Demo Days Roundup

In the market for new skis? Then you might be interested in demoing skis (or snowboards) at one of many demo days at Colorado resorts. Hop to, though, as most demo days occur in early season. Below is my attempt to aggregate all demo day information into one area. Date Resort 11/17 – 11/18 Loveland […]

Entertainment Events

Telemarking Powderwhores

If you enjoy the Warren Miller productions, then it’s quite likely you’ll enjoy the Powderwhore videos. You don’t have to be a telemarker to appreciate the insane powder and drops these guys are skiing. It’s hard not to get excited for the season when watching their films. [youtube] I caught the PW06 film last […]


First snow in Denver area?

Of course I happen to be in sunny California when the flakes fall but it sounds like some snow has hit the mountains along with the front range early Wednesday. CBS4 reports only about an inch in the mountains making for a slight inconvenience rather than a powdery weekend. Read the local story here.


Pass deadline extended

It turns out you have an extra week to get a pass from Vail ( Vail Resorts announced it’ll extend sales of its popular ski and snowboard season passes – The Colorado Pass™, The Summit Pass™ and the new Colorado Pass PLUS™ – through this Sunday, Nov. 18. Click here for pass pricing and details. […]

Crested Butte Deals

Ski Free at Crested Butte

Crested Butte wants you to take to their slopes for a test ride, so from Nov. 25 – Dec. 15 it’s absolutely FREE to ski or ride at Crested Butte. Seriously, FREE. Man, that’s a wonderful price. Now all you need to do is clear yourself a few days, grab some friends, and hit the […]


Changes at resorts this season

The Colorado Springs Gazette has put together a comprehensive list of what’s new at resorts this year. Among the improvements you’ll find additional terrain parks at Breckenridge, a lunch yurt along the snowcat trail at Keystone and two old lifts replaced at Vail. Read the entire article here.

Aspen/Snowmass Beaver Creek Breckenridge Steamboat Vail

Colorado majority in SKI's Top 10 Resorts

Pictures are worth 1,000 words over at SKINET, SKI magazine’s website where they listed their reader’s top 10 resorts for 2007: Deer Valley, UT Vail, CO Whistler/Blackcomb, B.C. Aspen, CO Snowmass, CO Park City, UT Breckenridge, CO Beaver Creek, CO Steamboat, CO Sun Valley, ID Let’s not act surprised, though. Sure, our slopes are some […]

Environment Snow

La Nina: Predicting less precipitation

Recent predictions from the Wester Water Assessment (WWA) say that we might get higher temperatures and lower snowfalls this season: Expected La Niña impacts during October-December 2007 season are above average precipitation in the Pacific Northwest (including western Wyoming) and below average precipitation in the Southwest, including parts of Colorado. There is an increased chance […]