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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.

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Sample Steamboat, Copper and Winter Park for $99

If you don’t have a season pass this year (or you’re holding the Colorado Pass) then Intrawest has a great deal: $99 for a day pass to Copper, Winter Park, and Steamboat. Let’s make this clear: that’s $33 per day. Frankly, this is worth the day at Steamboat alone. Check out the Pow Pow Platter. […]

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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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Openings today and this weekend

Today is the opening day for Crested Butte and Steamboat. Tomorrow we’ll see Aspen, Snowmass and Telluride. Have fun out there!

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Ski free at Steamboat with lodging

Steamboat has a deal: if you book before November 26, 2008 your lodging package will include lift passes. For those of you with a Colorado Pass and looking for a nice getaway (great powder!) this might be a nice present to yourself. Click here for details on the Steamboat ski free promotion.

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Resort Improvement Roundup 2008

We’ve seen a lot of new stuff heading towards the mountains this season. Here’s a quick peek at some of the highlights on the slopes: Arapahoe Basin 300 new parking spots added Tunnel under Hwy 6 to connect parking and the slopes, safely Buses to bring people down from the upper lots Black Mountain lodge […]

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Lesser-Known Season Passes

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 […]

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CoSnow Guide to 2008/2009 Season Passes

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 […]