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2009/2010 Colorado resort opening days

Well, I said I wasn’t going to do it this year but I did. Frankly, I’m annoyed with 1) resort websites that don’t have their opening day listed front and center (not even CSCUSA) and 2) other websites claiming dates that are flat out incorrect. So, I have hand-verified each of the dates listed below […]

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Humpday Hooky tomorrow at Breckenridge

From 106.7 KBPI: “It’s time to get you on the hills for just $10.67. KBPI and Breckenridge are teaming up for Humpday Hooky again and our next trip is on Wednesday, January 14th, 2009. It’s real easy to take part in this bargain: Just click on the link below, enter your All Access information, and […]

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Unlimited equipment rental passes

Did you realize you can get a season pass that includes your gear rental? A great option for beginners, check out the three equipment rental passes offered by Vail Resorts: Unlimited Sport Equipment ($359 beginner to intermediate), Unlimited Demo Equipment ($459 intermediate to expert), Unlimited Junior Equipment ($199 for 12 and under). These passes and […]

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Breckenridge (2008-12-13)

This weekend has been great for the mountains. Most resorts saw at least half a foot and Breckenridge was one of them. There are plenty of bare spots all over the mountain but if you search hard enough you could find some great, untouched snow over on Peak 8. We found that most people stuck […]

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Employees banned from using Playboy snowboards

A new line of snowboards called ‘Love’ from Burton have nearly-nude models on them and Vail Resorts, Winter Park, and Echo Mountain (so far) have prohibited employees from riding on them. Sure it’s common sense. Even though they aren’t preventing guests (and off-the-clock employees) from using them, I wonder how long until someone makes a […]

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The Orbitz Ski Index is mostly Colorado

Based on hotel bookings, Orbitz has compiled a list they call the Orbitz Ski Index. It actually surprised me to see Breckenridge so high on the list, beating out Banff and Whistler. But, of course, all the usual suspects are there: Vail, Aspen, Winter Park, etc. Sadly enough Copper Mountain didn’t make an appearance. Maybe […]

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Resorts opening this weekend

If you haven’t gone up yet this season you’re about to run out of excuses. Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and Keystone all open tomorrow: Friday, November 7, 2008. See you up there!

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Colorado Pass price for 2008/2009 will increase on Monday

From the SteepSavers newsletter: “…winter is right around the corner and there is more snow in the forecast for this weekend. Don’t miss out! Buy your [Summit, Colorado, Epic] pass before prices increase on Monday, October 13, 2008”