Page 7 of 25


Spring skiing at Skyway

By Bill Haggerty

“I stand by my quote,” said the retired guy at Skyway Nordic Ski Area on March 20, the first day of spring. “This is without a doubt one of the top five days of the year, maybe one of the top two or three. I don’t know, ...

Get Out! Monarch offers awesome skiing for all levels

By Julie Norman

Recently we took a ski trip to explore some resorts around the state. We made a nice loop, staying in Gunnison for two nights, to ski Crested Butte and then Monarch, then moving on to Frisco and a trip to Vail. Although Crested Butte was ...

Colorado skier visits continue rise in ‘14

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado ski resorts continued a strong upward trend in skier visits in the first two months of 2014, according to Colorado Ski Country USA, a ski-industry trade group. The group’s 21 member resorts reported skier visits were up 8.6 ...

Barnelopet rescheduled for Saturday

By Dave Buchanan

As they might say in Oslo, “La oss prøve dette igjen (Let’s try this again).” The Barnelopet, the annual children’s cross-country ski race sponsored by the Sons of Norway, has been rescheduled for Saturday after ...

Take a trip to discuss snowpack, safety in mountains

By Dave Buchanan

With some areas of Colorado’s mountains reporting near-record snow depths, the Western Slope Conservation Center and Thompson Divide Coalition are offering a timely snowshoe and cross-country ski trip March 22 to discuss snowpack ...


Spring breakers

By Dave Buchanan

Apparently, daylight saving time was invented by a skier concerned the sun would set before the fun ran out. Why else would Colorado’s ski country be overflowing with the weird and outrageous just as the ski season is entering its final ...

Red Bull Double Pipe contest coming to Aspen

By Dave Buchanan

The world’s best snowboarders hit Aspen in two weeks with a big decision to make: One halfpipe or two? From March 19-23, Aspen is hosting the inaugural edition of the Red Bull Double Pipe contest, for which two (count ‘em) ...

Barneloppet Kids’ Race is this weekend on Grand Mesa

By Dave Buchanan

You don’t have to be Norwegian to enjoy the annual Barneloppet Kids’ Race this Saturday at Skyway Nordic Area on Grand Mesa. Hosted by the Vestafjell Lodge of the Sons of Norway, the day includes free lessons and races, varying in ...

Powderhorn open late for skiing this weekend

By Dave Buchanan

This is the weekend Powderhorn Mountain Resort doesn’t close. Or, at least close at the regular time. The resort will keep its slopes open late Friday and Saturday for skiing under the lights from 4 to 9 p.m. Discounts will be given ...


SlopeStyle Event, first-ever night skiing coming to Powderhorn

By Dave Buchanan

Forget the calendar. As anyone in the ski business will attest, it’s already spring, bringing great snow, longer days and special events to make your season even more memorable. Powderhorn Mountain Resort is headed into the last two ...

Page 7 of 25


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2017 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy