News from Winter Park Resort

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  • Top 10 Ski 'Staycations'

    The newest buzzword in the travel vocabulary is "staycation." It means staying home and still doing the things one loves to do. That's difficult for skiers and riders who don't live in tiny mountain towns and villages. Full Article

    22nd July 2008

  • Colorado Resorts Say Goodbye To Snowy Season

    This ski season has been one for the record books. Full Article

    24th March 2008

  • Holiday Conditions Delight Colorado Resorts

    When is there too much snow? Never for a powder hound. Full Article

    7th January 2008

  • New Panoramic Express At Winter Park

    North America's highest, high-speed, six-person chairlift was christened at Winter Park Dec. 15. Full Article

    17th December 2007

  • Opening Day Approaches For Many

    Ski resorts across Colorado are waiting for the snowstorms to arrive. Full Article

    12th November 2007

  • Look For Wildlife Along I-70

    A herd of Bighorn sheep graze around the Winter Park and Georgetown exits. Full Article

    5th November 2007

  • Avalanche Training at Winter Park

    Winter Park has designated a specific area of the mountain to avalanche training. It's called Beacon Basin. It's where backcountry skiers and boarders can learn about using personal avalanche transmitters. In Beacon Basin, which is at the bottom of the Primrose Trail before Lunch Rock, there are eight buried transmitters. Ski Patrol can activate them at any time for training purposes. Full Article

    20th March 2007

  • Winter Park Starts Work On New Lift

    Winter Park is reaching new heights by starting construction on what will be the highest, high-speed six-pack chairlift in North America. Construction has just begun on the new $8 million lift, in Winter Park's Parsenn Bowl. The new Leitner-Poma chair will take skiers and riders up to approximately 12,060 feet above sea level. Full Article

    13th March 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Colorado Storm Slams Front Range - Again

    Once again, a big holiday storm slammed Colorado's Front Range. This time, the snow piled up post-Christmas, and hit Denver and Boulder the hardest. Resorts closer to the Front Range got the most snow, such as Eldora, SolVista Basin, and Loveland. Winter Park loved the snow, as you can see from the powder picture. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Denver Gets Walloped, Ski Resorts Escape

    Denverites were hit hard for the second time in a little more than a week as a major winter storm rolled through the area, knocking out power and shutting down the airport again. The ski areas, meanwhile, stayed pretty dry. Full Article

    29th December 2006

  • Huge Storm Blankets Colorado

    Denver and the Front Range had to shut down for what some have called the Storm of the Year. It put a halt to holiday travel, especially at Denver International Airport, where travelers could only look at the snow, rather than get to play on it. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Winter Park T-Day Package

    Most Colorado mountains will be opening Thanksgiving week, whether it is using the manmade stuff, or the real thing from Mother Nature which should really start kicking in any time. Full Article

    18th October 2006

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