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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 […]

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Buddy pass pricing not available?

2010 Update: The ski with a friend discounted ticket prices are now posted online at As an owner of the Colorado Pass I’m entitled to “six Ski With A Friend, discounted lift tickets that are loaded onto [my] pass” (link). The Colorado Pass website states “Passholder must be present with friend to receive discount. […]


Cold weekend

This past weekend kept a lot of folks at home. I know a few groups that stayed away from the slops because they weren’t crazy enough to ski in sub-zero temperatures. Of course, there were plenty that played in the high country like the rippin skiers. Seven below is a little chilly even for me…

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Vail to open more terrain, express lift

With at least 10″ in the last 24 hours at Vail, resort officials are planning to open Blue Sky Basin and portions China, Sun Up and Sun Down Bowls on Saturday, December 8th. Also, the new Highline Express Lift (Chair 10) will open for it’s first time. Visit for more information.

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Breckenridge opens Peak 8, Gondola

It’s snowing up in the high country and Breckenridge announced that Peak 8 is now open. Additionally, the Gondola will begin service today (Friday) with Gondola parking at $5 (unpaved, south) and $10 (paved, north). If you’re looking for the free parking lots you’ll notice they’re to the left (west) of the now pay-to-park lots. […]

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Local appreciation day at Wolf Creek

Wednesday, December 5th is Local Appreciation Day, with lift tickets at $27 and no I.D. is required at Wolf Creek ski resort. If you hadn’t noticed they got a lot of snow this weekend so if you’re near the Pagosa Springs area it may be worth your while.

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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 : […]