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Winter Park ski resort

Recreation

Want to Ski for Free?

Another email from Winter Park Ski Resort.  Why I opened this one, I really don’t know.  But then the contents of the email caught my eye. “Hey Winter Park Pass Holders.  Want to ski for free this winter?  We’re recruiting ski instructors for the winter season, no experience necessary.  Work…

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History Recreation

Abandoned

During the peak of Colorado’s ski area operation, there were up to 200 different ski areas in operation.  Today, there are about 30. Why did some survive and others shut down?  What happens to a ski area when the lifts stop turning? A new documentary called “Abandoned” examines these questions…

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Weather/Climate

The winter that wasn’t

They had planned the trip for months.  You would have to book the reservations months in advance as a Christmas trip to Telluride, Colorado would be highly coveted by most.  Instead of tons of trails covered in powdery snow, they were instead confronted with barren slopes, warm temperatures and sunny…

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