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3 years 4 months ago

Record skier visits

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The National Ski Areas Association says a ski season that stretched into July helped U.S. resorts set a record this year for skier visits. The Lakewood, Colo.-based trade group in May estimated there were 60.1 million skier visits at U.S. resorts this season. Based on...

3 years 6 months ago

Wax those Boards

Still need that skiing and snowboarding fix? You may be in luck! Several resorts in Colorado may re-open, because of all the snow we've had recently. A Basin is still open and now Aspen is considering firing up those chairlifts again. The resort has a reported base of 70-inches! Aspen...

3 years 8 months ago

Elderly man dies in skiing collision

DENVER (AP) - Officials say a 73-year-old Pennsylvania man is dead following a skiing collision at Colorado's Snowmass Ski Mountain. The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office tells the Denver Post that James E. Juckett collided with another skier Friday. His hometown wasn't immediately available. The county coroner's office is...

3 years 11 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....

5 years 1 month ago

Arapahoe Basin opens for the season

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is getting its earliest start on the season ever. The resort was opened Friday with one run and an 18-inch base. Some of the features in its terrain park also will be open. Nearby Loveland Ski Area opened Wednesday, apparently the earliestopening in the U.S.

5 years 1 month ago

Snowmaking underway at Copper Mountain

That nip in the air you felt this morning is a downright shudder in the mountains. That cold is being met with delight at Copper Mountain, where snowmaking is underway. Copper is shooting for a Nov. 6 opening weekend festival, with ski and snowboard films, free live music and giveaways....

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