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 >>
2010 first chair photo courtesy Loveland Ski AreaFirst chair honors at Loveland will be up for grabs on FridayThe 2011/2012 ski season is officially upon us: Arapahoe Basin opened this morning and Loveland is opening tomorrow. Each will be open daily until well into the Spring skiing season.
Chair 4, photo courtesy of Loveland Ski AreaRetired chairlift chairs are a hot commodity around here, where hardcore skiers and snowboarders like to turn them into porch swings or mountain cabin decor: When Arapahoe Basin offered its old Expedition seats last year to make way for the new Blac ... More >>
Photo courtesy Loveland Ski AreaLoveland's slashing ticket prices (and offering free hot chocolate) for anyone willing to brave the coldSnow day! Denver Public Schools and others around the region are closed today "due to severe weather conditions and below-freezing temperatures," and Lovelan ... More >>
There's a lot of love in that land -- from skiers, especially.
Loveland Ski Area wins this year's race to become the first to open in Colorado. But given how early the starting bell rang -- Loveland hasn't gotten started so soon in forty years -- should zealots leave their top-shelf equipment ... More >>