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1 year 10 months ago

Arapahoe Basin opening Wednesday

Arapahoe Basin Ski area announced today it plans to open for the season Wednesday. According to the resort's blog, they started making snow October 5th and plan to open their High Noon intermediate run to skiers Wednesday. A-Basin also plans to have a few terrain park features ready....

3 years 8 months ago

Monarch, Durango now open!

DENVER (AP) - Two more Colorado ski resorts are opening for the season. Durango Mountain Resort and Monarch Mountain were set to welcome skiers and snowboarders on Friday. That will bring the total number of resorts open for the season to 15. Resorts have benefited from some early season storms....

3 years 11 months ago

Zipper lane would cut I-70 trips in half

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...

4 years 8 months ago

SW Colorado clobbered by storm

More than three feet of snow has already piled up in southwestern Colorado. It's great at the ski resorts--not so wonderful for C-DOT. Wolf Creek and La Veta Passes have been closed for most of the day. Durango Airport--shuttered due to blizzard conditions. Wolf Creek Ski Area says...

4 years 8 months ago

Silverton, Echo Mountain open for the season

Two more Colorado ski areas are opening for the season. Silverton Mountain in southwestern Colorado and Echo Mountain west of Denver are opening terrain on Wednesday. Echo is offering $29 lift tickets through Dec. 18 while Silverton has $39 tickets. Silverton is also changing its operating schedule and says it...

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