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  1. coskigirl

    Colorado Anyone skied Echo Mountain?

    AKA - I’m going through withdrawal. For a variety of reasons (concussion, school, holiday) my skiing prospect for the next several weeks is poor. I’m starting to reach a level of strategizing options. Echo Mountain offers night skiing and relatively cheap skiing overall. I realize that this...
  2. ATLSkier

    Colorado Driving to Keystone

    Going to Keystone for the first time this weekend and driving from Denver Int'l. Is it better to exit off 70 at Loveland onto US6 and come in from the north, or continue on 70 to Silverthorne and get on to US6 there?
  3. D

    Yet another avalanche death. Aspen this time.

    https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/one-person-dead-after-avalanche-occurs-near-aspen/73-c6d449a4-ce9c-4765-9735-622b5cfc40ad
  4. B

    Colorado The Other Colorado

    Me:- 57 years old, just retired from managing my company, an advanced intermediate. Been coming out to Summit County (from Alabama) for the last 6 years for 1-3 weeks every winter. This year, I decided I wanted to do something different. So, I'm hitting up places I've never been including...
  5. B

    Colorado Colorado Trip Advice

    Planning on driving out to Keystone/Breck for a few days mid January (been there and Summit County resorts numerous times). Then I want to hit up for a day or two each at some places I've never been. Looking at Wolf Creek, Purgatory, Telluride, and Crested Butte. At least 3 out of the 4...
  6. kitchener

    Aspen-area ski rental shop suggestions

    Plans finalized for my annual "Dads-Only" trip to the Rockies, this year to Aspen (first time) -- we'll be checking in Feb 17 (Sun), skiing Monday through Friday, and rolling on on Feb 23rd. Anyway, one in my group, an expert skier, doesn't have skis worthy of the name anymore, and is going to...
  7. Tytlynz64

    Colorado Frisco or Silverthorne: Where to stay if visiting Copper?

    Hi Folks, If one was trying to put together a cheap trip using their Ikon pass and wanted to ski Copper, which town would you choose to stay in and why? I would like some place to Apres after the day but I have many friends in low places and like it that way. Would like to avoid the need for...
  8. QueueCT

    Vonn injury at Copper

    LV was taken off the SG course by sled today and, I am told, helicoptered off the mountain. I don't have any more details. My daughters got an autograph not 30 minutes before. Hope it's nothing too serious and the curse of Copper doesn't prevent a start at Lake Louise. Has anyone heard...
  9. Ken_R

    Ski Demo event at Loveland this Saturday

    Christy Sports is having their annual Loveland Demo Day on Saturday. I went last year and it was awesome. They had PLENTY of awesome skis to demo including a good selection of skis from premium brands like Kastle and DPS. Last season it was a powder day. This year its almost 100% certain that it...
  10. Mike King

    Colorado Aspen/Snowmass Opening

    Just received this from management. Looks like a good opening! Pull the Trigger, Drop the Rope, Flash Openings…. we are ready! Get your pass early…. you don’t want to be waiting in that line on opening day. Saturday, November 17th, we will open Aspen Mountain top to bottom. We will be...
  11. Kneale Brownson

    Vail, BC opening early

    Company email says Vail will open Wednesday and BC will follow on the weekend.
  12. Blue Streak

    Colorado Vail Opens Early

    Vail opens Wednesday. http://news.vail.vailresorts.com/mountain/vail/vail-beaver-creek-open-early.htm
  13. oswaldr2

    Colorado Arapahoe Basin Impending Free Agency

    As many of you know, Arapahoe Basin is set to become a free agent after this 2018/2019 ski season ends. What are your predictions for what they will do? Any suggestions that might help them make their decision easier?
  14. Ron

    Election day T.i.Ts at Loveland

    So far me
  15. kitchener

    Colorado Need geography lesson for "downtown" Aspen...

    Headed to Aspen in later February and I've been researching accommodations. I've reached out to some properties for more info (like how long the walk is to the shuttle). St Moritz was low on the list anyway, but when a property manager got back to me, she/he said it was a "awesome" location...
  16. coskigirl

    Abasin to add via ferrata and mountain biking.

    Interesting. https://www.outtherecolorado.com/arapahoe-basin-releases-plan-for-via-ferrata-mountain-bike-trails-on-mountain/
  17. Blue Streak

    Birds of Prey 2018 Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2018

    The greatest North American ski race will be upon us in a little over a month, the Audi Birds of Prey in Beaver Creek from Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2018. It is a real thrill to see the worlds best skiers on a great course, and the associated events are just a blast. Anyone interested in a little Pugski...
  18. Ron

    Colorado Steamboat Stoke 2018/19

    Just kicking off the annual Stoke for the Boat! I am also throwing in @Bruuuce as a great resource for our mountain and town. So... Please view my "unofficial Resort Guide" for information on all things Steamboat. I am happy to answer any questions...
  19. Ron

    Steamboat gets approval for expansion

    https://www.steamboatpilot.com/news/steamboat-resort-gets-final-forest-service-approval-for-additional-lifts-expanded-terrain/ no time frame but this would be good for us as a resort
  20. TheHitman

    Aspen Week After Christmas

    Would Aspen be one of the least busy resorts the week after Christmas? Or what other resorts on the Ikon pass near-ish to Denver?
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