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Summit Express
1-855-MTN-VANS
970-668-6000 - 800-MTN-VANS
www.summitexpress.com
Affordable Luxury Airport Shuttle! Hourly daily shuttles to and from Denver International Airport to Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Dillon/Silverthorne, and Frisco, Vail and Beaver Creek. Our professional drivers will take you to your front door of your destination. Let us worry about traffic and road conditions.

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Aspen Square
617 E. Cooper,
800.862.7736
The Condominium Hotel in the Heart of Aspen.


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Summit Stage
(970) 668-0999
www.summitstage.com
Connecting Breckenridge with neighboring resorts of Keystone and Copper Mountain as well as the towns of Silverthorne, Frisco and Dillon and runs continually from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM all year. Summit Stage buses depart regularly from the Breckenridge and Frisco Stations, along with many other key locations throughout the county year round.

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WestWall Lodge
Crested Butte

970.349.1280
www.westwalllodge.com
WestWall Lodge provides direct ski-in ski-out access to some of Colorado's best ski terrain and summer hiking-biking trails at the base of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. You'll love the morning head start and afternoon convenience being steps away from the mountain brings!

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Crested Butte
970.349.2333
Visit "Colorado's Last Great Ski Town" and experience the difference that sets Crested Butte apart from other mountain destinations.

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204 Wildernest Road
800.554.2212
A variety of accommodations including lake, forest and mountain view properties. Why stay in a hotel when you can relax in your own private condo or home after a day of Colorado fun?

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Durango Downtown Inn
(866) 306-5438
3 Conveniently located, our hotel offers guests easy access to area shopping, various dining outlets and unique art galleries. The world famous Durango Silvertone Narrow Gauge Railroad is within walking distance located just 5 short block from the hotel.

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Snowmass Hospitality
877.734.7771
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From premier ski-in, ski-out luxury condominiums to budget minded lodging, Snowmass Hospitality delivers the perfect vacation experience to our guests.


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Edgemont
877-607-EDGE
Steamboat Springs

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Edgemont is situated on a landmark location just steps from the mountain village with 360 degree views of the ski slopes, Yampa Valley, Sleeping Giant and the Flat Tops.

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Bear ClawCondominiums
Steamboat
800.BEAR.CLAW
Premier ski-in/ski-out location and features Impeccable guest services.

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Wyndham Vacation Rentals
1-800-276-6719
Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers over 40 distinctive vacation properties, all conveniently located around the base of the Steamboat Ski Area ranging from affordable studios to luxury 6 bedroom townhomes

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Christiania at Vail
800.530.3999 970.476.5641
www.christiania.com
Offering a variety of excellent properties in the best Vail Village locations.
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Ramada Limited
990 Lakepoint Dr.,
888.671.6311 - 970.668.8783
Clean, affordable accommodations.





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AntlersAtVail
800.258.8615
www.antlersvail.com
Wonderful Accommodations in Lion's Head with Killer Views.

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1100 N. Frontage Road
800.746.2278 - 970.476.0344
ANNOUNCING our new $5M renovation is complete, visit Simba for your family's next ski trip! Still Vail's BEST value with the LARGEST indoor pool in the Valley!

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort
888-272-7246
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area boasts the longest season in Colorado (October-June) and some of the highest skiable terrain in North America.

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Copper Mountain
888.219.2441
Copper mountain is an all-inclusive ski and snowboard resort in the Colorado Rockies - located close to Denver in the heart of Summit County.

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Eldora Ski Resort
303.440.8700
Just 21 miles west of Boulder, Eldora is the closest ski area to many Colorado Front Range communities. 1600 vertical feet and over 680 acres of alpine terrain plus over 40 kilometers of nordic and snowshoe trails.

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Durango Mountain Resort
800.982.6103
One of America's Top Ski Towns A trip to Durango isn't complete without some memorable meals at a few of our unique, local restaurants.

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Ski Cooper
719.486.2277
An exciting and affordable alternative to the hustle and bustle of the big, expensive resorts nearby. You'll find our lift lines are short and our runs are long.



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Steamboat Resort
800.922.2722
An authentic western town with a BIG mountain, is one of the premier resort destinations, due to abundant Champagne Powder® snow, amazing trees, Olympic heritage, off-mountain activities, array of lodging options and family programs rated the best in the industry.

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Winter Park Resort
970.726.1564
Just because you're all grown up, doesn't mean you have to stop playing. Welcome to Winter Park - your bigger playground. With over 360" of snow each year for skiing, snowboarding, tubing, sleigh rides and snow angel making, surely your inner child can find plenty to do.

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Keystone Resort
970-496-4386
You'll find everything that makes a perfect Colorado vacation all in one place. Whether you're hungry for the adventure of cat skiing, night skiing, tubing or sessioning in A51 Terrain park; or you just want to enjoy some R&R and soak in all the epic scenery.

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Vail
970-476-5601
For over 50 years, the name "Vail" has been synonymous with the American alpine experience. Situated high up in the Gore Valley and surrounded by the White River National Forest, our community is ideally located in proximity to all that the Rocky Mountains have to offer.

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Beaver Creek
800-953-0844
At the gate, you leave everyday life behind. That's why people travel to Beaver Creek, Colorado from all over the world, and many make it a tradition. The drama of rock and sky, the sheer grandeur of this place, is one reason. That it is North America's World Cup mountain is another.

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Breckenridge
970-453-5000
Breckenridge is a quaint mountain town tucked away in the Ten Mile Range. The 152-year-old Victorian town includes on of the state's largest National Historic Districts with 249 structures.


Summit Express
1-855-MTN-VANS
970-668-6000 - 800-MTN-VANS
www.summitexpress.com
Affordable Luxury Airport Shuttle! Hourly daily shuttles to and from Denver International Airport to Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Dillon/Silverthorne, and Frisco, Vail and Beaver Creek. Our professional drivers will take you to your front door of your destination. Let us worry about traffic and road conditions.

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Aspen Square
617 E. Cooper,
800.862.7736
The Condominium Hotel in the Heart of Aspen.


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Summit Stage
(970) 668-0999
www.summitstage.com
Connecting Breckenridge with neighboring resorts of Keystone and Copper Mountain as well as the towns of Silverthorne, Frisco and Dillon and runs continually from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM all year. Summit Stage buses depart regularly from the Breckenridge and Frisco Stations, along with many other key locations throughout the county year round.

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WestWall Lodge
Crested Butte

970.349.1280
www.westwalllodge.com
WestWall Lodge provides direct ski-in ski-out access to some of Colorado's best ski terrain and summer hiking-biking trails at the base of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. You'll love the morning head start and afternoon convenience being steps away from the mountain brings!

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Crested Butte
970.349.2333
Visit "Colorado's Last Great Ski Town" and experience the difference that sets Crested Butte apart from other mountain destinations.

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204 Wildernest Road
800.554.2212
A variety of accommodations including lake, forest and mountain view properties. Why stay in a hotel when you can relax in your own private condo or home after a day of Colorado fun?

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Durango Downtown Inn
(866) 306-5438
3 Conveniently located, our hotel offers guests easy access to area shopping, various dining outlets and unique art galleries. The world famous Durango Silvertone Narrow Gauge Railroad is within walking distance located just 5 short block from the hotel.

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Snowmass Hospitality
877.734.7771
snowmasshospitality.com

From premier ski-in, ski-out luxury condominiums to budget minded lodging, Snowmass Hospitality delivers the perfect vacation experience to our guests.


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Edgemont
877-607-EDGE
Steamboat Springs

edgemont.us
Edgemont is situated on a landmark location just steps from the mountain village with 360 degree views of the ski slopes, Yampa Valley, Sleeping Giant and the Flat Tops.

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Bear ClawCondominiums
Steamboat
800.BEAR.CLAW
Premier ski-in/ski-out location and features Impeccable guest services.

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Wyndham Vacation Rentals
1-800-276-6719
Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers over 40 distinctive vacation properties, all conveniently located around the base of the Steamboat Ski Area ranging from affordable studios to luxury 6 bedroom townhomes

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Christiania at Vail
800.530.3999 970.476.5641
www.christiania.com
Offering a variety of excellent properties in the best Vail Village locations.

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AntlersAtVail
800.258.8615
www.antlersvail.com
Wonderful Accommodations in Lion's Head with Killer Views.

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1100 N. Frontage Road
800.746.2278 - 970.476.0344
ANNOUNCING our new $5M renovation is complete, visit Simba for your family's next ski trip! Still Vail's BEST value with the LARGEST indoor pool in the Valley!

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort
888-272-7246
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area boasts the longest season in Colorado (October-June) and some of the highest skiable terrain in North America.
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Ramada Limited
990 Lakepoint Dr.,
888.671.6311 - 970.668.8783
Clean, affordable accommodations.



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Copper Mountain
888.219.2441
Copper mountain is an all-inclusive ski and snowboard resort in the Colorado Rockies - located close to Denver in the heart of Summit County.

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Eldora Ski Resort
303.440.8700
Just 21 miles west of Boulder, Eldora is the closest ski area to many Colorado Front Range communities. 1600 vertical feet and over 680 acres of alpine terrain plus over 40 kilometers of nordic and snowshoe trails.

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Durango Mountain Resort
800.982.6103
One of America's Top Ski Towns A trip to Durango isn't complete without some memorable meals at a few of our unique, local restaurants.

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Ski Cooper
719.486.2277
An exciting and affordable alternative to the hustle and bustle of the big, expensive resorts nearby. You'll find our lift lines are short and our runs are long.



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Steamboat Resort
800.922.2722
An authentic western town with a BIG mountain, is one of the premier resort destinations, due to abundant Champagne Powder® snow, amazing trees, Olympic heritage, off-mountain activities, array of lodging options and family programs rated the best in the industry.

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Winter Park Resort
970.726.1564
Just because you're all grown up, doesn't mean you have to stop playing. Welcome to Winter Park - your bigger playground. With over 360" of snow each year for skiing, snowboarding, tubing, sleigh rides and snow angel making, surely your inner child can find plenty to do.

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Keystone Resort
970-496-4386
You'll find everything that makes a perfect Colorado vacation all in one place. Whether you're hungry for the adventure of cat skiing, night skiing, tubing or sessioning in A51 Terrain park; or you just want to enjoy some R&R and soak in all the epic scenery.

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Vail
970-476-5601
For over 50 years, the name "Vail" has been synonymous with the American alpine experience. Situated high up in the Gore Valley and surrounded by the White River National Forest, our community is ideally located in proximity to all that the Rocky Mountains have to offer.

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Beaver Creek
800-953-0844
At the gate, you leave everyday life behind. That's why people travel to Beaver Creek, Colorado from all over the world, and many make it a tradition. The drama of rock and sky, the sheer grandeur of this place, is one reason. That it is North America's World Cup mountain is another.

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Breckenridge
970-453-5000
Breckenridge is a quaint mountain town tucked away in the Ten Mile Range. The 152-year-old Victorian town includes on of the state's largest National Historic Districts with 249 structures.

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Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 3/24/14

Two Colorado Snowmakers Nominated as Best in the Country
They Certainly hit The Mark This Year

Denver and state of Colorado in Top Ten Cities For Job Growth

Company Offers Great Railroad Journey Around the World
Colorado Railroads Part of the Journey

Summit Daily
Lake Dillon Ice Device Deployed - Time To Guess When Ice Will Melt for Chance to Win $4000

Smithsonian
Steamboat on Smithsonian List of 20 Small Towns To Visit in 2014

Estes Park News
Estes Park Chosen to Submit Application to be State Candidate Certified Arts District

Spring Back to Vail Starts April 11 and Goes Through April 20 and features Free Concerts, Pond Skimming and Parties

Pueblo Riverwalk Boats Open May 2
Enjoy Free Live Music All Weekend

Purgatory at Durango Extends Season One More Weekend April 4-6

World Property Channel
Winter Park and Estes Park Listed as Top 10 Mountain Towns in The US

Summit Daily
Moose Sightings All Over Breckenridge
Enjoy from a Distance - Moose Can Be Dangerous

Durango Herald
Lower Animas River and Durango White Water Park Prepare to Open April 15

Leadville Herald Democrat
Tabor Grand to Start $7 Million Renovation This Spring

Onthesnow.com
Telluride and Beaver Creek on List as Ten Most Exclusive Ski Resorts in The World
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 3/17/14

Denver Post
Water Managers Making Arrangements to Accommodate Historical Run Off
80% of Colorado's Water Comes from Snowpack

Steamboat Today
Panel Takes First Step to Transform Yampa River Into More Pedestrian Friendly Attraction
Project Ranked Higher in Value to Tourism than Other Options Facing Town

Leadville Stagecoach Tours Expands and Adds Cemetery Picnic this Summer
The Bountiful and Colorful History of Leadville Comes Alive

Estes Park News
Rocky Mountain Natl Park Developing Plan to Open Commercial Guided Climbing Service
Park is Planning to Issue 4 Permits

Outtherecolorado.com
Spring is Make or Break For Colorado Ski Resorts
Spring Break Revelers Could Provide String Financial Finish for Resorts

Vail Daily
Western Resort Revenues Already Surpass Last Year
Economic Optimism is Now Extending into the Summer Season

Aspen Times
Colorado Skier Visits up 8.6% in Jan. and Feb.
Visitation up 13% Since Opening Day

After 2 years of low Water Levels, Blue River Good To Go This Year
Located Minutes North Of Summit and Provides 3 Miles of Splashy Fun

West Bound Twin Tunnels Expansion Project Starts
Lane Closures Also Start

World's Best Golfers Coming To Denver for BMW Championship at Cherry Hills Country Club
Event Happens Sept. 1-7

Denver Selected For National project to Improve Bike Lanes
Denver joins Atlanta, Boston, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and Seattle in Massive Study and Project to Build Better Bike Lanes

KRCC
Alternate Route May Take Amtrack's Southwest Chief Out Of Colorado

Needed Track Repairs May Move Route Further South

Summit Daily
Lake Dillon at 141% Above Normal
Denver Water Increasing Outflows to Maintain Safe Flows

Telluride Blue Grass Festival Annouces Line up and Schedule
Headliners Include: Brandi Carlile, Nickel Creek, Leftover Salmon, Ray Lamontagne, Steve Winwood, Bela Fleck and The Colorado Symphony
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 3/10/14
Rocky Mountain Super Pass Adds 3 Days At Crested Butte - Now on Sale!
Pass Still Offers Unlimited at Copper Mtn and Winter Park and 6 Days at Steamboat

Ski-Hi Daily News
Snow Pack Is at 115% to 194% of 30 Yr Avg.
Last Year at this Time is was Around 75%

Intrawest Offers 6 Days at All Six of Their Ski Resorts for only $549 and Price Goes Down to $399 if you add Additional Adults
In Colorado That'd Include Steamboat and Winter Park... at a $100 lift ticket Do the Math

Leftover Salmon to Play In the STreet Fest in Denver on 4/20Tickets are only $4.20

KRDO.ComRoyal Gorge Train Back Open!
After Destructive Fire Last Year. The Train is Ready To Roll

See Map and Dates of Ride the Rockies Route
Ride Takes Place June 7 through June 13 and is Great Way to See Colorado

Gazette
Colorado Communities Looking at Gambling To Increase Revenue - "Since WE hVe Legal Pot, Why Not Go All The Way?"
Arapahoe, Pueblo and Mesa Counties, the Western slope and Trinidad

Durango Mountain Celebrates Springtacular
Live Music, Tubing Parties, Beer and Deals Happening Every Day During March

The Watch
Ouray Trail Group Looking to Construct a New Segment of Ouray Perimeter Trail
New Segment Would Showcase Oak Creek Canyon

Unofficial Networks
Animation Show How Riders Will Transfer From Pipe To Pipe in New Double Pipe Comp March 19-23
Epic Pass Offers Free Lift Ticket For Friend Good In April
Pass Now On Sale!

Vail Daily
Lionshead Rock in Minturn Breaks, Falls
Only Damage Done is to the Rock

Denver Post
Elitch Gardens Adds New Thrill Ride
Brain Drain is 7 Stories High with a 360 Degree Loop

April is Leadville History Month and April 12 is Gingerbread and Gaslights
Tour Leadville's inconic homes, including:, McGinnis Cottage, Guggenheim Home, Tabor Home, House With the Eye, Governor's Mansion

Jazz Aspen Snowmass Makes First Announcement of Scheduled Artists with More to Come
Carrie Underwood, OneRepublic, Fun., Ziggy Marley & Earth, Wind & Fire

Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Aspen Highlands to Close Early on April 13
Most Ski Resorts Looking to Make it Until Easter, April 20

OuthereColorado.com
Photo Slide Show of Sandhill Cranes Migration
More than 20,000 Cranes Make the Stop on Migration

Sky Hi Daily News
Grand Lake Having Logo Contest
Logo will Be Used on Everything and $350 Given to Winner

Vail Daily
Locals Describe Lionshead Rock Fall
Iconic Landmark Will Be Missed

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 3/3/14

Ski Cooper Hosts Ladies All Mountain Week
Clinics Geared Towards Women happening March 10-14

Summit Daily
CDOT Once Again Determines High Speed Rail Not Financially Feasible
Idea Could Come to Fruition For Only Around $15 Billion

Estes Park News
Stanley Film Festival Takes Place April 24-27
There's no Better Place To Showcase Claiic and Contemporary Horror Cinema

USA Today Travel
Denver Botanic Gardens on Ballot For Best Public Garden
Voting Continues to March 31

First Double Half Pipe Comp in Aspen March 19-23
New Jaw Dropping Event Is Certain to Turn Some Heads and Bodies

Canon City Daily Record
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Open For Weekend Tours On March 15
Guided and On Park Vehicles Will Take Visitors Through Construction Zones

Travel and Leisure
Denver, No. 6 on American's best Cities for Hipsters
Fresh Air, Micro Breweries and LoDo Amongst Reasons

Outside Online
Buena Vista Runner Up to Shivling, India As Best Mountain Trip
Describes as Town With All The State's Adventures and Without the Crowds

Summit Daily
Breckenridge Extends Season a Week
Until April 27

The Resort Has Received 28ft of Snow this Year


Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 2/24/14

Al's Blog
East Wall at Arapahoe Basin is Open
Upper East Wall Normally Opens in the Spring

Westword
100 Things to do in Colorado Before You Kick It
Depending on Your Clock, They could be done in a year or so

Denver Business Journal
Colorado's List of Unusual & Whacky Upcoming Events
Frozen Dead Guy Days, Tulip Fairy and Elf Parade, Mike the Headless Chicken Days and More

Tours Leave Daily From Durango to Mesa Verde National Park
Relax and Enjoy a Fascinating 800 Year Step Back in Time

Catchcarri.com
New Attractions Spring Up Throughout Colorado
Planetarium, Heli-Skiing, Night Skiing, Bowling and more

Steamboat Today
Steamboat Will have Non-Stop Flights Coming in From Houston
Voted Best Place to Leave in the Summer

Fox 31
Check Out Two Things You Can Only Do In Steamboat
1. Winter Driving School 2. Ski With Bully Kidd

Things to do in Breckenridge If You Don't Ski
It''s a Sure Bet You Won't Be Bored

Colorado Springs Gazette
Look Out! Colorado Tumble Weeds Turning into a Hazard
Crowley County Has Paid More than $71,000 to Clear them Off Roads and they Just keep Coming Back

Colorado Springs Gazette
Denver Submits Bid to Host GOP Convention
The 2008 Democrat Convention Was a Boom for Denver and the State

UPDATE! Denver Makes Top 8 to Host GOP Convention

About.com
There's Only One Colorado Ski Resort in the Top 5 That's Good For Singles
And it's Aspen - Though I'm Sure There are others Who'd Disagree

Colorado Springs Gazette
Cripple Creek To Begin Downtown Makeover
Dept Of Transportation's $2.6 Million Check will Help Fund the Project

The Daily Sentinel
Lawmakers Team Up To Make Palisade Peach Official State Fruit
The Palisade Peach Fest Attracted 14,000 Last Year

Summit Daily
Breckenridge Roundabout Set To Install new Sculpture
Town Council Will Hear Recommendations from Public Art Commission on March 11

Colorado Springs Independent
Colorado Springs Balloon Classic, Inc. has signed a deal with Create Canon City to create a 2nd Balloon Classic for 2014
The Event will take Place Memorial Day Weekend and is set to have approximately 40 concessions, sky divers, and much more

VIDEO: See Beginning Stages of Royal Gorge Construction
New Park Should Be Awesome

Daily Finance
Loveland Colorado On List of Top Ten Healthiest Small Cities in the US
Poll Done By Gallup

The Durango Herald
Durango Silverton Railroad Gives Facelift to Trains Newest Parlor Car "Yankee Girl"
The 134 Year Old Car Will Make a Debut in May

Denver Post
Colorado Has 6 Out Of 10 Highest Priced Ski Resort Hotels in the US
Why Not? The Wealthy Want to Be Where It's Good

Ski-Hi Daily News
Sony and Cher Collection On Display At Granby Library Through February
And That's About It

First Tracks Online
Analysts Lower Prediction For This Ski Season
Colorado's Been up 22% But Some California Resorts are Down 50% in Skier Visits Due to Late Season Snow

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 2/17/14

Leann Globel
Crested Butte One of America's Top 12 Small Town Art Places
According to ArtPlaces

Westword
Colorado Cities Finish High on list of Heavy Drinking US Cities
Greeley, Denver, Colorado Springs, Denver, Fort Collins Like to get Their Party On

Vail Daily
Winter Olympics in Colorado in 2026?
Dick Lamm, Former Governor and Man Who Lead the Charge In the 70s For a Colorado Bid Shares Thoughts

Steamboat Pilot
Great Story About A Real Cowboy Who Helped Build Steamboat Ski Resort
Ted Cordova (See the Run Ted's Ridge) Who Just Celebrated his 90th Bday Epitomizes Steamboat's Cowboy Image

Glenwood Springs Post Independent
The People Will Choose What Band Appears At this Year's Strawberry Days Festival
It's not an Easy Choice: Igor and the Red Elvises, Hazel Miller, The Nacho Men, Flash Cadillac, Chris Daniels and the Kings, Buckwheat Zydeco, Funkiphino and more!

WSJ Online
Colorado Springs Top US City To Find Love
Data Complied by Facebook Users' Relationship Status

9News
CDOT Blames Drivers' Bald Tires For Heavy Traffic Problems
Never Mind the Great Snow It's Bald Tires... Yes Bald Tires That Are the Problem

USA Today
Steamboat Makes USA Today's Ballot to Determine Top 10 Spring Break DestinationsVoting Goes n Until March 17

Durango Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival Takes You Back
History of Boogie Woogie, Silent Films, Vaudeville and Great Music March 14-16 at Strater Hotel

9News
Bill to Extend Bar Hours Fails
Just When We Were Getting Ready to Party

Aspen Times
250 Companies are Using New Colorado Logo
No, Their Buildings Aren't Filled With Carbon Monoxide

Sky-Hi News
Ride the Rockies Route Announced
Berthound, Rabbit Ears, Tennessee, Fremont, Swan Mountain and Loveland Pass Are on the Route

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 2/10/14

Estes Park News
Model Railroaders Gather in Estes Park for Rails in The Rockies Feb. 15-16
Lots of Activities for Railroad Buffs and Serious Modelers

Leadville Today
$4000 Prizes at Twin lakes Ice Fishing Tournament
Dress Warm if You Plan to Be there Feb. 15 & 16

Unofficial Networks
Huge Berthound Pass Avalanche Caught on Film From Road
Road Was Closed As Avalanche Was Triggered Intentionally

Details Released for Breck Spring Fever Mar. 22 to April 20
Big Concerts, Chili Cook Off, Ski/Board Comps and More

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Begins $30 Million Transformation
Fire Last Year Completely Destroyed Attraction and Cost to The Area of $35 to $40 Million

Coloradoinfo.com
Three Days of Free Entry at National Parks This Weekend
There are 13 National Parks in Colorado

Glenwood Springs Independent
Snowpack on Independence Pass at 123% of Average
Can You Say White Water?

Durango Herald
Durango Diner Recognized For Best Breakfast By "Every Day With Rachel Ray"

Crested Butte News
Sale Of Crested Butte Ski Resort Not Moving Forward
Deadline Passed, No Deals Signed

US550 Finally Opened
Silverton Welcomes those From the Outside World

Vail Daily
Lodging Occupancy On Pace to Be Up 7% from Last Season
With Two Months Left, this Could be One of the Biggest Seasons Ever

Vail Daily
Vail Extends Operating Hours
The First Signs Of Spring

Aspen Times
Aspen Lift Hours Extended
All Four Mountains Included

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 2/3/14
Winter Park Offers Free Lift Tickets For Mon-Thurs stays in February
Sale Ends Feb. 7

Aspen Laff Festival Features 3 days of Funny People Feb. 20-22
Show will Be Broadcast Live on Sirius Raw Dog Channel

Sky-Hi Daily News
Grand Lake Feeling Positive Changes A Year After Visit From "Hotel Impossible"
The One Hour Feature is Benefiting the Town and Western Riviera Hotel

Co. Springs Gazette
Co Springs Downtown Will Light Up For Olympic Celebration On Friday, Feb. 7
Extreme Snowmobile Jumping, Dog Sled Demonstrations, Ice Climbing, Beer and More!


Estes Park News
Estes Park Will Unveil New Events Complex in May
"The Two New Building Open the Door to Year Around Entertainment and Unique Celebrations"

February in Keystone Features A Month of Culinary Delights
Attendees Can Enjoy the the Array of Culinary Offerings

Map Offers up Locations of Colorado Pot Shops
This way You Can Go, Or Stay Away

Westword
Photos Of Workers (Climbers) Trying to Open The Million $ Highway
Road Has Been Partially Opened

Catchcarri
Winter on the Rocks Gets the Outdoor Concert Year Off To Great Start
Even with 6" of New Snow!

Watch Newspapers
Major Development Proposed for the town of Telluride
Telluride Known to Reject More Development than Accept


Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Vail and Aspen Are Courting International Market
International Visitors are a Coveted Bunch

Outtherecolorado.com
Even Though EVERYONE (Except The Designer and Democrats) Hates the Colorado State Logo, It's Here to Stay
The Green "Hazard" Blob Is Out and Being Used and Once Again Politicians Blow Tax Payer Money

Paul Oakenfold Will Headline Decimo March 4 in Vail
Mid-Mountain Restaurant, The 10th, Will Undergo Transformation into Chic Night Spot


Whitewaterrafting.com
10 Most Beautiful Outdoor Venues in America
Colorado's Dillon Amphitheatre, State Bridge, Red Rocks, and Mishawaka Make the List



Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/27/14
Aspen Times
SIA (SnowSports Industries of America) Meeting in Denver Jan 30 to Feb 2
After the Show, Next Year's Equipment Will be Tested at Copper

Aspen Times
48,000 At X Games, Officials Report No Problems
Attendance up From Last Year

Crested Butte News
Crested Butte Having a Banner Year for Snow and People
Open Wall To Wall and Bookings up 21%

CDOT
US 550 Gets One Lane Open
Rockslide is Making It Hard to Get to Silverton

9news
Bill to Extend Bar Hours Advanced by Lawmakers
New State Motto: Colorado... We Party!

Vail Daily
"Climb to Glory" - 10th Mountain Division Film Is also a Tribute to Tony Siebert
Seibert, Grandson of Vail Founder Pete Seibert, Dies in an Avalanche Jan. 8



Denver Post
Steamboat's New Low Glare Lights For Night Skiing Are a Hit
Steamboat Says It's Using A 1/3rd of Electricity and Neighbors Are Happy

Summit Daily
Breckenridge Team Wins Snow Sculpting Comp
This is Second Win For Team Breckenridge

Powderhorn Adds Bag Jump to List of Things to Do

Geronimooooooooo!

Breckenridge on Track for Record Snowfall
All Those New Climate Change Laws Must Be Paying Off

Aspen Times
The Snowmass Mammoth Festival Announces Headliners Chris Robinson and Leftover Salmon
Also on the bill: Xavier Rudd, Les Claypool, Bonerama, The Motet, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Nathaniel Ratcliff, Wehller Borthers and more

Leadville Today
American Pickers In Leadville Airs Feb. 5
Tabor Opera House Featured


Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/20/14
Annual Pass To Rocky Mountain Park Commemorates 100 Years As Natl Park
It's a Great Gift Even Though The Park isn't 100 Until 2015

Keystone Offers Buy Today, Ski Tomorrow Lift Ticket Deal - $79
Prices Even Lower for Consecutive Days

Durango Herald
Denver May Extend Bar Hours
Proposal Says Bar Could Serve Until 7am

Denver Post
Big Thompson Fishing Even Better After the Flood
"It can Be Called the New and Improved Big Thompson River"

Ski-Hi Daily News
Rocky Mountain National Park To Release Bicycle Use Assessment
Assessment Will Examine Environmental and Human Impact in Trail Use Along East Shore

Moveto Blog
29 Things to Know About Boulder
#1 300 Sunny Days, #3 Best People Watching in the State

USA Today
USA Today Lists 10 Spectacular Pools and Hot Tubs
Colorado Gets 2 Mentions
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Gets New Ride that Swings Out Over Canyon
Naming Contest Follows

Aspen Times

Shaun White Says He Won't Compete At X Games
White Says He'll Focus on Upcoming Winter Olympics

Summit Daily
Copper Mountain Announces Feb. Special Events
Uncorked Wine Fest, Woodward Winter Camps, and More!

Ski-Hi Daily News
Three Lakes Ice Fishing Tourney Set for Jan. 24
$6000 and Prizes Up For Grabs

Forbes
Forbes Selects Boulder as Secret Foodie City
For Some Reason the Author Thinks Boulder is Best Known for Skiing

Unofficial Networks
The Go Pro Avalanche Video All Colorado Back Country Skiers Should See
Avalanche on Berthound Pass Almost Takes This Guy's Life on Jan. 18

And Just Like That, Aspen Set to Host XGames Until 2019
Aspen is Already the Longest Tenured XGame Host City
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/13/14
9News
State Has to Change 420 MM sign to 419.99
Seems Like There's A Business Opportunity Here

Summit Daily
Vail Pioneering Ski and Ride Instruction Techniques
Smaller Classes, Package Deals and Epic Mix Academy Are Few New Changes

Leadville Presents Schedule of Winter Competitions for Participants and Spectators
Snow Shoeing, Skate Skiing, Snowmobile Drags and More

Denver Post
Making a Romantic Ski Vacation Work, When One of the Couple Doesn't Ski
Lessons and Lots of Money to Throw Around Help

Aspen Times
Once again, It's Unknown if Winter X Games Will Return to Aspen
Not To Worry, They'll be here this Year From Jan. 23-26


Crested Butte Announces Matisyahu Show at Ski Town Break Down Formerly Know as Festevol


Summit Daily
Artic Char Could Turn Dillon Reservoir Into Angler's Paradise
A Complicated and Calculated Improvement of the Lakes Eco-System Could Launch A New Fishing Destination


Onthesnow.com
Yee Haw! Cowboy Downhill Is One Wild Race
Pro Rodeo Champs Cowboy Up

Steamboat Today
Ski Resort Visits Up 22% This Year
This is What Good Snow Will Do

Leadville Trying To Save Local National Fish Hatchery by Petition
Economic and Cultural Impact Could Be Significant to Area

Colorado Snowpack at Average
This is a Very Good Thing!

Videos of Artists Coming to Jazz Aspen Snowmass This Summer
Trombone Shorty, Diana Krall, Steve Winwood, Tony Bennett and More
Ski-Hi Daily News
I70 Corridor Traffic Up in 2013
Peak Travel Months are March, July and August

Crested Butte News
CBMR Reports Increase of 14% in Lodging and Lift Ticket sales From Last
And Everyone in Town Was Busy Too

Vail Daily
Sat., Jan. 11 - One of the Busiest Days in Vail's History
I Was There and It Was Worth It

Summit Daily
Copper Launches Ski and Ride University
Heck of deal: $199 Gets beginner 3 Lessons, Lift Tickets, Rentals, Lunch and Great Parking - Then A Season Pass Good For the Rest of The Season

Outtherecolorado.com
Review of Breckenridge's New Peak 6
Also Comes With 143 Acres of Expert hike To Terrain

Click Here to Enter and win a Telluride Ski Vacation

Durango Herald
Million Dollar Highway Closed Due To Rock Slide
Rode From Ouray to Durango Saves About an our on Your Trip

Leadville Herald
Ski Cooper Seeking Volunteer Ambassadors
Free Lift Ticket For Every Day Worked

Sky-Hi Daily News
CDOT Launches Campaign To Keep Visitors in Mountains Longer
They'll do Anything to Keep Them Off The Roads

First Tacks Online
Snowboarders Sue Alta in Utah Over Ban
Boarders Argue That Rule Violates Equal Protection Law

Country Jam Tix On Sale
There's Camping, Special Student Prices, You Can Get Your Own Porta Potty and Even See Some of the Shows

Denver Post
Denver Art Museum Gets First van Gogh
Van Gogh is Part of 22 Masterworks Donated By Frederick C. Hamilton


Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/6/14
Curbed Ski
Best Ski Town Breweries in the US
Colorado's Ska Brewing Co, Telluride Brewing Co, Aspen Brewing Co and Dillon Dam Brewery Make the List

9News
Top 9 Small Town Diners in Colorado
From Ouray to Limon and Glenwood Springs to Fairplay

How to Plan a Family Day at Rocky Mountain National Park
Step by Step Guide to finding the Best Trail for you Crew

Westword
Denver's Ten Best Bars That Opened in 2013
A Number of Breweries and Cocktail Lounges Spotted the Landscape

Catchcarri
Banf Mountain Film Festival In Denver Feb. 27-28
Tour Features a Collection of the Most Inspiring Action, Environmental, and Adventure Films

10 Things to do in Leadville for Under $10
It Has Nothing to Do with Playing the XBox

Summit Daily
Moonlight Dinner Series At A-Basin in 5th Year
Snowshoe or Ride the Lift To Great Mountain Dinner and View

Snowbrains
Silverton Makes Top 10 Ski resort in North America
"Silverton is like heli-skiing with a chairlift!" - Chris Davenport, Big-Time Professional Skier and Mountaineer

Mesa Verde National Park Announces Free Admission Days for 2014: January 20, February 15 - 17, April 19 -20, August 25, September 27, and November 11. Mark your calendars now!
National Geographic
Fraser Selcted As Best Secret Ski Town
Described as "Humble And Affordable n the Shadow of a Premier Ski Area"

National Geographic
Pagosa Springs Selected as Best Secret Ski Town
Hot Springs, Breweries and Small Crowds Make this Great Town Best

Beaver Creek Will Replace Centennial Lift with Gondola and Chairlift Combo
The New Lift Will Increase Capacity by 35%

Olympic Quailifers In Breckenridge Jan. 8-12 for US Grand Prix Snowboard and Freeskiing
There are Still Spots on the Olympic Team

Food and Wine
Justice Snow's Inside the Wheeler House in Aspen Selected as Best New Bar in US
Comprehensive Craft Cocktails, Tableside Punch Bowls and Great Bands

Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series Kicks off Jan. 18
Some People Just Can't Wait Until Spring To Ride

Outsideonline.com
Telluride Picked as Best Doggie Destination for Snowsports
Dogs Are Even Allowed to Ride the Gondola

Outtherecolorado.com
Best Places to Teach Kids to Ski in Colorado
Double Blacks Don't Mean Much if You Can't Ski 'em

True West Magazine
Durango Selected as True West Town
Shoot Outs, Horses on Main Street, Trains and Saloons Make this a Real Western Town

Montezuma Bowl at A Basin Opens Friday, Jan. 10
Bowl Opens Over A Month Earlier Than Last Year
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/1/14
Aspen Times
A High Roller's Guide to Aspen
You Can Rent A Jet, A House3, A Chef a Guide and more

Denver Post
Photos From the top Of the New Peak 6 Kensho Super Chair Lift
New Terrain, New Views and New Snow Welcome the New Peak

Vail Daily
Projects Underway in Vail and Avon
New Ford Park Fields, New Events, A Nottingham Park Stage and more Coming Soon

Planetski.eu
Announced: 10 Win a Lifetime Pass to Vail Resorts
Each Winner Skied all 26 Resorts on the Epic Pass Around the World

Glenwood Post Independent
Snowmass Dinosaur Was Rare Beast
There are Only About 10 Haplocanthosaurus Known

Denver Post
Snowboard Declining in Stats and Coolness
In the Last Five Years - Skiing Grows 6.7%, Snowboarding Declines 4.5%

Sky-Hi Daily News
High Tech Lockers Come To Winter Park
Of Course they Use a Smart Phone App

Ski Hi Daily News
Elaborate Christmas Model Train On View Until Jan. 4 at Granby's Moffat Railroad Museum
Model Features Ski Train, Hogwarts Train, Polar Express Train and 46 Buildings
Unofficial Networks
British Male Skiers Consume 100 Units of Alcohol on A Weeks Vacation
I Guess that's A Lot

Petition Going Around For Rocky Mountain National Park License Plate
Proceeds from Sales Go To Park - Perhaps a Step Towards Being Ready for Next Shutdown?


Freeskier
No Colorado Resorts Listed as 5 Best Powder Day Ski Areas - Silverton and Snowmass Listed as Best AFTER the Storm
Hmmm, Now I'm Confused as to Why I Moved Here


Denver Post
What Brings Big Acts to Belly Up in Aspen?
It Makes Perfect Sense that Colorado's Best Music Venue Featuring the Best Shows is in Aspen

Steamboat Today
Sold Out Music Fest Announces 4 Free Concerts
Jack Ingram, Bri Bagwell, Cody Johnson and the Rockin' CJB, Shinyribs, Los Texmaniacs, Dirty River Boys, Turnpike Troubadours and Kyle Park Perform at the Steambaot Stage

Mountain Mail
Fast And Furious 7 Filmed in Colorado Won't be Released Until April 2015
Production Halted after Death of Paul Walker

Leadville Today
2 New Winter Events Announced for Leadville
Snowshoe Marathon and High Altitude Snowmobile Drags Coming
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 12/16/13
Onthesnow
17 Best Gifts for Skiers
Hats, Gloves, Socks - They're not all Pricey and I Could Use a Few Right Now

Aspen Times

Buttermilk Receives 3 Awards in Transworld Snowboarding's Resort Poll
The Magazine Noted that Buttermilk has "One of the Biggest, Baddest Parks in the Biz."

Summit Daily
Glenwood Springs Man Making Skis out Of Beetle Kill Trees
And Other Ways Coloradoans' Are Using An Emerging Product

Winter Park's 7 Days Of Christmas Offers Great Online Contest if You Find Special Website Icon
Get Lodging and Lift Tickets for Only $7!

ENTER Steamboat's Boat Load Sweeps VIP Vacation, GoPros, Skis, Snowboards and Season Passes
Boat Load Sweeps Goes On Through The Year!

Summit Daily
Grand Lodge on Peak 7 Completed
Two More Movies Theaters (One 3D), Playground, Additional Parking Garage Spots and More Units Make This one of the Best Resorts in Breckenridge

Estes Park News
Rocky Mountain Park Is Alive in a Big Way During the Holidays
Ranger Readings, Snowshoe Hikes, Nordic Skiing, Films and More Going On During Your Break

Steamboat Pilot
Steamboat To Kick Off Night Skiing With A Party on December 20
New Lights Will Allow Skiers to Ride Down 1,000 Vertical Feet of Terrain from the top of the Christie Peak Express Lift to the Base Area

USA Pro Cycling Challenge Final Stage Takes Riders From Boulder through Golden and to Denver
Ride is Set to Take Place August 18 to 24

Onthesnow
Top All Mountain Skis For Men
Most can Be Rented So Check out this Preview and Know What You're Looking For

Vail Daily
SOS Outreach Celebrates 20 Years
"We try to instill the core values and a sense of service in youth because there's a big absence of that in today's culture"

Leadville Today
Ski Cooper Makes Upgrades for 2013 Season
More Snow isn't The Only Thing Better Than Before

9News
Bookings Surge At Colorado Resorts
Great Early Snow Increasing Interest

Powder Magazine
Crested Butte Recognized as 2014 Ski Town Throwdown Champ
See the 6 Reasons Crested Butte is Bestr!

First Tracks
Eagle County Airport To Receive First International Flight
Toronto Flight Carries Skiers To Vail and Beaver Creek

Hill and Lift Stay Open Until 7pm, 6pm on Sundays Until April 20

Snowmass Offers Cowboy Guitar Strummin' and S'mores Around the Westin Fire Pit
Kids Sing--Long Happens Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:30

Loveland Ski Area Gets New Cover For Magic Carpet
And You can See Out of It

Copper's Snow Day Pass is Back!
Best Deal in Colorado - Ski All Year When There's more than 4" of Snow for Only $99

Budweiser Event Center Features New Years Eve Rodeo Event
Bull Riders, Bull Fighters and Mutton Busters Ring in the New Year

Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Glenwood City Council Looks to Seek Minimum Flows of Colorado River Between April and September
Current "Wave" is a Big Economic Boon to the City and Guaranteed Flow Would Help Build Another Feature

9News
Third Tunnel Lane Makes Big Difference in Drive Back To Denver
Work will Start on West Bound Lane in 2014

Onthesnow
Top All Mountain Skis for Women
See What Works Best For you and Demo Before You Buy

Vail Daily
Checking in on 132 People Competing in The Epic Race to Ski All Of Vail's Resorts
First 10 to Complete Race Will Get Lifetime Season Pass

Unofficial Networks
Minturn Saloon Cracks Top 7 Apres Ski Bars In US
That's it, There are No Other Colorado Spots on the List
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 12/9/13
Unofficial Networks
Freeskier Picks for Top 10 Terrain Parks in N. American
Breckenridge, Keystone and Aspen/Snowmass Make the List for Colorado

Leadville Herald
Dutch Henri Sledding Hill and Ice Rink Expected to Open Soon Lin Leadville
Great Snow is Moving Things Along Nicely

4 Day Pass at Ski Cooper Only $99
No Restrictions - No Black Outs

9News
New East Bound Tunnel Unveiled by CDOT

Expected to Open Dec. 13 and Ease Congestion Coming Home

Royal Gorge To Start Bus Tours March 15
Bus Will Stop on Bridge, Visitors can Ride the Sky Coaster and Walk To Point Sublime

Pali Face Opens Wed., December 11 at A-Basin
Opening Coincides with 6th Alley Bar

Santa Dash for Cash, Dec. 14 in Frisco
Don't Miss this Fun Part of Wassail Days
Denver Post
Re-Selling Event Tickets Getting Complicated
On line Ticket Sales Expected to Top $3.6 Billion but Reselling and Buying is Becoming A Headache For Some

Ski Cooper Opens Early
Colorado Snow This Year Keeps Getting Better

Summit Daily
Copper Mountain Opens Half Pipe and More Terrain
Copper Got 11" of the White Stuff Last week

Abasin's New 6th Alley Bar Open Dec. 11
Precious Mugs Preserved

Reverb
Bela Fleck with Colorado Symphony to Headline Telluride Bluegrass Festival
Four Day Passes and Weekend Tickets Are Sold Out

Mountain Village Winter Fest In Telluride Dec. 13-15
Free Ice Skating, Free Sleigh Rides, and meet the Grinch!

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 12/2/13
Ice Castles Will Open In Breckenridge Around Christmas
New Location is in the Riverwalk Area and Construction is Underway

Win a Two Night Stay in Glenwood Springs
Winner Gets Lodging and Activities for the Family

Canon City Daily Record
Canon City Monument, Merlino's Belvedere, Is Closing Dec. 31
Some Items Can Still Be Ordered in Website

Outtherecolorado.com
Tips to Prepping for your Ski Day
And How To Trouble Shoot Your Gear

Watch Newspapers
Telluride Ski Resort Ranked as Best By Conde Nast Traveler Readers
Telluride Opened this Year with a 35 Inch Base

Vail Daily
Your Fave Apres Ski Entertainers Have Moved Around
Phil Long Moves From Red Lion, Rod Powell Moves From Pepi's

Vail Daily
US Forrest Service Considering Charging Uphill Ski Fees
Hiking Up The Mountain May Require De Facto Fee

Outside Magazine
Study Says Skiers are Happier than Snowboarders
There's Lots of Reasons To Question Such a Study

Summit Daily
Senator Udall Moves Brown's Canyon Closer to National Monument Status
It's Also Hope New Status Will Attract More Tourists

Denver Post
Things to do in Aspen that Don't Cost Much or Anything at All
Museum, Snowshoe Trails, Concerts and more!

Outtherecolorado.com
VIDEO: Skiing Massive Powder on December 4
Check out this Video Of what Colorado Conditions are Like

Watch Newspapers
Farming Ice for the Ouray Ice Park
Ouray Ice Park Scheduled To Open Dec. 14

Vail Daily
VIDEO: Riding Vail's New 6 Person Chair 4
Cocktail Service Not Yet Set Up

Leadville Today
Great Map of Leadville's Winter Trails
Includes Motorized, Hiking, and Nordic Trails
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 11/25/13
Aspen Times
Helmet Cams Becoming all the Rage and Ski Resorts Are Embracing Them
Videos Aren't Just For Your Facebook Friends Anymore

Summit Daily
Forrest Service Looking For Feed Back on ABasin Expansion
Zip Line, New Lifts, Expansion just a Few Things Under Consideration

Kids Ski Free In December at Arapahoe Basin
Kids up to Age 14 Ride or Ski Free Up To Dec. 20

Leadville Today
Check out the Commercials Leadville is Featured in Running Right Now
Jeep and Dodge Both Featured the Awesome Mountain Town

Crested Butte News
Serious Sales Negotiations are Going On With Crested Butte Potential Buyer
Sale of Resort Could Go Down BY End Of Month

Summit Daily

Part 3 - How Breckenridge Ski Runs Got Their Names
This Feature Takes About Peak 7

Estes Park News
Second Trolley Arrives For Spring Historic Tours
Historic Trolley Tours Will Start in April 2014

Summit Daily
World's Best Skiers Descend on Beaver Creek Over the Next Two Weeks
Women's Downhill Starts Nov. 29, Men's Bird's Of Prey Downhill Starts Dec. 6



Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 11/18/13
Unofficial Networks
Top 10 US Ski Resorts According to Forbes Magazine
Vail and Telluride Are Colorado resorts to Make the List

Vail Daily
Beaver Creek Makes Some Changes to Base Area
Fire Pit, New Storage Buildings and more Escalators


Telluride Watch
Ueli Steck Will Be at the Ouray Ice Festival
Festival Organizers Say It's Like Booking U2 for a Music Festival

Outtherecolorado.com
Monarch Mountain Opens November 23
All Natural Snow!

Summit Daily
Summit County Officials Presented High Speed Rail Options
Ultimate Goal Would be To Link Denver Airport to Eagle County Airport

Aspen Times
Bud- Light Hi-Fi Concert Series for 2013-14 Announced
Elelphant Revivial opens it Up on Nov. 30, Savoy, Black Uhuru, Cash'd Out and Lukas Nelson also Coming
Leadville Today
New Skatepark In Leadville About Complete
Leadville's New Skatepark Raises the Standards for Area Skateparks

Telluride Watch
Calling All Skis!
Town Needs Old Ski for Ski Tree

Outtherecolorado.com
Speaking Of Old Skis... Manitou Man Makes Chairs out of Them
Says Skis are Zombie Apocalypse Proof

Summit Daily
PART 2 - The Naming of Peak 8 Runs
Frosty's Freeway Is Names after An Actual Person

Aspen Times
Aspen Ski Resorts Get New Web Cams
Most Challenging Was Capturing a Shot of All Four Aspen Ski Areas

Unofficial Networks
VIDEO: How to Poach a Hot Tub in a Ski Town
Everything is Good Until Security Arrives
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 11/12/13
Onthesnow.com
Steamboat's Gets New Four Points Lodge in the heart of Stormpeak
Small Cabin That Used to Be there Replaced my Large Lodge with 2500 Sq. Ft Deck

Summit Daily
First out of Six Part Series on History of Ski Run Names at Breckenridge
What's in a Name?

Summit Daily
Bargain Hunters Guide to Finding Good Used Gear
No Reason to Pay Top Dollar, but There are Things to Look For To Be Sure You Don't Get Burned

Aspen Times
Scientist Share Insights Developed After Huge Fossil Find in Snowmass
Placement of Rocks Might Suggest Human Presence 40,000 to 70,000 Years Ago

Summit Daily
US Alpine Ski Team Announced at Copper Mountain
These Are the Folks Who Will Compete in the 2014 Olympics in Russia

Summit Daily
Snowmass Looking To Expand Winter Mountain Activities
Forrest Service will Accept Comments on Proposed Tubing Area, Snowmaking, Snow Cat Tours Until December 2

Aspen Times
"Spirit" Statue of John Denver Finding Home at Red Rocks
Wife, Annie, Says Red Rocks Was Denver's Favorite Place to Play

Boulder Daily Camera
Lyon's Planet Bluegrass Making Comeback after the Floods
The Traditional Night Pick Has Resumed at Oskar Blues
Added to The Colorado Concert Calendar 11/13/13
Miley Cyrus, Il Divo, Susan Werner, The Expendables, Ari Hest, Million Dollar Quartet, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Delta Rae, Uncle Kracker, Minnesota, Turkuaz, Emancipator, St. Lucia, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Rebelution, Winter of the Rocks feat. Jurassic, Duck Sauce, Lotus, Iration, The Infamous Stringdusters, Cowboy Mouth, Atlanta Rhythm Section and More! Click here to see the Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 11/4/13
Coloradowinterinfo.com
See I70 Highway Cams
Know Traffic Before you head Up The Hill

National Geographic

St. Elmo Ghost Town On National Geographic's World's Top 10 Ghost Towns
St. Elmo Abandon in 1922 after Railroad Shut Down

Summit Daily
Colorado Avalanche Information Center Benefit Hopes To Raise $100,000
CAIC Does Weather and Avalanche Forecasting as well as Public Education

Summit Daily
Frisco's Adventure Park Offers Deals on Tubing Season Passes
4 People, One Pass - Cost is $249 for Unlimited Tubing

KRDO.com
Canon City Council Approves Plans For Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Bridge and Park is an economic impact on the Royal Gorge region of about $30 million a year

Liftopia
10 Best Gondola Views In America
Telluride is only Colorado Resort On the List

Estes Park News
Highway 36 to Estes Park Opens Nov. 4 Ahead of Schedule
Road Will Still Need More Work

Estes Park News
Estes Park Ice Rink Preparing To Open By November 21
Temp Rink Located at East Riverside Parking Lot

Unofficial Networks
Wolf Creek Opens All Lifts
First Colorado Resort To Be In FULL Operation With All 6 Lifts Open

Rebelution, Big Head Todd and Matisyahu to Headline Vail Daze
Both Shows are Free at Ford Park

Coloradowinterinfo.Com
See Page of Real Time Resort Cams

See Lift Lines, Conditions, Weather and More

Copper Mountain Hosts Battle of the Bands Nov. 17
Winners Get Lift Ticket and Chance to Perform at Sunsation 2014

Dillon Ranger District Offering Free On-Hill Nature Tours
Volunteer Rangers Educate Skiers On Natural and Cultural History of Summit County

Outtherecolorado
Colorado Springs Back As Part of USA Pro Cycling Challenge
Monarch Mountain Selected to Host Mountain Top Finish

Vail Daily
Beaver Creek and Vail Get One New Snowmaking Compressor To Replace Seven
New Compressors Also Produce Dryer Snow (less Ice) and Perfect Margaritas

Estes Park News
Estes Park Free Shuttle Ridership Up 52%
Shuttle Service Implemented Extended Hours, Additional Service Days and New Route

Poll Daddy
VOTE for You Favorite Colorado Mountain Town Bartender
All Promise to Serve You Free Drinks If You Vote For them - Winner Gets Nothing

Vail Daily
Mix Master Mike Of Beastie Boys To Headline New Years Eve Celebration in Vail
Event Will Take Place at Dobson Arena

Firsttracksonline.com
US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Announces 2013 Inductees
3 Colorado Guys Make the List of 6
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 10/28/13
Breckenridge Offers First Tracks to Guests Staying At "Official" Lodging Properties
One Chairlift Will Open Early On Fridays For Guests Staying on Thursdays

Sky-Hi Daily News
Winter Park Lodging Booking 12% Ahead of Last year
"Everytime it Snows, The Phones Start Ringing"

Denver Post
Breckenridge, Keystone, Aspen Vail, Steamboat, Winter Park Hit Record Summer Sales Tax Revenues
Summer Revenues Remain Mightiest Economic Engines for Resorts
Sky-Hi Daily News
Trail Ridge Road Closes for the Season
High Winds, 8 Foot Snow Drifts Mandate Rocky Mountain National Park Road Closes

OntheSnow
Colorado Resorts Snubbed by Onthesnow Visitors Choice Awards
Keystone the Only Resort Recognized

Aspen Times
Pro Cycle Challenge To Announce Host Towns in November
Race Organizers are Negotiating with NBC for Expanded TV Coverage

Summit Daily
C-DOT Plans Shoulder Toll Road From I70 To By Pass Traffic
They Say It Will Be Completed by 2015 and Cost is Still To Be Determined
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 10/21/13
First Tracks
Colorado Ski and Snowboard Expo is Last Chance to Make Pre-Season Purchases
Expo is at Colorado Convention Center Nov. 8-10

Leadville Today
Fish Hatchery in Leadville Opens a Pavilion on the Picnic Grounds
Local Team of Volunteer Craftsmen Built The Top-Notch Structure

Ski-Hi News
Winter Park Snow Guns Fire Up
Winter Park Opening Day is Nov. 13


Summit Daily
Breckenridge Releases New Trail Map Featuring Peak 6
400 Acres, 2 New Lifts and A New Bowl

Ice Castles Say They're Coming Back to Summit County This Year
Details Pending

Durango Herald
Million Dollar Highway (From Durango to Ouray) Makes USA Today's Most Dangerous List
Writer Describes Road as "steep, twisting and completely unforgiving of driver error," particularly in winter."
Unofficial Networks
20 Earthly Signs There's Going to Be a Harsh Winter
Pigs Are Known to Start Gathering Sticks

Steamboat Today
String's Music Fest Announces Winter Schedule
Starts Nov. 10 with Elephant Revival and Ends March 18 with Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul

Outtherecolorado.com
Rocky Mountain National Park Rebounds from Natural and Man Made Disasters
Visitors Say Once Inside Park there is No Signs of Flooding at All

The Pueblo Chieftan
Royal Gorge Bridge Re-Opening Pushed Back
Canon City Council Would Like More Time To Review Proposed Design

First Tracks
Women Account for $1 Billion of Snow Sports Purchases
It's not All For Themselves

Colorado Springs Gazette
List of Colorado Springs Haunted Houses and Haunted Places

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 10/14/13
Denver Post
A-Basin Opens to Cheers on October 13
Last Spring's Snowyness Just Keeps on Going

Denver Post
Fast and Furious Filming on Monarch Pass Has Been An Economic Boost for Area
Producers Estimate They'll Spend About $13 Million in Colorado

Estes Park News
Rocky Mountain National Park Is Open!
Gov. Hick Funnels State Money to Park

Aspen Snowmass Presenting Weekly Video Series to Tell "Our Story"
First Video Features a Ride Along with Overnight Snowcat Crews

Vail Daily
Birds of Prey Is Center Of Skiing Universe Nov. 26 - Dec. 8
Men and Women Will Run the Same Course
Summit Daily
Loveland Set to open Thursday October 17
And the Snow Keeps on Coming

Aspen Times
Aspen Puts in Bid to Host 2017 World Cup Finals
The other bid comes from Lenzerheide, Switzerland and Winning Bid Announced in June

Sky-Hi Daily News
New Book Documents 100 Years of Granby's Past
Pictures, Ads, Stories will be Featured in "Around Granby"

Watch Newspapers
Museum of the Mountain West in Montrose contains over 500,000 original relics, artifacts, and items of historical significance
Popular Items include Butch Cassidy's riding chaps and saddle
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 10/4/13
Steamboat Today
Steamboat Chamber Broadening Effort to Attract More Group Events
Events Like the Mustang Roundup Fills Several Area Hotels

Enter Raffle to Win Lifetime Pass to Winter Park
Proceeds Benefit National Sports Center for the Disabled and Ends October 18

Denver Post
Royal Gorge Bridge and Canon City Council Agree to Phase One Of Reconstruction
Phase 1 includes Visitors Centers, Work Shop Areas and Admin Buildings

Summit Daily
2013 Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Inductees are George Caulkins, Richard Rokos, Roger Brown, Chad Fleischer, and Larry Zimmer
The Hall of Fame Galla Takes Place October 18

Outherecolorado.com
Wildlife Areas Reopen After Flood
Authorities Caution Hunters That Landscapes May Look Different

Denver Post
Federal Government Shutdown Hitting the Outdoors Industry Hard
Nothing Like this Has Ever Occurred Before When Political Differences Shut the Govt Down

Summit Daily
The Race To Open First is On!
Abasin and Loveland Are Making Snow and May Open Any Day

Aspen Times
Aspen Ski Swap is October 19
9:30 to 1pm at Aspen Middle School

Summit Daily
Vail Resorts Offers Lifetime Epic Pass To First 10 People Who Visit all 26 Resorts in Four Different Countries
Racers Will be Asked to Document and Share their Experience

Estes Park News
Most ask Questions and Answers Regarding US 34 (The Road To Estes Park)

Steamboat Today
City Takes Ideas From Citizens about Emerald Mountain Park
Disco Golf, Mountain Bike Park, Off-Leash Dog Trails, and X-Country Trails are a Popular Ideas

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 9/30/13
Summit Daily
Breckenridge Selects 25 Names For New Trails on Peak 6
More than 1800 People from 43 States and 19 Different Countries Submitted Names

Steamboat Today

American Pickers Sighted In Steamboat Making Deals
Seller Realizes The Pickers May Not Want to What You Think They Want

Vail Daily
Beaver Creek To Construct New Summer Activities
Summer Tubing Hill, Ropes Course and Forest Flyer To Open Next Summer

Coloradoan
Mid-September and Mid October Places to See Fall Colorado
List will Point you in the Right Direction

Coloradoan
More Rocky Mountain National Park Trails Opening
Trails are Opening As Soon as They're Determined to be Safe
Denver Post
Loveland and ABasin Start Snow Making Operations
Temps in the Teens and White Stuff Already On The Ground Helps

Denver Post

Stanley Hotel in Estes Park Plans $15 Million Wellness Center
Model for the Project is the Broadmoor Hotel and Spa Resort in Colorado Springs

Leadville Today
American Pickers Spotted at Tabor Opera House in Leadville
Antique Archeology Van Gets Stuck on Independence Pass

Summit Daily
Dew Tour In Breck Becomes USSA Sanctioned Event
Dew Tour Now 1 in 5 sites to be Used to Select US Ski and Snowboard Team Members For Olympics

Estes Park News
CDOT Estimates Reopening Dates for Colorado Highways Destroyed By Flood
Some May Not Be Ready Until December

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 9/23/13
Coloradoan
Another Brewery to Open in Fort Collins in the Next 6 Months
Former Odell Brew Master Will Lead Horse and Dragon's Brewing Efforts

Coloradoan
Fort Collins Success Is Bringing Other Cities in To Research
Other City Leaders want to See how Fort Collins' Developed a Strong Spirit of Entrepreneurship and Climate For Business

Sky-Hi Daily News
Hot Sulphur Springs Finally Getting a Bridge to Connect Parks
World Famous Hot Springs Town Has Been Waiting A Decade to For the New Pedestrian Bridge

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs Chamber Reports Tourism is a $243 Million Industry for Them
Each dollar brought into the area by visitors passes through the local economy several times before being spent outside the area

Denver Post
New Boat Launch On Colorado River Opens Up More Access in Eagle County
Two Bridges Access Point in Bond is Relatively unknown So Far

Aspen Times
REJOICE! Almanacs Call for Above Normal Snow Year
Many are Already Buying New Gear, New Ski Passes and Extra Days Of Lodging


Summit Daily
Frisco Museum Celebrates 30 Years With Amped Up Offerings
Nightmare at the Museum, and Wassail Night are a Few Upcoming Events Planned

Denver Post
Colorado Park and Wildlife Offering License Refunds and Exchanges to Hunters Affected by Flooding
National Hunting and Fishing Day is Sept. 28 - and We Say - Hunt, Shoot, Fish till You Drop

Estes Park CVB
Most Businesses in Estes Park Are Back Open and Ready for Elk Fest This Weekend
Follow Above Link To See What Businesses Are Open

Estes Park News
Estes Park Wins 2013 America In Bloom National Award
It's All About Great Landscaping

Summit Daily
Christy Sports and CSCUSA Team Up To Offer Kids Special Deals and a Chance to Learn How To Ski or Ride

Aspen Times

National Geographic "Diggers" Crew Unearth 30 Year Old Time Capsule in Aspen
Capsule Was Scheduled to Be Unearthed in 20 Years.... Well, It's Aspen

Watch Newspapers
Ouray's Wright Opera House Receives $60,000 Grant
Opera House Moves Closer to It's Need of $350,000 To Complete Interior Renovation

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 9/16/13
Watch Newspapers
Telluride Ski Resort Announces Updates for 2013-14 Season
New Tagline, Increase Flight Service to Montrose, $1 Million Invested In Snowmaking and Grooming

Summit Daily

Breckenridge Offering Fall Historical Guided Hikes
Mine Tours, Historic District, Haunted Tours and Others Go Through October 13

Leadville Today
Two New Loops Proposed for Mineral Belt Trail
New Loops Would Add % Miles on to America's Highest Paved Trail

Vail Daily
Vail Farmers' Market Is Extended by Two Weeks
"It the Produce is there (And it Is), Let's Keep It Coming"

Leadvile Today
The Leadville September St. Patrick's Day Parade Takes Place 9/21
Why Wait for March for Bag Pipe Bands, Irish Whiskey and a Good Time

Watch Newspapers
The Sheridan Opera House Constructing New Entry Way
Opera House Celebrates Its 100th Birthday This Year

Denver Post
10 Fun Things to do IN Denver Before Summer Ends
Fall "Officially" Kicks in Sept. 22, But The Good Times Still Roll

Family Fun! See Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes in Denver
The Watch
Ouray Rodeo Association Looking tp Upgrade Grounds
The CPRA Almost Canceled this Year's Rodeo at the Last Minute

Outtherecolorado.com
Studying the Science of the Changing Color Leaves
Aspen Trees Make up 20% of Colorado's Forrest

Denver Post
Anglers Prep For 2016 World Fly Fishing Championships in Vail and Summit County
America Cup Fly Fishing Championships Had Field of 75 Intense Competitors


Denver Post
How You Can Help Victims and Those Effected by Colorado Floods
Check with Secretary of State to Avoid Scams

Leadville Herald
Leadville Fish Hatchery May Be Slated To Be Closed
Closure Could Happen As Soon As October 1

Watch Newspaper
Montrose Whitewater Park Has Beer Fund Raiser
Montrose Citizens Selected the Whitewater Park and River Trails as Highest Priority Projects

Summit Daily
Summit County Sees Sales Tax Surge in July
This is the First Significant Boost Since 2007

Estes Park News
Rocky Mountain Natl Park Roads, Trails and Facilities Starting to Re-Open
As Clean Up Progresses More Will Open

See Haunted Houses in Denver
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 9/9/13
Epic Pass Holders Get 5 Days of Skiing at Les Vallees France
Other European Resorts on the Pass Include: Arlberg, Austria and Verbier, Switzerland

Unofficial Networks
About.com Ranks Aspen #5 as Top Ski Resort for Singles
Yep, that's the Only one in Colorado

Denver Post
Absolutely Crazy and Fearless, Pikes Peak Downhill Skateboarding Races May Continue
The Pikes Peak Downhill Drew 120 Racers Who Flew down the Hill at 50+ MPH
SkyHi News
President Eisenhower's Vacation Spot in Winter Park to Be Preserved
The Interior of the Cabins Still Contain Most of the Old Furniture

Denver Post
Eldora Making Changes to Adaptive Program
Resort will Bring the Program In-House for Special Needs Skiers and Snowboarders

Winter Park's Top 10 Most Colorful Fall Bike Trails
A Great and Way to Get up Close and Personal with Fall and the Spectacular Beauty
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 8/26/13
Aspen Times
Basalt Sales Tax Revenue up 25%
Little Town Outside of Aspen Appears To be in A Boom

Aspen Times
VIDEO: Hiking Through Doc Holiday's Grave
Hike is Right Outside of Glenwood Springs & Leave Money for Good Luck

Leadville Herald
US Forrest Service Bans Exploding Targets
Gratifying Bang Isn't Worth the Setting a Forrest Fire

Summit Daily
Colorado Lodges Set to Break Summer Records
Forecast for the Next 6 Months Also Look Promising

Glenwood Post Independent
Glenwood Springs Nominated Again For Rand McNally's Best of the Road Competition
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Historic Fairy Caves are Also Participating In a Contest For 8th Wonder of the World
Canon City Daily News
Canon City Council Impressed by New Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Site Plan
New Park Proposed to Be Open By June 2014


Summit Daily

Colorado's Tejay van Garderen Wins US Pro Cycle Challenge
State Of Colorado Wins by Being Treated to Spectacular Competition

Estes Park News
10th Annual John Denver Tribute Happening August 30
It's a Colorado Obligation to Keep John Denver's Music Alive

Denver Post
National Park Service Calls For Time Out In Insurance Hikes To Whitewater Boating Outfitters
Hikes Were Specific To Dinosaur National Monument

Denver Post
Free Admission to Natl. Parks Sunday, Sept. 1
This includes: Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Dinosaur, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Great Sand Dunes, Colorado National Monument and Others in Colorado

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 8/18/13
Denver Business Journal
Denver Up 2 to 13 On Best Places To Host a Convention
Leader Are Doing More to Make City Attractive to Meeting Planners

Estes Park News
Estes Park Free Shuttle Chooses Name Elkhorn Express
90 Entries With Suggestions Were Received From Around The Us

Steamboat Today
Night Skiing Approved at Steamboat
Resort Says There will Probably Be An Additional Add On Fee

Canon City Daily Record
Next Installment Of Fast and Furious May Be Filmed On Pikes Peak Highway
Highway Will Be Closed for Few Days in September for Filming But City Won't Confirm What Film
Crested Butte News
Mountain Bike Hall of Fame Is Moving Out Of Crested Butte
Move To California Will Take Place in Late October

Denver Business Journal
Denver Music Promoter Chuck Morris Says No Thanks To Hall Of Fame Honor
Says His Involvement in Creating Colorado HOF Would Make it Seem Self-Serving

Denver Business Journal
Visit Denver Creates New Pass For Discounts to 7 Major Denver Attractions
Pass For Tourists Good For Discounts To 7 Of Denver's High Profile Museums

Denver Business Journal
Money Magazine Ranks Three Colorado Towns As BEST Places to Live In America

Louisville (2), Parker (12)Firestone (24)

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 8/11/13
Pueblo Chieftan
Christo And BLM Ask Judge to Toss Lawsuit
Rags Over the Arkansas Is Trying Stop Over the River Project

Denver Post
Ski Execs Say Resorts Must Adapt to Changing Market
High Cost of Lodging, Lift Tickets and Air Fare Are Large Hurdles

Denver Post
1200 New Hotel Rooms Expected to Open in Denver by 2015
Only 435 Rooms were Added in 2013

Summit Daily
River 2013, Aug. 17, Celebrates Two More Colorado River Access Points
Celebrate with a Float, Dinner and Music

Steamboat Today
Free Bus Service To Be Expanded in Steamboat for Pro Cycle Challenge
With Road Closures, and Big Crowds, The Free Bus Service Will be the Best Way to Get To The Finish Line on Time

Denver Business Journal
After Pro Cycle Challenge Has Slow Start, Revenue is Up 15% from 2012
Did Lance Armstrong's Drug Confession Hurt The Race?

Watch Newspapers
Ouray Celebrates Three Buildings Over 100 Years Old This Month
Citizens State Bank (100 Years), Wright Opera House (125 years, Party on 8/17), Ouray County Courthouse (125 years, Part on 8/22)

Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Glenwood Canyon's Giant Canyon Swing Feat. on Travel Channel's "Ride-iculous"
"Ride-iculous" Features The World's Craziest Thrill Rides

KUBC News
Crested Butte Offers Lodging and Ski Pass for $1899 per person or $2498 for Two People
Pass Includes 10 Nights of Lodging and Unlimited Skiing

Outside
Carbondale On Outside Magazine's Best 17 Towns 2013
Only 30 Miles From Aspen But Still Has Weekly Cattle Drives Through Town

Leadville Today
Are American Pickers Coming to Colorado in October to Buy Your Stuff?
Let "em Know About What You Have to Sell

Canon City Daily Record
October Date Expected for Royal Gorge Bridge and Construction To Begin
Fire Devoured All But 4 Of the Parks Structures in June
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 8/4/13
Summit Daily
Rain Has Mushrooms Bustin' in the High Country
Fungi Hunter's Are Celebrating The Best Mushroom Season Ever

Summit Daily
Tour de France Winner Chris Froome In Pro Cycle Challenge
Pro Cycle Challenge takes Place August 19-25

Denver Business Journal
State Promotes Local Food in "Choose Colorado" Tour
More Than 1,900 Companies from Ranging from Farms to Food Manufacturers to Breweries and Wineries

Outtherecolorado.com
Off Roading in Colorado
See the Nooks and Crannies of Colorado Where Your Feet Just Can't Take You

Aspen Time
Delta Flying Into Aspen
Daily Flights from Atlanta and Saturday Flights From Minneapolis

Are You Ready To Ski?
Colorado Ski Resort Opening Days, Season, Passes, Lift Tickets Listed

Summit Daily
I70 Tolls From Denver to Silverthorne Are Likely
Money Need to Help with $3.5 Billion Highway Expansion Plan

Durango Herald
Nerdwallet.com Ranks Top 10 Colorado Towns For Families
The No. 1 city is Superior

The Guardian
Top 10 Music Venues in Denver
Rock, Jazz, Electronic, Folk and Indie Venues all make the list

Coloradoan
Cinematic Loveletter to Fort Collins "Whensday" Premiers 8/9
Producer Says this is One Big Ad For Fort Collins

SkyHi News
Winter Park Beer Fest Bringing 25 Craft Brewers and 100 Types of beer
August 10 and 11, The Brew Fest is Celebrated As Winter Park's Last Event of the Summer

Denver Business Journal
State Of Colorado Developing Unified Logo
The Three Finalist on Display

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 7/29/13
KUBC Colorado Radio
New Colorado Scenic and Historical Byway In The Works
Route Proposed Along The Denver and Rio Grande Railroad

Summit Daily
A-Basin 6th Alley Bar Undergoing $1 Million Renovation
New Features Include a Bigger Area for Live Music and Balcony Seating

Mile-Hi Jeep Club All-4-Fun Event Happening July 28-August 4
Organization Dedicated to Promoting and Maintaining Existing 4 Wheel Drive Roads

Herald Democrat
Leadville's Scarlet Inn Scene for Independent Movie
Independent Film "West of Her" Also Filmed At Turquoise Lake and on The Streets

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs Chamber Named 2013 Chamber of the Year in it Category
Fourth Time GWS Chamber Nominated But Forst Time They Won

Telluride Watch
32nd Telluride Mushroom Festival (Aug. 15-18) to Focus on Use of Fungi as Medicine
Each Day Features Guided Mushroom Forays, Coffee Talks and Special Culinary Events
Summit Daily
Riding the Water Taxi on Lake Dillon
Low Cost Experience Gives New Perspective On Seeing the Lake, The Shores and Wild Life

Canon City Daily Record
Work Continues to Assess and Restore The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Structures
Built in 1929, The Bridge Is Still Standing Solid, But Surrounding Structures Need Some Work

Coloradoan
Northern Colorado Ready For Economic Impact of US Pro Cycling Challenge
Media Coverage Will Take Viewers Through Some of Larimer County's Most Spectacular Vistas Including the Big Thompson Canyon, Estes Park, Horsetooth Reservoir and Old Town Fort Collins


Unofficial Networks
London Will Build $300 Million Indoor Ski Facility
Longest Run: 300 Meters

Summit Daily
USA Pro Challenge Will Cause Highway Closures and Delays Aug. 19-25
Hwy 9 Through Breckenridge to Kremmling Aug 20-21 Will Be Impacted from 10am to 4pm

Summit Daily
AT&T Approved to Add Towers in Keystone Area and North Of Silverthorne
Currently Summit Cove on Hwy 6 Has Several Dead Zones
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 7/22/13
Denver Post
Boulder New Hotel Boom May Not Result In Rooms Gain
It's Been 8 Years Since A Hotel Was Built in Boulder

Denver Post
Colorado Hosted A Record 60 Million Visitors in 2012
Spending Climbed Nearly 6%

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Space Foundation Opens to The Public and Tourism
Decades Worth Of Space Memorabilia Now On Display

Canon City Daily Record
Celebrate Colorado Day, Aug. 5 - Free Entrance at 42 State Parks
Camping Fees Will Remain in Effect

Aspen Times
Pro Cycling Challenge Changes Aspen Route
Unfortunately, County Commissioners Didn't Get the Memo


Coloradoan
The First Northern Colorado Harp Festival Takes Place July 27
Created to Give Harpist the4 Opportunity to Perform with Harpist

Steamboat Today
48 Mile Trail Ridge Road Loaded with Breath Taking Views, Wild Life, Hiking Trails and Much More
Author Describes His Drive Through Ricky Mountain National Park

Outtherecolorado.com
Crested Butte Adds Chicago O'Hare Flight For Ski Season
Resort Is Offering A Free Half Day Lift Ticket To Travelers the Day They Arrive

Durango Herald
Fiesta Days Schedule (July 25-27)
Rodeo, Parades, Pancake Breakfast and More on Tap
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 7/15/13
Denver Business Journal
Olathe Sweet Corn Festival is Back Alive Thanks to Volunteers
The One Day Fest Will Take Place Aug. 3

Denver Post
Fisherman Hopping On The Stand Up Paddle Board
Elevated Sight Line From Standing Position is Going Over Well With Fisherman

Outtherecolorado.com
OTC's Top 5 Places to Camp in the Back Country
Mountain Views, Quietness and Magic

Vail Daily
Vail Holding Tryouts For Survivor On August 17
Try Outs Start at 10am on Vail's International Bridge
Steamboat Today
Alaska Airlines Brings Direct Flights From Seattle To Steamboat This Winter
Beginning July 16, Introductory Fare Will Be $119 Each Way

Vail Daily
Eagle County Airport Announces Winter Schedule
Delta to Expand Service from Minneapolis and Atlanta

Denver Post
Top Places To Take Kids in Colorado
On the List: Campsites, Mineral Springs, Amusement/Theme Parks, Zoos and More On The List

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 7/8/13
Canon City Daily Record
The Royal Gorge Bridge Still Stands Strong
Though the Bridge Is Closed for Repair, New Attractions are Being Proposed and Repairs are Being Made

Canon City Daily Record
New Proposed Royal Gorge Ride Will Break 2 World Records
Thrill Seekers Will Free Fall for 7 seconds at Speeds of 100 MPH on Proposed "Devil's Dive"

The Telluride Watch
The Sheridan Opera House Turns 100
Jackson Browne says: "I love this; it's like playing in my living room"

Unofficial Networks
VIDEO: From 1960 to 1968 Skier Visits went from 1/2 Million to 3 Million
Skiing went from Adventure Sport to Recreational Pastime

Drake Magazine
Mishawaka and State Bridge Recognized as Best Music Venues on the Water
Camping and Music Along the River Go Hand and Hand

Reporter Herald
Stephen King Coming to Boulder to Promote His Sequel to the Shining
King will Read From, Discuss and Answer Questions about "Doctor Sleep" On Sept. 25 at Chautauqua Auditorium

Leadville Herald Democrat
Culpepper and Merriweather Circus Coming to Leadville July 19 and 20
Features Include: the Trapeze, Dancing Ponies, Juggling and A Special Tour of the Circus Grounds
Outtherecolorado.com
Parents Introducing Kids to 14er Climbs at a Young Age
One Parent Says Keeping the climb on the Kids Terms is the Trick To Making It Work

Favorite Hikes Around Winter Park
Trailhead location and Trail Info All here

Best Wild Flower Season Ever?
These Pics Will Have You Believing It

Unofficial Networks
VIDEO: Skiing Silverton
GO Pro Video Takes You To Where The Studs Ski

Denver Post
Hyatt Hotel and Conference Center Coming to Aurora
Conference Center and Parking Garage Will Be Under Authority of City

Summit Daily
Expansion to Peak 6 In Breckenridge Breaks Ground
543 Acres of New Terrain and 2 New Chair Lifts Will Be Ready For 13-14 Season

Summit Daily
Breckenridge Beer Festival Expects 30 Breweries and Lots of People, July 13
$25 Gets You Unlimited Beer Tasting

Aspen Times
Running Races, Marathons Blanket Aspen Over the Next Few Weeks
Komen Aspen Race for the Cure, Train and Trail Summer Series, Aspen Valley Marathon, and Basalt Half-Marathon

Aspen Times
Snowmass Presenting Valhalla Nights on Fridays This Summer
Gondola Open Until 9 with Bike Haul until 8, Bike Comps, Live Music and Kids Playground
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 7/1/13

Outtherecolorado.com
Royal Gorge Rafting Companies Work To Get Word Out: "We're Rafting the Gorge"
The Best, Most Scenic and Challenging Stretch of the Arkansas is Back in Biz

Denver Post
The Show Must Go On!
Most Communities Go Ahead with Public Fireworks Display for the 4th

Telluride Watch
The Black Canyon Horse Racing Association in Montrose Attracting 100s of Spectators
Upcoming Race Dates Include July 20 and September 7 and 8

Unofficial Networks
Shaun White Starts Rock Band, Gets Record Deal with Warner Bros.
Bad Things Will Release Debut Later This Year
Outtherecolorado.com
Adventure Races - Obstacle Courses & Mud Runs - Are Turning Out to Be All the Craze
The Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash and More Gaining Big Favor With Competitors

Denver Post
World Renown Whitewater Park Builders Reside in Colorado
More Cities Around The World Are Building the Multimillion Dollar Playgrounds and They're hiring Colorado Businesses to Do It

CBS 4 - Denver
Consulting Firm Details The Denver, Colorado Visitor
33% of Money Spent on Eating Drinking and Retails

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Co. Springs Airport Looking To Rebound
Big Marketing Push To Airlines, Cutting Cost To Passengers, New Branding and Becoming an Entry Way For Ski Resort Guests are the Efforts Being Made
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 6/24/13
Denver Business Journal
Rolling Stone Magazine Says Best Concert Venue in US is Red Rocks
Red Rocks Beats Out Madison Square Garden and the Hollywood Bowl

Go Pro Mountain Games In Vail Re-Broadcast on TV
Games Will Air July 2 and 9 on NBC Sports Network

Denver Post

Drive-In May Be Gone, But You Can Still Catch an Outdoor Movie
Red Rocks, Elitch Gardens, Larimer Square and Others Offer Outdoor Screenings

Denver Post
Colorado Tourism Boosters Promoting Agritourism With Dollars
37,000 Colorado Farmers Look To Benefit From From The Effort

Summit Daily
Frisco's BBQ Challenge Sets Records
30,000 Attended Events and Spent Nearly $475,006 at BBQ

Canon City Daily Record
Downtown Merchants in Canon City Brainstorm on Ways to Get the Word Out That They Are Open
The Tourism Economy Has been Effected, But Community Moves Forward

Canon City Daily Record
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Hopes to Reopen By Mid August
Park May Be Open for Cars To Drive Across the Bridge

Denver Business Journal
Ski Resorts See Older Skiers Quitting and Younger Skiers Not Replacing Them
Female Heads Of Household Aren't Planning Ski Trips Like They Used To

Scientific and Cultural Facilities District Free Days
Visit the Denver Museum of Science, The Governors Residence, The Denver Art Museum and More For Free on certain days


Coloradoan
Copper Mountain Planning New ski Lifts
The resort plans to get rid of the Storm King chairlift and replace it with a newer, faster version.

Summit Daily
Another New Water Sport - Bellyak - Next Big Thing?
It's Catching On With Adaptive Paddlers as A Great Way To Ride the Rapids

Canon City Daily Record
Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival Attendance Estimated More Than 2012
Sponsorship Was Also Up Which is Good News For an Area Recovering From the Wild Fires

Outtherecolorado.com
Mushroom Hunters: Colorado Second Only the Northwest When It Comes To Edible Mushrooms
There Ways to Be Sure You Only Ingest the Right Mushroom


Rapid Media
Salida Chosen as the Best Park 'n Play Town in N. America
Glenwood Springs Also Made the List

Outtherecolorado
Gold Panning Championship In Cripple Creek Show Prospecting is Still Alive
Gold Prospectors of Colorado Has Over 600 Members

KOAA.com
TripAdvisor Selects Garden of the Gods as 2nd Best Park in US
New York's Central Park Chosen as #1

Steamboat Today
California Park Approved For Jeep Tours in Steamboat
Tours Will Take Guests Into a Large, Park-Like Area with Views of the Seldom-Seen Southern Flank of Sand Mountain

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 6/17/13
Canon City Daily Record
Royal Gorge Bridge & Park Says they Will Rebuild Bigger and Better After Fire
The Area is Back Open and features The Royal Gorge Train, Rafting, Zip Lining, Hiking, ATVing, The Abbey Winery, Rock Climbing, Helitours and more!

Denver Post
Royal Gorge Route Railroad Is Rolling Again
The Train Trips are Going Halfway through the Gorge, but Should Be Back On its Regular Route Soon

Canon City Daily Record

Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival Is On For this Weekend
Bring Sun Screen and Be Ready For Fun in the River

Steamboat Today
Ghost Ranch Changes Directions
Music Venue Will Hosts Shows Friday and Saturday

Denver Business Journal
Clinton Global Initiative To Meet In Denver In 2014 and 2015
The Former President and Family Along with Others, Meet to Help Business and More

Denver Business Journal
Olathe Sweet Corn Festival Canceled
22nd Annual Festival Has Budget Issues but Plans to Be Back Next Year

Breckenridge PRCA Pro Rodeo Back On for 2013
The Rodeo Takes Place Every Saturday and Sunday June 22 Through September 1

Denver Post
Hallmark Channel Will Film Series in Telluride
Filming of "When Call The Heart" Starts This Summer

Aspen Times
15 Foot Statue of John Denver in Snowmass May Be Looking For A New Home
The Statue Has Been on Display Since 2002, Five Years After Denver's Death

Outtherecolorado.com
Garden of the Gods Nominated to Be 8th Wonder of the World
Other U.S. Nominees: Mount Rushmore, Space Shuttle Atlantis at Cape Canaveral, The Everglades in Florida, Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA, Yellowstone National Park and the "World's Littlest Skyscraper" in Wichita Falls, Texas and More

Sky-Hi Daily News
Grand Lake Named Ultimate Fishing Town of Southwest Region By World Fishing Network
Town Will Receive $3500 To Bolster Fishing Related Causes

Beaver Creek Rodeo Series Back For 12th Season
Thursday Night Rodeo Series Features a Full Line Up Of Classic Rodeo Events

Washington Trails Association
Tips on Packing Your Pack
There are special Places to Put Heavy Items, Light Items and Essentials

The Watch Newspapers
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers Feat Edie Brickell Replace Mumford and Sons
M&S Bassist Ted Dwane Underwent Emergency Brain Surgery Last Week

Denver Business Journal
Antler's in Vail Offers Late Sunday Check Out To Help Guests Avoid I70 Traffic
Guests Can Depart as Late as they'd Like Sunday Afternoon or Evening

Summit Daily
Breckenridge's Arts District Campus Breaks Ground on Renovation
The Arts District is a Collection of Historic Buildings Providing Space for Visiting Artists, Public Workshops and Classes
Colorado concerts added this week: The Wailers, Jim Brickman, Atlas Genius, Jack Johnson, Dave Chappelle, Matt Nathanson, Lee Greenwood, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Mgmt, Travis, Candlebox, Carolina Chocolate Drops, The Steel Wheels, Tig Notaro, Iron and Wine, Catie Curtis, Brian Howe, Rebecca Frazier, Euforquestra, Matt Wertz, Savages, Guttermouth, Agent Orange, Radney Foster, San Cisco, The Revivalists, Great White and More!
See all the Colorado Concerts here!
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 6/10/13
The Denver Post
Skier Visits Up 4% Over Last Year in Colorado
11.4 Million in 2012-13 is Still Off From the 12 Million Mark

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Cripple Creek Casinos See Uptick in Revenue
Casinos and City Plan Expansions, Upgrades and Investments

The Watch Newspapers
Sen. Udall Working to Steer Legislation to Redesignate The Colorado National Monument as a National Park
5 Member Executive Committee Will Produce a Discussion Draft Addressing Residents Concerns

The Coloradoran
Colorado Brewers Festival Looking at 15,000 Visitors This Year June 22-23
This Year the Fort Collins Festival Will Feature Over 40 Colorado Breweries

KUBC Radio
Black Canyon, Outside of Gunnison, Recognized as Top 10 Hidden Gem in American's Park System by Country Magazine

Steamboat Today
Commercial Flight Schedules into Steamboat This Winter Have Been Released
Flights From LAX Expanded, Number of Seats From Houston and Newark Increased

Outtherecolorado.com
Florrisant National Monument Gets New Visitors Center
More Room and 50,000 Fossils Give the Center A Better Way to Tell Of Prehistoric America

Outtherecolorado.com
Garden Park North of Canon City is Colorado's Jurrasic Park
The Area Was Part of Fossil Hunter's "Bone Wars" in Late 1800s

Steamboat Today
Commercial Tubing Season For Yampa Expected To Peak Next Week
Meet you in Steamboat for Float Next Week

Denver Post
Denver Parks Rank 17th and Colorado Springs' Parks Rank 14th out of 50 US Cities
78% of Denver's Residents Live within 10 Minutes of a Park
Concerts added this week: The Smithereens, Travis Tritt, Nine Inch Nails, Explosions in the Sky, Diamond Rio, Jimmy Buffet, Jonny Lang, Portugal. The Man, Ani DiFranco, KT Tunstall, My Bloody Valentine, Cash'd Out - Trib. To Johnny Cash, Indigenous, Phillip Phillips, Queensryche, The Dunwells, Seether, Washed Out, Aaron Neville, Mickey Avalon and more! See the Full Colorado Concert Calendar here!
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 6/3/13
Aspen Times
Outside Mag Says Carbondale is Top 10 Great Place to Be in US
Credit Given to Hard Work by Town's Tourism Council

Denver Business Journal
Colorado Wineries Drawing Tourism
Canyon Wine Cellars in Palisade produced about 5,600 cases of wine last year.

Durango Herald
City of Durango Planning More Bike Lanes
Currently Less than Half of Roads Have Bike Lanes
Denver Business Journal
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tops 5000 Barrels
Since Signing National Distribution Deal in 2009, People Are Buying the Whiskey

Canon City Daily Record
Royal Gorge Country Offers Up Free Music in the Park Tuesdays and Wednesday
Canon City's Entertainment in the Park Is On Tuesdays and in Florence on Wednesdays
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 5/27/13
Steamboat Today
Early Steamboat Ski Pass Prices End June 2
Get Best Price and Only Put $99 Down

Bravo Vail is the Only N. American Summer Festival to Host 3 World Renowned Symphony Orchestra
New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Dallas Symphony Orchestra and More are Featured

Leon Littlebird, Zirk Dance Ensemble and More Set to Play Leadville's Historic Tabor Opera House This Summer
Built in 1879, The Tabor Is One Of Colorado's Premier Historical Locations

Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour Features a TON of Bacon (Literally)
Guests Can Earn An All About Bacon Diploma and Eat Lots of Delectable Treats

Vail Daily
Vilar Summer Lineup Will Knock Your Socks Off
Amy Grant, Vince Gill, Peter Frampton, Pat Benatar, Mary Chapin Carpenter and More!

Colorado's Top Frisbee Dogs Compete and Show Off All Summer
Watch Their Moves At Events Throughout the Summer

Steamboat Today
New Events in Steamboat This Summer
Savor Steamboat Showcases Everything From Agriculture to Bar Tender and Chef Competitions

Boulder Daily
Colorado Summer Camp Guide is Must
Band Camp, Academic Camp, Special Needs Camp, Arts Music Camps, Day Camps, Equestrian Camps Sports Camps and More Are Here to Help the Youths of America

Denver Post
Wave Park On Colorado River, Offers Surfing to Surfers
Surfers Are Lining the Banks, Waiting for Thier Turn

Denver Post
Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP)Keeps Gaining Popularity
SUP Compared to Former Upstart Snowboard

Denver Post
Come On, You got One More in You... ABasin Extends Season
ABasin Will Open For One More Weekend June 7-9

Canon City Daily Record
Peabody Mansion, Operated by Canon City Chamber, Is A Great Place to Stop For info in Royal Gorge Country
The Mansion Once was a Meeting Place for Governors and Politicians

Outtherecolorado.com
Mount Holy Cross Is More than Just A Slope With a Natural Cross
Numerous Search and Rescues Has Earned ot the Name "The Bermuda Triangle" of the Rockies

Canon City Daily Record
Canon City Riverwalk Trail System Looking To Expand Both Ways
Trail Could Connect to Royal Gorge Park Some Day

Canon City Daily Record
Law Require Personal Flotation Devices While Boating or Tubing in Arkansas River
You May Get A Ticket If You Don't Comply

Denver Business Journal
Vail Resorts to Operate Canyons Resort in Park City, UT
The Good News is Canyons Will Be Covered Under The Epic Pass

Jazz Aficionados From around the World Celebrate Vail Jazz Festival's 19th Season
Labor Day Jazz Party, Jazz @ Vail Square, Jazz at the Market, Jazz @ Kelly Liken and Jazz Feature The Best in Jazz Artists

Aspen Times
Congress Mucks Up Fee System at Maroon Bells
Many Think Taxpayers Shouldn't be Charged "Again" to Use Public Lands

Coloradoan
Bohemian Nights at New WestFest in Fort Collins Announces Headliners
Air Dubai, Head for the Hills, Fierce Bad Rabbit, SHEL, Born in the Flood (featuring Nathaniel Rateliff) and The Patti Fiasco
Colorado Concerts Added this Week: Naked and Famous, Mannheim Steamroller, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Michael McDonald, Kris Kristofferson, Nigel Hall, Bohemian Nights Presents Thursday Night Concert Series, Drowning Pool, Pop Evil, Steve Lukather, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, Krizz Kaliko, Chick Corea and Bela Fleck, Wanda Jacksonand more! Click to see the Whole Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 5/20/13
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Summer Kick Off Party May 26
Beatles Tribute Band and Cheap Beer

Aspen Mountain Opening Memorial Day Weekend
Non-Season Pass Holders Can Buy $36 Lift Tickets

Summit Daily

Woodward at Copper's $500,000 Facelift to Be Ready By Mid June
Smaller Features, Double the Skateboard Terrain, Smaller and Faster Jumps
Steamboat Today
Public Encouraged to Help Steamboat Develop Emerald Park
Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding and Wildlife Viewing Already Taking Place

Steamboat Today
How Fruita Became a Biking Mecca
In the Past 20 Year, Mountain Biking in Mesa County has Exploded

Durango Herald
Mesa Verde Opens New Visitors Center
Features Numerous Displays Depicting Ancient History in the Area
Concerts Added This Week: Shel, Vices I Admire, Railbenders, Jonathan Richman, Keller Williams, Dead Winter Carpenters, The Expendables, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Hollywood Undead, Futurebirds, Shemekia Copeland, Henry Butler, John Butler Trio, Three Day Grace, Seether, Sevendust, Fuel, Pop Evil, Queensryche, Gloriana, Dennis DeYoung, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Peter Hook, Dada, Foghat, George Porter Jr., Col. Bruce Hampton and More!. Click to see the full Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 5/13/13
Beaver Creek's Tenth Annual Blues Brews and BBQ Event Returns May 24-27
Features Big James and The Chicago Playboys, Dan Treanor's Afrosippi Band Featuring Erica Brown, Too Slim and the Taildraggers and John Németh

Soaring Tree Top Adventures Offers Buy 1, Get One Free
Great Zipline Experience Has Never Offered Such A Great Deal Before

The Watch
Producers Eye Telluride for New TV Drama
Show is Co-Produced by Michael Landon, Jr. - son of the Famed Producer of Little House on the Prairie

The Watch
Ouray's Mountain Air Music Series Fills the Air With Sweet Sounds on Thursdays in June
Family Friendly Shows Are Free Featured Great Bands

Steamboat Springs Chamber Lists Top Ten Things to Do in Steamboat This Summer
Rodeo, Botanic Park, Strings Music Festival and More on the List

Summit Daily
Golf For Free in Summit County
Disc Golf Course On Frisco Peninsula Is Open and Operators Will Shuffle the 18 Basked Around Throughout The Year

Durango Herald
Silverton Turning Old Engine House Into A Museum
Newly Restored Gondola Train Car Most Recent Addition
Denver Business Journal
Tourism Impacts Fort Collins to the Tune of $120 Million a Year

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Co. Springs Plans To Open New Visitors' Center This Summer
Building On South Cascade St Will Be Packed Full of Pikes Peaks Visitor Info

Aspen Times
Snowmass Lodging Revenue Surpasses 2008
Passing 07-08 Levels is a Big Feat To Achieve

Aspen Public Radio
Tons of Snow on Independence Pass
But Road Still Set to open May 22

Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden Opens New Exhibit "Life on Colorado Rails"
Exhibit Opens May 18 and Celebrates the Work and Lives of Railroad Men and Women in Colorado

Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Opens New State Park Northwest of Colorado Springs
30 Years in the Working, Staunton State Park Opens May 18

SkyHi Daily News
Ice on Lakes Finally Starting to Retreat, Docks Start Sprouting Up
Ice Stayed on the Lakes A Few Weeks Longer this Year
Concerts Added This Week: Rihanna, Aaron Carter, Walk the Moon, Shawn Mullins, The English Beat, Flobots, The Moody Blues, Chris Knight, The Congress, Sammy Hagar and the Wabos, Baroness, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Devil makes Three, The Bellamy Brothers, Corb Lund, Amy Grant, Vince Gill, The Cult, Butch Walker, Jill Souble, Son Volt, The Fixx, CSS, The Nadas, The Fabulous Thunderbirds Feat. Kim Wilson, George Porter Jr., Lorrie Morgan, Cheech and Chong, The Black Crowes, Jim James, Melissa Etheridge and more! Click to See the Whole Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 5/6/13
Summit Daily
Epic Pass Holders Get Five Consecutive Days at Arlberg, Austria
15 Mountain Can Now Be Accessed With Epic Pass

Breckenridge Having USA Pro Cycling Challenge Poster Contest
Winner Gets VIP Tix and Schwag
Stanley Horror Film Festival Looks to be the Sundance of Horror Film Festivals
Stanley Attracts 100,000 Paid Admissions to its Ghost Tour
Colorado Concerts Added This Week: Justin Timberlake, Michael Buble, Overkill, Kreator, The Tubes Feat. Fee Waybill, Carbon Leaf, Skid Row, Patty Griffin, Pretty Lights, Ben Taylor, Paula Poundstone, Megadeth, Black Label Society, Frightened Rabbit, John Hammond, Watermelon Slim, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Sun Volt, Lucero, Kottonmouth Kings, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Anjelah Johnson, Old Crow Medicine Show, Christopher Owens, ZZ Ward and more! Click to see the Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 5/3/13
KRDO.com
Spring Runoff Has Colorado Rafters Very Excited
Three Times the Snowpack of Last Year Can Make June Run Offs Huge!

Outtherecolorado.com
Time To Get Camping Gear Ready
Guide to Help You Remember What To Check

Denver Post
Power Trio Of Colorado Ski Mountaineering Aims To Ski Colorado's 100 Tallest Peaks
Chris Davenport, Ted Mahon and Christy Mahon Started This Spring

Canon City Daily Record
Dinosaur Depot Finds Temp Home For Exhibits
The Royal Gorge Regional History Center Will Host Specimens for At Least Two Years

Crested Butte Releases Season Pass Prices for 2013-14
Unlimited Peak Pass Starts at $599 for Adults

Steamboat Today
Steamboat Resort Consider Night Skiing
Keystone Night Skiing has Been going Since 1985

Post Independent
Glenwood Caverns Expands Cave Tour
New Guided Tour is Twice the Length

Denver Post
US Ski Resorts Skier Visits UP 11% in 12-13
11-12 Represented one of the Worst Plummets in Ski History

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau Says Area Poised for Stellar Season

Wounds from the Waldo Fire Images are Nearly Healed
Denver Post
This Year's Statewide Snowpack At 203% of Last Years
At 75% of Normal

Steamboat Today
The International Skiing History Association presents Billy "the" Kidd Lifetime Achievement Award
Award Honors Kidd for Decades of Broadcast Work

Flying W Ranch to Re-Open this Summer
The Waldo Canyon Completely destroyed the Flying W Ranch Last Year

USA Today
Colorado Listed as Third Best Craft Brew State In America
California has 268 Breweries, Washington has 136 Craft Breweries and Colorado has 130 Craft Breweries

Steamboat Today
Steamboat Author Publishes Book on the History of Steamboat's Dozen of Hot Springs
"The Springs of Steamboat: Healing Waters, Mysterious Caves and Sparkling Soda"

Aspen Times
Aspen To Ease Regulations so Lodges Can Renovate
City is Also Making an Effort To Attract Another Airline to Serve Airport

Denver Business Journal
Colorado Comes in at #2 Bicycle Friendly State According to League of American Bicyclists
Up from #4 Last Year

TheDeliciousDay.com
18 reasons Why Denver is the Best City in The US
Diversity, Skinny People, Education, Parks, Mountains and More!
Colorado Concerts Added This Week: Funkiphino, Ana Sia, Reno Divorce, Afrolicious, Crizzley, The Congress, Musketeer Gripweed, Justin Townes Earle, Indigenous, Hot Buttered Rum, Dan Navarro, Karrin Allyson, Jon Cleary, Big Sandy and his Fly Rite Boys, Oakhurst, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, The Trishas, Trout Fishing in America, Peter Frampton, BulletBoys, Patty Smyth and Scandal, Zoso, Wilco, Pat Benetar and Neil Giraldo, The Monkees, Phoenix, Dinosaur Jr., Brian Regan, Nicole Henry, Bad Weather California, Joe Satriani, Steve Morse Band, Lumineers, Langhorne Slim and Paper Bird, Shawn Mullins, Taj Mahal, Vusi Mahlasela, Fredericks Brown featuring Dea Mahal, Maura O'Connell, John McEuen,and more! Click to see the complete Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 4/22/13
Summit Daily
Aspen Launches Bike Sharing Program
100 Bikes will Be Spread Among 12 Stations For Visitors and Locals to use

Denver Post
Pedal the Plains Announces Tour Route
Tour Has Stops in Eads, Lamar and La Junta, Hits Part of the Santa Fe Trail, Bent's Old Fort and the Sand Creek Massacre site

Denver Business Journal
USA Pro Cycling Challenge Gets Stiffed by Sponsor
The Bike Race is Suing for the $2.5 Million It Was Supposed to Get


Outtherecolorado.com
Mount Evans is a Peak For Cycling Enthusiast
It's the First 14er in Colorado To Have a Paved Road

Aspen Daily News
Skier Suing Another Skier for On Mountain Collision
Says Violent Blindside Crash Violated Skiers Safety Act Of Skiing Under Control

Vail Daily
Vail Expanding Summer Marketing Effort
Recent Years Marketing has paid Off With Record Tax Revenue

Snowbrians.com
Silverton Ranks in Top 10 North American Ski Resorts
Formula Used: (Average Snowfall + Access to Challenging Terrain) x Radness Factor (RF)

Concerts added this week: Acoustic Alchemy, Ryan Bingham, Anais Mitchell, MarchFourth Marching Band, The Joy Formidable, Ari Hest, Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons, Krizz Kaliko, Alpha Blondy, Portugal. The Man, Robert Plant, American Idols Live, Gaelic Storm, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Marc Cohn, Wiz Khalifa, A$ap Rocky, John Hiatt, Bob Dylan and His Band, My Morning Jacket, Indigo Girls,
Elephant Revivial, Brian Regan, Sublime with Rome, Iration, Descendents, JGB feat. Melvin Seals, Robert Cray, Funky Meters, Drew Emmitt, Asleep at the Wheel, BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet,
Alice In Chains, Jane's Addiction, Coheed and Cambria, Young Dubliners, Straight No Chaser, Reckless Kelly, Limp Bizkit, Signal Path, Indigo Girls and MORE!. Check 'em all out at the Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 4/15/13
Breckenridge Extends Season April 19-21
$50 Lift Tickets Lodging Deals and FREE Parking

Vail Extends Season April 19-21
No Beginner Terrain

Loveland Full Day Lift Ticket Only $36
Just Show Your Ski Pass From Another Resort

Denver Business Journal
SIA Snow Show Ranked Among Largest Trade Shows in America
6,617 Attendees and Covers 333,950 Sq. Feet
Aspen Times
Aspen Higlands Extends Season To Last Weekend in April
Aspen Mountain, Snowmass and Buttermilk Will Remain Closed

Winter Park Offers Free Childs Season Pass
With the Purchase of an Adult Pass

World Fishing Network
Grand Lake In the Running To Be Identified as Ultimate Fishing Town
Vote Until May 2
Added to the Colorado Concert Calendar this Week: Big James and the Chicago Playboys, Coco Montoya, Tommy Malone (Subdudes), Indians, Sons of Fathers, The Tallest Man on Earth, Mark Kozelek, Bonerama, The Dirty Heads, Big Country, Supersuckers, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dick Dale, Big Sandy and His Fly Rite Boys, Railroad Earth, Galactic, Greensky Bluegrass, Bret Michaels, AJ Croce, Collin Raye, Ted Nugent, Hollywood Undead, Montgomery Gentry, Thievary Corporation, Toro y Moi, Brian Regan Comedy, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Shawn Colvin, Martin Sexton, Snoop Dogg, Bill Cosby, Further, JT Hodges, Brewer and Shipley, Selena Gomez, Steeley Dan and more! Click here to see the whole Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 4/8/13
Natl. Ski Areas Association
Learn to Ski Month Attracts 153,000 in 2013
+50,000 Over Last Year

Vail Daily
Construction at Vail Begins As Ski Season Ends
Ziplines, Summer Tubing Hill, Aerial Challenge Courses and Much More Coming

Mountain Mail
Friends Of Browns Canyon Works to Clear Up Misunderstandings
Sen. Mark Udall's Browns Canyon National Monument and Wilderness Proposal Has People Wondering What's Next?

Crested Butte News
CBMR Supports Maintaining United and American Flights Into Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport
Shifting Flights to Montrose Was Set Aside For 2013-14

Steamboat Pilot
Dinosaur Natl Monument Will Continue On Scheduled This Summer
Sequestration Won't Effect Public Access to the Park

Westword
Boulder Least Obese City For Third Year
Denver and Colorado Springs Also on the List

KOSI 101
Boulder Named Tree City for 29th Year
Recognized for the city's commitment to community forestry by the National Arbor Day Foundation

Denver Post
Leadville Gets $15 Million Boost from Race Series
813 Racers from 26 States Seem to Be Spending Some Money

Outtherecolorado.com
It's Bike Season and Fruita Built Four Trails This Last Year
More in Planning

Denver Post
US Forrest Service Approves Vail Upgrades
Chair Four To Become a 6 Person Lift
Denver Business Journal
Colorado Repeats As Home to 4 of the 50 Largest Brewers and 6 of the 50 largest Craft Brewers in America
Oskar Blues Brewery of Longmont Ranks High on Both Lists

Unofficial Networks
World's Cheapest Ski Resorts
None are in American, So Getting there May Not Be Cheap

Denver Post
National Monument Designation Will Bring in Economic Benefits
Visitation Increase Expected

Denver Post
Jeremy Bloom, Wayne Wong, Kirsten Clark, Craig Kelly, Horst Abraham and Han Geier Inducted into the US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

Onthesnow.com
Keystone Wins 2013 Visitors Choice Awards For Best Terrain park
Keystone the Only Colorado Ski Resort to Pick up an VC Award

Artplaceamerica
Crested Butte On List Of America's Top Small Town ArtPlaces 2013
Top 12 communities judged by the highest concentrations of arts non-profits, core arts-oriented businesses, and workers in creative occupations

Telluride Watch
Crested Butte's Montanya Distillers Named 2013 Craft Distiller of the Year
The company Also grew 74 percent last year overall

Summit Daily
Abasin Hosts 24th Annual Enduro Wednesday, April 17
Teams of Two Take Pallavicini Laps from 7a to 5p

Aspen Times
Speaker Says Ski Areas Need to Re-Think How They Market and Price
Founder of Expedia Says Industry Only Caters to the Affluent
Added to the Colorado Concert Calendar This Week:
Armin Van Buuren, Musketeer Gripweed, Oakhurst, Dawes, Anuhea, Ballyhoo!, Nazareth, Logic, WAR, Rick Derringer, Firefall, Tony Bennett, Antonia Bennett, Snowden, Crique Musica, Pat Benetar & Neil Giraldo, Little River Band, Sara Hickman, moe., Super Diamond, Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Smash Mouth, Vertical Horizon, Fastball, Bruce Hornsby, Garrison Keillor's A Prarie Home Campanion, Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Kenny Loggins, Elephant Revival, Adam Ant, Boz Skaggs, John Scofield, Kid Rock, ZZ Top, Uncle Kracker, Stanley Clarke, Indigo Girls, Bruce Cockburn, Suzanne Vega, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Josh Ritter, Robert Walter's 20th Congrass, Styx, Mastisyahu, Michael McDonald, Hazel Miller, Chris Isaak, Melissa Etheridge, Lotus, Muse, Cage the Elephant, Earth, Wind and Fire, Diana Krall, Big Gigantic, Helloween, City and Colour,and more!
Click here to See The Full Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 4/1/13
Examiner
Durango Named Top 10 Emerging Ski Town In America By National Geographic

Telluride Watch
Ouray Ice Park Ends A Good Seasons
Revenues and Attendance Numbers Up

Roost the Butte Snowmobile Race, April 6 and 7
Full on snowmobile mayhem - multiple Snowmobile events - Snocross, HillCross, Hilldrags, Snow Ovals

Summit Daily
Sen. Udall Puts Together Legislation to Make Brown's Canyon Natl Monument
Udall's proposal protects about 22,000 acres along the Arkansas River between Salida and Buena Vista

Summit Daily
Dew Tour Returns to Breckenridge
2013 Marks 6 years That the December Event Take Place in Breck
Canon City Daily News
Blossom Festival Expected to Be Big This Year
Week Long festival Features Sights, Sounds and Aromas of Blossom.

Denver Post
Breckenridge Summer Expansion Plan Proposed
14 Miles of Bike Trails, Hiking, Zip Lines, Rope Courses and More


Beaver Creek Releases Summer Events Schedule
Tough Mudder, Rodeo Series at Traer Creek and New Wednesday Night Music Experience

Aspen Times

Belly Up Aspen Recognized By Rolling Stone As One Of The "Best 20 Clubs in America"
Colorado's The Fox and The Bluebird Also on the List

Gov. Hick Image Machine Goes in to High Speed as New Legislation Goes Into Effect
Governor Asks For Feedback on What Colorado Means to You
Added to the Concert Calendar this week: John Lee Hooker, Rebelution, Matisyahu, Inner Circle, Collie Buddz, Yellowman, Daniel Marley, Judge Roughneck, Brandi Carlile, Blind Pilot, Fitz and the Tantrums, Oak Ridge Boys, K.Flay, Nnenna Freelon & Earl Klugh, Kathy Mattea, Kenny Loggins, Fall Out Boy, Bruce Hornsby, John Hiatt, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Rozzi Crane, Railroad Earth, Galactic, Richard Thompson, Cory Morrow, Rachael Yamagata, Jerry Seinfeld, Beth Orton, Kylesa, Hot Tuna, Taddy Porter, Sara Bareilles, Pickwick and more!
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 3/25/13
Denver Post
Colorado Skier Numbers Up in 2013... 1%
Resorts were Down 11.5% From Opening Day to New Years Eve

Ski Area Management
Can Skiing be Saved?
Since 1979 Skiing Has Only Grown .6% - Are We Dumbing Down and Pricing Up To Death

Durango Extends Season
Instead Of Closing March 31, The Resort Will Reopen For the April 5-7 Weekend

Denver Post
Eldora Locals Looking For an Uphill Policy
Skinning Up Becoming More Popular Around All Resorts

Steamboat Today
Strings Music Festival Announces
Summer Shows

Kenny Loggins, Lyle Lovett and A host of New and Exciting Acts Coming to Steamboat

Denver Business Journal
Prince Harry To Attend Opening Of Warrior Games in Co. Springs
Paralympic Event Takes Place May 11-16

Abasin Offering Spring Only Pass
$169 and Good Until Closing Day in June
Westword
Win A Round Trip Train Ride on the Amtrak Zephry From Denver to Glenwood Springs

Fox News
Legislation Run Amuck Or Did Life Just Get Better For Residents?
Hunters Are Canceling Their Trips To Colorado, Others Are Cancel Visits After Passage of Controversial Laws and Non Passage of Jessica's Law

Denver Post
Telluride Ski Area Offering $12 Tix
on April 3

Price Roll Back to 1972

5380 Blog
Rafting Season is On
This Time of Year Rafters Will See More Wildlife and No People

Raft Masters Offers Raft and
Snowmobile Package

Obviously This Package Will Not Be Available Forever

KJCT TV
Nucla, CO Looks At Casinos To Revive Economy
SW Colorado Town Desperate for Jobs

Aspen Times
Sunlight Resort Extends Season
Great Conditions Will Have the Ski area Open on April 5 and 6
Added to the Colorado Concert Calendar This Week: Mimosa, Maya Azucena, Josh Gracin, Hazel Miller, Kill Paris, Prince, Fabolous, Cracker, Rehab, Jon Pardi, Too Slim and The Taildraggers, Joan Baez, Pitbull, Ke$ha, The Fabulous Thunderbirds Feat Kim Wilson, Emmylou Harris, Phil Vassar, Vieux Farka Toure, Everclear, Live, Filter, Sponge, Pam Tillis, Big Country, John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Lil Wayne, T.I. Future, Phish and more! Click here to see the Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 3/18/13
Unofficial Networks
Copenhagen is Building a Trash Incinerator into Ski Hill
100 meters tall and Set to open in 2016

Woodward at Copper Plans Exapansion
Indoor and On-Mountain upgrades for BMX, Mountain Biking, and Skateboarding Sports

Colorado Trail Map Set up to Help You Find Your Next Adventure
Biking, Four Wheeling, Hiking, Motor Sports info is here

Taste Of Vail Offering Up Signature Events April 3-6
Nordic Wine Tour, Lamb Cook-Off, Cigars and Bourbon and More

Denver Post
Lodging in Mountain Resorts up 14.2% over 2012
Now, We Know Why They Call it White Gold -
A Little Good Snow Goes a Long Way


Estes Park News
Volunteers Needed at Rocky Mountain Natl. Park
In 2012 1,620 Volunteers Served Over 102,000 Hours

Check Out What's Going on in The Royal Gorge Area This Year
The Whitewater Festival, the 75th Annual Music and Blossom Festival, Farmer's Markets, BBQ Showdown and Harvest Fest are Just a few Don't Miss Events Happening this Summer.

New Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Connects Science History and Culture
16,000 square feet of engaging and interactive exhibits

Pueblo's Wild West Festival Serves Up Cowboy Fun
Rodeo, Carnival Rides, Music and More

Telluride Watch Newspaper
Two Telluride Lifts Staying Open Until 4:30
Staying Open Until 5Pm was Nixed

Huffington Post
Etown Cancels Michelle Shocked Show
Remarks on Gay Marriage Lands Singer in Hot Water

Denver Post
Outdoor Rec Generated $13.2 Billion For Colorado
Nationally, Americans Spend $646 Billion A Year
Aspen Business Journal
Epic Pass Will be Good At Eldora Resort
Vail Resorts Also Adds Keystone/A-Basin Only Pass

Leadville Herald
Women of the Mountain Top Lecture March 27 By Gretchen Scanlon
Focus is on Notable Women Living in Leadville From 1870 to 1920

OnTheSnow.com
Spring Fling Fun in Durango
And Good Deals Too!

Examiner.com
Monarch Season Pass Adds One Day at Copper Mountain, Winter Park and Steamboat.
Other Colorado Resorts Offering Ski Days with Monarch Pass Include Crested Butte,
Loveland, Sunlight, Ski Cooper, Devil's Thumb, Durango Mountain Resort, Ski Granby Ranch, and Silverton

Examiner.com
Rocky Mountain Super Pass Adds Monarch
Pass includes Unlimited Skiing at Winter Park and Copper Mtn, 6 Unrestricted Days at Steamboat and 3 Unrestricted Days at Monarch

Crested Butte News
Crested Butte Mountain Resort Will Wait Until Summer To Release Pass Products
Powers to be Want to Analyze 2012-13 Product Performance

Fort Collins is Home To Some of Colorado's Best Breweries.
Take The Tour, You Don't have to drive

Crested Butte Area has an Enormous List of Events of Summer Events For Everyone
Farmers Markets, Arts Walks, Music Festival and More in One of Colorado's Most Dreamy Towns


Telluride Watch Newspaper
Cardboard Sled Derby On For Sunday March 24
After 5 Year hiatus It's Back

Steamboat Today
The Sled Hills of Steamboat
Rated and With Tips

Added to the Colorado Concert Calendar this week: O.A.R., Sublime with Rome, Air Dubai, Jimmy Cliff, Eminence Ensemble, Weird Al Yankovic, Sluggo, Katchafire, Stephen Kellog, Aziz Asari, Yo La Tengo, Dropkick Murphys, Enuff Z'Nuff, Psychedelic Furs, Datsik, Barenaked Ladies, Ben Fold Five, Guster, Luciano, Todd Rundgren, Josh Groban, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastadon, Amon Amarth, Machine Head, Dick Dale, Dave Alvin, David Byrne and St Vincent, Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls, Trout Fishing in America, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Lee Brice, Clint Black, Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra, Heart, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience, MercyMe, Pink and More! See all the Upcoming Colorado Concerts

Click and Print Coupons for Summit County on Ski and Board Rentals
Save up to 30%!

Denver Business Journal
Colorado Ski Areas Are Leaders in Alternative Energy Technology
Snow-Based Recreation Estimated to Contribute Approximately $67 Billion Annually to the U.S. Economy

Denver Post
If You Missed it, Check out the Photos from the Leadville Ski Joring
These Guys are Crazy

Denver Business Journal
Vail Resorts Says It Will Spend Up To $140 Million To Improve Its 9 Resorts
$25 Million Will Initially Go to Summer Activities

Onthesnow.com
Snowmass Will Keep the Slopes on Fridays in March Until 6pm
Friday also Bring Back Bud Light Big Air Comp
Royal Gorge Railroad Daily Service Opens This Week
Ride the rails through the Royal Gorge on Colorado's oldest scenic train

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Royal Gorge Route Railroad Bookings Are up 50% Already
Train Officials Expect to hit 100,000 rider this year

Spring Fever In Breckenridge Is A Huge Throw Down Mountain Celebration
National Touring Bands, Races, Camps Scavenger Hunt, Parties, Chili Cook-Off and much more!

Outtherecolorado.com
Atten: Birders, After 2000 Years, Cranes Still Flocking To Monte Vista in March
The Sandhill Cranes Spend 6 Weeks in the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge

Concerts added this week: All That Remains, In this Moment, Toots and The Maytals, The Elders, Serianna, Deer Tick, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Dirty Heads, Drive By Truckers, Matisyahu, Joe King from the Fray, Disco Biscuits, Shpongle, RJD2, John Prine, Jonathan Butler, Darius Rucker, Rodney Atkins, Jana Kramer, Twenty One Pilots, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, The Joy Formidable, Awolnation, Widespread Panic, Camera Obscura, Tift Merritt, B.B. King, Peter Frampton, Sonny Landreth, Randy Houser, Riders In The Sky, Lynyrd Skynyrd. See the full Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 2/25/13
The Watch
Ridgway Planning Heritage Days Rodeo for June
Proposed Weekend is June 15-16

Summit Daily
Checking Out The Progress of Snowboarding
Burton Competition Has Evolved Like The Sport

Aspen Times
Colorado Ski Counties Compete to See Whose Residents Get the Most Energy Assessments
Homes Signing Up For Assessment Will Be Entered to Win A Pair of Skis

First Tracks Online
Deals and Events Are Springing Up From Colorado Ski Resorts
Multiple Spring Deals and Events Being Offered

40th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival Line Up Announced
Headliners include: Mumford and Sons, Emmy Lou Harris, The String Cheese Incident, Leftover Salmon, Jackson Browne and More!

Onthesnow.com
Fort Lewis College in Durango Offering Prospective Visiting Students A Free Lift Ticket
All they have to is Tour the Campus


Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 2/18/13
Sports Illustrated
Vail/Beaver Creek Will host Next World Skiing Championship
Scheduled to Take place in Feb 2015.

Snowmass Chili Pepper and Brew Fest Renamed to Snowmass Mammoth Fest
Festival Opens up Summer Season on June 7 and 8

The Watch Newspapers
Black Canyon Astronomical Society Begins 13th Year Of Stimulating Public's Interest Astronomy
Program and Telescopic Viewing Stargazing Events Will Be held Two Times a Week and Are Free

Times Call
Longmont Second Happiest City
Napa California Ranked as Number 1 - Hmmm, Wine Country, Micro Brews.... Just Saying

Examiner
Battle of the Bowls at Aspen March 30
Teams of Two Race to Ski the Aspen Highland Bowls

Unofficial Networks
VIDEO - Will a Snowboard made of Glass Work?

Steamboat Pilot
Steamboat Snow Total Surpasses 2011-12
Total is at 228.5 Inches This Year

Coloradoan
Fort Collins Asks Bikers For Feed Back
New Bike Park on The Horizon

Sunset Magazine
Crested Butte Identified as Top 10 Dream Town
Area has Zero Stop Lights, Few Chain Stores and Unlimited Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

Examiner
Beaver Creek Talons Challenge Gets More Challenging
Boost In Vertical and Number of Runs To Complete Added this Year

Firsttracksonline.com
National Brotherhood of Skiers Celebrate 40th Anniversary at Snowmass
"Black Ski Summit" Starts Feb 23

Denver Post
Rocky Mountain National Park Looking at Developing Two Bike Trails
Cycling Only Allowed on Park Roads Right Now
Concerts added this week: Dave Matthews Band, Rush, Chris Tucker, Elizabeth Pitcairn, Shakedown Street, Teddy Geiger, Band of Horses, Orgy, Greyboy Allstars, Gwar, James McCartney, Glen Phillips, SOJA, The Postal Service, Trace Bundy, Peter Mulvey, Tracy Morgan, Josh Turner, Cherry Poppin' Daddies, Alejandro Escovedo, Los Lobo, Los Lonely Boys, The Music of ABBA (Arrival from Sweden)
BoDeans, John Hiatt, The Wailers, Twiddle, John Popper and more! See the Colorado Concert Calendar
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 2/11/13
Colorado Springs Business Journal
Manitou Incline Will Be Promoted Nationally
Olympians and military personnel have trained on the Incline

Outside Television
Awesome Video of Ouray Ice Park by Outside TV
The Park is Home to More Than 200 Spectacular Ice and Mixed Climbs

Paul Swansen.com
Breckenridge Announces Spring Fever Festival and Schedule
The Month Long Part Kicks off March 17 with Concerts, Competitions and Big Fun

Denver Post
Slipper Slider Ski Group Looking For New Members
The Denver-Based African-American Ski Club is Part of the National Brotherhood of Skiers

Denver Post
New Fat Tires On Bikes Give Access to Powder
The "Fat Bike" Phenomenon is Blowing Up

Summit Daily
Copper Mountain Submits Proposal For Improvements to The Forrest Service
New Lifts, Upgrades to Woodward, Wind Turbines and Summer Expansion on the Table
Summit Daily
Breckenridge Rodeo Looks to Expand after Successful First Year
Longer Season and More Events To Be Pondered by Town Hall

Aspen Times
Washington Perplexed that Helmet Use By Skiers Increases With No New Law
Application Common Sense Sees Use Go From 25% to 66%

Unofficial Networks
50,000 Visitors Travel to The Worlds Largest Ice Hotel in Sweden
100 People Including Artists Participation in Construction

Denver Post
3.2 Million People Visited Rocky Mountain National Park in 2012
Change in Counting System Makes 2012 Visitor Numbers The Standard

Aspen Times
New Nordic Ski Race on Independence Pass Makes Debut on Feb 24
Might as Well Do Something with The Road While It's Closed

Aspen Times
Ice-Age Treasures Unearthed Near Snowmass On Display in Denver
Denver Museum of Nature and Science Will Feature Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age through May 27
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 2/4/13
Unofficial Networks
Which State's Residents Ski More Often?
Vermont Residents Average 13 Days Per Person Per Season

Durango & Silverton Railroad Announces St. Patrick's Day Train
Enjoy the ride with Irish Beer, Corned Beef and Live Music

Durango Herald
Video - Two Dozen Hot Air Balloons Dazzle Crowd
Perfect Conditions Closed out The Snowdown Celebration

Summit Daily
Officials Meet to Discuss Feasibility of Trail Over Hoosier Pass and Tennessee Pass
Public meetings to discuss the expansions on 3/19 in Alama and 3/20 in Breck

Examiner
A Basin Opens Pali Lift
Ski Area Also Offers 3 Day Lift Ticket for $119

Examiner
Spring Back To Vail To Feature Sublime with Rome, O.A.R. and Jimmy Cliff
Event Takes Place Closing Weekend April 12-14

Firsttracksonline.com
Google Adds Ski Lifts and Runs To Maps
Blue, Green and Black Runs are Shown as Solid Colored Lines and Ski Lifts Are Red Dotted Lines

Steamboat Today
Snow Art Graces Lake Catamont
30 People Spread Around and Walked in Patterns

Unofficialnetworks.com
Crested Butte Ranked in the 10 Most Underrated American Ski Resorts
According to Businessinsider.com
Breckenridge's Imperial Lift is Open
North America's highest chairlift, The Imperial Express SuperChair, tops out at 12,840 feet


Tellrude Watch
Telluride Selected As Lead Host Community for Ride the Rockies
Other Host Communities Include Cortez, Durango, Pagosa Springs, Alamosa, Salida and Cañon City

Denver Post
Can Your Hear Me Now? Pilot Program To Boost Cell.Wifi Coverage in National Parks
Opponents Say Using Public Land For Private Use Subscribers Impacts Values

Denver Post
Quirky Items Featured at Snow Sport Industries Show
Model Ski Lifts, Multi-Tasking Ski Poles, Virtual Skiing

Aspen Times
Big Air Fridays Back in Snowmass
Each Friday, Fearless Skiers and Snowboarders Fly Into the Sky

Canon City Daily Record
New Sculptures Going up in Downtown Canon City
Public Art Program A Success in Royal Gorge Country

Canon City Daily Record
Dinosaur Depot Exhibits Move to Royal Gorge History Center
The Display Will be On Loan Until Dinosaur Dept Finds A New Location

Denver Post
Boulder Will Keep Fees at Open Space Trailheads
Charging For Parking is Next on List
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/28/13
Registration is on for Participants in this Year's Frozen Dead Guy Days March 8-10
Coffin Race, Costume Polar Plunge, Snowy Beach Volley Ball

MSN
Loveland is the Only Colorado Resort to Make the List of 10 Hippest Ski Area You Rarely Hear About

Ruby Hill Rail Yard in Denver is Open
Lighted Night Riding Happens 4pm to 9pm 7 Days a Week

Summit Daily
Dillon Marina Recognized as "Top Marina of the Year" By Marina Dock Ages Magazine
"It's not doing one thing well, it's doing everything well. That's what it takes to win this award,"

Outtherecolorado.com
Trails That Remain Open and Mostly Ice Free
"Winter hiking Can Be Fun and Safe"

Examiner
Backcountry Hut Opens at Berthoud Pass
First Hut Opened by Grand Huts Association

Examiner
Colorado Resorts Get Snow Surge This Week
Up to 78 Inches Reported at Some Resorts

Canon City Daily Record
Possible New Digs May Be In the Works But Dinosaur Depot Closing March 3 For Now
Dinosaur Depot Had Been Open for 17 Years
Outtherecolorado.com
No Trespassing Sign Has Vanished
Manitou Springs City Council Vote to Allow Legal Access to Manitou Incline

Steamboat Pilot
Snow Drawing To Grace Yampa Valley Again
Rabbit Ears Pass Becomes Massive Canvass For Spectacular Snow Shoe Art

Unofficial Networks
Is Your Ride Boulder Proof?
Not the Town. VW Sized Boulder Falls Onto I70

Aspen Times
Vail Summer Activity Plan Being Eyed By Many
Forest Service, Other Ski Areas and Summer Visitors Will Watch Vail Ski Area Expansion: Allowed zip lines, ropes courses, pedestrian and cycling trails and disc-golf courses.

Boston.com
East Coaster Comes To Colorado, Brings Snow
Just when you thought Al Gore Was the Only Person Who Could Control the Weather

Denver Business Journal
Colorado Tourism Office Aiming For Steady Funding
25% Budget Swings in Either Direction Would End If Proposal is Passed
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/21/13
Watch Newspapers
New 1300 Acre Ski Resort Near Telluride in The Works
Bear Creek at Telluride will offer human-powered skiing with optional helicopter and Snowcat trips

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Meet With Lawmakers on Colorado Tourism Day January 29
Colorado Springs Chamber and Visitors Bureau Offers Free Bus Ride for those Interested

Denver Post
Up Up and Away! Silverton Now Offers Helicopter Skiing
"If you want to be extreme, you need a rope and a helicopter, right?"

Colorado Springs Gazette
Proposed Economic Development in Trinidad to Include classic car museum, brew pub, baseball training center, hotel, movie theater and shopping center
Car Collection Includes Lincoln Owned by Babe Ruth

Unofficial Networks
20 Years ago the Movie "Aspen Extreme" Hit the Big Screen
Ski Industry Classic Influenced Many an Aspiring Ski Bum

Examiner
38th Annual Wells Fargo Ski Cup March 1-3 at Winter Park
Event Brings in $200,000/yr to support therapeutic recreation summer and winter programs for children and adults with disabilities

Denver Post
Since Taos Added Snowboarding, Injuries Spike
Broke Wrists Increased the most and Trend Appears to be the Same For Other Mountains

The Aspen Times
Don't Ya Just Hate A Whiner? Real Skiers Take the Snow They Can Get
Those who Whine About Conditions Should be Banned

Unofficial Networks
Suggested New Ski Area Signs
Beginner Slope Has Hundreds of People, Kids on Leash and People Falling Down

Steamboat Pilot
The Full Moon's of Ski Season
Brilliant Snow Moon Coming up January 28

Campaign to Unite Women in the Outdoor Sports World - Get The Girls Out
Meet up at the Vail Mountain games February 10

Canon City Daily Record
Christo Meets with Supporters and Friends
Over $13 Million Has Been Spent and the Future of "Over the River" is Very Uncertain

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Manitou Springs' Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cookoff February 9
Only $1 for Two Tastes

Unofficial Networks
Awesome Comparison of 1982 Skier v 2012 Skier
Most Noticeable Change is the Helmet and Fat Skis
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/14/13
Summit Daily
Breckenridge exhibit showcases 100 years of Summit County skiing
Exhibit at the new Breckenridge Heritage Alliance exhibit, open Tuesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Summit Daily
Copper Mountain Announces Uphill Pass
Free Pass Allows Individuals to Skin of Snowshoe Up During Non-Operational Hours

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Named No. 7Toughest Motor Race in the World
This year's Hill Climb is set for June 30

KKTV Channel 11
President Barack Obama signs Law Clarifying Mantiou Incline Legal Status
Trail Improvements Next on The Agenda

Denver Post
Colorado Ad Campaign Generates $900 Million in Tourism Money
"Come to Life" television and print ad campaign, which ran in target markets in April, May and August

Denver Post
Colorado Avalanche Hockey Working Deals to Get Fans Back
Fans Say Lockout and Shortened season was unnecessary and hurtful

Special Lift Ticket offers Two days at Steamboat and Two Days at winter Park for Only $229
Pass Sold Until Feb 1

Free Entry at National Parks Jan 21 - Includes: Great Sand Dunes, Florissant Fossil Beds, Dinosaur, Colorado National Monument, Cache La Poudre, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison, Bent's Old Fort, Rocky Mountain National Park, Mesa Verde.
Other dates for free entrance: April 22-26; Aug. 25; Sept. 28; and Nov. 9-11.

Denver Post
Four Cities Vie to Host For Winter X Games
Aspen , Lake Tahoe, Park City, and Quebec City, Canada in the Running

LA Times
Sales of Snowboards and Snowboard Equipment down 21%. Sales of Skis up 3%
Last season alpine skiing replaced snowboarding as the most popular snow sport among kids ages 6 to 17

Unofficial Networks
VIDEO: World's Largest Snowball Fight Sets Record
Not Sure Why This is Here, But it Looks Cool

Examiner
Vail's 22 Foot Super Pipe Is Ominous
Just in Time for the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships Feb. 25 - March 2

The Watch Newspapers
Interview With Chuck Horning, Owner of Telluride Ski and Golf Co.
"I'm quite enthused and committed to getting this company reset."

Durango Herald
New 24 Acre Park Going in By Durango Mountain Resort
The goal is for the park to become "a launching pad to the exceptional wilderness beyond

Unofficial Networks
Check out the World's Most "Outrageous" Gondolas
The Sauna Gondola Takes the Prize

Keystone Resort is Showcasing Food and Wine
Events Occur From Jan 18 to Feb 10

Unofficial Networks
Crested Butte Submits New Master Plan to Forrest Service
Included: New and Upgraded Lifts, 21% Terrain Increase, Cat Accessed Skiing and Summer New Hiking and Biking Trails

Denver Business Journal
Colorado Cities Rank Among America's Best Performing 200
Fort Collins (12), Denver (30), Boulder (15), Greeley (42), Colorado Springs (57), Pueblo and Greeley Rank Among Small Metros



Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/7/13
Durango Herald
There's One Brewhouse, Distiller and Vintner for Every 2,000 Residents in Chaffee and Lake Counties
11 Breweries, Distillers and Winemakers Create the the Ark Valley Libation Society

Steamboat Today
Articles Celebrating Steamboat's 50 Year History
Tractors Used As Groomers, Herd of Cows Save Resort and the Dreamer Behind the Resort

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Non-Ski Towns Struggle For Winter Business
Focus On Holiday Celebrations and What To Do If You're Not Skiing

Denver Business Journal
2012 Was A big Year For Denver's Museums
Some Recorded Record Visitors

Onthesnow.com
Ski Free at Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Loveland, Powderhorn, Monarch, and Winter Park
Purchase 10 gallons or more of Shell Gas Get a Lift Ticket Free when you Buy One

Unofficial Networks
Top Ten Ski Resorts to Find a Sugar Daddy
Vail, Telluride and Aspen on the List

Examiner
Vail Pass Holders Offers Receive Discounts Jan 7-13
Discounts on Lodging, Food and Beverage, Equipment Rental and more
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
New Ice Rink Opens In Carbondale

onthesnow.com
Aspen Offers College Students X Games Lift Ticket Deal
Two Day Pass for All 4 Mountains Only $82

Ouray Ice Festival, World's Premier Ice Climbing Festival, Set For Jan 10-13
Athletes Will Compete for $16,000 in Prize Money

The History of Snowdown Spreads Jollity, Commerce and Mirth among the people
Durango's Snowdown Takes Place Jan 30-Feb 3

Fifth and Six Graders Still have Time To Sign Up For Ski Country's Passport Program
Free and Cheap Skiing For Today's Youth Better Than XBox

Denver Post
Steamboat Plans 10 day Party For 50th Birthday
Jan 11 to Jan 21 Includes Free Cake, Time Capsule Opening and more!

9News
Slowdowns For I70 Twin Tunnel Expansion Expected to Start
I70 Traffic Will be Diverted for 8 Months

CNN Travel
CNN Lists 8 Getaways 99% Wish They Could Afford
Aspen is on the List
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 1/1/13
Elevation Outdoors
EO Readers Vote On best Small, Mid and Large Colorado Ski Towns
Silverton, Crested Butte and Durango Win Respectively

Outtherecolorado
Bill Making it Legal To Hike Manitou Incline On Presidents Desk
"Hikers can take advantage of unique trail in a safe manner, and no longer be considered trespassers"

Summit Daily
Putting Together Vail's First Gondola
It Almost Didn't Happen in Time

Summit Daily
Ice Fishing In Full Swing

Denver Post
Winter X Games Reviewing Bids for New Resort Host
Aspen/Buttermilk Has Hosted the Games for 11 Years

Outside

Obamacare Won't Cover Many High Risk Activities
Be Sure to Look Before You Leap

Denver Post
Hundreds Take The Icy Plunge Into Evergreen Lake
New Years Celebration Offers Bone Chilling Wake Up
Sky-Hi News
State Ready To Fund Hwy 9 Improvements
Treacherous Stretch Between Silverthorne and Kremmling Will Add Wild Life Crossings and 8' Shoulders

Unofficial Networks
Us Snow Coverage Twice as good As Last Year
63% of the Country Covered vs.23%

Summit Daily
Steamboat Springs December Snowfall in Top 6 All Time
105.25" Fell at the Resort

Loveland Celebrating 75 Years With Discounted Lift Tickets
Jan 12-13 Cost is only $37
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 12/17/12
Summit Daily
Vail Resorts Moving Ahead With Breckenridge Peak 6 Expansion
Addition Increases Acreage by 23%

Durango Herald

Western Weather Consultants Has 38 Cloud Seeding Machines in the San Juans
What took them So Long to Fire Up?

Unofficial Networks
How Does a Chairlift Work
File Under Stuff You Probably Don't Think About

Spectator UK
2012 The Best Year Ever?
An Abundance of Everything

Onthesnow.com
Wolf Creek Gets 42" in 72 Hours
And the Pictures are here to Prove it

Skinet.com
"Climb to Glory" Documents Legacy of 10th Mountain Division
Film Premiers in Denver at Oriental Theater, January 17


Ski Cooper Announces December 21 Opening Day!

All Natural Snow Makes this Ski Resort a Gem

Sky-Hi News
Grand County Tourism Board Experiencing a Boost in Business
Lodging Tax Revenues Up, Website Traffic Up and More Fr Winter Park, Grand Lake, Kremmling and Granby Areas

Onthesnow.com
Pics of Vail's Legends
Seibert, Eaton, Vonn and More!

First Track Online
Vail Hosts World's Largest Ski Day To Conquer Cancer
March 9 Will Welcome 100s Dressed in Pink


Copper Snow Day Pass is Back
$99 and You get To Ski Any Day there's Four or More Inches of Powder




2013 USA Pro Cycle Challenge Host Cities and Route Announced. Here's some headline from around the State

Denver, Post
Aspen Hosts Start of USA Pro Cycle Challenge

Summit Daily
Breckenridge Gets USA Pro Cycle Challenge Start and Finish

The Watch
Pro Cycle Challenge Will Not Be in SW Colorado

Steamboat Today
Pro Cycle Challenge Returns To Steamboat, Bike Town USA

Examiner
Shaun White Donates Famous Red Hair to Locks of Love
Flying Tomato Takes on a Clean Cut Look

Estes Park News
Estes Park Winter Festival Looking For Volunteers Jan 18-21
Chili Cookoff, Barn Dance, Comp Showshoe Advice, Gallery Walk and More Featured at this Year's Fest

Outtherecolorado.com
Shaun White Wins Snowboard Super Pipe At Dew Tour
The Soaring Phenom Was Nearly Flawless on his Runs

Velo News
Velo News Selects USA Pro Cycle Challenge Best Domestic Bike Race
Terrain, Scenery, Climbs and Descents and Weather All in the Mix

Outtherecolorado.com
Pikes Peak highway open To Cyclist Year Around
7,000 Foot Climb Covers Nearly 19 Miles

Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Carbondale Considering Plan for New River Park
Price = $3.5 million and includes new boat launch, RV and tent campground, welcome center, outdoor education center, fishing dock and trails
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 12/10/12
Unofficialnetworks.com
Swiss Skier, Lara Gut 2013 Lange Girl
Oh My!

Summit Daily
CDOT Looking at Turning I70 into Toll Road
Cost would be Adjusted Depending on Traffic

Denver Post
Boulder Company Releases Plan to Launch Humans To the Moon
For Only $750 Million, you May Be Able to Go the Moon

Colorado Springs Business Journal
2013 Hill Climb Tickets on Sale
2012 Was the First Year the Race Was Made on Paved Roads

Denver Post
Most Innovative Gear of 2012 Gift Guide
If you have an Adventurer on Your List This is For You

Telluride Watch
More Festival Fiasco in Telluride
Shroomfest Doesn't want to share their Weekend with The Ride Fest

Winter Park Wipeout - The Coolest Race On Snow, April 6
Course has Competitors Pin Balling Around Completing Tasks and Challenges

Outtherecolorado.com
Vail Celebrates 50 Years
Looking back, Lift Tickets Were a Whopping $5

Huffington Post
Of the 10 Most Expensive Home In Colorado, 6 Are in Aspen
So Far, The Good Life Is Still Alive in Colorado

Denver Post
Champagne Bar Coming Back To Aspen
Of course...

Denver Post
113th Annual Christmas Bird Count Vital To Monitor Bird Status
Everyone is Welcome to Count

Examiner
Granby Ranch Opens and Adds Black/Expert Trails
Night Skiing is Offered on Fridays and Saturdays

Huffington Post
Vail's 9 Most Expensive Homes
HP's Obsessions with Who Has What Continues but We Just Like The Pics
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 12/4/12
Copper Mountain Celebrates 40th Anniversary Weekend
$40- Lift Tickets, Super Diamond in Concert and More!


Summit Daily

Breckenridge Peak 6 Expansion Appeals Rejected
The Rejection Give Breckenridge the Go Ahead

Denver Post
Summer Business Growing Faster than Winter for Colorado Resorts
Winter Business Has Yet to Return to Pre-Recession Levels

Aspen Times
Number Of Airline Seats Coming to Aspen Reduced by 20%
United and American Are Still Offering Service to Aspen This Year

Durango Herald
At 7,420 Feet, New "Stoner" Town Look s To Offer Music and More
Frank McDonald Bought His Own Town and Looks to Do With It What He Wants

Wildsnow.com
Crested Butte Proposing New Uphill Policy
Dedicated Routes, Specific Dog Routes, Times and Costs are on the Table

Summitcountyvoice.com
Front Range Ski Bus Offering Free Rides on December 15
A-Basin, Keystone, Loveland, and Copper on the List For Stops From Denver

Denver Post
Billionaire And US Forrest Service Finalize Deal to Preserve 166,000 Acres of Colorado
Area Between Great Sand Dunes and La Veta Pass Will Provide Abundant Wildlife and Clean Water

Aspen Times
Aspen Songwriters Festival Postponed in 2013
Organizers Looking to Refocus on 2014
Denver Post
Colorado is the Only State To Dedicate Funding for Agritourism
In Delta County, visitors can pick potatoes and grapes, help shear sheep, visit cheese makers and even mend fences

Colorado Central Magazine
Great Story of Colorado's First Lift Built With WPA Funds in 1939
Crested Butte's Pioneer Ski Area Hosted this Marvel

Aspen Times
Aspen Highlands Delays Opening
Snow on the Way, But 8 More Inches is Still Needed

Adventure Racing Series Kicks off Saturday
Races Combine Biking, Snowshoeing, Running and Nordic Skiing All Winter

Denver Business Journal
Vail Resorts Buys Minnesota and Michigan Ski Resorts
Did the Vail Epic Pass Just Get More Epic?

Unofficial Networks
Forbes Top Ten US Resorts Ranked by AWESOMENESS!
Telluride, Vail, Silverton and Wolf Creek Make Positions

Colorado Springs Business Journal
Pikes Peak Marathon Selected To Host 2013 Trail Marathon
Trail Marathon Combines Elevation, Altitude, Terrain Variation and More

Canon City Daily Record
Work Is On To Save Historic St. Cloud Hotel
Opened in 1886, the Hotel Needs Some Serious Dollars

Have a tourism news item of event we should know? Send it to Jeff@coloradoinfo.com
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 11/26/12
Denver Business Journal
President Clinton's Talk Close to Selling Out
December 3, at Well Fargo Theater, Denver

Denver Business Journal
Train Station and Hotel At DIA Taking Shape
510 Hotel Room and Conference Center and Train Station Expected to Be Finished in early 2014

Examiner
Shaun White Will Compete at This Years Dew Tour December 13-16 In Breckenridge
Also Confirmed: Scotty Lago, Louie Vito, Tom Wallisch, Kelly Clark and Jamie Anderson

Denver Post
Rerouting of Colorado Trail Could Ban Bikes
Opposition is Mounting To Proposed Ban

Outside Online
Outside Adventure Film School and Outside TV Are creating A Reality Show in Colorado
You May be The Person to To Do it At Janet Cabin Near Breckenridge

Tahoe Daily
Warren Miller Writes How Skiing Has Come A Long Way
In 1946 American Had Less Than 15 Chairlifts

Steamboat Daily
Steamboat Resort Turns 50, Steamboat Winter Carnival Turns 100
You can Bet There Will Be A Party

Telluride Daily Planet
Coors Shoots Three Commercials in Telluride
Imagine That, Telluride is a great Place To Drink Beer

Denver Post
Teva Out as Mountain Game Sponsor
Games Will Move Ahead without Show Brand Sponsor

On The Snow
Silverton Opens For Unguided Skiing December 1
Bring Your Shovel, Beacon and Probe


Steamboat Today
Howelson Hill To Open December 1
In 1917 the hill was officially named after Carl Howelsen, the man who brought ski jumping and the Winter Carnival to Steamboat Springs.

Summit County Voice
U.S. Forest Service Plans to build 13 miles of new trails for motorized use in Summit County
Forrest Service Deemed Tenderfoot Area Appropriate for the Use

Summit Daily

Skis Made From Colorado Trees Expanding Business
Meir Started as A Small Garage Shop Now Has Full Commercial Production

The Watch
Telluride Town Council Debates If There Are Too Many Festivals
Many Expressed Sentiment that The Town Can't Handle More Major Festivals

Summit Daily
Hunting, Fishing & Wildlife Viewing Has $3 Billion Impact on Colorado Economy
A big Chunk of the Money Goes to Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Summit Daily
A-Basin Creates Uphill Policy
Guests Can Obtain Uphill Pass at Season Pass Office To ID Them

Summit Daily
Lindsey Vonn Sets Pace for New Epic Mix Racing
Skiers and Riders Can Compare their Times To Vonn's on Giant Slalom Courses at Vail

Coloradoan
Loveland to Host First Hops For Hope
Beer, Bourbon and BBQ at Bud Center Dec. 1

The Independent
10 Best Ski Apps Will Do Just About Everything But Ski The Run
One Will Even Gauge Your Air Time

Denver off the Wagon
Denver's first Bacon & Beer Festival
Combination Takes Place on Dec. 9, 2:30 p.m. at Mile High Station
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 11/19/12
Canon City Daily Record
Christo Donating OTR Prep Art Works
To Gov. Office

Hick Plans to Offer Works On Temp Loan to Colorado Museums

Steamboat Today
Steamboat Ski Area Adopts New Uphill Policy
Program Meant To Avoid Injuries, Offer Employees Peace Of Mind

SkyHi News
Snowball Festival Moving To Winter Park March 8 & 9
After Being in Avon For Two Years, Fest Moves To Grand Park

Vail Extends Season Pass Sales to December 2
Most all Resorts Still Have Season Passes on Sale

The Watch

Telluride Chooses Not To Allow Early Season Turns
Petition Asked for The Right Travel in the Back Country in Early and Late Season

Denver Business Journal
Stranahan's Whiskey Opens Store and Tasting Room
Store Located at the Distillery Is Open Mon, Wed and Fri Noon to 5 PM

Colorado Springs Business Journal
TripAdvisor Recognizes Colorado Springs
Pikes Peak Area has Seen a Great Increase in Positive Traveler Feedback

Summit Daily
Colorado Communities Submitting Bids To Host USA Pro Cycling Challenge
So Far, At Least 19 are Vying to be One of 12 Coveted Host Cities

Leadville Holiday Parade Of Lights Saturday Dec. 8
Big Fun with Hayrides, Santa, hot Cocoa, and Christmas Karaoke


Some Distractions While we wait for the Snow...

How To Carry Your Skis Properly
Carrying Skis Is Not Rocket Science

Proposed Denmark Ski Dome Offers 3 KM of Indoor/Outdoor Skiing
Check out Photos of the Beast that Would Be Larger than Dubai's Indoor Ski Area

Top 4 Ski Chase Scenes
Remember these Video Clips?

The Bra Tree
Ever Wonder How This Magnificent Plant Came to Be?

Crested Butte News
Could New Colorado Law Encourage a Marijuana Tourism Boom?
Probably Not Since It's Still Not Legal To Smoke in Public

Aspen Times
10th Mountain Division Hut Association Offers Intimate Mountain Experience
52,000 Winter Nights Were Recorded at 33 Huts

Unofficial Networks
Avalanche Protecting Airbags Won't Make You Invincible
Back Country Skiers Encouraged to Make Right Decisions

Win A Winter Getaway to Breckenridge During Ullr Fest
Includes Airfare, Lodging, Lift Tix, Rentals AND Ride in the Ullr Parade

Southwest Ice Skating Rink At Skyline Park Open Nov. 23
Downtown Rink will stay Open Until Feb 14
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 11/12/12
Denver Post
Eldora Opens Friday, Nov. 16
Celebrating 50 Years

Summit Daily

New Metering Idea May Improve I70 Traffic
New System May Help Prevent Bumper To Bumper Traffic

Aspen Times
Winternational Is On For Thanksgiving
Conditions are Good Enough For Ski Team to Practice on Course

Aspen Times
Redstone's Elk Park To Be Developed Into Real Park
New Additions Include Pavilion, Gravel Parking Lot, Paths and More

Aspen Times
Rio Grande Bike Trail Paving Could Cost $1 Million Per Mile
County Considering the Value

Outtherecolorado.com
Manitou Incline History Exhibit Opens
History Shares How track Was Built to Assist in Water Pipeline

Outtherecolorado
A-Basin Opens Top to Bottom Skiing
Sky-Hi Daily News
Winter Park Opens Nov. 14
Tubing Hill, Alpenglow Massage, and Liquor Store New to the Resort This Year

Examiner
Telluride and Crested Butte Offer Interchangeable Lift Ticket
$399 gets you Three Day at Both Resorts

Vail Daily
Vail Opens Friday Nov. 16
Vail Also Celebrates 50 Years

Denver Post
Ski Areas Paying Airlines More to Keep Flights Coming In
Subsidies are the Only Way Airlines Will Guarantee Flights to Your Fave Resorts

Denver Post
Pikes Peak Ski Area Dream Remains Alive
Some People Believe Colorado Springs Deserves a Ski Resort

Keystone Night Skiing Starts Nov. 21
Night Skiing Continues on Selected Dates Until January

First Tracks
World Snowboard Day Set For Dec. 30
37 Countries Plan to Participate
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 11/5/12
Elevation Outdoors
Readers Vote for Their Fave Small, Mid and Large Ski Town in Colorado

Summit Daily
Breckenridge Raising Parking Fees
at Gondola

Cars with Four Or More Passengers Get $5 Off

Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 10/29/12
Denver Post
Colorado's Second Velodrome Set To Open This Spring
Bikes with No Brakes and High Speed Riders Wanted

Examiner
Eldora Fires up Snow Guns
Eldora Celebrating 50th B-day this Year

Coloradoan
Two Students from Fort Collins Will Sing With Kenny Rogers
Show Scheduled Nov. 29 at Budweiser Events Center

Outtherecolorado.com
New Book on SW Colorado Single track Trails is Out
Guide Maps Trails from Pagosa Springs to Aztec to Cortez and Durango Area

9 News

Independence Pass Scheduled to Close Nov. 7
One of the Best Drives in the World (Even with Bad Company)

Gov. Hick Says Active Military Get Free Admission to All of Colorado's 42 State Parks
Includes Passengers in Cars Too!

Steamboat Today
Steamboat Ice Castles Spring up in Ski Time Square
Expected to Open For Tours in Mid December

Monarch Pass Prices Go Up Nov. 4
Pass Covers 31 Ski Areas on 2 Continents, 5 Countries, and 9 States

Beaumont Hotel and Spa Ranked in Top 100 by Conde Nast Traveler
See You There

Ski Cooper Offers New 4 Day Pass
At $99, You can Use it Any Four Days During the Season and Can Be Bought Online... Why Haven't you Bought One yet?

Unofficial Networks
Expose: What is America's Take on their Ski Bums
In Most Countries the Ski Bum is Celebrated, I American, they Don't Care

Unofficial Networks

You Can Now Charge your iPhone With Your Camp Fire
New Device Let's You Harness The Fire's Energy

The Mountain Mail
Monarch Snowmobile Tours and Rentals Sold To New Owners
First Time the 24 Year Old Business Has Changed Hands

The Watch Newspapers
Ouray Chamber Announces Winner of 2012 Jeep Wrangler
John Naccarto of Colorado Springs Will See Us on The 4 x 4 Trails

Royal Gorge Zipline Tours Offers $40 Off Extreme Tour Through Nov. 20
Reach Speeds Over 55MPH on a 1700 ft Zip
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 10/22/12
John Lennon's Artwork on Display Nov. 2-4
Over 120 Lithographs and Never Seen Works in Denver

Outtherecolorado.com
The Really Big Show! Ski and Snowboard Expo Nov. 2-4
Colorado Convention Center Stuffed with Discount Gear and More

10/26/12 - Denver Business Journal
DIA Ranks 17th in US for International Air Passengers
DIA is the 5th Busiest Airport in America

Denver Business Journal
Longmont's Oskar Blues Brewery Increased Production and Revenue Over 50% This Year
Brewery Being Built in North Carolina to Handle East Coast Distribution

Summit Daily

Forest Service OK's ABasin Expansion
Replacement of Norway Lift, Adding Zip Line and More Open Terrain Projects to Be completed in the next 5 to 10 years

Estes Park News
Temp Ice Skating Rink To Be Installed In Downtown Estes Park
Installation Expected to Be Complete before Thanksgiving

Examiner
Breckenridge Hosts Week Long Events Leading To Opening
Free Coffee, Find Ullr Contest, Cinnamon Rolls on Opening Day
Steamboat Today
Steamboat Snowmaking Could Start 10/25
Low Temps and Humidity Determine if Blowers Fire Up

Outtherecolorado.com
10th Mountain Skiers Chronicled in New Warren Miller Film
"Flow State" Screening in Co. Springs Nov. 2

Denver Post

Crested Butte Offering Free Skiing On Opening Day
CB Scehduled to Open Nov. 21

Denver Post
Crested Butte Also Giving Away 1 Free Lift Ticket Per Day
All You gotta Do is Be Face Book Fan

Updated Photos on Vail Gondola Construction
New Cabins Are Looking Good

Durango Giving away a Mountain Adventure
Includes Skis, Flights, Accommodations, Lift Tix, Food, Lessons, Activities, and more!

Win Two Epic Passes For Life!
All You gotta do is Buy a Pass to be Entered


Golden Gate Canyon Park Offering Christmas Tree Cutting
Permits can Be Purchased for December 1 or 2
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 10/15/12
10/19/13 - 9 News
Trip Advisor Recognizes Palisade in Top 10 Wine Vacation Getaways
Sonoma County and Napa Valley, CA No, 1 and 2

10/19/12
Trail Ridge Road Is Closed
Just Another Sign Winter Is Here

10/19/12 - Mountain Gazette
How To Watch Your Son Jump Off A Cliff
You'll Probably Be More Nervous

10/19/12 - Denver Post
2012 USA Pro Challenge Has $99.6 Million Impact
Race Drew 1 Million Spectators

10/19/12
Royal Gorge Route Offers Trick or Treat Train Oct 27 and 28
Ghosts, Pumpkin Patch and Treats

10/17/12 - Steamboattoday.com
Mountain Resort Bookings Up Slightly... Very Slightly
Mtn Travel Research Says Booking's Up .5% from last Year

10/17/12 - Summit County Voice
Colorado Resorts Dominate SKI Mag Reader Polls
1. Whistler Blackcomb, 2. Deer Valley, 3. Vail, 4. Park City, 5. Telluride.,..
Other Colorado Resorts in the Top 20: Snowmass, Beaver Creek, Steamboat, Breckenridge, Crested Butte, Aspen, Aspen Highlands and Copper Mountain


Denver Post
Loveland Celebrates 75 Years
It's About Skiing, Not Gourmet Meals and Real Estate

Summit Daily

ABasin First Resort in Colorado To Open
Black Mountain Express Cranks Up At 9am on Wed., Oct. 17

Win a Winter Park Ski Pass For Life
All You Gotta Do is Enter and Like 'em on Facebook
Vail Brings in Towers For New Gondola
Photos Show Fresh Snow Among Construction

Outtherecolorado.com
Colorado Mountain Club Celebrates 100th Anniversary Oct. 20
Mountaineering Club has 9000 Members

ESPN

Best Apps for Skiers and Boarders
"Find My Friends" App Shares Pals Location Data

Eldora Early Season Pass Price Increasing
Season Pass Holders Can Add any Five Days Of Steamboat for only $149

Denver Post
Ski Resorts Making Innovations To Keep Snow Around
New Snowmaking Equipment, Better Grooming and Other Upgrades in The Works

Canon City Daily Record
Historic Rialto Theater in Florence Eyes 2013 Opening
Hope is to Celebrate 90th Anniversary Opening on Sept. 25

Sky Hi Daily News
YMCA's Snow Mountain Ranch Adding Five More Fully Funrished Yurts
Yurt Can Accommodate up to 6 People

Freeskier
Win Everything it Takes to be a Ski Bum for a Year in Colorado
Columbia Giving Away 3 Mos Rent, Food, Lift Tickets, Etc...

Summit Daily
Summit County Ski Area COOs Optimistic For 2012-13 Season
"When Skiers and Boarders See The Snow Fly, They Will Be Back"
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 10/11/12
Durangotv.com
Great Behind the Scenes Video of Rock Climbers Filmed with Remote Controlled Helicopter
Rock climbers Had to Carry Helicopter to Lemon Reservoir
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The Great Pumpkin Patch Express Train Takes You To Meet Peanuts Characters
Ride Also Includes Trick or Treat Bag, Pumpkin Patch, Hay Wagon Rides, Maze and More!

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Skiandsnowboardmonth.org
Bring A Newcomer to the Slopes for Lesson and Win A Ski Trip
The "Bring and Friend Challenge" runs from December 17 - March 17
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Aspen 4 Day and 7 Day "Classic Pass" Goes up in Price After October 14
Passes only $209 and $339 Now. Sales Ends Nov. 11
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Win A Chance to Ski with The US Ski Team at Copper Deadline to Enter Oct. 28
VIP prize package that includes a venue tour from a U.S. Ski Team athlete followed by open skiing and riding and lunch with the Team
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Outdoorlife.com
Bret Favre Gets His First Mule Deer in Granby
Guide Recounts Story of NFL Quarterback's Hunting Trip In Colorado
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CBS Channel 4
Lindsey Vonn Asks To Compete Against Men
Great Skier Wants to Make Historic Move at Lake Louise, In Alberta Canada
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Copper Mountain Starts Working on Half Pipe
Half Pipe at the Base is a Big One
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Pueblo Chieftain
Vail Reports 17% Increase in Season Pass Sales This Year
Bounce Is Welcome After Challenging 11-12 Season


Aspen Times
Judge Says Snowmass Can Go Ahead With Developing 230 Acres
Environmentalist Injunction Denied
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Ullr Fest Organizers Ask Artists for 2013 Poster Art to Celebrate Festival's 50th
Winning Poster Artists Get Prize Package of Merch
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Denver Post
Former State Senator Ken Chlouber Was At Climb When Avalanche Hit
Nepal's Mount Manalu Took 11 Mountaineer's Lives, Chlouber's Lung Issue Saved His Life
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Summit Daily
Breckenridge Rodeo Gets OK For 2013
Rodeo Approved to Start Earlier Next Year
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Aspen Times
Hiking in Silverton into Ice Lake Basin
Author Describes 7 Mile Hike And Reward
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Onthesnow.com
Purgatory at Durango Offers 2 Days of Lift Tix and 2 Nights of Lodging at $69/Person
Great Deal Good Throughout the Season Except Christmas and Spring Break
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Denver Post
Environmentalists Strike Again - Breckenridge Expansion Put on Hold
Argue That Endangered Lynx May Be Victim
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Examiner
Winter Park Offering Guarantee Of Early Snow Trips Booked Between Nov. 14 and Dec. 20 Can be Rescheduled if Snow Not Up Standards
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Examiner
Eldora Ski Resort Looking For Volunteers to Help With Disabled Skiers
Organization Provides Over 1000 Lessons
a Season

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Coloradosprings.com
Halloween Guide To Colorado Springs
Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, Ghost Walks and More!

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Mile High Mamas
The Biggest Baddest Listing of Colorado Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches and Fall Fests
Travel, Vacation and Tourism Headlines for the Week of 10/5/12
Coloradoan.com
TripAdvisor Names New Belgium Brewing Company Best Brewery Tour in the Nation
New Belgium beat out such breweries as Samuel Adams, Sierra Nevada and Anheuser Busch
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50 Things to Do in Vail to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
#1 - Ride the New Gondola with Heated Seats
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Examiner
San Juan Ski Company Opens Back Up in Durango
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Forbes
Keystone Resort Offers Free Skiing For Kids This Year
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Spooky Colorado Lists Front Range Colorado Haunted Houses.
Onthesnow.com
Rocky Mountain Super Pass Offers Three Free Lift Tickets at Winter Park Resort or Copper Mountain
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Unofficialnetworks.com
Giving Illegal Ski Lessons at Breckenridge Ski Resort Could Land You In Jail
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Crested Butte, Durango,Lake City, Colorado, Ouray and Salida Finalist in Prettiest Painted Places in America
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Summit Daily
Ice Castles Cancels Summit County This Year
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Denver Post
Will Commercial Space Flight Solve I70 Traffic Congestion?
$200,000 Grant Approved For Spaceport Feasibility Study




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