Environment Archives

  1. 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…

  2. Carpooling rewarded at Copper

    From the Copper Wire: “Copper wants to say thanks to guests carpooling with four or more people. Carpoolers will be rewarded on five carpool celebration days this season, starting November 29, with preferred parking in the Alpine Lot, a $4 burger special, cool bumper stickers and a chance to win four 09/10 season passes.” Click…

  3. Arapahoe Basin Opens Montezuma Bowl

    If you missed it last weekend: “Colorado powder hounds will get access to a new lift-served playground this week, as Arapahoe Basin announced the opening of Montezuma Bowl for Friday, Jan. 11. The 400-acre terrain expansion boosts the size of A-Basin by about 80 percent, a significant addition by any measure, especially for a small…

  4. 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.

  5. Alpinist Film Festival offsets carbon footprint

    This season Alpinist Magazine is hosting a film festival in Wyoming (which is a short-enough drive from Colorado, right?): The 2008 Alpinist Film Festival will take place January 17-20, 2008, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. In addition to the Snow, Surf and Stone nights, which showcase, respectively, the world’s best skiing, surfing and climbing films, a…