Another weekday powder day for this lucky stay-at-home dad meant fresh tracks all morning! This Friday in the mountains started as they usually do: attempting to park at Winter Park’s Bench Lot, finding that I was just about 5 minutes late to getting a spot, then turning around to park in the lower lot and […]
Longtime readers may have noticed we had a shortened ski season last year and a slow start this year. We’re finally ready to share the reason: we welcomed a new little bear cub to the cosnow family this off-season!
Finally! A true powder day with more than just rocks and grass beneath the fresh stuff! This was the best day I’ve had all season (I know, it’s only my 5th) and I know this day and the days after have been the best for everyone else, too. We finally had a sustainable base, around […]
The big snow storm before the weekend started on Wednesday afternoon and didn’t stop until later on Thursday. We waited to go out until after lunch on Wednesday. I figured with snow in the forecast, we might as well ski in it, not before it! Our patience paid off and right around lunch the big […]
An early start to a weekday after a powder day meant quiet, empty groomers and plenty of room to fly down the hill. On Monday we decided to get out early-ish and see what a weekday day after a powder day looked like. It was great! No lines and untouched groomers everywhere. I went out […]
What a difference a snow storm makes! The night before Sunday our snow prayers were answered and Winter Park received 6 inches of new snow. We headed to Winter Park after lunch and found a close-up spot in the bench lot (that you can walk into the village from). There was no line at Zephyr […]
The second day of the year was the first day of the ski season for us. After a couple weeks with new snow, it was feeling pretty rough. It’s been a mediocre season in Colorado. The further you go west the less snow you’ll find. Some mountains like Winter Park have been a bit more […]
The 2017 season is nearly here! With the first snow headed to Denver this weekend and snowmaking in full swing in the mountains, it’s time to start planning your first runs. Both Vail Resorts and Colorado Ski Country have officially published these dates online. But, of course, everything is subject to change. Be sure to […]