Summer Archives

  1. Arapahoe Basin readies snow guns for testing

    Here’s an attractive photo of snowmaking fan guns “ready to go” and prepped for testing in the coming weeks.

    Arapahoe Basin’s COO, Al Wenceroth, has posted the photo to his excellent blog noting “We will fire up the system as soon as conditions are favorable usually sometime between mid-September and early October. There is is still a lot of summer to enjoy, but we are getting ready.”

    While not as exciting as new, fresh powder, it’s a sign that we’re only about a month or two (depending on your mountain of choice) away from opening day!

  2. Win Tickets to the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

    It’s getting to be that in-between time where there is plenty to do and celebrate in the mountains, but no snow to go along with it. Telluride Blues & Brews festival is one of the tentpoles of the early fall “pre season”. If you haven’t heard or been (we’d like to!), the festival is just…

  3. Tips for camping at Gross Reservoir

    Gross Reservoir is a well-kept secret just 45 minutes outside of Denver. The east side, for day trips and picnics, is managed by Denver Water as its one of our water supply reservoirs filled with melted Colorado snow. The side to camp on is the west side and it’s managed by Roosevelt National Forest service…