If you’re not a season pass holder at our fine Colorado resorts (won’t go up enough, can’t afford one this year, want to try different resorts) there’s a great card that will help you get on the slopes at good prices: the Colorado Gems Card. Buy one this season (online or at any Credit Union […]
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.