SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) - Snowmass ski resort is opening five days early because of heavy snow over the past month.
The resort is opening tomorrow with more than 160 acres open to skiers.
Breckenridge plans to open today, celebrating its 50th anniversary with free cupcakes for the... more »
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A bill making its way through Congress would make it clear that ski resorts are not just for winter activities.
The Ski Area Recreation Opportunity Enhancement Act has already passed the U.S. House of Representatives and now heads to the Senate.
Current federal... more »
DENVER (AP) - This is supposed to be mud season, when most seasonal Colorado ski resort employees have left for the summer and most ski areas are closed.
But so much snow has fallen in the Colorado mountains this month that Aspen Mountain is reopening 136 acres at the... more »
DENVER (AP) - A weekend storm has dropped up to 18 inches of snow in Colorado, triggering chain requirements on Interstate 70 and other mountain highways.
The National Weather Service reported 10 inches of snow by Sunday morning near Tiny Town, about 15 miles southwest of Denver. Four inches... more »
BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) - Vail Resorts has acquired Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in California for $63 million cash.
The Broomfield, Colorado-based company said Monday it acquired the stock of the companies that operate Northstar-at-Tahoe from Booth Creek Resort Properties LLC and other sellers.
Vail Resorts will lease the land on... more »
Adding an extra, temporary eastbound lane to Interstate 70 would cut travel time from ski resorts to Denver by about half.
That's according to the initial results of study commissioned by the Colorado Department of Transportation. It found using a reversible zipper lane on winter Sundays would cut the... more »
In the midst of violence across Mexico, many U..S travelers have concerns about vacationing there during Spring Break. At Charlie Brown's Goodtime Travel they say there's been concerns but so far it's business as usual. "Travel so far has remained pretty much constant with what it had been." says owner... more »
Vail Resorts is honoring Lindsey Vonn by naming a trail on Vail Mountain after the Olympic medal winner. As of Sunday, the expert "International" trail is known as "Lindsey's". The trail was used for the women's speed events during the World Alpine Championships at Vail and Beaver Creek in 1989... more »
Colorado's two premier resort counties are at odds over a proposed 320-home subdivision, with one official accusing the other county of creating a "bag of excrement." Eagle County has given preliminary approval to the development in El Jebel, just north of the Pitkin County line. It includes around 90,000 square... more »