Just like Vail Resorts School of Shred, Colorado Ski Country also offers “Passports” for free and discounted skiing at member resorts for local 5th and 6th graders. Both passports offer at least three days of skiing or snowboarding at each of their 21 member resorts. For 5th graders the pass is free and for 6th […]
Welcome to the 2010 ski and snowboard season in Colorado! Opening just days after the first resort to open* in North America, Loveland Ski Area has claimed the “first to open” title here in Colorado: Sunday, October 24, 2010. Following a day behind is, of course, Arapahoe Basin on Monday, October 25, 2010. Loveland and […]
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 […]
The economy is in the toilet, we get it. Jobs are scarce, understood. These days we are all having to make tough decisions about where to spend our already limited discretionary dollars.
That said, Colorado has nearly a half million skiers and riders living in the state, and having world class skiing and riding in our back yards is one of the reasons many of us live here. That’s why this year, Colorado Ski Country resorts are working hard to come up with creative ways to make it easy to get some good skiing in this winter.
Winter Park is opening tomorrow morning at 9 AM and both Eldora and Echo Mountain will be open this weekend. These three are local favorites for two very different reasons, Winter Park offers the terrain we call Mary Jane. Eldora and Echo are both close and easy. If you’re heading up, let @cosnow know how […]
Devin wrote a great guide to all the most frequently used and best known passes in Colorado, but there are also a lot of great deals that you might not be aware of. Below are a few more passes that you may want to check out. Monarch This resort may be a bit out of […]
I know, I know–it’s only August but with the recent (dramatic) change in weather here in Denver (from sunny 90s to wet 60s) it’s a nice reminder that the seasons will change and we’ll be back on the slopes in no time. So, the question, have you bought a 2008/2009 season pass yet? If you’re […]
Q: Is there any chance that the usual Summit County mtn’s will stay open through the end of April, besides A-Basin and Loveland? My kids have Easter break from 4/21-25. What about Breck? Vail? B-Creek? Posted by glegly A: Unfortunately the Summit County mountains are going to close around the second weekend of April. Even […]