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Powderhorn plans half-pipe at base area

By Dave Buchanan

Powderhorn Resort will kick off its 45th year this winter with a new half-pipe for snow-park boarders and skiers. Resort officials said the half-pipe is expected to be 300-350 feet long with 13-foot walls sporting a 16-17-percent grade. The ...

Powderhorn begins 2011-2012 season pass sales Thursday

By Dave Buchanan

Powderhorn Ski Resort marks the first step in its 45th season Thursday with the start of its season pass sales. Resort spokesperson Sarah Allen said along with new ownership, the resort is offering significant savings on many of its passes as ...

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Popular X Games event ski halfpipe added to Olympics

By Dave Buchanan

The 2010/11 ski season is ending for most of us, but there’s a new future for ski halfpipe. It was announced earlier this week by the International Olympic Committee that men’s and women’s ski halfpipe and women’s ski ...

April snowpack readings show increase in north, decline in south

By Dave Buchanan

April snowpack surveys indicate the snowpack statewide at 113 percent of average and 28 percent greater than the snowpack one year ago. However, snow totals vary widely from north to south. According to the Natural Resources Conservation ...

Powderhorn offers $25 tickets for final weekend

By Staff

With the end of the 2010-2011 ski season looming, Powderhorn Ski Resort is offering $25 lift tickets for closing weekend. Prices are good Friday through closing day Sunday “This is our opportunity to thank everyone for their support ...

Splashy finale set for Powderhorn last-day party

By Staff

Make a splash this weekend at Powderhorn Ski Resort. The resort is hosting its second Pond Skim during the closing day party on Sunday. It’s just what it sounds like: the daring opportunity to ski or board across a 90-foot ice- and ...

Old friends getting together in Snowmass for National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic

By Dave Buchanan

The first of more than 350 disabled American military veterans take to the slopes of Snowmass Ski Resort this morning for the opening ceremonies of the 25th annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. Participants come from every ...

Powderhorn changes hours to meet daylight savings

By Staff

Powderhorn Ski Resort is springing forward starting Monday, opening its lifts at 10 a.m. and closing them at 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, the resort is continuing its regular-season lift hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Shifting our hours ...

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Silverton Skijoring

By William Woody

Dozens of skiers compete in the second annual Skijoring competition along Blake Street in downtown Silverton during the 2011 Wild West Snowscape Saturday Feb. 12, 2011.  ...

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Grand Mesa can be home to many different events, niches

By Bill Haggerty

Fish gotta swim. Birds gotta fly. When early U.S. naturalists Gifford Pinchot and Teddy Roosevelt toyed with the idea of “multiple use,” they may not have envisioned birds and fish sharing their environment with snowmobiles, ski ...

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