February 19th, 2010
Snow, Snow, Snow!
Over a foot of fresh snow has fallen at Loveland this week and the mountain is offering the best conditions of the season...so far! Loveland has received measurable snow each of the last seven days and there is a storm on the horizon that could blanket Loveland with up to another foot of snow this weekend. Check out our forecast to figure out when you can get up to Loveland for some fresh powder this weekend.
Couples Celebrate Valentine's Day in Style at Loveland
This past Sunday, Valentine's Day, nearly 70 couples either got married or renewed their vows high atop the Continental Divide here at Loveland Ski Area. Not only did they participate in one of America's most unique events, but they were also treated with some of the best conditions of the season. Our resident photographer took almost 400 pictures of the event and posted some of the best on Shots of the Week while the rest can be found online at Loveland's Photo Album.
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. If you need new gear to go with the new snow, stop in the Sports Shop to SAVE BIG on snowboards, snowboard boots and snowboard bindings all at 20% off. All snowboard outerwear is also 20% off.
All Loveland logo hoodies and fleece are 20% off and all ski outerwear is also 20-50% off. See store for details, some restrictions apply
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 Celebrates the Winter Olympics
Everyone here at Loveland is excited about the winter Olympics and not just because we love winter sports, but because some of the top competitors spent the early season training and competing here at Loveland Ski Area. Congratulations to Lindsey Vonn for her gold in the downhill and also to Julia Mancuso who collected her second silver of the 2010 games earlier today. She is now the most decorated female skier in Olympic history.
And let's not forget about Hannah Kearney, Shaun White and Shani Davis who all won gold in 2010. USA!
Upcoming Events -
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