Planning Your First Ski Vacation in Colorado

First time planning a ski vacation in Colorado? Feeling a little overwhelmed by all the options? This primer will have you headed in the right direction with your planning, first!

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Ski Season Opening Days Guide 2017-2018

When the sound of autumn leaves crunching underfoot changes to packed snow, you can’t help but imagine fresh tracks on your favorite mountain. Even if you’re in an area that won’t see storms for weeks (or months), there are reminders that opening days are dropping: sports shop tune-up clinics, local gear swaps, and sweet deals popping up. Whether you’re unpacking your ski sweaters or hustling for passes, it’s time to start planning for ski season 2017-18.

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5 Things Small Ski Areas Offer That Larger Ones Don’t

This winter, there is no better way to beat the winter blues and absorb some of that valuable–and rare–Vitamin D than on the slopes soaking up the sun and good times.  You’ll also be refining your balance and eating adrenaline while looking out over the majestic white scenery that only winter provides.

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Will There Be a Last Chair? 2016-2017 Ski Season Resort Closing Dates

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.

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10 Free Activities at Colorado Ski Resorts

Who says a winter vacation has to be expensive? Here are 10 free activities to enjoy at Colorado ski resorts this winter.

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Colorado Ski Areas With Free Activities

There are a lot of great activities and adventures to take part in on every ski vacation. From skiing and snowboarding to ice skating and taking scenic walks to admire the gorgeous snow-covered trees, there’s no shortage of excitement and beauty to experience. But, what some don’t know is that there are several ski areas in Colorado that offer free activities or perks to those who are skiing in the area. So, the next time you’re planning a ski vacation, check out some of these Colorado ski areas that offer free activities.

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Ski Slang You Should Know Before Hitting the Slopes

Once you’ve booked your dream ski trip, it’s time to brush up on your ski slang. After all, nobody wants to look like a gaper – or novice – out on the slopes, and nothing will give you away faster than not understanding the local ski-speak. So dust off your ski pants, break out the fresh goggles, and take a few minutes to brush up on the lingo you’re going to need to come off like a brah.

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