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Ice Castles to open in Breck December 26: behind-the-scenes photos and giveaway

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 […]

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Ice Castles coming to Breckenridge in 2013

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 […]

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Vail Resorts 5th and 6th Grade School of Shred available for 2013/2014 season

The 2013/2014 School of Shred Pass for 5th and 6th Graders is now available from Vail Resorts. The School of Shred program provides four free days of skiing or snowboarding at each of Vail Resorts’ Colorado locations: Arapahoe Basin Beaver Creek Breckenridge Keystone Vail The School of Shred pass also includes one free “first timer” […]

Books Recommendations

Freeskier and Snowboard Magazine Buyer’s Guides

Finally! 😉 The folks at Storm Mountain Publishing have put out the first issues of the season and having just looked through them, they’re wonderful. At just $9.95 per year, the subscription price alone is worth being able to touch and flip these wonderful pages of snow photography, gear, and stories. Subscribe to Freeskier Subscribe […]

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Fun things to do at Colorado resorts over Labor Day weekend

If you’re looking for great deals this fine summer (fall?) weekend, by all means, stick around and visit SKI REX and Powder Daze. But, if you’re looking for fun and adventure, why not visit some of your favorite resorts? All around Colorado there will be plenty of things to do, here’s a quick taste of […]

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Tips for camping at Gross Reservoir

Gross Reservoir is a well-kept secret just 45 minutes outside of Denver. The east side, for day trips and picnics, is managed by Denver Water as its one of our water supply reservoirs filled with melted Colorado snow. The side to camp on is the west side and it’s managed by Roosevelt National Forest service […]

Gear Recommendations

Colorado Ski & Golf Junior Trade In Program

If you haven’t heard of it, Junior Trade In, the 26-year old budget-friendly equipment exchange program for kids ages 4-18, will be available during SKI REX. This is a great deal for families with kiddos starting to grow into equipment (without having to spend a ton on continual upgrades or on-hill rentals). A complete set […]

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Driving the Toyota 4Runner 2013 in Colorado

Over the 4th of July weekend our plans called for some camping. So we took the opportunity to test drive a Toyota 4Runner up to the west side of Gross Reservoir. Gross Reservoir is a little east of Nederland near the Coal Creek Canyon. From Arvada, it’s just a 30 – 45 minute drive up […]