Featured Archives

  1. 2011 Opening Dates for Ski Resorts in Colorado

    Looking for the 2012 season opening dates? As usual, here’s your round up of this seasons opening days across the state. We’re nearly through October and there are already three resorts open. Check below to find when the others will open up. Any changes (early opens! fingers crossed) will be posted here and on the…

  2. Starting the season: waxing skis with Swix Alpine Kit

    Before heading up for the first time, I always recommend waxing your skis or board. Surprisingly, most people I talk to don’t do any waxing despite it being a quick 30 minute ordeal. Waxing is important because it adds a layer of protection between the ski surface and the snow. Plus, if you don’t wax your skis you’ll see an amazing improvement in speed and performance next time you head out.

  3. 2010 SIA Snow Show coming to Denver

    If you haven’t heard yet, the largest trade show in the snow sports industry is coming to Colorado. The SIA Snow Show will be at the Denver Convention Center Thursday, January 28th through Sunday, January 31st, 2010. Not only will the biggest names in the industry be exhibiting, but some of your favorite local bloggers…

  4. Shaun White's new tricks

    Shaun White’s private half-pipe was built so he could focus on innovating and building new tricks. I don’t know why I’m so fascinated by this but I am. Maybe it’s the exclusive avalance-groomed snow, the custom-built pipe, or the fact he is working to take the sport to another level, I’m not sure.. In any…

  5. 2009/2010 Colorado resort opening days

    Well, I said I wasn’t going to do it this year but I did. Frankly, I’m annoyed with 1) resort websites that don’t have their opening day listed front and center (not even CSCUSA) and 2) other websites claiming dates that are flat out incorrect. So, I have hand-verified each of the dates listed below…

  6. Loveland officially opens 2009/2010 season

    Wow, opening over a week earlier than the previous season (and the earliest in 40 years), Loveland has officially opened the 2009/2010 season and is the first ski area to do so in North America. Through snowmaking, they’ve started the season with an 18-inch base. Arapahoe Basin, the annual competitor in the #RaceToOpen (Twitter hashtag…

  7. Ask CoSnow: how to get married in Breckenridge?

    Q: My fiance and I are looking to get married in Breckenridge – something very small. Do you know anything about how to go about it, where do I start etc.. A: Hi Linda, Congratulations to you and your fiancé! I don’t have much experience in the field of wedding planning, but some quick research…