A-Basin first Colorado ski resort to open

Arapahoe Basin resort in Summit County announced today, Oct. 16, that it will open Friday for the first day of the 2014-15 season. This makes A-Basin the first skiing and snowboarding resort to open this year. The attraction’s Black Mountain Express lift will open at 9 a.m. and provide access to the intermediate High Noon Run, […]

Optimism builds for ski season

Optimism builds  for ski season

It’s still weeks before the first snow flies, but Colorado’s ski resorts already are starting to build the hype — hoping that last season’s late snows bring this season’s early pass sales. Resorts throughout the state have spent millions in the off season, prepping snow-making equipment and wishing for a better winter. Some resorts have […]

A-Basin open, launches the 2012-13 ski season

Ski season is on. Arapahoe Basin opened its slopes at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning — the first of the Colorado Ski Country USA member resorts and first in the U.S.  — to an energetic crowd of about 2,000 whooping and hollering and ready to shred. Low temperatures and cool nights allowed snow makers in the […]