Olympic fever sweeps Colorado ski country
Skiing/Snowboarding

Olympic fever sweeps Colorado ski country

Events  Feature Olympic Qualifiers, Skiing with Former Olympians and Olympic Celebrations COLORADO Come February, all eyes will be on the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. In the months leading up to the Olympics, Colorado Ski Country USA resorts across the state will host Olympic qualifiers and celebrate with Olympic-themed events including races, Olympiads, sendoffs … Continue reading

Hiking/Backcountry

Brainard Road reconstruction begins Wednesday, Nov. 15

Periodic closures continue through the Winter 2018; Full 24-hour closures of Brainard Road planned March to June 2018 Boulder County, Colo. – The Central Federal Lands Highway Division of the Federal Highways Administration (CFLHD), in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and Boulder County Transportation, will begin reconstruction of Brainard Lake Road between the Peak-to-Peak Highway (SH … Continue reading

Work begins On Alluvial Fan Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park
Culture / Hiking/Backcountry

Work begins On Alluvial Fan Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK Construction is beginning on a new accessible pedestrian trail in the Alluvial Fan area between the existing east and west parking lots with a new bridge across the Roaring River. The construction is expected to last through next fall. While construction is taking place, there will be closures in the sections where the … Continue reading

Colorado is ‘officially open’ for 2017-18 Winter Season
Skiing/Snowboarding

Colorado is ‘officially open’ for 2017-18 Winter Season

Photo by Dave Camara/Arapahoe Basin Ski Area ARAPAHOE BASIN Colorado’s 2017-18 ski season launched today, Oct. 13, with a crowd of delighted skiers and snowboarders celebrating the first runs of the season at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. At 9 a.m., atop an 18-inch base of packed powder, the Black Mountain Express lift began spinning, delivering … Continue reading

Echo Mountain joins Colorado Ski Country USA
Skiing/Snowboarding

Echo Mountain joins Colorado Ski Country USA

Idaho Springs Ski Area Becomes 23rd Member of State Trade Association DENVER Colorado Ski Country USA, the state trade association and global voice of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, today announced that Echo Mountain will join the association effective immediately. Echo Mountain, which is only 50 minutes away from downtown Denver and offers night skiing … Continue reading