In ski country, lifts will go farther and faster this year, even as more enthusiasts choose to trek uphill under their own power to ski back down. New lodging options range from rustic micro-homes to a five-bedroom staffed alternative. And winter fans will find new ways to race to the runs on the ground and in the air.
By Train, Chopper and Cat
Traveling in and out of snow country requires a certain amount of delay risk on powder days. The new Winter Park Express train from Denver’s Union Station to Winter Park Resort cuts out the mountain drive. The Amtrak-operated service will run on weekends and holiday…