Tag Archives: Colorado

Uphill Weekend Planned at Buttermilk

Aspen, CO – The City of Aspen and Aspen Skiing Company are partnering to extend the season for uphilling by hosting a full weekend of free access at Buttermilk Mountain the weekend of Apr. 8-9. Although the lifts will not be running, crews will groom 70% of the terrain to all three mountain portals — Tiehack, … Continue reading Uphill Weekend Planned at Buttermilk

Good Snow + Strong Economy = Busy Ski Season

Denver, CO – A strong and seemingly stable economy, coupled with generous snowfall across most of the Rocky Mountain and Far West ski resorts, is getting credit for positive momentum, mitigating the slowdown in last month’s aggregated booking pace at destination ski resorts across the West. The winter mid-season summary for more than 290 participating lodging properties … Continue reading Good Snow + Strong Economy = Busy Ski Season

Teen Skier Dies at Winter Park

Winter Park, CO – A 17-year-old Texas girl died after striking a tree while skiing at Winter Park Resort in Colorado on Wednesday. The Grand County Coroner has identified the victim as Alicyn Mitcham, of the small town of Colmesneil, Tex. east of Houston. Mitcham was skiing on the intermediate Forget-Me-Not run in Winter Park’s Parsenn Bowl at … Continue reading Teen Skier Dies at Winter Park

Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race Returns to Aspen

Aspen, CO – For the seventh year in a row, Aspen Snowmass is scheduled to host the Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race. The Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race is the winter edition of the Power of Four series that includes both a bike and run race in the summer. The ski mountaineering … Continue reading Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race Returns to Aspen

Intrawest Q2 Loss Narrows

Denver, CO – Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., the owner or operator of six ski resorts across North America as well as other businesses, has reported results for the three and six months ended December 31, 2016. The company’s net loss in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 at Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado, Stratton Mountain in … Continue reading Intrawest Q2 Loss Narrows

Skier Dies at Breckenridge

Breckenridge, CO – A 26-year-old man from Mexico died on Friday following a skiing accident at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado. The Summit County Coroner has confirmed that Ricardo Cohen of Mexico City suffered severe head trauma from impacting the snow on an advanced run at Breckenridge, even though he was wearing a helmet at … Continue reading Skier Dies at Breckenridge

Find Love on the Slopes

Loveland, CO – Guys, don’t let it slip your mind that Valentine’s Day is coming up right around the corner this Tuesday. In honor of the holiday, ski resorts near and far are hosting special events to get love birds in the mood. At the appropriately named Loveland Ski Area in Colorado, LuvByrd is hosting their final round … Continue reading Find Love on the Slopes