Challenging snow skiing in Colorado in the USA (Part 2)

And actually, winter is not so bad, and there are also many fun in the winter.

The best time to go skiing is from November to April. This is the time of the most snow, and also coincides with the winter vacation. Most ski resorts in Colorado will be open after November or early December, they will try to open as long as possible.

If you are not brave enough to explore the Colorado snow mountains, you can choose the big resorts, located a few hours drive from Denver by car, there are some names that are trusted by tourists to choose from: Aspen, Keystone, Breckenridge, Arapahoe Basin, Copper, etc.

Vail Mountain Resort

One of the most beautiful ski resorts in Colorado, with its high and low hills and varied slopes, with very thick snow, measuring 341 inches annually.

The resort has 31 lift systems belonging to 3 large parks, suitable for everyone, from those who do not know how to slide to professional athletes.

Telluride Ski Resort

Telluride has a special terrain built as a small town in the mountains of San Juan, the amount of snow is always dense, making this resort annually attracts hundreds of thousands of people to relax and ski each season. This place has an area of ‚Äč‚Äčabout 2000 acres, the highest point of about 4000 above sea level. Annual snowfall is up to 76m.

Aspen Snowmass

Aspen Snowmass consists of four large twin tops, making the resort the largest in the region with a variety of ski terrain in Colorado. It is trusted by many famous singers and actors from around the United States every year, from Hollywood superstars to professional sports athletes in the region.

Challenging snow skiing in Colorado in the USA (Part 1)

Ever since I was little, I enjoyed skiing, I learned skiing when I was little, about 3 years old. I remember my parents taking my two sisters to ski in Colorado during the long cold winter.

And by the time I graduated from high school, I was able to slide the zoom down style and turn around black diamonds without fear of any difficulties.

But then I gradually forgot that hobby. My parents were no longer excited about skiing, my friends didn’t play that game either, and the annual winter breaks I used to work.

As I got older and growing afraid of the cold, I became afraid to go out in contact with cold snow instead of staying in a warm home with a sweater, a little fireplace and enjoying a hot chocolate, for until the spring sunshine started to melt, melting layers of snow a meter thick. Or sometimes when it starts to snow, I will flee to tropical lands to enjoy the warm sunshine instead of going to the mountains.

Over the past two years, a friend of mine named Ryan wholeheartedly asked me to go skiing in Colorado, at Keystone Resort, although I tried to refuse. “I’m abroad!”, I reasoned. But then I had no reason to refuse, so I finally nodded. After buying loads of things to stay warm as if I were going to Antarctica, I took a flight to Colorado.

The feeling of skiing for the first time in 11 years is strange, but also interesting.

At first it was pretty bad, I couldn’t stand on the snowboard, but then I got used to the gliding and the uneven roads. In the following days, I had a few excellent performances!

The first day I had to hire a ski instructor and also fell several times. But it turned out that those falls were just normal, because the next day was really a terrible day. When I was sliding down the mountain slope, my skateboard slipped out of my shoes and I rolled like a giant snowball. Believe me, that feeling is not good.