I recently had the chance to chat with Mel Bourassa, a Branch Ambassador for the Front Range Foothills branch in Colorado. She and her husband, Dave, enjoy the hobby of backcountry skiing, so they go skinning frequently, but she mentioned that they are by no means “experts” in the field. She gave me the answers to some commonly asked questions related to skinning. As a dad who has gone on several camping trips and Ex-Rei (...)
Bromley Mountain Resort is currently developing an travel policy. Check their website, for updates.
If you are unfamiliar with a lift, ask an attendant for assistance. If your lift stops for a prolonged period, remain seated you will be assisted by the ski patrol. Those skiers found misusing lift tickets/passes, transferring lift tickets/passes, or attempting to gain lift access without a lift ticket/pass, may be subject to arrest and criminal prosecution.Snowcats, snowmobiles and snowmaking may be encountered at any time.
Uphill access by means of skinning, snowshoeing and hiking has gained popularity at Arapahoe Basin in recent years. The ski area welcomes and supports individuals seeking to exercise and enjoy the quiet mountain setting. Alpine touring is free at the ski area, but an Uphill Access Pass must be obtained at the Season Pass Office. During operational hours, access is restricted to the eastern edge of the High Noon run, between the base area and Black Mountain Lodge. Except for terrain parks, the entire mountai
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