Wow, opening over a week earlier than the previous season (and the earliest in 40 years), Loveland has officially opened the 2009/2010 season and is the first ski area to do so in North America. Through snowmaking, they’ve started the season with an 18-inch base. Arapahoe Basin, the annual competitor in the #RaceToOpen (Twitter hashtag […]
Ski movie stars from the 90s, detailed descriptions of big mountain skiing in Chamonix, deep reflections on skiing and mortality, seriously; what more could you want from a book? William A. Kerig’s non-fiction book The Edge of Never: A Skier’s Story of Life, Death, and Dreams in the World’s Most Dangerous Mountains reads like a […]
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, […]
I’ll be honest, the snow hasn’t been great in Summit County. It’s only been in the last few weeks that we’ve seen a lot of fresh snow up there. This was the first “real” day of skiing for me (opening weekend was just for practice). We headed up to Keystone on Friday night to catch […]
Copper has decided that with all the snow falling (last night saw at least 8 inches!) they’re going to open a full week earlier. Copper will now open up on November 7th, only two Fridays away. For anyone worried about early season snow this year, fear not! Psst, get updates like this by following CoSnow […]
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 […]
Click here for the 2009 Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo Visit the Denver area’s snow season kickoff event: the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo. “Exhibitors from mountain resorts from near and far will be on hand, as well as tour operators and ski and snowboard equipment manufacturers with the latest info on this year’s best […]
The race to open is on! Arapahoe Basin is announcing their opening day to be October 15th, 2008. The exhibition chair opens at 9:00 AM. Visit the webcams to see the (lack of) snow. Loveland is still to be determined.