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They should keep the slopes open.

Vail Resorts and Intrawest would be crazy to close everything next weekend. Steamboat and many others already closed this weekend. But, beyond the slush at the bottom: there’s plenty of snow! We were at Keystone this weekend and I was still finding fluffy powder in the trees. Vail has tons of powder still, too. Please, […]

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Colorado Pass Guide

For anyone who’s interested, Devin has written a great guide to the Colorado Pass over at Guidespot.  If you are looking for a quick overview of the pass, want to clarify questions about pricing, or need a quick review of the mountains – stop by and check it out. Guidespot (a site of user-written reviews) […]

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Reminder: Snowtography contest ends today

If you haven’t already checked out the New West Snowblog Snowtography contest, go submit your snow photos a nd win a prize! Click here for more information.

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Vail Announces Epic Pass

From Sam: Vail Resorts came out with a press release yesterday about their new ‘Epic Pass‘. It is an unrestricted (no blackout dates), and unlimited (go as many times as you want) to Vail, Beaver Creek, Keystone, Breckenridge, Arapahoe Basin and Heavenly for $579 for adults and $279 for kids. It is available until November […]

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Buddy pricing through 3/9/08

Nirav just noted that the latest pricing for ski-with-a-friend pass (Colorado Pass) pricing is as follows: $75 for Vail/Beaver Creek, $59 for Keystone/Breckenridge, $49 for Arapahoe Basin. March 9 – March 22 will become even more expensive so now would be a good weekend to use those tickets. Thanks, Nirav.

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Discounted Lift Tickets

If you’re looking to find some discounted lift tickets (beyond King Soopers tickets or buddy pricing) then look no further than Sliding On The Cheap. Not just limited to Colorado but has a newsletter and a few resources listing great ticket deals. via

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Worthwhile Reading

I’m not entirely sure why a Colorado resort is reviewed in a Dallas newspaper, but here’s a nice article about Arapahoe Basin.

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12 inches at Vail!

12 inches of new snow in the last 24 hours at Vail means the $12 lift ticket special is going on right now! If you’re planning a trip to Vail, you might want to check out this deal in the next 7 hours (the special only lasts 12 hours). If you get a good deal, […]