The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and Summit County is celebrating spring skiing in style. Don’t miss your chance for cold beers, even colder pond skims, and some end-of-ski-season festivities on snow.
1. Frisco BrewSki
The third annual Frisco BrewSki will be March 10, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Frisco Adventure Park. Tour through the woods, stop for beverages, and enjoy a non-competitive, non-timed Nordic ski event open to all ski abilities and ages. Prizes will be awarded to the participants with the best costume, most difficult costume to ski in, and more. Don’t miss the after party at the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge after the “race.”
2. Save Our Snow
The 10th Annual Save Our Snow and Demo Day will be at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on March 24 from 9 a.m.—4 p.m. in the Mountain Goat Plaza. Embrace the “power to save the powder,” and get to know the Green Team and A-Basin’s sustainability initiatives. A $10 donation will get you demos of the latest and greatest gear for your spring skiing day on the hill, and all proceeds will benefit the High Country Conservation Center. There will also be a tent village with Colorado green brands and businesses, a prize drawing, and silent auction.
3. USASA National Championships
March 31—April 11 is the USASA National Championships at Copper Mountain. As the largest snowboard and free skiing event in the world, the event will host more than 1,700 athletes from all around the nation. Competitors will face off in the halfpipe, skiercross and boardercross, slopestyle, and alpine events.
4. Breck Spring Beer Festival
Kick off Breck’s month-long Spring Fever with the Breck Spring Beer Festival on April 7. Come to Main Street Station and the Village after a morning of spring skiing from 12—5 p.m. to taste beers from more than 40 breweries. There will be live music by Tracksuit Wedding and the Company Stores. Purchase your tickets online.
5. Slush Cup
Keystone may be the first Summit ski area to close, but they’re going out with a splash. Come to Closing Day on April 8 and take part in the Slush Cup. There’s a pond skim for adults and a Kidtopia kids pool. There will be live music, giveaways, and prizes to the Best Overall Performance and Best Costume. Check online for the full schedule.
6. Sunsation and Slopesoakers
April 14 and 15 is Closing Weekend at Copper Mountain. Take part in Sunsation and the 7th Annual Red Bull Slopesoakers. The tricked-out course and big prizes have some of the area’s best competitors coming out to play. Celebrate springtime and dance to live music as we say goodbye to another great season. Register here to participate in the Slopesoakers competition.
7. Breck Plunge
Breckenridge Ski Resort is celebrating their Closing Day with the Breck Plunge pond skim on April 22. Come to the base of Peak 8 for live music, food, drinks, and some wet and wild fun.
8. Shakin’ at the Basin
April 28 marks the first show in the Shakin’ at the Basin Spring Concert Series . From 1—4 p.m. catch Black Dog, a Led Zeppelin Cover Band, in the Mountain Goat Plaza. Take advantage of the longer days and beautiful spring weather and enjoy a free concert with family and friends.
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