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Arapahoe Basin Officially Opens for the Season This Friday
Some might say that Friday the 13th is an unlucky day, but for skiers and snowboarders in Colorado, this October's is actually going to be a good one. That's because it was just announced that Arapahoe Basin will officially be opening for the season at the end of the week, courtesy of…
Stuff to Do This Weekend
While there's a ton going on in Northern Colorado, there's also a lot of fun to be had across the state, so here 's a quick rundown!
 
The Return of the Fort Collins Trolley
Or "Fort Collins Municipal Railway," as it's officially called.  R...
Here’s How Well The Winter Park Train Has Been Doing Since Its Return
Amtrak is combining two of my favorite things, which are snowboarding and scenic train rides.
We heard about the return of the Winter Park Ski Train last summer, but then there was grumbling over the price - which, admittedly, is why I won't be trying it with my family unless they come up with s…
The Fun Outdoor Gem That Is Hidden Valley
Yes, I mentioned the train swap meet in Estes this weekend.  Yes, I went and it was awesome.  But not everything I do is nerdy.  We stayed at the Stanley Hotel, too, two doors down from the haunted 217 room!  We just had a blast.  I don't let ghosts & junk …
A Skier Fell 150 Feet And Didn’t Get Hurt [Video]
What's your worst skiing experience?  One of mine, when I was learning, was at Copper Mountain when I thought it would be a great idea to follow a couple guys into a closed-off area.  They no doubt went for the deep powder.  I, on the other hand, was not yet experienced enough to…
Hidden Colorado Ski Spots
I love going to the resorts as much as anyone, but wouldn't it be so nice to just skip the lift passes, the travel, and the crowds?  I thought so!
One of these includes a site close to Fort Collins that was an official ski resort years ago, yet people still go to quite often, for both skiin…
The Best Ski Runs In Colorado For Beginners
I really wish someone had told me not to bother with 'green' runs when learning to snowboard back in the day.  Chances are, I would've been killin' it on those blues & blacks a lot sooner than I was.  Oh well, that's all water under the Moffat Tunnel.
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Watch This Drunk Guy Try To Ski [Video]
I'm glad this wasn't anywhere near here, but of course that doesn't mean we don't have people who are plastered on our ski resorts here in Colorado.  With serious injuries happening from hit & runs on the slopes lately, may I suggest staying "way more sober …
Some Ski Resorts Are Closing Because Of… Snow!
We skiiers & riders get all sad when it gets to December & it's still warm outside.  We start obsessing over how amazing it would be if it would just snow.  Some of us even start to wonder if "real" winters are a thing of the past.
The...