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We’ll See You in the Mountains

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014

Despite an amazing readership that has steadily grown since fall, MountainHop.com will cease operations as of today, March 7.

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Daydreaming about Jackson? Enter the JHDreaming Contest

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014

Want to spend your spring break in Jackson Hole? Or maybe you’re just daydreaming about your next visit to the resort. Enter the #JHDreaming contest and you can win sweet swag from Jackson Hole Resort and GoPro.

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Frozen Dead Guy Days Near Eldora

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014

Frozen Dead Guy Days return this icy winter in Nederland. You readers know that we don’t cover the front range mountain events, but when there’s something called Frozen Dead Guys Days, we might as well be dead if we ignore a party with coffin races.

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Good Craic: The Durango Celtic Festival

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014

It’s going to be good, good, craic in Durango this week. The Durango Celtic Festival turns the southwestern city into a mini Emerald Isle for four days.

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Steamboat Ski Resort Hosts Summer Job Fair

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014

We know, we know. Everybody is praying to Ullr for powder days galore between now and April 12th. But we’ve passed the halfway point of the ski season, folks. That means it’s time for summer job fairs. We’re going to help you make your May rent by alerting you.

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Telluride Blues and Brews Tickets On Sale Saturday

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

The Telluride Blues and Brews Festival tickest go on sale Saturday, March 1 at 10AM Mountain Standard Time. The 2014 festival is September 12-14th. There will be a Yurt Glamping Village this year.

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Friday Powder Shots

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

Today, you’ll find the goods at plenty of ski resorts in the Rockies and the Sierras – with more to come throughout the weekend. Here’s what it’s looking like this morning (if you haven’t gone for a run yet, better do it on your lunch break):

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Taos Weekend Gravy: Two-Step and Tubing

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

Looking for a chill night after an intense day on the slopes? There’s plenty of live music, dining and activities going on in Taos off-hill if you’re not up for the weekend’s biggest festival or all-day affair. We’re talking two-step dancing, celtic harps, snow tubing and more.

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The Importance of Being Earnest Plays in Jackson

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

The Importance of Being Earnest is Oscar Wilde’s most famous comedy of manners. The Riot Act theater troupe brings the witty play to life onstage at the Snow King Hotel for the next two weekends.

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LAST WEEK: 10th Mountain Division Skis Into Breckenridge Theater

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

There’s the SEALS. The Rangers. The Marines. And then there’s soldiers on skis – the 10th Mountain Division. And now they are about to ski off their badass pages of history and into the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre.

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‘Rock the Boat’ for Mardi Gras in Tahoe

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

Mardi Gras sets sails at Lake Tahoe with Rock the Boat on Tuesday night. That’s on-the-water performances by a host of musicians, as well as after-parties at both shores. Let’s all say "overindulge, go ahead" together!

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Backcountry Film Festival in Steamboat Springs

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

The Backcountry Film Festival will likely send you into awe. The theme is "celebrating the human experience," so when you watch people in the wilderness, it gets pretty exciting. Featured films include Valhalla; Braver, Bigger and Bolton Valley.

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Ski Crested Butte Appeals to Ullr

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

With 4-8″ in the snow forecast by Saturday, the citizens of Crested Butte appeal once more to the snow god. Please, bring us the powder.

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Apparently It’s Newt Wrestling Season in Yosemite

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014

There are hardly words for this, but it’s newt mating season guys. That means there is newt wrestling, which sounds like code for super fun and dizzying newt orgy happening in streams in our nation’s national parks.

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