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  • New Owners For Steamboat

    Steamboat is celebrating, not only the tons of new snow but new owners. Intrawest Holdings has finalized completion of the acquisition of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation. Intrawest has interests in eleven resorts in North America. Steamboat celebrated with over six feet of new snow to end the month of February. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Vail Honors President Ford

    President's Day in Vail had new meaning this year as runs at Vail and Beaver Creek were each renamed after the late President Gerald R. Ford, the nation's 38th president. Beaver Creek Resort has designated its advanced Pitchfork trail "President Ford's." The black diamond trail begins at the top of Strawberry Park and winds past President Ford's former residence. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • National Brotherhood of Skiers In Steamboat

    The National Brotherhood of Skiers is celebrating time on the snow in Steamboat, for their 2007 Ski Summit. Over 2,000 African American skiers and riders, representing 77 clubs throughout the United States and United Kingdom are in Ski Town U.S.A. The annual meeting is a fundraiser to support the development of young adult skiers of color to attend ski academies and compete in various skiing competitions. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Copper's Sleighs Leave Folks Wanting S'more

    Copper Mountain is offering more than just fun on the slopes with sleigh rides through the mountains. For 26 years, Copper Stables have offered Scenic and Dinner Sleigh Rides with dinner in a miner's tent. Now, Chocolate Sleigh Rides are offered during the afternoons. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Take Time For R&R at Breckenridge

    Pamper yourself at the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center's new luxury, full-service spa in Breckenridge. It's part of Beaver Run's $3.5 million renovation. The Spa at Beaver Run is at the base of Peak 9. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Loveland Is for Lovers

    Love was in the air at Loveland for the 16th Annual Mountaintop Matrimony on Valentine's Day. More than 50 couples were either married or renewed their high atop Lift Two, at 12,000 feet in altitude. The mass wedding ceremony - with many - on skis or boards, is a longtime Loveland tradition. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • 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

  • Snowmass Is Mad for Mardi Gras

    Bring your beads to the slopes February 20 for Fat Tuesday fun. Mountain towns and especially ski bums are big bargainers for beads of purple, green and gold. Snowmass Village hosts one of the oldest Mardi Gras festivals in the Rocky Mountains. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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