Every year, Vail competes with Whistler, B.C., for the top spot in SKI's October Reader Resort Survey. Last year, it won again-and that was just for the merits of its winter scene. Nearby rivers, lakes and a broad range of amenities make Vail an equally
As an avid and purist skier, I guess I am supposed to be against snowboarding. To tell you the truth, I could care less if you ski, board or slide down the mountain on a cafeteria tray as long as you get what you are seeking from the mountain.
Getting to Crested Butte just got easier and cheaper for front range skiers and snowboarders. The Butte recently announced plans to offer the first daily, United Airbus flight and ski package, between Denver and Gunnison.