Two new chairlifts are coming to Vail this coming season! Vail is continuing improvements (following the installation of the new “One” gondola last season) with two new lifts being installed this summer. The resort has begun construction of a new high-speed six-passenger chairlift to replace the four-person Mountaintop Express Lift (#4) from Mid-Vail to the […]
Seth Medina just sent me a highlight video he put together this season from some days at Vail, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin (along with backcountry footage from Vail and Breck). It seems like the season was ending just yesterday… (oh wait, Arapahoe Basin is still open this weekend, so… it’s not over.)
Resorts re-opening: Copper Mountain, Vail and Breckenridge (4/19-21), Aspen Highlands (4/27-28) Still open until..: Winter Park and Aspen Highlands (4/21), Loveland (5/5), Arapahoe Basin (6/2).
I love that the EpixMix iPhone app was just updated… Weeks before season end… And not to support the 6-month old iPhone 5.
Coming next season (2013/2014) the small hill outside of Boulder is getting introduced to the Epic Pass: Unlimited skiing or riding at nine resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin and now Eldora in Colorado. The addition of Eldora is similar to that of Arapahoe Basin where Vail Resorts does not own the […]
Great news! It was only just a few years ago when Google first started equipping snowmobiles with their “Street View” cameras and mapping various resorts. Now a new mountain-based effort has launched and ski resort maps are now on Google Maps. Just pull up the Google Maps app on your smartphone and you’ll see all […]
Universal Sports Network has launched a new series called Universal Access. It’s a weekly half-hour sports travel series that showcases some of America’s best ski resorts including some of our favorites here right in Colorado. The schedule looks like this: Feb. 5 10:30 AM Episode 1: Universal Access – Copper Mountain Feb. 11 11:30 AM […]
There are a lot of great videos being posted by the various Colorado resorts. This one from Vail (from last year) shows what it takes to get the Back Bowls open from the ski patrol perspective. It’s not as simple as waiting for it to snow, and dropping the gates and just going and skiing […]