"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 >>
On Saturday, the Colorado snowboarding community was still reeling from the avalanche death of Mark McCarron (announced by authorities along with a controversial marijuana reference) when another tragedy struck -- this one with an even greater loss of life. Five people died near Loveland in what is ... More >>
On Saturday, December 8, filmmaker Buck Harrison will be presenting the world premiere of One Degree Celsius, his documentary following a year in the life of the artists and athletes behind Denver-based Icelantic Skis. Harrison says he set out to make a small film about an independent ski brand with ... More >>
"We wanted to do a super affordable snowboard camp for kids that is all about creativity, having fun, and getting to ride with some great pros, something parents could really get behind," says Golden-based pro snowboarder Pat Milbery, who is getting his 7th annual So-Gnar Snowboard Camp Tour underwa ... More >>
Arapahoe Basin CEO Alan Henceroth announced today that the ski area's Black Mountain Express lift will start turning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 17 to mark the start of the 2012-2013 ski and snowboard season. See Also: - Level 1 Productions, Stept, MSP clean up at IF3 International Freeski Film ... More >>
Boulder's Satellite Boardshop is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, and this summer also marked the shop's seventh annual Ride With Us Colorado Skatepark Tour, which started back in May at the new Arvada park (a Westword Best of Denver 2012 winner) and concluded in August at the new park i ... More >>
If you are interested in both snow sports and live music -- and let's face it: If you're reading this, you live in Colorado -- you could do no better than stopping by any of the Snowboard Films premieres at Summit Music Hall throughout the month. For free. Hosted by Snowboard Colorado magazine, each ... More >>
Pat Milbery wears many hats (and helmets), but professional musician is not one of them. That doesn't deter him from being curious about the art form, however, and pushing that interest into the unknown. Over the winter, Milbery teamed up with Pretty Lights Music artist Michal Menert and Colorado-lo ... More >>
Michal Menert is a busy man. From dropping multiple albums, to playing show after show under the monikers he's created with other Pretty Lights Music artists, he is always on the grind. Tonight at the Larimer Lounge, he'll play a special set for the premier of the So-Gnar's Shredded Beats Japan inst ... More >>
On Saturday Snowboard Colorado and Loveland Ski Area will co-host a demo-day event featuring next season's gear from at least sixteen different brands, including boards from Colorado companies Never Summer, Unity Snowboards and Oz, as well as boards from YES, Capita, Technine, Salomon, Niche, Echelo ... More >>
Chill! The Snow Show has filled the Colorado Convention Center with a blizzard of activity, and the white stuff is spilling outside the facility into the 2012 Art of Winter, a snow-inspired exhibition featuring Colorado artists and innovators. At noon today and again next Thursday, the Denver Thea ... More >>
Alli SportsBreck rider Eric Willett tops the Dew Tour podium in Killington, VTIt was a big weekend for Colorado athletes on the Winter Dew Tour, with Breckenridge snowboarder Eric Willett and Aspen skier Torin Yater-Wallace each topping the podium at the Pantech Invitational in Killington, VT ... More >>
Pictures worth 12,000 words! Snowboard Colorado is hosting Exposure: A Snowboard Photography Showcase tonight from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Casselman's, 2620 Walnut Street, featuring the work of local photographers Matt Alberts, Ryan Bregante, Jeff Brockmeyer, Aaron Dodds, Chris Faronea, Zach Hooper, Dav ... More >>
Keystone and Copper Mountain open today, joining Arapahoe Basin, Loveland, and Wolf Creek. And make sure you smile for the cameras at Keystone, where its parent company, Vail Resorts, debuts the new EpicMix Photo social media app: A small army of professional photographers on the mountain will be ... More >>
The Mountain Sun string of brewpubs hopes to have its flagship operation at the Vine Street Pub and Denver up and running by February, which is also when Mountain Sun celebrates Stout Month -- one of the most anticipated beer fests of the year. In the meantime, however, you can celebrate Int ... More >>
When the Son of God books his Second Coming tour, members of the Denver chapter of Snowboarders and Skiers for Christ like to think he'll head to Colorado for some sliding on frozen water.
Photo by Dave Camara, courtesy Arapahoe BasinA-Basin opens for business tomorrow.This morning, Arapahoe Basin announced it will open tomorrow, October 13, at 9 a.m., for the season. The ski area is reporting an eighteen-inch base after a week of snowmaking and several inches of natural snow. ... More >>
Mark Gallup/Red BullThe most-hyped snowboard film of the season gets its Colorado premiere with a sold-out show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House tonight at 8 p.m., when snowboarder Travis Rice and Brain Farm Digital Cinema director Curt Morgan bring The Art of Flight to town (there are still ... More >>
We know it's kind of torturous of us to keep showing you the new trailers for this year's forthcoming ski and snowboard porn in the middle of July, but we just can't help ourselves. Keystone and Breckenridge get some love in The Grand Bizarre, this year's film from Poor Boyz Productions, whic ... More >>
Rock out with your sunblock out! The Spring Back to Vail concert lineup kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. in Vail Village with Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and The Chain Gang of 1974 at Solaris Plaza (Train and Saint Motel play tomorrow night at Ford Park and The Greyboy Allstars and Jonn Mogambo ... More >>
Queue up "Rocky Mountain High" for the 2011 Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum Hall of Fame awards: John Denver (who is on a roll here -- he's also about to be inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame) is among this year's candidates. As his friend and fellow musician Jim Salestrom notes in ... More >>
We're #1! Come see the best roller derby league in the country in action when the Rocky Mountain Roller Girls (2010 Women's Flat Track Derby Association national champions) open their 2011 season on Saturday at the Fillmore at 7 p.m. The bout pits two of the league's teams - Dooms Daisies vs. ... More >>
Photo Britt Chester Switchfoot Civic Center Park | 1.25.11 Last night, under the orange sky that blanketed the city, Switchfoot squeezed a quick set in at the Big Air event in Civic Center Park. No opener. No warm-up. Just four guys coming out from San Diego to entertain a frozen mass of s ... More >>
In less than a week now, the scaffolding will be erected and the snow packed onto the 101-foot ramp that's been going up for the last week or so in Civic Center Park, allowing a generous handful of world-class skiers and snowboarders to launch themselves to preposterous heights in the middle ... More >>
Why should you get out of Denver and head for the hills this weekend? Let me count the ways.
When two Austrailian snowboarders robbed a bank in Vail on a whim in 2005, then tipped a cabdriver $20,000 in the midst of a lame and ultimately unsuccessful getaway, the inept heist provided fodder for talk-show monologues for weeks. But the ordeal was no joke for teller Jessica Gunther -- ... More >>
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