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 […]