Ski Resort Life

Beaver Creek, CO


Top and base molds For more details on how to build your own skis, click here.

With 148 trails and two bowls, Beaver Creek’s got options.
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Firmly clamp the template to a sheet of base material, then carefully cut along the template's edge.For more details on how to build your own skis,…

Constructed for the 1999 World Alpine Ski Championships, Beaver Creek’s Birds of Prey is widely recognized as one of the top five racecourses in the world, and is one of the distinct few race venues to hold all four races at one location.
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Using the blowtorch, heat the metal edges at the tips and tails until they're bright red. Allow them to slowly cool; the steel will then be malleable…

The summit elevation at Beaver Creek is 11,440 feet with a 4,040 foot vertical rise.
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After the epoxy dries, plane one side of the blank - just a few passes, enough to make that side level. Turn it over and use the router and core…

Lessons are grouped by age and ability. Teen programs are available to emphasize fun and skill in a social setting.
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Snowmaking covers 605 of the total 1,805 acres at Beaver Creek. Additionally, an average of 310 inches of snow falls annually.
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Beaver Creek Village features a performing arts center, world-class dining and lodging, plentiful shopping and nightlife. Heated walkways and escalators take our guests to the chairlifts.
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East Coast spring snow willnever be confused with thebounty of Utah's Wasatch, butsome solace can be found in asingle word: nor'easters. They're a…

19% of the trails at Beaver Creek are beginner groomers, 43% are more difficult, and 38% are most difficult.
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Artwork, jewelry, clothing, and gear are all available in the village shops.
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Ten high-speed quads, two tripple chairs and three double chairs work to create an uphill capacity of 25,939 skiers per hour.
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When skiers and riders tire of groomed trails and luxury shopping, they can explore one of Beaver Creek’s two bowls, Rose Bowl and Larkspur Bowl.
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