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North America » United States » Colorado » Copper Mountain February 11th 2013

Out of all our recent travels, this was by far my favorite trip! Growing up, I was fortunate to experience Colorado Ski Vacations every year with my family. I've been to Vail, Keystone, Aspen, Crested Butte, Breckinridge, etc... My last trip out to Colorado was to Crested Butte and that was easily over 10 years ago. Matt had his first Colorado experience about two years ago where he went snowboarding with his friends in Keystone. To say the least, both Matt and I were ecstatic to create new Ski/Snowboard trip memories in a place neither of us have ever been - Copper Mountain Resort. *The Vacation Package*... read more
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Last night we went to sleep early, slept in until 7am and had a Reagan French Toast breakfast that couldn't be beat. After saying farewell to our friends, we headed off towards the Rocky Mountains West of Denver. On they way, We opted to drive through Longmont, where Tony's uncle used to live. Not a lot has changed in the last 25 years, and the town looks just as lovely as ever. Tony didn't know the address, but recognized some landmarks as we drove through, and guessed which neighborhood the house was in. (later, he verified that he was right). We chose to go side-streets to avoid Denver traffic, and turned onto I-70 just before it started to climb into the mountains. The Rocky mountains are beautiful, and big. In sharp contrast to the gradual buildup ... read more
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