Colorado: Arapahoe Basin opens for skiing Oct. 13

Opening day includes tribute to A-Basin founders Marnie Jump and Max Dercum

Arapahoe Basin opening day 2011-2012

Arapahoe Basin opens for the 2011-2012 season on Oct. 13.

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — Teaming up with Ullr, A-Basin’s snowmaking crews have put down a blanket of white that will enable the ski area to open for the season this Thursday, Oct. 13, with skiing and riding on High Noon. Continue reading

Ski season under way in Colorado

Ullr is in the house!

Loveland opens today, A-Basin will fire up the new Black Mountain Express chair Monday, Oct. 25

By Bob Berwyn

SUMMIT COUNTY — Instead of the Monday morning blues, think white, as in snow.

Oct. 25 is opening day in Summit County, as A-Basin starts the 2010-2011 season. Even though opening day is a little later than the past couple of years, it should be a good one, as the National Weather Service is forecasting up to a foot of snow in the high country.

If you can’t wait until Monday, head over the Divide to Loveland, which is opening Sunday, Oct. 24, after picking up a few inches of snow Friday night and Saturday. Both A-Basin and Loveland have had their snowmaking systems fired up the past few days to lay down a solid base, so conditions should be good on opening day. Continue reading


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