Kids’ Guide to Colorado Ski Country

Kids’ Guide to Colorado Ski Country

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Snowball fight anyone?

Maybe you’d rather explore a giant mountain top snow fort (at Keystone Resort), soak in a hot spring (outside Steamboat), or tube down a four-lane track (at Snowmass Resort). You can always ski or snowboard, snowmobile, cross country ski or snowshoe.

Winter is a great time to visit Colorado and Ski Country. “Colorado has some of the best ski resorts in the world!” said Chloe, 13, who lives in Aspen.

And there’s no better time than January — the nationally designated Learn to Ski and Snowboard month — with well-priced beginner programs in Colorado and across the country that offer discounted lift tickets, lessons and rentals as well as incentives for those who introduce a friend to snow sports.

A tip: Look for kids-free options and discounted air-hotel-lift deals from sites like and lift tickets from See what snow resorts are offering families this season at the Taking the Kids Guide to Fun in the Snow.


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