Spring arrives in Colorado Ski Country
Culture / Skiing/Snowboarding

Spring arrives in Colorado Ski Country

COLORADO Spring has officially arrived at Colorado Ski Country USA ski areas and resorts with longer and warmer days and spring skiing conditions. Extended ski season, parties, races, concerts and pond-skimming will be in full-swing at resorts in the region. Below is a roundup of springtime celebrations happening at CSCUSA ski areas near the Front … Continue reading

COVER: Skip lines, save cash, enjoy solitude by skiing uphill
Cover Story / Skiing/Snowboarding

COVER: Skip lines, save cash, enjoy solitude by skiing uphill

FRONT RANGE The fun isn’t limited to going downhill at our regional ski resorts. The growing trend of uphill skiing is gaining a considerable foothold at Colorado ski areas and resorts. Those who take part enjoy the increased exercise and solitude along with the chance to skip lift lines, get a considerable price break on … Continue reading

COVER: Regional resorts build on last year’s record ski season
Cover Story / Skiing/Snowboarding

COVER: Regional resorts build on last year’s record ski season

FRONT RANGE Colorado, North America’s number one skiing destination, unofficially began its 2016-17 ski season in early October when Loveland and Copper Mountain took advantage of cold nighttime temperatures, and began to cover their runs in man-made snow. Eldora, Arapahoe Basin and Winter Park began their own snowmaking operations soon after. Thanks to help from … Continue reading

COVER: Regional ski resorts start season with latest upgrades
Cover Story / Skiing/Snowboarding

COVER: Regional ski resorts start season with latest upgrades

By Jeffrey V. Smith FRONT RANGE Colorado’s deep powder-like snow, wide variety of terrain, abundant sunshine, numerous resorts and unmatched scenery make skiing and snowboarding here unlike anywhere in the world. It is understandable why the state—which offers more area to ski and snowboard than Utah, Vermont and New York—has been America’s top choice for … Continue reading

Hiking/Backcountry / Skiing/Snowboarding

Forest Service releases final Eldora Mountain Resort decision

BOULDER – The U.S. Forest Service released its final Record of Decision today, Oct. 1, for the Eldora Mountain Resort Ski Area Projects. This decision will allow the ski area to move forward with proposed improvements inside its existing special use permit boundary – such as replacing lifts, adding gladed terrain and new runs, improving … Continue reading