Ski & Snow Sports

Shiffrin partners with Vail Valley Foundation

By Dave Buchanan

Fresh off a very successful year on snow, 2013 world champion and Sochi Olympics gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin of Eagle-Vail now has another goal: to help boost her hometown’s image in time for next year’s FIS Alpine World Ski ...


Alta Ski Resort seeking to dismiss boarder suit

By Dave Buchanan

Snowboard-free Alta (Utah) Ski Resort is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by snowboarders seeking access to the mountain. In January, a group of snowboarders, including professional snowboarder Bjorn Leines, along with the ...


Send ski season out with a bang at Telluride party

By Dave Buchanan

If you’re a skier or rider, the first half of April is one big April Fool’s joke. The rush was supposed to start today with the season finale at Powderhorn Mountain Resort. The resort announced Saturday it will have a bonus ...

Powderhorn season ends Sunday

By Staff

Powderhorn Mountain Resort announced its final day of the ski season will be Sunday. The resort remains open for daily operations. Lifts will operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Thursday and Sunday. It will have extended hours for the Take ...

Bust a lung at race April 5 on Grand Mesa

By Dave Buchanan

Not that this sounds physically demanding or anything, but why else would anyone name a 50-kilometer (31 miles) ski race at nearly 11,000 feet the “Busted Lung?” The Grand Mesa Nordic Council wants to put you to the test with the ...

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By Staff

Telluride, one the region’s most spectacular getaways, is a community flourishing with activities and great opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.  And it’s right here in our backyard. A great drive into the San Juans begins an ...


Sunlight Mountain Resort

By Penny Stine

Sunlight is a local mountain, favored by those who live near Glenwood Springs. Because it is so close to Glenwood, the ski resort pairs up with the hot springs pool in Glenwood and with many Glenwood-area hotels to offer Ski-Swim-Stay ...



By Penny Stine

As the mountain closest to Grand Junction, Powderhorn is also closest to the hearts of many Grand Valley skiers, who consider the Grand Mesa their backyard. In addition to the nearby proximity, locals love it because it’s never crowded ...


Crested Butte

By Penny Stine

Crested Butte is enormous, with acres upon acres of varied terrain. It’s a great place for beginners, intermediate skiers and advanced crazy skiers who want to ski off the edge of cliffs and do all sorts of gnarly, jaw-dropping ...

Follow our own Outdoor Junkie on her search for first tracks and deep pow.

Colorado Ski Report

  • Arapahoe Basin
    New Snow Last 24 hours: 0.0 in.
    New Snow Last 48 hours: 0.0 in.
    Mid Mountain Depth: 75.0 in.
    Surface Conditions: PP
    Lifts Open: 7
    Beginner Terrain Open: 100%
    Intermediate Terrain Open: 100%
    Expert Terrain Open: 100%
    Closing Date: June 9, 2014
  • Loveland
    New Snow Last 24 hours: 0.0 in.
    New Snow Last 48 hours: 0.0 in.
    Mid Mountain Depth: 78.0 in.
    Surface Conditions: PP
    Lifts Open: 6
    Beginner Terrain Open: 81%
    Intermediate Terrain Open: 92%
    Expert Terrain Open: 88%
    Closing Date: May 5, 2014
  • Winter Park
    New Snow Last 24 hours: 0.0 in.
    New Snow Last 48 hours: 0.0 in.
    Mid Mountain Depth: 73.0 in.
    Surface Conditions: SP
    Lifts Open: 8
    Beginner Terrain Open: 83%
    Intermediate Terrain Open: 81%
    Expert Terrain Open: 75%
    Closing Date: April 27, 2014
  • Aspen Highlands
  • Aspen Mountain
  • Buttermilk
  • Copper Mountain
  • Crested Butte
  • Eldora
  • Howelsen
  • Monarch
  • Powderhorn
  • Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort
  • Silverton
  • Ski Cooper
  • Ski Granby Ranch
  • Snowmass
  • Steamboat
  • Sunlight Mountain Resort
  • Telluride
  • Wolf Creek

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