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Powderhorn sits on the edge of the Grand Mesa, the world’s largest flat-topped mountain. The valleys, cliffs, mesas and canyons of western Colorado provide views unlike any other. The area enjoys a reputation for outstanding tree skiing and diverse terrain. Colorado’s wine country and legendary bike trails are just 45 minutes away offering some variety of your winter adventure.
If you didn’t get last weekend’s Sunday Post then you’re in luck: the Denver Post has published it’s 2011 ski guide. It’s a nice overview of most of the CSCUSA spots across the state with pass pricing, location, lifts, and other vitals. If you’re looking to bone up and learn more about Colorado’s gems, check […]
2011 Opening Dates for Ski Resorts in Colorado
Looking for the 2012 season opening dates? As usual, here’s your round up of this seasons opening days across the state. We’re nearly through October and there are already three resorts open. Check below to find when the others will open up. Any changes (early opens! fingers crossed) will be posted here and on the […]
Colorado Ski Country 5th and 6th grade Passports
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 […]
Perhaps one of the more understated resorts and passes on the western slope, Monarch Mountain has just announced more pass partners: Monarch Mountain has added three more areas to its list of pass partners; Telluride and Ski Cooper in Colorado… All three are now offering free skiing/riding to Monarch Mountain season pass holders. I didn’t […]
Colorado's 2010/2011 ski and snowboard season officially opens
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 […]
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 […]
Recession-proof pricing at Colorado resorts
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.