Colorado

Ski.com’s Epic Dream Job – Vail, Colorado 

Vail Gondola One, Vail skier statue, Vail ski racing statue

Photos + video by Jackson Lebsack Vail is all about being something to everyone, which is why it’s such a great ski destination for families. Every level of skiing, every lodging preference and every budget can find its own home on a Vail, Colorado ski vacation. Skiers and snowboarders looking for incredible views will be […]

Ski.com’s Epic Dream Job – Beaver Creek, Colorado 

beaver creek

Photos + video by Jackson Lebsack Passing through the rocky slabs that mark the entrance to Beaver Creek ski resort signifies you’re entering a special place, and Beaver Creek is undeniably distinct. Once you’ve left behind the bustle of Colorado’s main thoroughfare of the Rockies—I-70—and passed through Beaver Creek’s natural gateway, you’ll be greeted by […]

Ski.com’s Epic Dream Job – Summit County, Colorado 

Photos + video By Jackson Lebsack “Breck” is the perfect blend of everything you could want on a ski vacation: world-class skiing for all levels, a hopping nightlife scene, a range of lodging options, great restaurants, and of course, a historic downtown. With more than 2,908 acres of terrain for all levels of skiers, a handful […]

Ski.com’s Epic Dream Job – Crested Butte, Colorado 

aerial photo Crested Butte, drone photo Crested Butte

Photos + video by Jackson Lebsack and Tommy Joyce  A Crested Butte ski vacation is like no other, which is why it attracts a certain kind of ski vacationer; someone who is willing to travel further, go deeper and ski harder; someone looking for a unique, beautiful experience, not necessarily a convenient break from the […]

Ski.com’s Epic Dream Job – Telluride, Colorado 

Telluride sunset

Photos + video by Jackson Lebsack and Tommy Joyce  A Telluride ski trip requires a bit more effort than visiting most other resorts, but vacationers are rewarded for their traveling efforts. Telluride is one of Colorado’s most gorgeous mountain towns. Rich in mining-era character and stocked with endless stashes to explore thanks to nonexistent crowds, […]

Top 2019 spring events at North American ski resorts 

Aspen Snowmass spring jam top spring events

Winter isn’t over, yet, but our second-favorite season is just around the corner. Soon, it will be 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 we compiled a list […]

Colorado ski resort opening & closing dates 

snow Snowmass, snowfall snowmass

Thanks to ample early-season snowfall, many top Colorado ski resorts are already open for the 18-19 season. It’s time to start planning—if you haven’t already. Pin down your travel dates and the time of winter you’d like to go on your ski trip using our handy table below, and think snow! When do ski resorts open in […]

November Snow in the West 

snowfall Copper

Thanks to several snow storms  in October and November, the 2018-19 winter season is off to a great start. Some of the deepest snowfall yet just hit Colorado, where resorts reported five to 15 inches over the weekend. More is expected to come later this week, according to OpenSnow forecasts. The new snow is prompting […]

Mountain biking at ski resorts 

mountain biking at ski resorts

Over the next three weeks many ski resorts will open their summer mountain biking and hiking trails. There’s no better way to beat the summer lowland heat than heading up to the crisp mountain air. A summer vacation to your favorite ski resorts is a great option, especially if you’re looking for a full docket of outdoor […]

Top resorts for super bowl skiing 

bowl skiing in Breck

Photo: Daniel Milchev/Vail Resorts In celebration of the 52nd NFL Super Bowl, we have highlighted our favorite stripe of bowls: the kind you ski down! Sure, our bowls may not come with record-breaking passes, exhilarating plays and bone-crushing hits, but bowl skiing is epic in its own way. Offering everything from open powder fields to steeps […]

Top Breckenridge après-ski & nightlife 

Breckenridge ski vacations

With decks and patios aplenty for unforgettable après-ski experiences, cozy bars for a quiet drink, and late-night clubs that vary from casual to full tilt, Breckenridge apres-ski and nightlife is a good enough reason in itself to book a ski vacation. Truly. There are more than 30 bars, clubs, pubs, and lounges that line historic […]

October snow in Colorado 

Snowmass snow winter fall

Today, yet another October snow storm has graced Colorado Ski Country.  OpenSnow.com’s Joel Gratz forecasted “10 to 15-plus inches in the eastern foothills, three to seven inches in the central and northern mountains, and perhaps a coating to two inches in the southern mountains.” Official totals are still coming, but here’s some photo and video […]