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Top spring events in 2015 

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Winter isn’t over, yet. But our second-favorite season is just around the corner. It’s time to slather on the Zinka, break out the retro ski gear and celebrate spring! From your hometown hill to top-ten destinations, all ski resorts host spring-skiing celebrations. We know you’re a discerning bunch, so this year we compiled a list of […]

Gallery: the best of Breckenridge 

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Boasting 1.6 million skier and snowboard visits last season, Breckenridge is one of North America’s most popular ski resorts for several good reasons. Breckenridge delivers a variety of high-level experiences for skiers and snowboarders who enjoy high-alpine bowl skiing, world-class terrain parks and pristine groomers; for history buffs who enjoy Breckenridge’s mining-era charm; and for party-goers who […]

Common winter ailments and their Breckenridge cures 

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It might be frigid, damp and gray back home, but Colorado receives about 300 days of sunshine annually, so the chances are good that you will have glorious weather while skiing or snowboarding at Breckenridge, especially in March and April. The resort’s high elevation combined with the fact that March is typically Colorado’s snowiest month […]

Ski.com’s quest to cure winter blues: Spring Break in Breckenridge 

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While our quest to cure winter blues continues as long as there are lifts spinning, this sweepstakes is now over. We’re very pleased to announce a lucky skier who was randomly drawn to win a Spring Break ski trip in Breckenridge, Colorado! Brad D. of Washington D.C. told us his winter ailment was, “Vertical feet deficiency…condition […]

2013-2014 Ski Season Recap 

13-14 Ski Season Recap

It’s bittersweet to post this 2013-2014 ski season recap, but most of the northern hemisphere’s resorts have stopped turning their lifts and are preparing for summer adventures and festival season. There are a few places where you can still ski, like Snowbird (open until May 26), Mammoth (open until May 26), Banff and Lake Louise […]

The Scary Side of Ski Country… 

Photo courtesy of The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

For as long as I can remember, Halloween has been one of my favorite holidays. Growing up, one of the best parts was our tradition of visiting a local fine-dining restaurant located in an old lumber baron’s home built in 1885. But we didn’t go there for the food. We went there to celebrate its […]

Breckenridge Peak 6 Expansion Means More Skiable Acres 

Breckenridge Peak 6

If you haven’t heard, there’s good news at Breckenridge for the 2013/14 ski season. In August 2012 Breckenridge received approval from the U.S. Forest Service to develop the area. After more than a year of installing lifts (two to be exact), cutting new trails (10) and building warming huts (two, one of which houses Ski […]

2013-2014 Epic Pass holders will have access to 5 Austrian resorts 

New Austrian resorts added to the Epic Pass

Are you considering buying an Epic Pass next season? Here are 5 NEW reasons why you should! Earlier this week, Vail Resorts announced that 2013-2014 Epic Pass holders receive 5 free days of skiing or riding in Arlberg, Austria at 5 resorts: St. Anton, Lech, Zürs, St. Christoph and Stuben. To enjoy free skiing at […]

Aerial Views of Colorado Ski Resorts 

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If you’re lucky enough to fly over the Rocky Mountains on a clear winter day, the views of Colorado ski resorts are spectacular. Earlier this week, one Ski.com staffer traveled back from Denver to our headquarters in Aspen and snapped some photos of Keystone, Breckenridge and Copper Mountain. The typical westbound flight path from Denver […]

Fresh Snow for Colorado Ski Resorts Closing Days 

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Wait, what month is it again? As Colorado approaches the end of the season, it’s suddenly feeling like mid-February. We’re happy to report that the vast majority of Colorado ski resorts received eight inches of snow within the last 72 hours and there’s more snow in the forecast into the weekend. Most Colorado ski resorts […]