Tag Archives: Colorado

Spring Fever Heats Up Breckenridge

Breckenridge, CO – Mother Nature is setting the stage for Spring Fever at Breckenridge Ski Resort, including an event calendar of new and favorite events across the Colorado resort’s five mountain peaks. Spring Fever kicks off with the GoPro IFSA Big Mountain Challenge as some of best big-mountain athletes carve up Breck’s above-treeline terrain on … Continue reading Spring Fever Heats Up Breckenridge

The M.A.X. Pass Adds Six New Resorts

Denver, CO – The M.A.X. Pass keeps growing. New for the 2017-2018 ski and snowboard season, The M.A.X. Pass now includes access to 44 resorts in North America on a single multi-mountain pass by adding six new ski resorts next winter: Windham, Belleayre, Gore and Whiteface Mountains in New York, Lutsen in Minnesota and Granite Peak in Wisconsin. … Continue reading The M.A.X. Pass Adds Six New Resorts

Shiffrin Goes for the Globe in Aspen

Aspen, CO – The upper echelon of ski racers from around the world have descended upon a little place called Aspen this week for the final Audi FIS Ski World Cup event of the season – the grand finale – World Cup Finals. Headlining the event will be Mikaela Shiffrin, of Eagle, Colo., who recently swept … Continue reading Shiffrin Goes for the Globe in Aspen

Vail Resorts Reports Second Quarter Results

Broomfield, CO – Ski resort operator Vail Resorts, Inc. on Friday reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended January 31, 2017, and provided the company’s ski season-to-date metrics through March 5, 2017. Net income attributable to Vail Resorts, Inc. was $149.2 million for the second fiscal quarter of 2017, an increase of 27.5% … Continue reading Vail Resorts Reports Second Quarter Results

Californian Soldier Dies Snowboarding at Buttermilk

Aspen, CO – The 10th victim of a fatal accident at a Colorado ski resort this season has been laid to rest. Andrew Garcia, who was stationed at the U.S. Army’s Fort Sill in Oklahoma, passed away on Feb. 23 at a hospital in Grand Junction, Colo., following a snowboarding accident at Buttermilk ski area in Aspen … Continue reading Californian Soldier Dies Snowboarding at Buttermilk

Airman Snowboarder Dies at Eldora

Nederland, CO – An Air Force Senior Airman assigned to the 566th Intelligence Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base in Colorado died following a snowboarding accident on Tuesday afternoon at Eldora Mountain Resort. The 24-year-old victim — Tien Tran of Keaau, Hawaii — lost control and struck trees lining Eldora’s expert Muleshoe ski run. High winds … Continue reading Airman Snowboarder Dies at Eldora

Eldora Gets New Chairlift

Nederland, CO – Colorado’s Eldora Mountain Resort will install a new high-speed detachable six-passenger chairlift in time for the 2017-18 ski season. The new lift will replace the resort’s existing Cannonball and Challenge fixed-grip double and triple chairlifts at the base of the mountain that have been in place since 1973 and 1977, respectively. “This new … Continue reading Eldora Gets New Chairlift