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Rocky Mountain Underground opens 1st combo ski shop, bar in Breckenridge

September 23, 2016 — Walk inside one of two front doors at 114 S. Main Street in Breckenridge and you’d swear that Mike Waesche, co-founder of local ski manufacturer and lifestyle brand Rocky Mountain Underground, has a case of schizophrenia. Take the left door and you’re brought inside RMU’s […]

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Colorado ski resorts consortium offers 2-for-1 lift tickets

September 19, 2016 — The trade association for the state’s ski resorts, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), is offering another way for skiers and riders to save for the 2016-17 season with the Colorado Gems Card. The new program grants resort-goers more options and provides additional value by allows […]

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Epic Passes now $509 to $809 after Labor Day

September 12, 2016 — Epic Passes now $509 to $809 after Labor Day Starting this week, the entire suite of Epic Pass products jumped in price for the final time until the beginning of the winter season. Pricing ranges from $239 for a kid’s Keystone A-Basin Pass (the cheapest […]

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On The Hill: Minturn days at the Weston tiny house unveiling

September 8, 2016 — On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Z Griff makes his way over Vail Pass and into tiny Minturn for the debut of the Weston tiny house, the brand-new, totally portable showroom for the […]

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Summit County’s upcoming ‘16-17 winter may be a doozie

September 4, 2016 — The unusual dusting of snow on peaks across Summit County on Aug. 24 tickled the senses and sparked the imagination of local powder hounds for what the upcoming ski season could be. It turns out, it really may be a sign of things to come […]

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Summit County’s upcoming ‘16-17 winter may be a doozie

September 4, 2016 — The unusual dusting of snow on peaks across Summit County on Aug. 24 tickled the senses and sparked the imagination of local powder hounds for what the upcoming ski season could be. It turns out, it really may be a sign of things to come […]

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Vail Resorts adds European ski locations to its Epic Pass

September 1, 2016 — Vail Resorts has added several European locations to its Epic Pass for the 2016-17 season. The season-long ski pass already includes local Colorado resorts including Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail as well as nine others around the United States and one in Australia. But the […]

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Copper introduces new season pass with unlimited ski, Woodward access

August 30, 2016 — Copper Mountain just made the 2016-17 ski season a little bit sweeter with the All Access Pass. This brand-new pass option provides unlimited skiing and riding at Copper Mountain for the upcoming winter season, as well as full access to the Woodward Copper Barn from […]

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Dew Tour returns to Breckenridge Ski Resort for 2016

August 30, 2016 — Come this winter, Breckenridge will once more do the Dew. Following some initial uncertainty as to the status of the annual action sports competition known as the Dew Tour, the popular ski and snowboard event will return to Breckenridge Ski Resort in 2016 for its […]

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Denver just became a ski-in, ski-out town

August 28, 2016 — Gary DeFrange remembers that spring afternoon in 2009 when he watched the former Ski Train disappear into the Moffat Tunnel for the last time. It was the end of a nearly 70-year run of weekend train service between downtown Denver and Winter Park ski area. […]

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U.S. Forest Service clears path for alpine coaster at Copper Mountain Resort

August 26, 2016 — As Summit County’s ski resorts begin to set their gears in motion for another snow season, the White River National Forest has released a draft environmental assessment for a series of new summer projects at Copper Mountain Resort. In February, the Forest Service released notice […]

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What to know before skinning Breckenridge, Copper and A-Basin

August 12, 2016 — It’s that time of year again, when the lifts shut down and the only way anyone gets turns at the resort is by earning them. And those turns are more than worth it. After plenty of snow earlier this April — not to mention predictions […]

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Copper Resort owner Powdr Corp buys Eldora

August 12, 2016 — Park City, Utah-based Powdr Corporation, owner of Copper Mountain Resort in addition to seven other ski resorts in the West, announced on Monday that it has added Eldora Mountain Resort in Nederland, Colorado to its portfolio. The adventure lifestyle company, which also owns Woodward camps […]

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Yet another record-busting winter for Colorado ski towns

August 12, 2016 — Not only did a record number of visitors pack Colorado ski areas last winter, but the spendthrift skiing masses left mountain towns awash in record tax revenue. The past three Colorado ski seasons have hit all-time highs. The ski areas are making more money than […]

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Court ruling bolsters ski area legal protections

August 12, 2016 — Inbounds avalanches are part of the inherent risk of skiing at the state’s ski areas, Colorado’s Supreme Court affirmed last week. The split 5-2 finding upheld a state appellate court’s previous 2-1 decision from 2014 regarding a wrongful death suit first brought against IntraWest-owned Winter […]

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On The Hill: Snow to skate for Woodward opening and Go Skateboarding Day (video)

August 12, 2016 — On The Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: One joy of living in the Rocky Mountains is June, when it’s easy enough for the dedicated few to go snowboarding one day and skateboarding the next, […]

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Keystone Resort offers new mountaintop history tour

August 12, 2016 — Keystone Resort has had a place in Summit County history since the Dercums founded the ski area back in 1970. The resort is now offering a free guided mountaintop history walking tour to give guests a chance to learn unique Keystone and Colorado facts while […]

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Vail Resorts plans to abandon ‘Park City’ trademark

August 12, 2016 — PARK CITY, Utah — Vail Resorts, with Park City Mountain Resort, said Saturday it would withdraw its polarizing trademark application for the name “Park City” as it applies to a ski area — an unexpected turnabout amid widespread opposition to the bid to trademark the […]

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Team Summit names Troy Watts new alpine director

August 11, 2016 — Team Summit names Troy Watts new alpine director Team Summit Colorado recently named longtime coach Troy Watts as alpine director and head coach for the upcoming winter season. Watts, a former member of the U.S. Ski Team, competed at all levels of alpine racing and […]

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area receives preliminary OK on expansion plan

August 4, 2016 — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area’s vision for expansion is now nearly a reality. On Wednesday, the White River National Forest released a final impact review and initial decision on the proposed projects, mostly endorsing the ski area’s requests that date back to its 2012 development plan. […]

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