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Snowboarder admires mountain views from Grouse Mountain at Beaver Creek, Colorado

Lovely spring skiing at Colorado’s sunny Beaver Creek Resort

Posted 3/31/19

The SkiMaven took a road trip to Colorado this week! I enjoyed bright blue skies, some fresh snow and some spring skiing conditions. I spent some time skiing at Beaver Creek Resort, which is in…

Vail, Colorado: Sunny & tons of terrain to play in, but no epic snow this year

Posted 3/23/18

As luck would have it, we were in Colorado recently when the snowstorms started pounding the Northeast! We had planned a get-away to Eagle County and Summit County long before it became clear that…

Skiing five fun, diverse peaks at Breckenridge, Colorado

Posted 3/13/18

Yes, it’s true: This is not a skiing post about Vermont. We went to Colorado last week! While Colorado is not having an epic winter by any means, it was still wonderful to ski in a little fresh snow…

Ski Cooper, Colorado: An old-school ski area high in the Rocky Mountains

Posted 3/1/16

In a land of hefty lift ticket prices and high-end skier lunches and après ski, we found a modest, little gem last week: Ski Cooper. No, not Copper Mountain, but rather Cooper ski area near…

Ski touring, snowshoeing and mountain lions in northwestern Colorado

Posted 2/27/16

In November, by pure coincidence, the Skimeister and I booked a flight to Colorado — well before we knew how rough the eastern ski season was going to be. Last week we were grateful to arrive in a…

Lots of snow, views and bowl skiing at Vail Mountain in Colorado this week

Posted 2/13/14

On Monday morning, I caught myself giggling loudly while taking my first run through the powder at Vail Mountain. As I caught my breath, I looked around to see if anyone heard me or saw my giant grin.…

Beaver Creek, Colorado: Spring skiing down memory lane

Posted 4/14/13

Years ago I taught skiing at “The Beav.” That's what the locals called Beaver Creek Resort back in the day. It’s a sunny Colorado ski area with about 1,800 skiable acres located 10 miles west of its…

Vail powder skiing this week was more like mid-winter in Colorado than April!

Posted 4/12/13

This week SkiMaven continued a Colorado skiing adventure by heading to Vail Resort and Beaver Creek Resort. (I think I've mentioned that I'm spoiled rotten, right!?!) Located on Interstate 70 about…

Spring skiing at Colorado's Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain: Bowls, spring bumps, broad cruisers & solid snow coverage in Colorado's Summit County

Posted 4/8/13

SkiMaven took a field trip this weekend to Copper Mountain in Colorado's Summit County! I've skied there two days before – many years ago – and I recalled that I enjoyed this sizeable ski resort, but…

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