Originally Posted by budderbear
Not around Colorado springs unfortunately. Best mom and pop places to me are Eldora (haven't been in years) Arapahoe Basin (not quit the same after teaming up with vail) and Loveland (still sweet but unsettling to see so many immigrant lifties when I'm trying to get a job there)
p.s. Colorado Springs is currently on fire... well not literally but pretty dam close.
I was at Eldora this season. Decent snow for how popular the mountain is. Nice family atmosphere, probably good for what you're looking for. But it's closer to Boulder than the springs.