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  1. Slide of Hans

    Epic Pass 20/21

    Prices out today! Local $729, full pass $979 https://www.epicpass.com/passes/epic-pass.aspx
  2. Cheryl Jensen Recognized by US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Women in the Industry

    Cheryl Jensen Recognized by US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Women in the Industry

    There are people in the industry who see a need and think, "Someone should do something about that." When Cheryl Jensen saw a need, she did something about it, and this is why she is being recognized by the US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Women in the Industry. In 2003, when she was visiting...
  3. Vail, Breckenridge and Keystone in Late January

    Vail, Breckenridge and Keystone in Late January

    Vail, Breckenridge and Keystone in Late January February 7, 2020 By Jim Kenney PugSki Travel Correspondent I visited Vail, Breckenridge and Keystone ski areas in Colorado during mid-week in late January 2020. I skied two days at Breckenridge, one day at Keystone and my final day was Friday...
  4. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Vail Galaxy of Resorts: Part 1 of 3

    Hitchhiker's Guide to the Vail Galaxy of Resorts: Part 1 of 3

    Hitchhiker's Guide to the Vail Galaxy of Resorts: Part 1 of 3 December 30, 2019 By Jim Kenney PugSki Travel Correspondent [Author's note: this is an update of a three-part article originally written for PugSki.com two years ago. In addition to updating, it has been repositioned for easy...
  5. M

    Ideas for Mens ski trip

    Hello Not sure this is the best forum to post in, if there is a better one please let me know and I will move or have the discussion moved to a better forum. I am thinking of planning a ski trip for for myself and my cousins / friends to attend. We are in our 40s to early 50s. Not sure how...
  6. Philpug

    SYNC Launches $50K Athlete Fund

    VAIL, Co: We're excited today to announce a new $50,000 grant program to help fill the funding gap for American ski racing athletes in their quest for the highest levels of competition. SYNC Athlete Fund will maximize impact by making grants to offset training and competition costs for the most...
  7. Ken_R

    Colorado Vail Resorts Improving Snowmaking for Early Season Openings

    Looks like Keystone will open in October and Vail and Beaver Creek will have more terrain open at their set opening dates of November 15 regardless of snowfall. So, VRi is banking on the snowmaking improvements to challenge both Arapahoe Basin and Loveland for the earliest start and the longest...
  8. mcpowell

    Help me pick a destination with non skiing wife, please.

    My wife and I will be celebrating our 30th anniversary in 2020, so we’ve decided it’s going to be year of vacations for the two of us. No more dragging the 3 young adults along as they suck more resouces than a whirlpool in Lake Peigneur (look it up if you don’t know about it) Anyways, Kim...
  9. Jim Kenney

    Hitchhiker's Guide to the Vail Galaxy of Resorts: Part 1 of 3

    I’ve had the opportunity to visit a bunch of Vail Resorts in North America over the last four years and explore the full gamut of great experiences they offer. However, I’m going to set the tone of this discussion by using the words "Vail" and "frugal" in the same sentence. The Vail galaxy of...
  10. G

    Good resort with easy blues?

    Hello, My wife and I have been skiing for a while, and normally go to PCMR every year. But I was looking to go somewhere different just for some variety. Nothing wrong with PCMR, but 7 years in a row, it's time to try somewhere else at least once. My wife doesn't like steep runs, so nice...
  11. VON

    For Those Who Fly - Colorado & Utah

    As someone who recently moved to the East Coast of the US for work, I am no longer a short drive away from my mountain, and I am forced to try and "plan ahead" on my ski trips. Anyone have thoughts/experience on what is the best skiing a human can do as close as possible to the Denver or Salt...
  12. Blue Streak

    Colorado Behind the Epic Curtain

    Good Morning from behind the Epic Curtain. On Saturday I did some recon on Vail Mountain, marking on my GPS some hidden front side tree lines which are not readily visible when the snow is on the ground. Once again, I will be working undercover here this season, and I hope to provide good...
  13. SkiNurse

    Beaver Creek Cancels Birds of Prey

    The Vail Valley Foundation on Thursday announced that the FIS Audi Birds of Prey World Cup downhill, super-G and giant slalom races scheduled for Dec. 2-4 have been canceled, due to an unfavorable result of the International Ski Federation snow control. A recent shift in weather patterns has...
  14. Bob Barnes

    Vail takes over the skiing world....

    Well, with the first snow of the upcoming season already dusting the highest peaks of our mountains here in Colorado, and the recent news of Vail taking over yet another premiere ski resort (British Columbia's renowned Whistler/Blackcomb), I thought it was time to stir up a few more emotions...
  15. Dave Petersen

    Ski Logik 10th Mountain Division Skis

    COLORADO SKI MUSEUM - Vail Photo taken July 7, 2016
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