As summer comes to an end in Colorado, the temperatures are dropping and the snow will be here soon. Excitement for the winter is building, as opening dates are being announced for the 2022/23 ski season. Ski resorts are planning to open in November, and some as early as October 2022. Meteorologists are saying we’re in for a La Nina winter, which could result in Colorado ski slopes with above-average snowfall this winter
Independence Day in Colorado’s Rockies is incredible for family celebrations within the resorts and Epic Mountain Express can get you and the family there! We’ve rounded up the events that you won’t want to miss so you can start planning your Fourth of July.
The Vail Craft Beer Classic event is in town June 21-23, 2019, hosting craft beer tastings, seminars, hikes, beer parings, and dinners in Vail Village, on the Vail mountain and in the classroom. If you have a passion for the Colorado mountains and craft beer, visit Vail for a summer weekend beer festival!
If you believe Breckenridge is just a winter destination, then think again! Book your travel and pack your bags because summertime in Breck holds countless adventures with breathtaking views and cool mountain air. Exploring the town doesn’t require a rental car: Get from Denver International Airport to Breckinridge with Epic Mountain Express on a shared shuttle.
The 2019 GoPro Mountain Games are June 6-9, 2019 with most events being held in Vail, Colorado. This dog-friendly event has music, competitions, and fun for your entire group. If you are arriving by air and need a ride, save with Epic Mountain Express shuttles.
Winter officially starts on December 21 but with over 100” of snow falling in the nearby mountains, it feels like winter has been here for weeks. Colorado’s snowy mountains provide the perfect backdrop for festivities!
A Round up of Pond Skimming Events includes Keystone’s Slush Cup on Sunday April 9 at the Mountain House Base Area, Aspen’s 9th Annual Schneetag at the Merry Go Round, Cooper Mountain’s Red Bull SlopeSoakers - and of course, Vail’s infamous15th Annual World Pond Skimming Championships at Golden Peak beginning at 3 pm. The most traditional take of the bunch in getting across the pond but is known to have some of the most entertaining costumes! The Breck Plunge on Sunday April 23 and is a new event to Breckenridge
Springtime in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado brings a wide array of cultural opportunities to the mountain towns. It seems like in addition to crocus and daffodils popping up, film festivals are popping up too. Tonight marks the opening of Vail Film Festival, and it continues through March 29th.
Spring Fever has hit Breckenridge! This Saturday, March 28th, celebrate 30 years of snowboarding. Use or mention promo code CMESPRING for a $59 per person shuttle fare from Denver International Airport to Breckenridge for this event!