New this season, the world-famous Ice Castles are coming to Breckenridge. Ice Castles are created by ice architect Brent Christensen and he’s picked Breckenridge as the location of one of his three masterpieces this season. Visitors will enjoy the huge scene built entirely by hand using only icicles and water. The result is millions of […]
It costs resorts hundreds of thousands, sometimes millions of dollars in materials (water, air, pipes) and time (employees, machinery) and National Geographic Channel goes behind-the-scenes with “Snow Park Technologies” to show how world-class, high-intensity snow competition courses are constructed. Be sure to watch for the episode showing the build out of the Winter X Games […]
If you’ve never seen the Snow Sculpture Championships, they’re a world-class event happening every year in Breckenridge. They all start with a week of volunteers stomping snow into large blocks that are frozen and used as the ice blocks to be shaped the following week. You can see more photos on the Breckenridge Blog: The […]
I’m guessing that wasn’t supposed to turn out quite like that…
There is no doubt in my mind that the place to be this weekend is Breckenridge. Just take a look at everything going on. It’s bound to be a great time. Happy Birthday, Breckenridge!
Ah Snow Daze, a time of free concerts, lodging deals, and all around excitement for the new season. This year’s festivities have been going on all week but the real fun (free concerts!) kick-off tonight. Here’s the low-down: Thursday, Dec 8: Guster (Solaris, 6:30pm) Friday, Dec 9: Jakob Dylan and Band (Solaris, 6:30pm) Saturday, Dec […]
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 […]
This week will be a busy one as the entire snow sport industry has descended upon Denver. Being a native I only find this appropriate and look forward to meeting new companies, brands, and fellow media. Here are some of the events you’ll find me attending: Wednesday, January 27, 2010: SIA Snow Fashion Show The […]