Colorado Ski Resorts
January 13, 2011
Crested Butte is home to terrain that will make your knees weak and your palms sweaty. It’s also famous for delicious food and a friendly downtown. Here’s how to maximize two days in one of our favorite spots to ski.
January 10, 2011
As touring gear gets more sophisticated and bomber, backcountry skiing is gaining popularity across the country. But, for a variety of very good reason, it can be intimidating. And finding appropriate entry-level trips can be hard. To help make the transition to touring, we’ve got some beta to get you started. Each month, Donny Roth, owner of Alpine Ambitions, will share a few destinations that are great starting points for skiers looking to get out and explore. The first installment is from Colorado, check back soon for ideas from other states.
January 7, 2011
The city of Denver is taking it back to the concrete streets. Over the past few years, the Ruby Hill Rail Yard has shattered the mold for urban skiing and set the bar for other cities around the country. Did we mention it’s free, and it opens this weekend?
December 18, 2010
It was a snowy day in Breckenridge as the world's best superpipe skiers battled it out on a massive 22-foot pipe. Simon Dumont, Justin Dorey, and Kevin Rolland skied the cleanest runs in the pipe to earn them first, second, and third.
December 17, 2010
Today was prelim day at the Nike 6.0 Open stop of the Winter Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colorado. Kevin Rolland is first going into tomorrow's superpipe, and Russ Henshaw is leading in the slopestyle department. Check back tomorrow for shots from the finals.
December 2, 2010
Skiing on the cheap this season? Or maybe every season? Hostels can offer quality experiences at a price significantly below the soaring rates of ski town lodging. Here are a few of our favorites.