Tuesday, October 28, 2014

It May Be a Colorado Bluebird Day, But it's Snowing at the Frisco Adventure Park!

The Frisco Adventure Park started snowmaking operations this week in preparation for an anticipated Thanksgiving Day Opening!  For more information, visit:  http://www.townoffrisco.com/adventure-park/winter/

Friday, October 24, 2014


“American skiers and snowboarders are blessed with a wealth of great choices when it comes to planning a winter vacation, and there are plenty of excellent options – but Colorado’s Breckenridge should be near the top of any short list of finalists.
Breck, as locals and fans know it, is already wildly popular, usually the second most visited ski resort in the country after Colorado sibling Vail – with whom it shares lift tickets and passes. But Breck offers several things even mighty Vail can’t match, most notably tons of very aggressive expert terrain, a historic town, and lots of choices for ski-in/ski-out lodging, especially in an unrivaled selection of luxury homes. And this year Breckenridge is getting several key upgrades, on and off the slopes, that will make visiting even better than before.”
CLICK HERE  for the full article filled with Breckenridge flattery.

Forbe’s 21 October 2014. Web.
Main Image Courtesy of Vail Resorts

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announces opening day for 2014-15 Colorado ski season

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) will kick off Colorado’s 2014-15 ski and snowboard season on Friday, October 17, 2014. Skiers and snowboarders will be able to make turns on the intermediate High Noon trail starting at 9:00 a.m. Guests will take the Black Mountain Express high-speed quad chairlift to the top of the run at mid-mountain. 
“Conditions have been outstanding for snowmaking and we are very excited to open this Friday,” said Alan Henceroth, A-Basin’s Chief Operating Officer. “It is always great to watch people have fun skiing and riding. I look forward to catching up with old friends and getting The Basin rolling.”
A-Basin’s mountain operations team started making snow on October 2, 2014, and they were able to create the 18-inch base necessary for opening over the course of several days. The ski area also received about a foot of natural snow in the weeks prior to opening. 
Skier services available opening day include ski and snowboard rentals, several dining options, and a sale in the Arapahoe Sports retail store. Guests can enjoy breakfast in the A-Frame lodge’s Legends CafĂ©; lunch will be served at both Black Mountain Lodge (at mid-mountain) and at the recently renovated 6th Alley Bar & Grill (in the base area). The A-Basin Mug Club sale will start at 8:00 a.m. in the A-Frame on opening day; each mug is $45 and the mug holder receives discounts throughout the season (limit one mug per person; must be 21 with valid proof of age).  
Guests can find the guaranteed lowest price on A-Basin lift tickets by purchasing them in advance at ArapahoeBasin.com. Current lift ticket window pricing will run through December 19, 2014, with adult (ages 19-59) full-day tickets priced at $69, youth (ages 15-18) window tickets priced at $57 and child (ages 6-14) window tickets priced at $34. Children under age 5 ski free every day all season. Information about season passes and multi-day tickets can be found at ArapahoeBasin.com.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Snow in Breckenridge!

Last night's snow stake - Breckenridge Ski Area received about 9 inches of #BreckSnow! Watch the time lapse here: http://www.breckenridge.com/mountain/snow-stake-cam.aspx

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Fall in Breckenridge

The colors are beautiful in Breckenridge with the start of snow on the peaks!

Friday, October 3, 2014

Changing of Seasons

Beautiful view of Peak One above Frisco today.  Signs of the changing seasons.  The ski areas started making snow this week in hopes of October opening dates!