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Talking Ski Talk

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 10.14.2016 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

Ready for winter? If your ski instructor mentions carving and mashed potatoes, you can be sure it's not Thanksgiving dinner he means. So don't feel snowed when you head for the slopes. Keep your edge with the following ski-speak:

Here's How Climate Change Will Ruin Your Winter Vacation

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Snow sports enthusiasts may need to transition into water or rock sports in the near future because the era of long, cold winters with heavy snowfall ...

I'm With Stupid: Breckenridge Skier Bowling and Telluride Time

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.02.2013 | Denver
Todd Hartley

My son's school was on spring break this week, so we did what any proper ski-town family is supposed to do for vacation and visited other ski towns.

A Love Letter to Vail Colorado

Maile Keone | Posted 03.27.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

If you love the mountains, Vail is worth visiting, especially if you have never been. This year would be an excellent choice to visit because it is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

PHOTOS: America's Best Ski Towns

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.08.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"There's nothing like a hot tub and ski-in, ski-out lodging, but a great ski town needs more than that."

Despite Snowy Holiday, Drought Outlook In Colo. Uncertain

Posted 12.28.2012 | Denver

Despite some much needed snowfall over the holidays which improved snowpack and general skiing conditions in Colorado's mountain resorts, the state's ...

What Ski Resorts Are Doing To Make Post 50s Happy

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.01.2012 | Fifty

Have baby boomers, who made skiing popular in the 1960s and 1970s, reached their demographic peak on the slopes? After all, what person over 50 wants ...

Interview with Jennifer Rudolph, Colorado Ski Country

Connie Lawn | Posted 06.19.2012 | Denver
Connie Lawn

Being a weather dependent industry, we're bound to have dry years such as the one we are just finishing. Not every season can be a record season.

Kirkwood to Vail in Latest Round of Ski Resort Consolidation

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.30.2012 | Denver
Todd Hartley

There's no real reason to fear the corporatization of the ski industry in general. Yes, much of the sport's old-time charm has vanished, but the experience of sliding on snow -- regardless of other resort trappings -- just keeps getting better.

Despite Record Low Snowpack, Resorts Are Still Packing Them In

Posted 12.30.2011 | Denver

The 2010-2011 season saw record snowfall, but 2011-2012 is off to an alarmingly slow start. The Denver Post reports that throughout the state, snowpac...

Q: When Is A Ski Resort Not A Ski Resort?

Posted 12.04.2011 | Denver

A: In the summer, apparently. Recently passed legislation, however, aims to change that. The U.S. House passed the 'Ski Area Recreational Opport...

Ski Report: Just Two Resorts Left Open After This Weekend

Posted 06.25.2011 | Denver

Warmer temperatures in Colorado have the 2010-2011 ski season wrapping up, but two will remain open after this weekend. Loveland doesn't plan to c...

Beaver Creek -- Sunshine and Snow

Connie Lawn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Connie Lawn

We whipped and danced down wonderful, smooth, impeccable trails at the top of Beaver Creek. The mountain has a broad peak and there are some delightfully easy runs on the top.

Con Games: Return to Powderhorn

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

After a great day last winter at Powderhorn in Grand Mesa, Colorado, my wife and I vowed to get our ticket punched in 2011 and to stay overnight for two days of weekend skiing.

Ski Resort Real Estate Rallies In 2010

The Aspen Times | Scott Condon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN -- The mountain resort real estate markets in Aspen, Vail and Breckenridge bounced back in 2010 after bottoming out in 2009, but they aren't clo...

Colorado Ski Resorts To Begin Keeping Business Numbers Secret

The Aspen Times | Scott Condon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN -- A trade association for Colorado's ski industry has decided it will no longer disclose how much business its members log each season. Colo...

Making the Most of Low Unemployment in a High Altitude

Charlotte Myerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Charlotte Myerberg

When I decided to quit my job of a mere five months and move from New York City to Vail, Colorado, people would often ask, with a hint of judgment, "So you're going to be a ski bum?"

Orbitz Ski Resort List: Half Of Top Ten Ski Resorts In Country Are In Colorado

Denver Business Journal | Mark Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

There's good news and bad news for Colorado in Orbitz's latest list of the nation's top 10 ski-resort destinations. The good news: Five of the 10 r...

Green Ski Resorts Not Catching On With Consumers

Summit Daily News | SCOTT N. MILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

While this pair of developers made the decision to seek recognition for their sustainability efforts, the marketplace so far seems a little behind the...

Ski Resort Openings: The Complete Schedule

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's officially the beginning of ski season here in Colorado! With four resorts already open, more opening this weekend and a slew of them opening ...

Colorado Ski Resorts Begin Race To Open First This Season

First Tracks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Arapahoe Basin, CO - A day after fellow annual competitor in the race to open first, Loveland Ski Area, began snowmaking in Colorado amidst an early s...