Industry leaders say that even though last-minute lift tickets at some resorts now exceed $100, skiing has never been more affordable if you’re savvy about discounts.
Skiers and snowboarders traveling to Utah this winter will find the same jagged mounting peaks looming just east of Salt Lake City and many familiar trails at the state’s 15 resorts. But they may also notice a few signs of the significant changes that occurred in the offseason.
Private ski lessons are so passe. The latest on-mountain perk for those with seemingly unlimited funds is spending the day with an Olympian.
It’s been 15 years since the World Alpine Ski Championships was in the U.S., and that was in Colorado. Back then the venue only held 2,500 people. This time Beaver Creek is building a huge seating area for fans.
Even though ski season is just starting, Vail is already looking forward to next summer.
A Denver man has been reunited with the wedding ring he lost years ago. The engraved wedding ring was found under a ski lift earlier this summer.
Vail Resorts is hoping to match a wedding ring found under a chairlift to its owner.
Colorado ski resorts are reporting a surge in visits in January and February, thanks to consistent snowfall and more positive economic news.
Colorado ski resorts are reporting a surge in early-season skier visits thanks to good autumn snowfall.
Ski resorts in the high country are hoping more snow will be headed their way, but they’re also hoping that by offering free skiing for children it will grow the sport.