Spring skiing and snowboarding is alive and well in Colorado, thanks to new snow this week and heavier-than-usual totals since January 1, and several ski areas have already announced extended seasons to make the most of it. Aspen Mountain, originally scheduled to close on April 20, announced on Thur ... More >>
"A potent combination of moisture and arctic air left significant amounts of new snow throughout the high country over the last couple of days," reports Colorado Ski Country USA spokesman Patrick Byrne. Translation? With some Colorado ski areas getting as much as nineteen inches of snow from this we ... More >>
There's nothing like a fresh dusting of snow to inaugurate a new ski and snowboard season: both Vail and Eldora are celebrating opening day today, just as Front Range shredders now have snow -- and the need for new snow tires -- very much on the brain. See also: The Edge, an insider's guide to Colo ... More >>
With the mountains getting more snow, Arapahoe Basin already open for the season and additional resorts set to follow soon, it's time to start planning trips. But what's the best destination if you've got a family? The folks at the Colorado.com website have some ideas. They've listed seven ski area ... More >>
The 2012-2013 ski and snowboard season begins winding down this weekend -- with the first round of closing-day parties at Ski Granby Ranch, Powderhorn and Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort -- despite the fact that snow conditions are actually quite good, with more snow in the forecast. Here's a r ... More >>
Welcome to the online version of The Edge 2011-2012, Westword's annual insider's guide to winter activities. This season has already seen plenty of snow, and that's just the beginning, as the 25 resorts profiled below have added new terrain, lifts, features, events and restaurants. To sort it ... More >>
Today's a powder day at Loveland (6" in the last 24 hours), A-Basin (4"), Wolf Creek (6"), Copper (7"), and Keystone (5") -- the first five out of the gates this season. Breckenridge opens on Friday, followed by Winter Park (November 17) and Vail (November 19). If you haven't whipped yourself ... More >>
How would you prefer to kick off your weekend -- at a wine dinner, a wine-tasting benefit or a full-blown, three-day wine experience? You're spoiled for choice tonight with four different wine-centric events: Black Pearl, 1529 South Pearl Street, hosts a Pink Wine Dinner -- which is also the ... More >>
From culinary delights prepared by women to Cinco de Mayo to a huge array of Mother's Day happenings, we've got a whole lineup of great foodie events taking place this week. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, May 3: The city's most respected and creative women chefs cook at a gala emce ... More >>
Winter Activity Guide
Thirteen weeks of sports and leisure, arts and entertainment, and people and places.
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