The 5th Grade Passport allows three days of free skiing and the 6th Grade Passport allows four days of skiing for just $99. The twenty member resorts offering the 5th and 6th Grade Passport benefits include: Arapahoe Basin Aspen Highlands Aspen Mountain Buttermilk Copper Mountain Crested Butte Eldora Howelsen Loveland Monarch Powderhorn Purgatory Ski Cooper […]
The Gems Card grants you 2-for-1 lift ticket offers at some of Colorado’s best hidden treasures. For just $20, Gems Card holders can purchase one adult full day lift ticket and receive another adult full day lift ticket for free. Each Gems Card is good for one use per Gem resort, per season. The Colorado […]
Resorts re-opening: Copper Mountain, Vail and Breckenridge (4/19-21), Aspen Highlands (4/27-28) Still open until..: Winter Park and Aspen Highlands (4/21), Loveland (5/5), Arapahoe Basin (6/2).
From Bob Berwyn at Summit County Citizens Voice: After some trial runs last year, Loveland Ski Area says it’s ready to fire up its new snowcat ridge tours for full-time operation, offering skiers and snowboarders easier access to some of the tasty terrain along the Continental Divide, topping out around 13,000 feet. Tours will start […]
Here’s part 2 of the Snow Science series from Joel Gratz and OnTheSnow. This is something I’ve always been interested in: how much does it cost a resort to make snow? You have to wonder about the cost/benefit (economics) for someone like Arapahoe Basin and Loveland to make snow so early in the season. Or […]
Our pal Joel Gratz (of OpenSnow.com) and the folks at OnTheSnow have put together an excellent video explaining the science behind snowmaking and why resorts across North America need fake snow to keep the lifts turning. Guest appearances by Loveland and Beaver Creek.
Finally, the annual roundup of opening dates for the 2012 / 2013 season is finalized as of last night after Loveland announced their opening day. Here’s the full list of resorts in Colorado, including Colorado Ski Country USA resorts and Vail Resorts resorts, sorted by opening day date: Arapahoe Basin Fri, October 19, 2012 Loveland […]
We now have Copper Mountain, Loveland, and Arapahoe Basin all making snow as of Friday. Fingers crossed conditions get to a good spot so we can keep it up!