March 12, 2013 |
Mammoth Mountain in California, Snowbird in Utah and Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada join the lineup for Mountain Collective's 2013-14 pass that offers two days of skiing or riding at each resort. The three join Alta in Utah, Aspen/Snowmass in Colorado and Jackson Hole in Wyoming, which teamed up for the first pass issued for the 2012-13 season. A limited number of passes go on sale Tuesday at last season's prices: $349 per adult and $229 per child 12 and younger, according to Mountain Collective.
December 6, 1992 |
Colorado's tourism industry is stepping up efforts to avert a boycott following passage of what is widely viewed as an anti-gay amendment to the state's constitution, trade groups said Friday. The Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is shifting advertising in trade convention magazines to argue that a boycott against the city is unfair, spokesman Rich Grant said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 2007 |
As defense attorneys accused the government of ethical breaches in the Anthony Pellicano wiretapping investigation, the lead prosecutor on Monday was lecturing defense lawyers at a posh legal retreat in Aspen, Colo., co-sponsored by the jailed sleuth's former attorney. His topic? "Ethical Dilemmas in White-Collar Cases." Assistant U.S. Atty.
March 29, 1998 |
Here are five places I'd take the kids--again. That's high praise coming from me and my well-traveled bunch who have logged too many hours in cars and planes over the past five years as we've hiked and skied and toured and camped and cruised across the country and beyond. LUDLOW ISLAND LODGE, P.O. Box 1146, Cook, MN 55723; telephone (800) 537-5308. Internet http://www.ludlowsresort.com.
July 19, 1985 |
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. and a group that includes Marvin Davis, who owns Fox with Australian publisher Rupert Murdoch, have sold 50% of Aspen Skiing Co. to the powerful Crown family of Chicago for an undisclosed price. Holdings of the Crown family include 23% of General Dynamics, a major military contractor. The family also holds major stakes in other corporations, as well as widespread real estate interests. The Aspen firm operates four ski areas in Colorado.
May 27, 2007 |
Touting tourism done right The Great Barrier Reef was selected top destination of the year by the World Travel & Tourism Council. At a May 11 summit in Portugal, the travel industry forum gave kudos to the Australian agency that oversees the marine park for promoting eco-tourism and protecting a healthy reef. Other Tourism for Tomorrow Award winners include Aspen Skiing Co. in Aspen, Colo.
December 26, 1992 |
Some famous figures who like to spend Christmas in Colorado were absent this year, but most resorts reported business as usual despite a boycott called over a new state law that has been attacked as anti-gay.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 2001 |
Every year, the pilots at Aspen Helicopters in Oxnard talk about putting Santa and his reindeer out to pasture. They say it's not easy to fly when they are lugging around a 900-pound electric facsimile of the jolly old man and his sleigh, made up of bright-colored lights strung over a large sheet of chicken wire stretched between a steel frame.
January 19, 2003 |
What a life. Your children hang out at their mountain digs until a ski instructor swings by, steering them like VIPs to the best runs and bypassing lift lines. The instructor arranges for lunch and apres-ski action, even making sure they have dry socks. Just as kids these days have private tennis coaches, skating instructors, cello teachers and SAT tutors, so too are many getting personal assistance on the slopes.