We have extended our season through April 16th!
We have extended our season through April 16th!
We have extended our season through April 16th! 



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‘It’s like planting a garden in your backyard,’ Monarch Mountain gets 1,400 new tree saplings

After years of cutting down dead trees to avoid a heightened risk of wildfires, Monarch Mountain is bringing new life to the Monarch pass - 1,400 to be exact.

How Smaller Resorts Offer Smaller Environmental Impact | Snow Brains

The lack of man made snow at Monarch Mountain isn’t the only thing environmentally friendly about this place. The resort is constantly striving to keep sustainability at the forefront of operations.

Colorado Ski Resort Announces Extended Season, State Snowpack 111% Up On Average | InTheSnow

At least one Colorado ski area has announced it is extending its season by a week, from the previously planned date in April. "It's official... We're extending our season! The snow is good and we want to ski more, so we've added an extra week.

8 tips for cheaper skiing in Colorado | OutThere Colorado

Feeling low on ski money after your holiday shopping? We're here with some tips: Every year, trade group Colorado Ski Country celebrates some of the more low-key slopes with a pretty sweet deal. Arapahoe Basin, Loveland and Monarch Mountain are three of the 11 sites included on the Gems Card.

Monarch Women's Social Club develops Empowering Network - by Taylor Sumners - Ark Valley Voice

Every Wednesday morning starting at 10 a.m., the Monarch Women's Social Club meets up for a day of networking and empowering fun. Launched three weeks ago as a way to encourage friendships and allow for women to meet other women with similar interests, the group is now booming, with participation from nearly thirty people each week.

Outdoor Colorado hit the slopes at Monarch Mountain

DENVER (KDVR) -- The Denver Nuggets announced Thursday morning that Ball Arena has been approved for 18,300 fans if the team advances to the next round in the NBA playoffs. According to the announcement, the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment granted Ball Arena approval to move forward at 100% capacity, however, the arena will not be at full capacity because of current NBA and NHL rules.

The Top 15 BIGGEST Snowfall Totals in North America Season-to-Date...

Industry News The holidays have came and went and have left many ski areas around North America with the thing we all wanted the most for Christmas: more snow! Several resorts have now received over 200+ inches of snowfall this season.

A First-Hand Account of Monarch Mountain's Ski Programs

Featured Article Monarch Mountain invited me to come down and see their programs firsthand. I recently was invited to go down and see first hand the Monarch Mountain ski programs. At first, I did not know what to expect.

Val's Ventures: Avalanche Rescue Dogs

MONARCH, Colo.- For these fidos, it's find instead of fetch. Avalanche rescue dogs are extremely loyal and important members of mountain ski patrol. They're trained to use their sense of smell to find and dig out people who are buried in the snow. These dogs are always on their paws, ready to save the day if needed.

Top 6 Scenic Winter Drives in Colorado | OutThere Colorado

The mountains don't stop calling just because winter weather arrives in Colorado. Tap into a wonderland of scenery by traveling around the snowy state this winter season. Here are six scenic winter drives in Colorado that will take you on an unforgettable journey.

Avalanche mitigation a top priority for Monarch Mountain

MONARCH MOUNTAIN, Colo. - Boasting all natural snow, and plenty of it, Monarch Mountain is a favorite place to ski for Southern Colorado. When big storms threaten to dump heavy snow on the ski area, the avalanche risk can go way up.

Take Your Family to the Free Backcountry Day at Monarch Mountain

As off-piste exploration rises in popularity, this Colorado ski resort is spearheading education in-bounds to help recreationists sharpen their safety skills. * In Colorado, backcountry skiing is on the rise. Each year, more and more skiers ditch lift lines in favor of an uphill experience-both in-bounds and out.

In 80th year, party rolls on at Monarch Ski Area

MONARCH MOUNTAIN * The ski area's marketing director is strolling down a hallway, pointing out black-and-white portraits on the wall - instructors, patrollers, locally famed athletes and families important to 80 years of business here. "There's only like three of these people alive," he says, when a voice comes over his radio.

Monarch Mountain, CO is for Soul Skiing

Featured Article Monarch Mountain is a mom & pop hidden gem that most people in the United States haven't heard about. When I moved to Colorado, I was excited to ski all the resorts in the state. When a friend asked me if I wanted to go ski at Monarch, I was excited and curious but had never heard of it.

Why Salida has been called one of the best mountain towns in the country

Salida, a mountain town in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, has been named the 'Best Unsung Mountain Town' by Outside Magazine in 2017, one of the "20 Game-Changing Places to Live" by Sunset Magazine, one of "America's Coolest Town's for Outdoor Adventure" by the Matador Network and one of Vogue's "9 U.S.

First-Timer's Guide to Winter in Salida - 5280

Salida's summer crowds thin when the snow starts flying. Come winter, you'll find moderate temperatures and folks who are still skiing, riding, and soaking up the town's burgeoning arts and restaurant scene. * Salida sits at a comfortable 7,000 feet, hugged on all sides by mountains in a high-desert alpine bubble.

The 10 Most Epic Ski Towns in Colorado | OutThere Colorado

Winter is upon us and these Colorado ski towns are ready for you to visit. From eye-popping views to fresh glittery powder to slope-side parties, there's simply no denying the fun and adventure to be had in Colorado's high country. Here are some of the dreamiest ski towns around the state, perfect for your next adventure.

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