daze website for information. Psst, it’s not listed now…