Four-Season Skiing Planned for Castle Rock

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Four-Season Skiing Planned for Castle Rock

May 7, 2014 by  
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While it’s still in the feasibility study stage, there are reportedly plans to build an all year around snow sport center at the Philip S. Miller Park in the Colorado town of Castle Rock. With its head office located in West Chester, PA, and branch office in Colorado Springs and Lakewood, Weston Solutions Inc. has been given the go ahead to conduct a feasibility study for the development of a center that would offer skiing, snowboarding and…

Ski-Biking in North America

April 23, 2014 by  
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As ski-biking becomes more popular, an increasing number of North American ski resorts and ski areas are opening up trails to this exciting sport. Durango Mountain Resort in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains has been featuring ski-biking as a winter activity for some time now, offering lessons, rentals and spectacular terrain for a whole lot of family fun (minimum age is 12 years-old). Because of the level of stability afforded by three contact points …

2013-14 Ski Season Unaffected by Shutdown

October 16, 2013 by  
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With the US government shutdown dragging on, skiers may be left wondering whether their favorite US snow sport destinations, many of which are on federal land regulated by the US Forest Service, may be affected. Spokesperson for the National Ski Areas Association, Michael Berry, noted in a recent interview that the shutdown would not have a major impact on the upcoming ski season…

Snowmaking Boost at Telluride

September 18, 2013 by  
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With an average of more than 300 inches of snow, along with around 300 days of sunshine each year, Telluride Ski Resort is a popular snow sport destination in the mountains of Colorado. Founded in 1878, Telluride was an important…

Lindsey Vonn Returns to Slopes in Great Shape

September 4, 2013 by  
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Fans are no doubt delighted at the news that Lindsey Vonn is back on the slopes again, more than six months after her knee surgery. The four-time World Cup Overall Champion recently tested out her skills on the slopes in Portillo, Chile, and proved that her recovery is way ahead of schedule…

Fresh Snow Extends Season for Colorado Resorts

April 17, 2013 by  
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As resorts in North America started wrapping up the 2012/2013 ski season, abundant snowfall has resulted in some resorts extending the season, at least through the weekend of 19-21 April…

Mikaela Shiffrin Takes Slalom World Cup Lead

January 9, 2013 by  
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With her spectacular Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom victory in Zagreb, Coatia, on January 4, 2013, Mikaela Shiffrin became the first American to win two World Cup slalom races before the age of 18…

Copper Mountain First to Fire Up Snow Guns for New Season

October 3, 2012 by  
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Favorable weather conditions in the Colorado Rockies have enabled Copper Mountain to fire up their snowmaking guns for the new snow sport season…

Avalanche Risk and Safety Awareness

July 11, 2012 by  
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Located at the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO, the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) promotes research in the Earth’s cryosphere – the portions of our planet where water exists in solid form.

2012 Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Inductees

May 16, 2012 by  
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Founded in 1976, the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum strives to maintain the legacy of snow sports in the region, specifically by preserving the history of the 10th Mountain Division which was the foundation upon which Colorado’s skiing community was built…

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