Best of 2001 - Best Season-Pass Deal

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How's this for a dream deal: The toniest steak house in town offers you 10 filet mignon dinners for the price of five and a T-bone a day for the next six months absolutely free. How's this for reality: The new

Colorado Pass

gets you unlimited skiing at Breckenridge, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin, plus 10 days at Vail or Beaver Creek-all for $299. Hope you're hungry.

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Craig DiPietro, Somewhere between Keystone and Breck

The Hillbilly Haute Route

Who can afford to ski the real Haute Route during a recession? What we need is a domestic version, a tour connecting, say, nine ski areas in Colorado. It’s out there for any mountain yokel willing to hoist a heavy pack, bribe snowmobilers, and break trail where trails aren’t meant to be broken. It starts in luxury and ends with nearly rotten mayonnaise—conditions permitting.

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Vail Resorts Announces EpicMix

On Monday, Vail Resorts announced a location-based mobile and web app, called Epic Mix. The company's Interactive Director, Mike Slone, sat down with us to discuss check-ins, pins, and where digital experience collides with a typical ski day.