More resorts in Colorado open this week than any other; Crested Butte and Steamboat opened today, while Monarch Mountain, Snowmass, and Telluride open tomorrow on Thanksgiving day. Here's the lowdown on the Turkey Day openings.
Last week when most snowboarders were still warming up on pre-season park set ups, M.J. was already busy gathering video clips in the streets of Denver. Learn more about the Dillon local in this week's Talking Points.
Beaver Creek Resort will open on Wednesday, Nov. 26 with 558 acres of terrain on the main mountain including Rose Bowl, as well as Bachelor Gulch. Thanks to plentiful storms which have blanketed the slopes with 15 inches of fresh snow in the past two days and five feet this month, this is one of the best openings in the past decade with 30 percent of the mountain opening.
Vail Mountain, one of the largest ski resorts in the world, opened for the 2014-2015 winter season today with more than 500 acres of terrain available to snowboarders, and access from Vail Village and Lionshead.
Get your double corks ready boys and girls, because the infamous Park Lane jump line at Breckenridge is set to open "by Saturday, November 22," according to the resort. Upper mountain terrain off of the 6-Chair will open today.
In Good Co. is our opportunity to interview riders from different places while they visit the state we call home. For this one, we caught up with Jake Kuzyk while he was taking a break from sessioning a backyard setup in Summit County.
Watch Steve Lauder get loose in the streets in his part from Buck 90/ UKC's "Itis." According to the Buck 90 instagram, the part isn't officially out until tomorrow, but here at Snowboard Colorado we are all about the breaking news. Sorry guys!