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.... 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) - 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.... 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 »
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... more »
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... more »
A Colorado climate scientist says midwinter snowstorms could stay south of the state's ski areas this season because of an El Nino pattern. Klaus Wolter of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration said Tuesday that doesn't mean the resorts won't get snow, just that they probably won't have as... more »
A Colorado climate scientist says midwinter snowstorms could stay south of the state's ski areas this season because of an El Nino pattern. Klaus Wolter of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday that doesn't mean the resorts won't get snow, just that they probably won't have as many... more »
Jury selection is under way in a trial over whether the owners of lifetime ski passes at Colorado's Keystone resort can rent them out to others. Early investors in the resort were granted lifetime passes, and some of those pass holders make extra cash by renting them. Vail Resorts Inc.... more »