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 […]
Great news! It was only just a few years ago when Google first started equipping snowmobiles with their “Street View” cameras and mapping various resorts. Now a new mountain-based effort has launched and ski resort maps are now on Google Maps. Just pull up the Google Maps app on your smartphone and you’ll see all […]
If the Winter X Games aren’t reason enough to visit Aspen next week, I’d strongly recommend checking out the various events and concerts. Calvin Harris will be performing on Saturday, January 26th and Major Lazer on Sunday, January 27th (both at 4:15 PM at Buttermilk Mountain’s X Fest Stage).
Great editing and collection of shots from Aspen/Snowmass today (December 19, 2012). This is so reassuring to see. Keep it coming!
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The big storm we’ve all be waiting for finally dropped yesterday and overnight leaving most resorts with 6-inches or more (really, Aspen, 15-inches? Wow!). Thanks to the various social media accounts at Breckenridge, Keystone, Beaver Creek, Crested Butte, Vail, Copper Mountain, Aspen/Snowmass, and Vail. Go find and follow the resorts and mountains yourself from our […]
Audi has returned as a sponsor of the U.S. Ski Team and if you participate in one of the three Audi Ski Challenges in Colorado you may have a chance to win: Official 2012-13 U.S. Ski Team Jacket Three nights lodging at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships (March 20–24, 2013) VIP pass with three […]
As expected, the latest from Condé Nast Traveler’s reader’s poll shows Colorado resorts and hotels in the top rankings. In the Top 20 Ski Resorts we have eight: Telluride (#1), Beaver Creek (#5), Vail (#8), Aspen (9), and Crested Butte (#10), Steamboat (#12), Snowmass (#13) and Aspen Highlands (#15). We also have a lot of […]