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Finding hidden gems in snow country

Family snowboarding time, Homewood Mountain Resort
There are other hidden gems like Ski Cooper elsewhere in Colorado and around the country for snow-loving families, suited especially for those with young kids and families just learning. Here are five good bets: more
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At Ski Cooper – a half hour and a world away from Vail and Breck

Hazel, 8, adds rock to a cairn originally begun by the 10th Mountain Division during World War II training
It feels as if I have the entire mountain with its fresh snow all to myself—and it’s Saturday. Welcome to Ski Cooper, just outside of Leadville with 39 trails and four lifts spanning 400 lift-served acres and no artificial snow more
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In Leadville CO — the highest town in the USA!

Delicious pan-cooked rainbow trout served by candlelight at the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse
Just an after dinner stroll. In 10,000-plus feet altitude. In the snow. What could be more fun after a delicious dinner in a Yurt cookhouse? more
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