It’s a tough call if coming from Denver: risk the drives up and back or hold out for a potential blue bird day tomorrow? Will you brave I-70 today?
If we plan to ski during the weekend we’ll usually drive up and stay Friday night to avoid the hassle of Saturday and Sunday morning traffic jams (or waking up a crazy hours). This weekend we hit some slowdowns and ‘packs’ on I-70 westbound but we neared the tunnel and were home free… …or so […]
This weekend is as good as any to remind folks that the EJMT performs metering on the weekends. This means, to avoid traffic standing still in the tunnel, they stop traffic before allowing it to proceed. This also means a Highway Patroller may lead the flow of traffic (with its lights) to keep traffic moving […]
My new favorite accessory for the season is the Ski Bumper. It’s a simple concept: place a solid peace of rubber on the side of your car (with magnets) to safely lean your skis, boards, and poles against so you don’t damage your car and your gear doesn’t slip and fall onto the ground. We’ve […]
We here at Colorado Snow are a big fan of ski buses (I tried to start a ski bus company myself) and the folks over at Front Range Ski Bus look to be doing a great job, but here’s an interesting proposition: a bus to the mountains completely free to the riders. A feasibility study […]
I just received some interesting data from Kayak.com and wanted to share it with you. This chart shows average fares from between December 11 and March 12 last year. Interestingly enough their data shows flying to Colorado is 2.4 times more popular than Utah. Plus, the average fare to Colorado is usually cheaper than flying […]
As expected, the latest from Condé Nast Traveler’s reader’s poll shows Colorado resorts and hotels in the top rankings. In the Top 20 Ski Resorts we have eight: Telluride (#1), Beaver Creek (#5), Vail (#8), Aspen (9), and Crested Butte (#10), Steamboat (#12), Snowmass (#13) and Aspen Highlands (#15). We also have a lot of […]
I had a chance to test drive a new Mitsubishi Lancer SE during our last trip up to the mountains this season. Luckily we were greeted with snowy, cold conditions to give the AWD sedan a fair shake. Driving in Town In my limited experience, this exceeded my expectations as a high-powered Japanese car. It […]