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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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Uncrowded Grand Mesa has plenty of room for everyone

By Bill Haggerty

Grand Mesa is one of the largest flattop mountains in the world, known as a mecca for anglers in search of trout and solitude on one of its 280 lakes and reservoirs. This 800-square mile mountaintop of volcanic origin averages 10,000 feet in ...

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County Line Cross-Country Ski Trails perfect for you and the pooch

By Bill Haggerty

Set track. Groomed trails. Grand Mesa is a mecca for such things, thanks to the wonderful work of the Grand Mesa Nordic Council (GMNC). Take, for example, the Mesa/Delta County Line Cross-Country Ski Trails, expertly groomed by the ...

Resorts says skier visits up 10 percent this year

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado ski resorts are reporting a 10 percent increase in skier visits for the first part of the 2010-2011 ski season, thanks to abundant early season snow across much of the state. Those numbers are through Dec. 31 and include the 22 ...

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