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  • Storms Leave Snow In Utah and Colorado

    Powder is pounding Utah and Colorado. Snowbird has received around a foot and a half of snow with more expected this week. "A 16-inch storm like the one that came through Sunday is both important to help continue building a base and provides the fun powder conditions for which Little Cottonwood Canyon is known," said Snowbird President Bob Bonar. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Extreme Action In Aspen

    More extreme fun in Aspen as the Nissan Aspen/Snowmass Open resulted in some wild action in the air and on the slopes. Over 300 athletes from five countries competed in eight disciplines, on skis and on boards. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Aspen's Puckett Flies High

    It was a wild wipeout for Aspen's Casey Puckett at this weekend's King of the Mountain Skiing & Snowboarding World Professional Championships at Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico. Puckett had this spectacular crash in the semi-finals of the competition. Steamboat's Brett Buckles took second for the women, surrounded by an international field. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Aspen Art On the Mountain

    A unique Aspen art exhibit had everyone hiking high up the mountain for a first-hand peek. The Red Bull Illume Image Quest featured international action and adventure sports photography. Fifty photos from 45 photographers were illuminated on massive black boxes, high up on the edge of Little Nell Run on Aspen Mountain, just above the gondola base. Full Article

    7th February 2007

  • Grab A Deal In Aspen

    Bargain and Aspen are two words that don't normally fit together in the same sentence. But we managed to find a great deal as far as lodging during our visit to Aspen last weekend for my son's freestyle competition at Aspen Highlands. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Yee Hawin' In Steamboat

    The Wild West merges with fun on the snow in Steamboat's 94th Winter Carnival this weekend. It's an event not to miss as Lincoln Avenue is transformed into a snow covered rodeo raceway. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Avalanche Dogs In Action

    If you have ever seen a dog running around your local ski patrol hut, you can bet they are not there to just play. Many resorts have avalanche dogs, trained to jump into action in the unlikely event of an avalanche. In January, more than 30 teams of highly-trained avalanche rescue dogs and their handlers renewed their skills in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • X Games In Aspen

    Extreme sports are taking the world by storm, as evident at the recent Winter X Games in Aspen. No more straight skiing down a hill anymore for those who dare. It's flips and spins and twists in all types of terrain. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Birthday Bash for Mary Jane

    All the excitement has been at Winter Park recently as Mary Jane celebrated its 31st birthday. The non-stop week of fun included the Mary Jane Look-Alike Contest, as well as parades, competitions (human bowling?) and fireworks. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • On Ice In Breckenridge

    Old Man Winter is in Breckenridge. That's the winning sculpture in this year's Budweiser Select International Snow Sculpture Championship, a creation of Team Oregon. The sculpture is of an older man reflecting on his life with a satisfied grin. Thousands of spectators watched as 14 teams from six countries participated in the event, now in its 17th year. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Ice Show In Breckenridge

    You can catch artists in action in downtown Breckenridge right now. The frigid cold is the perfect way to compete for ice sculpting teams who are traveling to Colorado from around the world. They'll carve and chisel, shape and sculpt for the International Snow Sculpture Championships, now through January 28. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Learn to Ski at SolVista

    It's Learn-To-Ski Month in Colorado. SolVista Basin outside Winter Park offers a screaming deal for first time skiers and snowboarders, kids and adults. For $99, you get two days of lift tickets, lessons and rentals. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • World's Best at Beaver Creek

    The best boarders were busting down Beaver Creek last weekend, for the Jeep King of the Mountain Skiing and Snowboarding World Professional Championships. Americans Lindsey Jacobellis and Seth Wescott took first place for the second year in a row. The U.S. men swept the podium at Beaver Creek. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Denver's Latest Terrain Park is Free

    It has been a world of white in Denver this winter, as the Front Range city has been unseasonably pounded with snow. Denver is taking advantage of plenty of powder by building a terrain park, with the help of Denver-owned Winter Park Resort. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Yee-Haw In Steamboat

    A bull rider knows very little fear, so slapping on a pair of skis should be nothing compared to saddling up to a raging, massive bucking beast. The bull and bronc cowboys from the National Western Stock Show in Denver made their annual trek to the slopes of Steamboat again for the 33rd Annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Rocky Mountain High - On Powder

    Martin Luther King holiday weekend brought storms across Colorado and Utah followed by frigid temperatures. Southern Colorado was pounded! Wolf Creek had four feet of snow over the holiday weekend alone. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Frosty On the Slopes

    Martin Luther King holiday weekend brought storms across Colorado and Utah followed by frigid temperatures. Southern Colorado was pounded! Wolf Creek had four feet of snow over the holiday weekend alone. Full Article

    15th January 2007

  • Ski the Extremes at Crested Butte

    They're rippin' down the steep stuff at Crested Butte, as the resort has opened the North Face. That's thanks to more than four feet of snow since the opening of the season. Full Article

    11th January 2007

  • Avi Awareness Up in Utah and Colorado

    Utah and Colorado's crazy weather patterns have continued with sporadic blasting snowstorms. Resorts have been getting a foot or so, with a few days off between storms. The heavy snow triggered an avalanche on Berthoud Pass, which is the road you take from Denver and I-70 to get to Winter Park. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Jeep Flies High at Copper

    Big air and superpipe stunts will be all over Copper Mountain later this month, for the Jeep U.S. Freeskiing Open. It's the tenth year for the event, to be held January 17-21 at the Summit County resort. The prize purse totals $60,000 and over 300 athletes are expected to compete in Slopestyle, Superpipe and Big Air. Full Article

    9th January 2007

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