After opening the legendary Montezuma Bowl in 2007, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, located just outside of Keystone and Breckenridge, has not added any new terrain in the last ten years. Sure, they have done some great improvements to the lodge area, and brought in new opportunities for gear and rentals, but a decade later, with resorts all over Colorado and the West patch-working epic terrain together like grandma’s black diamond quilt, locals were starting to wonder if their beloved A-Basin was maybe falling a little bit behind. Until now.
The trees budding all across the Front Range in Colorado and Utah, and water sprinklers feverishly spraying golf courses are signs that spring is on us and summer is near. To the dismay of skiers and riders alike, it’s time to say goodbye to the bittersweet 2016-2017 ski season.
Picking out lodging, activities, and restaurants are all fun aspects of planning a ski vacation. Deciding on transportation, however, is not. It can be a hassle trying to decide how to get from airports to resorts, or how to leave the resort to do some sightseeing without renting a car for entire stay. Thankfully, you […][Continue reading…]
For the mountains of the Sierras, this has been a winter to remember. Record-breaking snowfall from storm after storm hammered resorts like Mammoth Mountain, Squaw Valley and the slopes around Tahoe, bringing desperately needed moisture to a drought wracked range. Skiers and snowboarders alike have been taking advantage of multiple double digit powder days for […][Continue reading…]
Whether you’re charging powder-covered black diamonds or cruising down the groomed slopes of a green circle, you want to keep snacks on hand that fuel you for a full day of skiing or snowboarding. So, when you need a healthy and delicious boost that you can eat on the chairlift between laps, look no further.[Continue reading…]
If you’re even an occasional skier or snowboarder, you really should consider investing in a season pass. Though they may seem pricey at first, season passes are one of the best ways to save money on winter sports. Mountains and resorts have banded together to offer huge discounts on lift tickets if you’re willing to […][Continue reading…]
If you’re an expert skier who’s looking for a new challenge, a thrilling place to ski, and a true mountain adventure, you’ll love the backcountry terrain addition to Arapahoe Basin ski resort. This 468-acre expansion puts Arapahoe Basin in the big leagues when it comes to expert skiing destinations.[Continue reading…]