Arapahoe Basin is a super fun ski hill, and it is also one of the closest to get to from Denver. The drive is about 65 miles, which will take about an hour and a half depending on weather and road conditions. I like A-Basin because the ski area still has that old school charm being a parking lot, a chalet and the mountain itself. The other beautiful thing about A-Basin is that ... Ski Colorado!
Every single mountain is different. That's what makes a ski day or a ski vacation so much fun. You get to choose exactly what you want, and every day on the slopes is a great time. Steamboat is a unique mountain in Northwestern Colorado. The base and peak are a bit lower in elevation that most ski areas in the state, however it is known for its super light champagne powder. ... Ski Colorado!
Last year I kicked things off at Aspen Highlands, one of the 4 mountains in the Aspen ski area. This mountain is totally different than anything I have ever skied. It just goes straight up and back in a long narrow kind of a ski zone with runs funnelling away from the lifts. You must go all the way up, and then do the 45 minute hike up to the top and hit the Highland Bowl. It ... Ski Colorado!
Snowmass ski resort is a great mountain for a family vacation and is located in the Aspen, Colorado ski area which also includes Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk. The public bus service is amazing so you will find it really easy to get around from one ski hill to the other. If you want to try them all during your stay you totally can do so quite effortlessly. It ... Ski Colorado!
Vail, Colorado is perhaps my favourite mountain in Colorado. I just can't get enough of those famous back bowls. An unforgettable experience to be had, especially if you time your ski vacation or ski day with some big dumps of fresh powder. I have skied Vail many times and I still have not covered the entire mountain. So, take a look around this Vail trail map that ... Ski Colorado!