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CDA ‘Vertical Challenge’ set for Saturday at Powderhorn

By Staff

Powderhorn Mountain Resort and Colorado Discover Ability on Saturday are hosting CDA’s 17th annual Vertical Ski Challenge. Skiers and riders, participating individually or as four-person teams, vie to rack up as many vertical feet as ...


Get Out! The Glade runner

By Julie Norman

When I can’t get away to a big resort for the weekend, I really enjoy skiing at Powderhorn Mountain Resort. Sure, the lifts may be slow, but at least there are lifts to ride. There is a large variety of runs for such a small mountain, ...


Get Out! Utah ski trip provides variety
— and pastrami

By Julie Norman

Last year wasn’t the best snow year, but that didn’t stop my boyfriend and me from heading west to Utah for a quick getaway in Salt Lake City. We have friends there, and my boyfriend has spent many past winters skiing at Alta and ...


Distinctive trio

By Julie Norman

My boyfriend and I are lucky enough to have friends near Breckenridge, and some winters we journey over Vail Pass to ski with them when we need a change of pace. A few years ago we went for a long weekend that allowed us to hit three great ...


Get out! Downhill favorite

By Julie Norman

I’ll be the first to admit I haven’t skied at every resort in Colorado. This year I hope to get to a few new places and revisit some old favorites. We have such a variety of ski towns and ski resorts around us that it seems to me ...


Diversify the weekend

By Julie Norman

Whoever said weekends were for relaxing obviously didn’t live in Western Colorado. The weather lately has made it easy to get in two days of diverse outdoor activities. Of course, this means Mondays at work turn into rest days during ...

Powderhorn sets opening weekend ticket price

By Staff

Powderhorn Mountain Resort has announced opening weekend adult lift tickets will be $49. No half-day ticket prices were announced. Skiers and riders holding the Powderhorn Mountain Resort “P-Card” ($69) ski free their first day and ...


Everyone feels the pain when ski resorts are unable to open

By Dave Buchanan

When the announcement came earlier this week that Powderhorn Mountain Resort simply had insufficient snow to open Thursday as planned, the news wasn’t unexpected. The fall has been milder than expected, and many Colorado ski resorts ...


Doing a snow dance

By Dave Buchanan

With the news earlier this week that Powderhorn Mountain Resort has rescheduled its opening to Saturday, the options open this week to local skiers and riders are be patient or hit the road. Aspen Mountain and Snowmass received the brunt of ...


Enjoy a trip to Telluride for Audi FIS Skicross World Cup

By Dave Buchanan

While you’re waiting for Powderhorn Mountain Resort to open, take in the Audi FIS Skicross World Cup races starting today and running through Saturday at Telluride. Many of the sports’ top skiers and riders will be participating, ...

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