The days of discount skiing at Echo Mountain are over. A local ski club has bought the ski area and is turning it into a private ski racing and training center.
The Echo Mountain ski area has been sold at auction to a company planning to turn it into a ski racing and training center.
Echo Mountain has been put up for sale by Racebrook.
There is no shortage of snow for skiers in the metro area. At Echo Mountain near Idaho Springs they got clobbered with 4 1/2 feet.
Echo Mountain is celebrating its fifth season as a ski and snowboard area with $5 lift tickets for Friday night skiing, starting March 18.
Skiers and boarders in the Denver metro area are discovering that they don’t have to travel too far from home for a treasure of snow, runs and features. Echo Mountain terrain park is gaining in popularity.