When you visit Colorado Ski Country this season you should be pleasantly surprised with new features, events, and more. This year you’ll see a lot of big anniversary milestones and “mountain coasters” popping up all over. Read on for the a summary of the the highlights and new features coming to Colorado Ski Country resorts […]
Monarch Ski Patrol’s newest avalanche dog began working this month at Monarch Mountain. The 16 week-old Labrador retriever named Glen is the latest in history of service dogs at the ski area available to assist in search and rescues throughout the Upper Arkansas Valley. He is already part of the family here and he is […]
Uphill skiers, the fastest growing market in the snow sports industry, will have new options this winter with the introduction of two new uphill access trails at Monarch Mountain. The trails, for the first time, will allow uphill users access to the mountain during daytime hours. Monarch is among the first ski areas in Colorado […]
If you haven’t noticed already, after two summers of construction we have a new, third lane available on I-70 eastbound from Empire to Floyd Hill. Starting in late 2015, just in time for the winter season to get into full swing, any vehicles using the new lane (with an ExpressToll account and pass) will have […]
How exciting: Breckenridge will open Peak 6 for the very first time at noon on Christmas Day!
The Ice Castles have arrived in Breckenridge for the 2013/2014 season and will open next week, December 26, 2013. Read more about how they’re made, the unique features coming this season, and how you can win tickets to see them yourself. Rachel and I had the distinct pleasure of visiting the Ice Castles in Breckenridge […]
We started our drive up from Denver around 10:00 AM. Since it was a weekday we had no troubles getting up to Summit County in about 90 minutes or so. We stopped by Backcountry Brewery’s Brewpub in Frisco for a long lunch and by the time we got into Breckenridge it was nearly 2 PM. […]
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 […]