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5 reasons to ski and ride Colorado right now

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Thinking of a ski trip? Now is the time to head to Colorado where resorts are reporting “The Storm of the Century.” Here are five solid reasons why:

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1. January went out with a bada-bada-bang, leaving ski resorts with the best ski and riding conditions in North America. And it’s still snowing!

2. Due to its high altitude and dry climate, snow falls light and fluffy in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, making for plush powder runs and silky groomed trails.

3. Special lodging deals can be found on resort websites right now and not anywhere else.

4. February, March and April are typically the best months of the season for snow conditions, activities and warmer weather.

5. Denver International Airport and regional airports have direct flights to Denver and mountain towns daily from all over the U.S., and shuttles await to drive you right to the slopes.

For detailed information on Colorado resorts, visit www.coloradoski.com (for 21 of the areas) and www.snow.com (for areas owned by Vail Resorts).

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