Tag Archives: Copper Mountain

Lens-Artists Challenge #73 – COLD

[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever [Photos this week are hosted right here on WordPress.  Somewhere…  serene.] [Right-clicking on a photo might open it in a separate tab or window.] The Lens Artists Challenge is hosted this week by Tina.  As alway, … Continue reading

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Colorado Winter Activities 2014 Part III

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[Categories: Photography, Travel Photography, Photography 101 Forever, Winter Activities] [Photos are in gallery mode which will provide camera ‘Exif’ info for those interested. Click on any photo to enlarge and view full caption data.  Photo info is in lower right … Continue reading

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Colorado Winter Activities 2014 Part II

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[Categories: Photography, Travel Photography, Photography 101 Forever, Winter Activities] [Photos are in gallery mode which will provide camera ‘Exif’ info for those interested. Click on any photo to enlarge and view full caption data.  Photo info is in lower right … Continue reading

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First Ski Day Winter 2013-2014.

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[CATEGORIES: Skiing, Travel.] Wed. 5 Nov. 2013 was my first day skiing this season.  Ski area of choice, and season pass: Copper Mountain, Colorado.  It is very early in the ski season but the snow was decent.  Copper is very … Continue reading

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FRESH POW, Powder Skiing, Copper Mountain Colorado, 05Mar2013, Part DEUX

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[POW: Ski culture vernacular for powder snow.  This isn’t about gun control.] It SHOULD have been a powder day. There was a brief but fierce  blizzard in Summit County Monday 4Mar2013 with 2 major pile-ups on I-70 near Silverthorne. Views … Continue reading

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FRESH POW, Powder Skiing, Copper Mountain Colorado, 05Mar2013

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[POW: Ski culture vernacular for powder snow.  This isn’t about gun control.] It SHOULD have been a powder day.  Snowfalls have been better recently: There was a brief but fierce  blizzard in Summit County yesterday (Mon. 4Mar2013) with 2 major … Continue reading

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Copper Mountain Colorado Skiing Update 12/12/12

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Copper Mountain had 11 inches of snow in the last week. FINALLY! Another 12-24 inches and the resort could open more than what seems like 15% of the entire ski area at present. The 11″ on top of the excellent … Continue reading

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Copper Mt., Colorado. Skiing and Snow Update 27 November 2012.

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Yet another video from the motley village fool, an old man and his camera.  I digress and I’m not too self-deprecating either.  Skiing continues, snow or no snow.  The runs at Copper Mountain that are open are well-covered with man-made … Continue reading

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Early Season Skiing, Arapahoe Basin and Copper Mountain, Summit County Colorado

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If it wasn’t for snowmaking there wouldn’t be any skiing at all yet this 2012-2013 ski season.  But there is snowmaking.  A friend gave me a free pass to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area and I used it on 31 October, … Continue reading

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Autumn 2012 in Summit County, Colorado

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It has been a drop-dead gorgeous, bee-yoo-ti-ful, autumn this year. Summit County includes the towns or resorts of Silverthorne, Dillon, Keystone, Frisco, Breckenridge, and Copper Mountain. There’s a lot of hiking, biking, boating, et al in the summer. Winter there … Continue reading

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The End of Ski Season

You won’t believe this. Last Thursday morning my 72 year-old ski bud who I ski with at Copper Mountain a lot called me at the condo. He and his wife had gone to Steamboat for a couple of days early … Continue reading

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Skiing, just another grrrrr8 day!

(Hmmm.  Was that today, Fri. 11 Feb., or yesterday?  Maybe it was TWO great days.  The snow has been soooo good this winter the days just all run together like a blur.) Regardless, I was awesome today.  King of the … Continue reading

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Awwwwesome Skiing, Duuudes!

(A layman’s primer on great ski snow, for my coastal friends.) This winter in Colorado has been drop-dead gorgeous for skiing.  What makes for good ski snow, my flatlander California friends might ask?  LOTS of snow, concurrently with cold temperatures. … Continue reading

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Rocker Tip Skis, an observation

I saw a ski patrol guy (i.e. reallllly good skier) skiing them moderately fast on a snow-packed traverse road yesterday.  Rockers are the latest rage, a very wide ski with very little curve at the waist.  The tips and tails … Continue reading

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