Tag archives for skiing

  1. In Praise of Loveland Valley

    My younger brother tried snowboarding for the first time yesterday, and I took him up to Loveland. The mountain is incredibly friendly for beginners who are just starting, and I highly recommend it for the following reasons: The area for beginners (Loveland Valley) is distinctive from the other areas of the mountain (Loveland Basin). The…

  2. Spring skiing delayed for 2009

    This past weekend sucked if you wanted to ski in the high country. If you wanted to sit out on the deck and kick back a few beers… it was perfect. Highs in the low 60s means only the following: no new snow, crappy conditions, bare spots, and slush. I was thinking to myself: damn,…

  3. Heli skiing at Silverton Mountain

    Here’s an opportunity for you: to offset the costs of avalanche control at Silverton, they’re offering heli drops for as low as $150 (per run). They also offer touring packages and custom vacations. If you’re not familiar with the resort, Silverton is about 6 hours south west of Denver. Click here for more information on…

  4. CoSnow Guide to 2008/2009 Season Passes

    I know, I know–it’s only August but with the recent (dramatic) change in weather here in Denver (from sunny 90s to wet 60s) it’s a nice reminder that the seasons will change and we’ll be back on the slopes in no time. So, the question, have you bought a 2008/2009 season pass yet? If you’re…

  5. Colorado ski and ride blogs

    In the last month or two I’ve come across a bunch of excellent ski and snowboard blogs, here is my list in no particular order: NewWest Snowblog: An awesome blog by the excellent online-media group over at NewWest. Check out their guest post by Warren Miller on “global warming” and this season’s conditions. Ski-Blog.com: By…