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[ Fri, 2010-02-19 15:38 ]
Riding the Rails, Whistler Blackcomb
An auction offering the sale of Intrawest assets, including Olympic venue Whistler, that was scheduled for today has been postponed

Some non-Olympic news coming out of Whistler, B.C. In case you hadn't heard, Whistler-Blackcomb is for sale; meanwhile Whistler's owner, Intrawest, is fighting to keep the resort. Intrawest owners Fortress Investment Group missed the final payment on a $1.4 billion loan last year, and its big-bank creditors started foreclosure proceedings against the group.

[ Thu, 2009-11-19 14:21 ]

‘Best locals’ mountain in 
Summit County.’

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Utah conglomerate takes Colorado mountain off Intrawest's hands

After Colorado tried and failed to get a foothold in Utah, looks like Utah tried to get a foothold in Colorado -- and succeeded. Colorado's Vail Resorts attempted purchase of The Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah, a few months back was a bust.

[ Tue, 2009-10-06 11:45 ]
Winter Park Ski School Kids With Helmets
Steamboat, Copper, Winter Park to require helmets for the under-17 set in terrain parks, ski school

Who doesn't have a helmets-saved-my-life story? A friend of SKI Magazine likes to tell the story of how a helmet saved her, not from a cliff-jump gone wrong or an underdone backflip 540, but from being a klutz. Our friend had just popped off the lift at a local Colorado resort when she slipped sideways and fell to the ground. The chair behind her swept up and conked her right on the back of the head and knocked her darn near unconscious. Had she not been wearing a helmet, she says, a concussion -- or worse -- was inevitable.

Where Now: Winter Park, Colo.

Where Now: Winter Park, Colo.

Winter Park and Mary Jane have long been known for bump skiing. But with new lifts making quick work of what used to be an arduous hike, mogul-free terrain is up for grabs.

There’s far more to this Front Range locals’ mecca than bump skiing. But you didn’t hear it from us.

I really don’t want to tell you this. But I learned something last year: Winter Park is more than the sum of its bumps.

Market Report: Steamboat Springs, CO

Inspired by an ambitious ski area renovation, Steamboat’s real estate market is getting a makeover.

When Kevin and Donna Wang’s oldest daughter left their home in New York to attend college across the country in Arizona, they were thrilled. Frequent visits to see her would give them an excuse to stop in Steamboat Springs, Colo., where they’ve taken annual family ski vacations since 2000.

Winter Park, Colo.

Travel

A longtime local secret is out: Denver's local mountain might soon become one of ski country's favorite homes away from home.

Copper Mountain, Colorado: Rank 14 West, 1997

Features

Copper Mountain Resort has battled neighborhoodbullies in Summit County and the Vail Valley for years. With Vail buying Breckenridge and Keystone, andIntrawest acquiring Copper, it finally looks like a fair fight.

2002 Number 16 Resort In North America: Copper Mountain, Colo.

Travel

Copper Mountain's once snoozy village is finally catching up with the resort's world-class mountain. Canadian resort powerhouse Intrawest took charge of Copper in 1997 and went back to the drawing board.

A Buyer's Market: Where The Deals Are

Mountain Life

Here is a sampling of resort areas that are worth checking out.

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