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Skim or swim: Colorado ski season winds down with a splash, not a schuss

A frigid slide on skis through an icy pond -- known as pond skimming -- has marked the end to ski season across America since the 1920s

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Sam Mamet, Colorado’s man for all municipalities and a fixture in state politics, says “So long!”

Sam Mamet hands in his keys to Colorado Municipal League on Friday, after he went on a last-hurrah tour of the state, visiting some of his favorite places

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Vail’s new Epic day pass lowers pre-purchased lift tickets to as low as $89

The latest salvo in Epic-versus-Ikon season pass brawl targets occasional skiers who balk at $200-plus lift tickets

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Crested Butte may be the gem in Vail Resorts’ portfolio, but its lifts must be fixed before it can shine

Figuring out where Crested Butte fits into Vail’s quiver of resorts is as challenging as the skiing. “It stands out. And that’s a very good thing.”