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Ski Season Extended at Arapahoe Basin

Arapahoe Basin has extended the winter ski season and will remain open for an additional weekend in June! Originally scheduled to close on June 7th, high levels of snowfall have created favorable spring skiing conditions at the resort.  Th...

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Closing Weekend at Breckenridge

Closing weekend at Breckenridge has arrived and snow continues to pour from the sky! A winter storm warning will remain in effect until Saturday at 6:00 PM with estimated snowfalls totaling one to three feet.  Breckenridge has already repo...

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Vail Resorts Acquires Australian Ski Resort

Vail Resorts continues to expand with the purchase of Perisher, the largest mountain resort in the Southern Hemisphere. As the most visited resort in all of Australia, Perisher is expected to drive tourism to the different locations within ...

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Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack

Vail Resorts will expand the free skiing program for children in kindergarten through fifth grade for the 2015/2016 season!  Previously known as the School of Shred, the program was aimed solely at 5th and 6th graders to provide a limited ...

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Retirees Moving to Summit County

New research provided by ‘The Golden Rush’, a study released last month by the Center for Western Priorities, shows that more retirees are heading to Summit County, Colorado and other western areas where there is a plentiful amount of prote...

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Record-Setting Year for Mountain Lodging

Mountain lodging revenues are on track for a record-setting year, according to the Denver-based analytics firm DestiMetrics’ analysis of 19 participating resorts in six western states.  The report was released on January 31st of 2015, co...

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Fat Bikes in Summit County

Fat bikes originated in Fairbanks, Alaska when Simon Rakower welded two rims together and added two additional bicycle tires.  This inevitably increased traction and provided a floating sensation while maneuvering through snow packed trails. ...

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Liftopia Lift Tickets

Every year in the mountains we experience those days when the sun never peeks through the clouds and the freezing temperatures never quite rise above zero degrees.  For the holders of season passes, they tend to avoid these rather bone chi...

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