It's never too early to hit the slopes! There are many ski resorts within a few hours of Colorado Springs and are perfect for a weekend with friends or family! Some of our staff's favorite locations include Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, and Beaver Creek!All of them offer beginner courses which are perfect if it's your first time, or have family coming to visit who want to learn to ski or snowboard. They all have full size lodges to relax in after a long day of skiing and snowboarding. Each resort even has a bunch of little shops and restaurants throughout if you're staying overnight!
Don't have gear? No worries, here are some places you can rent all of your gear for a reasonable price! If you're starting off in the Springs you can grab your gear at The Ski Shop Inc., Epic Mountain Gear, or Christy Sports, and that's just to name a few. If you'd rather wait until you get where you're going there's a Christy Sports in Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail AND Beaver Creek!
Here are the resort websites so you can take a better look!
There are a number of things to do in over winter break in Colorado Springs, and surrounding areas. Everything from beautiful hiking spots, a trip up to Pike's Peak, and more! Some places may take a couple of hours to get to, but are totally worth the trip. Here is a list of some of our favorite places, we've even thrown in some cool places to go shopping and grab a bite to eat!
October is the start of an awesome season. From Halloween and Veterans Day to Thanksgiving and Christmas, there is a lot to be celebrated. So why not start off with some treats? Try this delicious recipe for an awesome Halloween desert! Also, don’t forget to stop by West Edge and tour today!
What you’ll need:
1.1 (16 ounce) package of truffle brownie mix (can be found at Target, Trader Joes, etc…)
2.½ cup of butter, melted
3.2 eggs – large white eggs are recommended
4.½ cup pumpkin spice-flavored morsels (Nestle!)
5.2 tablespoons Halloween sprinkles, or to taste
How do you cook it? Just follow these quick and easy directions:
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch baking pan with 2-inch sides.
2.Stir brownie mix, butter, and eggs together in a bowl until just blended. Stir in pumpkin spice morsels gently. Spread batter in the prepared pan.
3.Bake in the preheated oven until top is dry and edges have started to pull away from the sides of the pan, 25 to 30 minutes. Scatter sprinkles on top. Let cool before slicing and removing from the pan, about 30 minutes.
Want to know how the nutrition facts behind this sweet tooth desert? Check it out:
·197 mg sodium
Have a happy and safe Halloween and we hope you enjoy your holidays!