In an interview with Aspen Times, Kaplan assures that Aspen Ski Co that they plan on moving forward with the capital improvements that were announced earlier this year. -
Alterra Mountain Company Announces $223 Million in Capital Improvements for the 2020/2021 Winter Season
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$223 million in capital improvements
$48 million towards new lifts and upgrades
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reroofing of the sundeck
willits town center
We just returned from another awesome family ski trip to Colorado. I am so happy we can do this as a family: my wife, me, and our 9 and 12 year old daughters.
We spent most of our time in Aspen. and did the "Sugar bowls" tour twice while we were there, in addition to resort skiing.
This is a...
At Snowmass, after skiing a couple of dreamy runs through Hanging Valley, I was poking around the runs off the Elk Camp lift. On the map the Burnt Mtn. Glades looked promising. I don't normally hike much, but this was a walk not a climb to some sweet and relatively untracked terrain. Immediately...
blacked out during the holidays
crowds with ikon pass
holiday ski crowds
jackson hole mountain resort
multi-area passes are blacked out
snowmass at aspen
I just got my SKI magazine in the mail yesterday where they rank the overall Top 30 resorts in the West and Top 20 in the East, with some random subcategory rankings sprinkled in for good measure. As always, there are some head-scratchers.
Overall Top 10 in West:
Not sure this is the best forum to post in, if there is a better one please let me know and I will move or have the discussion moved to a better forum.
I am thinking of planning a ski trip for for myself and my cousins / friends to attend.
We are in our 40s to early 50s. Not sure how...
In January 2016 he threw a snowboarder from a lift at Aspen. Now about 3-1/2 years later he is set to be released from the mental hospital.
The prosecutor is objecting to this release.
News about release: https://snowbrains.com/aspen-chairlift-thrower-released/
News from original incident...
For years I have avoided most regional airports. While regional airports can work great, when things go wrong it's a pretty horrible experience with long delays, major extra costs and sometimes canceled trips altogether.
Recently, I became aware of government data on exactly how bad each...
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aspen skiing co. to adjust for ikon crowds
expanded snowmass village
last season’s surge of ikon pass holders
popularity of the ikon pass
skico’s president and ceo
stop ikonizing aspen
So now I'm a bit curious about the providence of the half dozen pairs of high-end demos skis I've steered friends to on ebay from the same seller in Aspen....
SAME PRICE, MORE BENEFITS
PREMIER PASSES NOW INCLUDE IKON BASE!
We’re not superstitious, but since we’d like next season to be just like this one, we’ll start by offering 2019-2020 season passes at this season’s best price! And to show our gratitude, we’re throwing in some additional benefits...
2019-2020 ikon base pass
access to 38 iconic destinations
aspenaspen spring sale
discount winter lift ticket vouchers
double flex pass
lost forest and snowmass bike park
premier adult pass
senior and parent passes
ski pass deals
I'm planning ahead for next season and am considering the BFB clinic in Aspen. Just curious whether anyone has done this clinic and what your impressions are. It is pricey so I'm trying to do some grassroots research.
Many thanx in advance.
I know you've probably seen a ton of images of this avalanche but here is the report from CAIC
The avalanche had a crown a mile long and came down with such force, it crossed the creek at the valley bottom and came up the other side, downing trees.
They are calling this a landscape altering...