December 1-23: Colorado Family Ski Month, Keystone. A month-long celebration, including family-sized adventures, the World’s Largest Snow Fort, Bigfoot Adventure Walks, skiing under the stars, fireworks, village parades, Colorado-themed Kidtopia activities and more.
December 1: Outdoor Divas Women’s Demo Day, Loveland.
December 1: Winter Stoke Film Fest, 7 p.m., Vaudeville Theatre, Glenwood Springs: Warren Miller’s Here, There & Everywhere.
December 2: Opening Day, Telluride
December 3: Summit for Life Uphill Race, Aspen Mountain. Strap on a headlamp and race up 3,000 vertical feet to the top of Aspen Mountain.
December 3: 34th Annual Chef’s Cup at West Portal Station, Winter Park. Grand County’s finest restaurants donate their time and talent in this competition; a silent auction benefits the Winter Park Ski Education Foundation.
December 3-4: Colorado Demo Days, Copper Mountain. Celebrate our great state with Colorado-grown skis, boards, beers and bands.
December 4: College Day, Wolf Creek, $44 adult lift ticket with valid college photo ID and printed current class schedule.
December 8: Winter Stoke Film Fest, 7 p.m., Crystal Theatre, Carbondale: Level 1’s Pleasure.
December 8-11: Dew Tour, Breckenridge. The Dew Tour returns to Breckenridge with a newly revamped winter ski and snowboard competition.
December 9: Opening Day, Sunlight Mountain.
December 9-11: Vail Snow Daze, Vail. Celebrate the start of winter with snow, sponsor expo village, demos, après and free concerts.
December 9-11: 70th Anniversary Weekend, Arapahoe Basin.
December 10: Opening Day, Ski Cooper.
December 10: LuvByrd Chairlift Speed Dating, Loveland. LuvByrd, the online dating site for outdoor enthusiasts, hosts a chairlift speed-dating event and after-party. Discount tickets available for those who pre-register.
December 10-11: Ski/Board Demo Days, Eldora.
December 11-17: U.S. Grand Prix, Copper Mountain. The world’s best snowboarders and freeskiers hit the 22-foot Superpipe in pursuit of World Cup points and $400k in prize money.
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