A-Basin kicks off 2013-14 ski season; Loveland set to open Thursday

The 2013-14 ski season officially kicked off Sunday with Arapahoe Basin becoming the first ski resort in North America to open to the public, according to Colorado Ski Country USA, and on Monday Loveland Ski Area announced it will open Thursday.

“The race to host Opening Day is one of the highlights of the ski season, a title often held by Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin or Loveland [Ski Area],” CSCUSA offi...
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Better oil and gas drilling safeguards called for one month after Colorado floods

One month after torrential rains and flood-swollen rivers ripped through the heart of Colorado’s drilling infrastructure along the state’s northern Front Range, it’s clear there will be a great deal of discussion about better safeguards to prevent future oil spills when the State Legislature convenes early next year.

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) as of Tuesday...
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Arapahoe Basin set to kick off 2013-14 ski season on Sunday

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area opens for the season Sunday, officially kicking off the 2013-14 ski season.

Early-season snow, low temperatures and snowmaking upgrades allowed A-Basin to open four days earlier than last season, resort officials reported.

The Black Mountain Express lift will start running at 8:30 a.m. to take snow riders to the top of the intermediate High Noon trail at mid-mountain.“This is a very exc...
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Copper starts snowmaking as Olympians look to get jump on training for Sochi

Copper Mountain started snowmaking on its U.S. Ski Team Speed Center this week to get ready for the U.S. Alpine Ski Team’s annual training. But this season, with the Sochi Winter Olympics only four months away, the stakes are much higher.

Copper now has a little more than a month to make snow before the Nature Valley First Tracks Alpine Team Naming event on Nov. 8 -- a free-to-the public pep rall...
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Snow Report

  24hr snow mid dpth snow cond.
A-Basin n/a n/a
Aspen n/a n/a closed
BC n/a n/a closed
Breckenridge n/a n/a closed
Buttermilk n/a n/a closed
Copper n/a n/a closed
Crest. Butte n/a n/a closed
Eldora n/a n/a closed
Heavenly n/a n/a closed
Highlands n/a n/a
Howelsen n/a n/a closed
Keystone n/a n/a closed
Kirkwood n/a n/a closed
Loveland n/a n/a
Monarch n/a n/a closed
Northstar n/a n/a closed
Powderhorn n/a n/a closed
Purgatory n/a n/a closed
Silverton n/a n/a closed
Ski Cooper n/a n/a closed
Ski Granby n/a n/a closed
Snowmass n/a n/a closed
Steamboat n/a n/a closed
Sunlight n/a n/a closed
Telluride n/a n/a closed
Vail n/a n/a closed
WinterPark n/a n/a closed
Wolf Creek n/a n/a closed
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