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Eldora

Recreation

Early Season Skiing?

“Did you hear? Eldora is opening this Friday!” “I can’t wait to go skiing, I got my new boots and skis!” My friends were stoked to get out the boards and start sliding down the hill. Then I got the email. “We’re Opening Early!  The snow is here and conditions…

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History

The Gold Rush That Wasn’t

Living in the foothills of the Front Range, you can’t escape the history of Colorado’s Gold Rush. Old mines abound as you hike local trails near Caribou, Eldora and Ward and old mining roads dot the Forest Service land around Nederland. So, I listened with interest when Colorado Public Radio…

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Recreation

Pay to Park? Just Say No!

Last week I met up with some people from Denver, and like any group of Coloradans, the conversation turned to skiing.  Some had Epic passes, preferring Vail, and some had Ikon Passes.  They asked me which one I preferred. “I’m a part-time ski instructor, so I get a pass for…

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