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A man doing a left turn on skis at Vail
26
Sep

How to Save Money this Colorado Ski Season

When fresh powder hits the slopes, people flock to Colorado ski resorts by the tens of thousands. Summit County alone receives an average of 300 inches or 762 cm of snow per year, bringing winter vacationers and locals along with it. The winter season can be quite expensive here in the Rocky Mountains, and prices...
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01
Nov

Colorado’s Ski Resorts Opening Dates

It is finally winter in Colorado. Well, technically it’s still fall, but it is getting cold at least. The cold weather means Colorado ski resorts are either open or getting ready to open soon. Here are some opening dates for the Vail Valley and Summit County areas to help you start planning your Colorado winter...
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Young Woman Drinking Wine In Restaurant
08
Oct

Dine-in Options for Thanksgiving in Summit County

Summit County holds some of the best towns, resorts, and slopes in the world, such as Copper Mountain, Keystone with the night lights, Beaver Creek, and of course, good ol’ Breckenridge. Right down the street from Beaver is Vail. These towns cater well to the many people that travel to these destinations during the winter...
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Vail ski run in the winter with a blue sky
09
Aug

Our Favorite On-Mountain Dining Options

1. The Overlook The Overlook Restaurant sits at 11,274 on the top of Peak 9 at Breckenridge Ski Resort. This on-mountain restaurant features Asian-inspired foods that will be sure to warm you up and fuel you for the day. The Overlook has great options for vegetarians with menu items like Rocky Mountain Ramen and Overlook...
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Vail Pandemic Activities
10
Jan

What’s Still Happening in Vail, Breckenridge, and More During the 2020/2021 Pandemic

All of us at Peak 1 Express hope everyone enjoyed their holiday season.  We’re just now getting into prime ski time here in the Colorado Rockies, so if you’re planning a trip out soon you’ve got some great things to look forward to.  What can you enjoy aside from skiing and snowboarding this winter in...
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La Nina Winter Colorado
29
Nov

What Does a La Niña Year Mean for Colorado Ski Resorts?

Lets start here: What is La Niña? Used to describe a cooling in the equatorial region of the Pacific Ocean, La Niña can result in an environmental phenonmenon that brings colder weather and more precipitation towards the Northwest during the winter months. On the other hand, the Southeast experiences a warmer winter than others during...
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Colorado Ski Towns
27
Oct

Holiday Ski Vacation: Save Money When You Plan Ahead

A ski vacation can rack up some bills if you don’t plan ahead.  Between renting ski equipment, lodging, transportation, and your lift passes, you’ll do yourself a favor by booking all aspects of your vacation a few months in advance.  Here are some ways to save money when you plan ahead for your holiday ski...
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Colorado Ski Vacation
09
Oct

Tips for Traveling to Colorado this Fall: Air Travel, Road Trips, Shuttles & More

You are planning a trip to Colorado this fall to visit some family and friends to do some autumn leaf peeping, Rocky Mountain National Park adventure, or any of the other fun activities the state has to offer.  Whatever the reason for your visit to Colorado is, there is some planning you may have to...
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Colorado Travel Restrictions for Ski Season 2020-2021
24
Sep

Tips on Traveling to Colorado This Winter During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tips on Traveling to Colorado This Winter During the Coronavirus Pandemic With the world the way it is this year, one thing we can still get excited about is the upcoming 2020-2021 ski season here in Colorado. It’s a great time to start planning your winter vacation to the Rocky Mountains in the upcoming months. ...
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Colorado Travel
22
Jan

6 Tips for Cheap Travel to the Rockies for Spring Break

If you have ever wanted to travel to the rocky mountains for spring break you may notice that there are a lot of costs that can add up and make your spring break quite pricey. Colorado has blown up as a spring break destination and will definitely give you a vacation that is one of...
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