A number of ski resorts including Arapahoe Basin, Breckenridge, Keystone and Loveland are all relatively close to Colorado Springs - generally requiring a two to three hour drive from the city.
While Arapahoe Basin appeals to intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders, Breckenridge, Keystone and Copper Mountain all have terrain suitable for novices to experts.
In fact, the first documented accounts of skiing in Colorado date back to 1859, when Rupert Spalding and his group of 30 prospectors first discovered gold in Breckenridge.
It included unlimited and unrestricted access to Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin and Heavenly, which is located in Lake Tahoe.
Farrah Fawcett first appeared in guest roles on I Dream of Jeannie, The Flying Nun and The Partridge Family, and had her first film role in Myra Breckenridge in 1970.
Breckenridge, with its historic museums and thriving arts district, attracts people who want a bit of intellectual stimulation with their winter sport vacation.
For instance, the Breckenridge line offers a contemporary spin on the great outdoors with fall and winter colors in bronze, brown, gray and black tones.
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Among the higher passes are Hoosier Pass (10,309 ft.) in the Park Range, and Hayden Divide (10,780) and Veta Pass (9390), both of these across the Sangre de Cristo range; the crossing of the San Miguel chain at Lizard Head Pass (10,250) near Rico; of the Uncompahgre at Dallas Divide (8977) near Ouray; of the Elk and Sawatch ranges at Fremont (11,320), Tennessee (10,229), and Breckenridge (11,470) passes, and the Busk Tunnel, all near Leadville; and Marshall Pass (10,846) above Salida.
And Nevada City were all founded in 1859; Breckenridge, Empire, Gold Hill, Georgetown and Mill City date from 1860 and 1861.