Monthly Archives: March 2010

Early ski pricing, Eldora deal Wednesday

Though this ski season isn’t even over yet, resorts are offering some of their best prices on passes for the 2010-2011 season right now. Ari Stiller-Shulman, spokesman for Colorado Ski Country USA, said many of Colorado’s resorts only guarantee their … Continue reading

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Junior Nordic team killing it

That’s right, I said it — the Boulder Nordic Junior Racing Team had yet another killer season of racing. The story’s here. I was super impressed that two of the kids qualified for the Scando Cup (and so were all … Continue reading

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Oops–Elk Mountains Grand Reverse

According to a release that landed in my inbox this morning… “The Elk Mountains Grand Traverse turned into the 2nd Elk Mountains Grand Reverse due to high winds, snow and severe wind chill.” Oh you clever press release writers! Anyway, … Continue reading

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Grow up, climber girl

Pass the sippy cup. Today’s Field Notes explains why I’m a mere climbing toddler. But I’m hoping to go to first grade soon. Wah.

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Yes, we’ve had an assload of snow

I was starting to think it was just my imagination that we’ve had an assload of snow this winter. The lackluster ski season has made it especially tough to shake the feeling that it was all in my head.  But … Continue reading

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Gear and Cheer

I know your REI dividend just came in, but c’mon. You’re a gear whore (aren’t we all?!?), and you want more. So check out my story on Gear and Cheer, a benefit for the Women’s Wilderness Institute, so you know … Continue reading

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Wednesday pow recs

It’s gonna snow on the Front Range. Any minute now. I consulted with Joel Gratz (as I often do when it comes to snow) to see whether tomorrow will be a worthwhile powder day anywhere, and Joel says to hit … Continue reading

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The gritty goodness of a bad trip

Forgive me, but I’m way behind on posting my latest column (about the gritty goodness of bad road trips) because I was, you guessed it, on yet another road trip. This trip did indeed have a rough start — we … Continue reading

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How to weasel your way into a ski condo

It’s mid-March, so who knows how many more weekend pow-fests we’ll see. I say it’s the perfect weekend to take advantage of a friend and weasel your way into his or her ski condo. Start now. It might take you … Continue reading

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Google Maps directions by bike

It’s a little surprising this didn’t happen sooner, but you can get directions on Google Maps by bike now. I haven’t tried actually riding a route from this yet, but I asked the mighty Google how to get from Full … Continue reading

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