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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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Arapahoe Basin Opens Montezuma Bowl

If you missed it last weekend: “Colorado powder hounds will get access to a new lift-served playground this week, as Arapahoe Basin announced the opening of Montezuma Bowl for Friday, Jan. 11. The 400-acre terrain expansion boosts the size of A-Basin by about 80 percent, a significant addition by any measure, especially for a small […]

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Looking to try some snowboarding tricks?

The ABC-of-Snowboarding site has a collection of tutorials on how to do snowboard tricks. It includes descriptions, animations, and simple visuals to help you land those sweet ollies. Click here to visit the Snowboarding Tricks site.

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Documentary: Heli-skiing: living the dream

I just finished up watching my first documentary in high definition: Heli-skiing: living the dream. Produced by Discovery HD Theater this was an awe-inspiring look at Mike Wiegele’s “Wiegele World” in BC, Canada. An expensive trip that is worth every penny as Wiegele has cited numerous clients walking away telling him it was “best day […]

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Vail (2007-12-09)

My best day skiing was last Sunday at Vail when they got over 8 inches of fresh new snow. Sure, Vail got snow but I got a bowl! The Blue Sky Basin also opened and I can’t count the number of times I got (delightfully) stuck in the deep white stuff. The best part of […]

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Vail to open more terrain, express lift

With at least 10″ in the last 24 hours at Vail, resort officials are planning to open Blue Sky Basin and portions China, Sun Up and Sun Down Bowls on Saturday, December 8th. Also, the new Highline Express Lift (Chair 10) will open for it’s first time. Visit for more information.

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Copper Mountain opens first Superpipe in 2007

Saturday was the opening day for the Main Vein Superpipe at Copper Mountain. It’s the third season where Copper has opened the first Superpipe in North America: Copper’s pipe is a product of collaboration between Copper’s nationally recognized Catalyst Terrain Park team and Snowpark Technologies (SPT). SPT and Copper will now work together to develop, […]