2008 Colorado Ski Mountaineering Cup Race

From Dave’s Backcountry Ski Blog (click here to read more): The 2008 COSMIC race dates have been published on the official website and this year they are going Canadian. 7 races will make up the Cup this year, with one of them being at Whitewater in Canada. The COSMIC series started up last year and […]

Aside Snow Wolf Creek

Wolf Creek: 4 feet in 3 days

It’s true! Our reader, Gabe, said this weekend was it and he was right. Sure, Wolf Creek may not have snow-making capabilities but it’s weekends like this last one that makes it unnecessary. Summit Base Depth : 47 inches Last 24 Hours : 7 inches Last 48 Hours : 19 inches Last 72 Hours : […]

Resorts Snow

Snow hits commute, mountains hard

This morning I woke up to an inch of snow outside my house in Broomfield, CO. But, to everyone’s surprise, it screwed the morning commute harder than it should have. This is typical, though. The first few snow and travelers forget how to drive. Plus, this morning was nearly 10 degrees warmer than yesterday (cloud […]


Quick guide to buying goggles

I’m in the market for a new pair of snow goggles and I needed to re-familiarize myself with the many options out there. Here’s a quick summary of what I’ve learned: Double-paned lenses fog less Yellow, gold and amber lenses filter out blue light, emphasizing shadows in the snow Green and silver enhance contrast making […]

Events Resorts

Resort closing dates through 2008

I know it’s a bit premature to mention this but it has been asked: when will Colorado resorts close? Steamboat: April 6th, 2008 Keystone: April 13th, 2008 Vail: April 13th, 2008 Winter Park: April 13th, 2008 Copper Mountain: April 13th, 2008 Breckenridge: April 20th, 2008 This will be updated as I find more dates.

Deals Entertainment Events

"Labor of Love" to debut in Boulder

Roxy’s team skiers and snowboarders are announcing the first all-women team film, Labor of Love: The Roxy Snow team has been hard at work. Follow Sarah, Amber, Alexis, Erin, Kjersti and Torah as they drop pillows in Japan, snowmobile into the midnight sun of Sweden, and ride their way through the southern hemisphere. From a […]

Copper Mountain Terrain

Copper Mountain opens first Superpipe in 2007

Saturday was the opening day for the Main Vein Superpipe at Copper Mountain. It’s the third season where Copper has opened the first Superpipe in North America: Copper’s pipe is a product of collaboration between Copper’s nationally recognized Catalyst Terrain Park team and Snowpark Technologies (SPT). SPT and Copper will now work together to develop, […]

Travel Winter Park

Colorado Ski Train opens December 2007

This year the Colorado Ski Train will open December 27th and run every weekend through March. Tickets are already sold out near the end of the season. Ski Train Details Dates: Day trips will be available Saturdays and Sundays from January 5 through March 30, 2008, Fridays beginning February 1, 2008 and Thursdays beginning March […]