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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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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8 Big Reasons to Ski Smaller Ski Resorts

The big resorts may have a corner on the skiing industry, but they’re by no means the only – or best – option. There are small and independently owned mountains all over the country that offer something a little different from those famous mega-resorts. And, they could be exactly what you’re looking for in a ski experience.

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5 & 6th Graders Ski FREE in Colorado with Christy’s Passport Program

When the white stuff starts to fall this year, your 5th or 6th grader can ski, or snowboard, for free in Colorado with their very own passport! Presented by Christy Sports Ski and Snowboard, the Passport program provides some free days on the slopes for those with some experience, or a free one-day, level one group lesson for beginners, which includes ski rental for that day. This is a chance to get your kids up onto the mountain and experience the slopes, firsthand.

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5 Resorts That Colorado Locals Love to Ride

Wondering where to go snowboarding this year? Colorado has no shortage of large resorts and smaller hidden treasures. With great snow conditions and long seasons, riders can get the most out of the winter season with a ski pass that lets them ride the Rockies. Here are some resorts with the best options for Colorado snowboarding.

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Colorado Celebrates 4 Major Ski Resort Anniversaries

It’s been a big year for Colorado ski resorts. Four of them held anniversaries across the state and skiers have had plenty of opportunities to celebrate and reminisce about the good old ski days.  Enjoyed by countless skiers and riders for generations, there are lots of reasons to revisit these classic resorts.

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