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Winter Park

Weather/Climate

Blow Over

Driving home tonight seemed uneventful.  It had been a clear but windy day on the plains. But as we drove up Boulder Canyon, the snow started to fall.  Gently at first, and then swirling around violently as we neared Nederland.  Where did the snow come from? The people who started…

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Recreation

The Gondola

I saw it come to life over a matter of weeks.  First, I walked through the village and I saw the towers perched on the hillside.  Later, cable first lay across the bricks, then got strung  — one tower to the next.  A huge crane loomed over the Sun Spot…

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Weather/Climate

White Christmases

Will we or won’t we? It’s everyone’s winter fantasy come true.  You wake up on Christmas morning, throw back the curtains, and there it is.  A winter wonderland straight out of Currier and Ives.  Trees with branches bowed with snow.  The world hushed with the weight of fluffy flakes of…

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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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