Aspen/Snowmass Archives

  1. Introducing Alterra Mountain Company and the Ikon Pass

    The newly introduced Alterra Mountain Company has announced their signature season pass for skiers and snowboarders Alterra Mountain Company introduced itself and its name to the world on January 11, 2018. Some simply think of Alterra simply as “new Intrawest” but its way more than that: its the joint venture of affiliates of KSL Capital…

  2. 2017 opening dates for resorts in Colorado

    The 2017 season is nearly here! With the first snow headed to Denver this weekend and snowmaking in full swing in the mountains, it’s time to start planning your first runs. Both Vail Resorts and Colorado Ski Country have officially published these dates online. But, of course, everything is subject to change. Be sure to…

  3. New this season in Colorado Ski Country

    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…

  4. The Meeting 9 details announced →

    Our pals over at Freeskier have the scoop on this season’s “The Meeting” (#9) in Aspen:

    In addition to being the premier snow film festival with the latest ski and snowboard releases, The Meeting serves as the foundation for a weekend of panels, speakers, networking, music, art, and fashion. In its ninth year, The Meeting has become established as a must attend event for snow and action sports brands, film makers, media and resorts. The registration fee for The Meeting is $349 per person, which includes all of the panels, movies, activities, music and parties.

    Film festival slash conference slash party. With excellent names appearing on both the film and the business sides, it looks to be well worth the $349. Learn more at aspensnowmass.com.

  5. Mountain Movers shows how snow sport venues are created →

    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 (in Aspen).

    Learn more about Mountain Movers at natgeotv.com