For years now, families have helped introduce their 5th and 6th graders to skiing and snowboarding by applying to Vail’s School of Shred program or Colorado Ski Country USA’s Passport Program. Both offer the same deal to local students: free passes and lessons for kids. Here are some more details: School of Shred offers one […]
It’s Easter weekend and the season has slowed to a crawl. We haven’t seen any substantial snow in weeks and weeks. But, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do. Here’s this weekend’s events worth checking out. Taste of Vail (April 5 – 7) In its 22nd year, the Taste of Vail is the nation’s premier […]
Check out what’s going on around the various resorts in Ski Country over at the Hub, a new site dedicated to pulling in all the blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and video content from around the state.
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 […]
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 […]
Check out this video (in all it’s HD glory), Shaun White talks about the Red Bull X project where they built his own halfpipe in Silverton. Awesome shots all around, I’m stoked to follow this site. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1Zoh2JC_XA&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] I would have loved it if a group of bloggers (yours truly included) were invited to visit […]
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.