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Bacon, Bacon, Bacon

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Buttermilk Mountain closes tomorrow, April 6. But all we can think about today is bacon. Tomorrow is annual Bacon Appreciation Day at Buttermilk and if you thought that bacon was just for breakfast - think again! You can indulge in your bacon fantasy all day, from 9am bacon waffles at the top of the Summit Express to afternoon bacon desert at Bumps or bacon-inspired cocktails at 4pm. Better eat your veggies today to offset the bacon tomorrow!


Climb to Glory at the Wheeler

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The long and storied history of the 10th Mountain Division is the subject of a new Warren Miller documentary, "Climb to Glory: Legacy of the 10th Mountain Ski Troopers." Presented by the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museums, the film will be shown at the Wheeler Opera House tomorrow, April 4. The evening begins at 6pm with a talk led by 10th Mountain Division veteran and Carbondale resident Dick McCrudden. The film will be screened at 6:30.


Epic Snow!

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According to the skiers at Aspen Square, the snow conditions are epic today! In the last 48 hours both Aspen Mountain and Snowmass have received 18" of fresh snow, with Highlands and Buttermilk big recipients as well. The skies have cleared and it's bright, sunny and cold - an ideal Aspen ski and ride day, and this could be you!


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