Photo Gallery: Aspen Powder Day

Late Saturday evening, the Aspen area was hit with a nice snow storm , making for an excellent powder day on Sunday for skiers and riders. Aspen Snowmass and Buttermilk reported seven inches of new snowfall, Aspen Highlands received six inches and Aspen Mountain reported five inches. As all four mountains gear up for the holiday season, …

Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Opening Saturday

Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Mountain will open for the 2014-2015 season this Saturday, Dec. 13, joining nearby Snowmass and Aspen Mountain. With all four peaks up and running, there will be a total of 2,325 acres of open terrain from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Aspen Highlands will be operating 700 acres of terrain including A+, …

Photo Gallery: Copper Mountain Opening Weekend

The wait is officially over at Copper Mountain as the 2014-2015 winter season is underway. This past weekend, skiers and riders took to the slopes and enjoyed the first runs of the season. Both American Eagle and Excelerator chairlifts serviced Main Vein, Rhapsody, Ptarmigan and Easy Rider trails for top-to-bottom skiing and riding. Woodward Copper’s …

Photo Gallery: Aspen Snowmass Welcomes Winter

Last night, Aspen Snowmass officially kicked-off snowmaking operations in preparation for the 2014-15 ski & ride season. With the necessary sustained cool temperatures, the snow guns fired up beginning the highly-anticipated countdown to the ski/ride season. Aspen Mountain and Snowmass open Nov. 27 followed by Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Dec. 13. Five to nine inches …

VIDEO: Aspen Snowmass Premieres ‘Mind Body Spirit’ Series

Aspen Snowmass officially released its new three episode video series, Mind Body Spirit, online today. The idea behind the  series is to showcase how Aspen is home to more than just some of the best mountains in the world. Aspen has a much deeper impact on its visitors, inspiring and invigorating the mind, body and spirit. The 2014-15 …

Aspen Mountain and Snowmass set to open Nov. 27

As temperatures continue to drop in the high-country, Aspen Snowmass received more snow atop the surrounding peaks last night marking the highly-anticipated approach of the 2014-15 winter ski season. Coming off a great season last year, Aspen Mountain and Snowmass have officially announced they will open the winter season on November 27. Nearby Aspen Highlands and …

Copper Mountain Set to Open Halloween

As the summer heat gives way to the crisp, cool air of fall, one thing is certain: winter is coming! Colorado’s own Copper Mountain Resort recently announced it will officially be opening the 2014-2015 winter ski season on Friday, October 31st, otherwise known as Halloween. New this year, Copper Mountain offers a ‘Secret Season Pass’ …

Copper Mountain Resort to Host SIA On-Snow Demo for 2014

The Snow Sports Industries America (SIA) Board of Directors has announced that the 2014 On Demo Ski Ride Fest will be held at Copper Mountain Resort, located at 74 miles west of Denver, CO. The decision came after considering industry feedback and recommendations provided by SIA’s On-Snow Demo Task Force “After careful consideration of a variety …

The 12th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs Hosts Live Music, Craft Beer and Skiing

The 12th Annual Festival of the Brewpubs is coming up this Sunday, May 26 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Arapahoe Basin. Colorado is home to the Great American Beer Festival, boasts nearly 200 craft breweries and is known for some of the best skiing in the country.     Ten Colorado breweries will be …

Aspen Mountain Closed the Season with Snowmass’ Annual Schneetag

Aspen, Colorado’s closing day proved to be a great one with up to a foot of snow for riders at Snowmass and Aspen Mountain. Skiers and riders at Snowmass enjoyed 10 inches of fresh powder, Aspen Mountain had 12 inches and Aspen highlands had 11 inches within the last 24 hours.     Snowmass closed …

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