Early season deals help skiers save at Colorado Ski Country USA resorts
Skiing/Snowboarding

Early season deals help skiers save at Colorado Ski Country USA resorts

COLORADO With temperatures dropping in Colorado’s high country and ski areas across the state busy making snow for the 2016-17 ski season, now is the time for savvy skiers and riders to do their research and plan their trips to the mountains. Creative vacation packages and new offers from many Colorado Ski Country USA ski … 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

ARISE releases festival schedule, artist playshop sessions and permaculture intensive with The Polish Ambassador
Music

ARISE releases festival schedule, artist playshop sessions and permaculture intensive with The Polish Ambassador

Loveland, CO: The 2015 installment of the ARISE Music Festival is set to kick off on August 7-9 at the scenic Sunrise Ranch in Loveland, CO. The three-day camping event will feature headlining performances with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Polish Ambassador, Emanicpator Ensemble, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Ozomatli, Trevor Hall, Rising Appalachia … Continue reading

Mountain Mix

April 2015 Mountain Mix – The Best of All the Rest

April 3 ‘Dancing Colors’ opening reception Art Center of Estes Park hosts an opening reception for Linda C. Palmer’s “Dancing Colors”  exhibition, April 3, 5-7 p.m. Palmer is a versatile artist whose artwork celebrates “the beauty God has given to us through nature.” Palmer expresses her impressions through drawings and paintings, using the mediums of … Continue reading

New Belgium Mountain Adventure creates unique day on the slopes
Skiing/Snowboarding

New Belgium Mountain Adventure creates unique day on the slopes

By Jeffrey V. Smith FRONT RANGE New Belgium Brewing’s infamous Mountain Adventure series—formally known as the Scavenge Series—is back. It’s a downhill scavenger hunt “like no other” and in 2015 it travels to six resorts in four states, with each stop benefiting a local nonprofit. The 2015 series stops at three Colorado ski resorts: Arapahoe … Continue reading

Mountain Mix

February 2015 Mountain Mix – The Best of All the Rest

February 6 Companion Rescue Workshop Join Colorado Avalanche Information Center patrollers from A-Basin and patrollers from neighboring ski areas, Feb. 6, for a day of classroom instruction and hands-on outdoor scenarios on how to make solo and group avalanche rescues. The workshop is limited to 50 participants with backcountry experience and includes an introduction to … Continue reading

COVER: Colorado’s ski season underway with resort upgrades, updates
Cover Story / Skiing/Snowboarding

COVER: Colorado’s ski season underway with resort upgrades, updates

Winter Park Resort received the most snow in November since 2005. Photo courtesy of Winter Park By Jeffrey V. Smith FRONT RANGE Despite a warm October that postponed opening day for some resorts, Colorado’s current ski season launched in mid-October as a crowd of overjoyed skiers and snowboarders made their first turns at Arapahoe Basin … Continue reading

Clear Creek trail perfect winter sports training ground
Hiking/Backcountry / Trail of the Month

Clear Creek trail perfect winter sports training ground

ESTES PARK Colorado’s Peak to Peak region is teeming with amazing backcountry spots and the trails that take you there. Each month, MMAC Monthly takes a closer look at some popular places to enjoy the outdoors in a variety of ways and in any season. The Bakerville-Loveland Trail is a paved trail linking the Clear … Continue reading

Skiing/Snowboarding

Save at eight ski resorts with 2014/15 Colorado Ski Country USA Gems Card

Denver – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), the trade association and global voice of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, unveiled the 2014/15 Colorado Gems Card program and announced that cards are now available for purchase. For the 2014/15 season, the Gems Card program features two-for-one lift tickets at eight signature Colorado Gems ski resorts and … Continue reading