Eldora Mountain Resort close to Denver, like a backyard ski area
It’s a balmy 57 degrees in Boulder Valley, but in 47 minutes flat, I am up the canyon and boot-clomping across the parking lot at Eldora Mountain Resort, suited up for cold and wind at over 9,000 feet.
As always, there’s no line at the main lift â€” not even on this sunny day during a holiday! â€” and the Challenge triple chairlift scoops me up less than an hour after I left my home. The view of the Indian Peaks Wilderness is stunning, reminding me once again that, yes, I live in the Rocky Mountains…. (read the rest)
â€”Denver Post, January 19, 2104