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Springtime On the Slopes: It’s Party Time!

By on November 29, 2010

Smile! It’s springtime in the Rockies, when snow is deep, temperatures are mild, days last longer and sun shines stronger. Best of all, you can sleep in while the…

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Resorts

Telluride Ski Resort: Worth the Drive

By on November 17, 2010

About a dozen skiers stood on top of Gold Hill Ridge at Telluride Ski Resort on a brisk December weekday. We stamped our feet and huffed into our mittens…

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Seasonal

Breckenridge’s Evolution: From Snurfer to Snowboard

By on September 1, 2010

In 1965, Sherman Poppen bolted two skis together to make a snow-riding surfboard for his daughter. Dubbed a “Snurfer,” the design achieved instant popularity, and a manufacturer sold more…

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Outdoor

Colorado Ski Season: Let the Fun Begin!

By on August 31, 2010

Colorado’s mountain resorts have fine-tuned their slopes and improved guest services for the 2011-2012 ski/snowboard season. This year, it’s about technology, terrain parks and a few surprise new twists…

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Outdoor

Slopes Less Taken: Going to Great Heights

By on July 12, 2010

A rich blue sky envelops me. Sun streams onto my face. The air holds still and clear. Nothing invades my space — no trees, no structures and no people…

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