February 12th, 2010
Love is in the Air, and on the Snow!
This Valentine's Day Loveland's ever famous Mountaintop Matrimony returns for it's 19th season. In what is now a Loveland tradition couples get married or renew their vows in a mass wedding ceremony high atop the continental divide, elevation 12,050 ft. At the conclusion of the ceremony everyone skis to the base for a casual after party with live music, spirits, wedding cake and even a best dressed contest. Whether you looking to get hitched or just up to make some turns, this is a special event not to be missed!
Couples who preregister for Loveland's 19th Annual Mountaintop Matrimony are eligible for buy-one get-one lift tickets the day of the event. But hurry, the preregistration deadline is tomorrow, February 12th. You may still register at no cost the morning of the event between 8:30am and 10:30am in the Rathskeller.
Slowly but Surely, New Snow Opens More Terrain
Although we haven't had any major snowstorms recently in these parts of Colorado, the consistent small snowfalls have really been adding up. Not only are the conditions great, but we've been able to open more terrain on The Ridge as well. Check out some of the photos taken earlier this week on The Ridge and Porcupine Saddle off Chair 9.
Weekly Deals from the Loveland Sports Shop
The Loveland Sports Shop is excited to bring you another set of excellent deals on top name gear. This week, take 20% off all snowboards and snowboarding gear including boots, bindings and outerwear. For the skiers we are excited to offer 30% off all Nordica Pants and 40% off all Nordica Coats. Deals like this can't be passed up! Restrictions apply, please see store for details.
The Great Colorado Hose Relay Returns to Loveland
Loveland is excited to once again host The Great Colorado Hose Relay this February 27th. The Hose Relay is a slalom style race in which teams of 5 navigate the gates in fireman's coats and helmets, the whole while holding on to a 50 foot fire hose. This challenging event not only riles up the competitive nature of these teams, but also raises important funds for the St. Anthony's Children's Hospital Burn Clinic. For more information on how to get involved in this amazing event, click here.
Loveland Ski School Offers Programs for all Levels
If you thought The Ski & Ride School was just for beginners, you still have a lot to learn! Our All Terrain, All Conditions, or A.T.A.C. Clinics are designed specifically for the advanced skier or rider. Think you've already mastered your discipline? Challenge yourself to learn a new sport and free your heel with our Telemark Clinics. And of course we offer lessons for first timers through intermediates and everyone in-between.
PM Cancer Foundation Fundraiser - Saturday, February 20th
Join us at Loveland on Saturday, February 20th and enjoy a great day of skiing all while supporting a good cause. The PM Foundation for cancer will be selling packages including lift ticket, lunch, t-shirt and raffle tickets with all the proceeds going to help find a cure. For more information, contact Maureen via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telemark Clinic - Sunday, February 21st
Free your heels! Lessons in this traditional style of skiing are offered for adults of all abilities on select dates throughout the season to help improve your technique and balance for this growing, fun winter activity. Package includes 2 ½ hour program and full day, all mountain ticket. Clinics begin at 10:00am at Loveland Basin. For more information and reservations, call 303-571-5580 x163.
Great Colorado Hose Relay - Saturday, February 27th
The Great Colorado Hose Relay returns to Loveland for another weekend of racing and fundraising. Teams of 5 are invited to compete in a slalom style race in full firefighter gear complete with a 50' hose. Negotiate the gates and have the fastest time to earn bragging rights. Proceeds are donated to the St. Anthony's Children's Hospital Burn Unit. For more information, or to register, please e-mail email@example.com