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MAKE A SPLASH - POND SKIMMING AND MORE (CLICK FOR MORE INFO >)

Posted On: 04/05/2017

End the Ski Season with a Splash!

Resorts Have Their Own Special Take on Closing Activities

A Round up of Pond Skimming Events

Sadly the ski and snowboarding season is coming to an end! However, we in Colorado like to go out with a bang! Here is what you need to know about the pond skimming events that we can bring you to!

Starting with Keystone’s Slush Cup on Sunday, April 9 at the Mountain House Base Area. This is the most family friendly of the bunch. The day begins at 11 am and in addition to the...

Spring Break Mountain Style! (CLICK FOR MORE INFO)

Posted On: 03/21/2017

Spring - It's Official!

Vail's Adventure Ridge

Spring is officially here! While Spring in the Rockies may not be the Spring you see in many other parts of the country, it offers many fun and exciting outdoor activities for your Spring Break, in addition to skiing!
Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead Village - Vail, Adventure Ridge has tubing, a Mountain Coaster, ski bikes and a kids snowmobile track! Something to...

96 HOUR SALE ANNOUNCED - BOOK BY 2/17 (CLICK FOR MORE INFO)

Posted On: 02/14/2017

Hurry! CME's 96 Hour Sale is On NOW!

The 96-Hour Sale is back. Time is ticking, so grab the best deals to Colorado, whether you are visiting Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge or Keystone! When you book now, you'll save $15 per person, each way, on shuttles from Denver International Airport. This is good for visits between March 1 through October 31, 2017. Complete your travel plans today with Colorado Mountain Express!

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SNOW HEADING TO COLORADO - NWS ISSUES A WINTER STORM ALERT

Posted On: 02/06/2017

Vail, Breckenridge, Aspen to be Affected by Winter Storm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the mountains of Colorado, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper, Aspen and Snowmass. Snow levels will be at 7000 feet and visibility will be reduced to under 1/2 mile.  Roads could be hazardous, and travel will be slow between Denver and the Mountain Ski Areas. Denver International Airport is...

New Flights Announced for Winter to Vail's Airport (EGE) (Click for Full Story >)

Posted On: 07/19/2016

New Non-Stop Flights to Eagle/ Vail Airport to Welcome Skiers from Washington D.C. Area and Phoenix

Beginning this December, United Airlines will fly non-stop between its hub at Washington/Dulles (IAD) and Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE), the closest airport to Vail and Beaver Creek and 2 hours from Aspen/Snowmass Village. A new, non-stop service from American Airlines will also begin flying to EGE from Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport. United Airline's flights from Washington/...

David Sena of DIA Wins Service Award (Click for Full Story >)

Posted On: 06/17/2016

CME's 2015-2016 Epic Service Award Winner - Congratulations to David Sena!

CME would like to give a shout out...a really big one, to Mr. David Sena, Customer Service Agent at Colorado Mountain Express's Denver Airport Counter. He was recognized at a ceremony by Vail Resorts' CEO Rob Katz in Heavenly, CA. with 11 other Vail Resorts' Epic Service winners.  David, along with the rest of the DEN Airport Staff of CME, do a great job every dy,...

Spring Storm Update - Operations Resume as Normal (Click for Full Story)

Posted On: 03/23/2016

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March 24 - Post Storm Update

The Denver Airport and Colorado Department of Transportation crews have worked hard to restore operations, and operations are back to normal at DIA. Roads have been cleared but remain icy between the Resorts and DEN. Denver International Airport is expected to be busy with a high volume of travelers. Please arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to your flight, check in with your...

Denver Airport and CME Operations Resume as Normal

Shuttle Space is Available 3.24.16

6:00 PM - Update

Denver International Airport remains closed due to weather and visibility. Snow removal crews are on the airfield, however there are no planes departing or arriving. Both inbound and outbound Peña Boulevard has reopened to all traffic, however some exits may still be blocked due to hazardous driving conditions.

Please call CME to change or make a shuttle reservation. 970-754-7433....

4:30 PM - Update

Both United Airlines and Southwest Airlines have cancelled the remainder of their flights for today. Frontier has two flights still scheduled to go out this evening. We do not have an update from other airlines at this time. Still, passengers should confirm their flight status with their airline.

Denver International Airport remains closed due to weather and visibility. Snow removal crews...

DEN AIRPORT UPDATE - 4:00pm, March 23, 2016

Denver International Airport remains closed due to weather and visibility. There are treacherous conditions on the airfield and no planes are departing or arriving. Outbound Peña Boulevard has reopened to all traffic - however, the exits from Pena Boulevard to 40th Avenue and 56th Avenue are blocked. Inbound traffic also remains blocked at this time.

CME will not be picking up guests...

CME suspends service as of 1:30pm for Guests Traveling TO Denver Airport

Denver International Airport has made the decision to close the airport as of 12:22pm today, 3.23.2016, until further notice. Weather and visibility are such that it is not safe for aircraft to arrive or depart from DIA. Additionally, Pena Boulevard, which is the road to the Airport, is currently impassable. Crews are working to clear Pena Blvd. and relieve some of the congestion, but...

CME Wins Again! Best of Colorado 2016 Award from readers of Colorado Meetings + Events Magazine (Click for Full Story)

Posted On: 03/16/2016

10th Annual Best of Colorado Awards

Best Transportation Company Winners 2nd Year Running

#BestofCO2016

On Tuesday, March 15 th, Colorado Meetings + Events magazine presented "Best Transportation" to Colorado Mountain Express at the 2016 Best of Colorado awards. These awards honor the best in the Colorado meetings and events industry and are determined by readers, not by editorial staff. CME is proud of our Sales Team, as well as the entire Company, from drivers, reservations agents,...

GLENWOOD CANYON CLOSURE FOR REPAIR WORK ON MARCH 8 (CLICK FOR FULL STORY)

Posted On: 03/04/2016

CDOT Annouces Glenwood Canyon Road Closure 9 a.m to 4 p.m. on March 8

CDOT mandates Road Closure to Install Rockfall Mitigation

On Tuesday, Mar. 8 there will be a daytime closure from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. through Glenwood Canyon from exit 116 (Glenwood Springs) to exit 133 (Dotsero). Colorado department of Transportation crews are working to complete the rockfall mitigation fencing utilizing a helicopter and continued road repairs in an effort to move the traffic configuration into one-lane in each direction next...

CME RESUMES REGULAR SHUTTLE SCHEDULE BETWEEN DIA AND ASPEN/SNOWMASS (Click for Full Story)

Posted On: 03/02/2016

Road is now open 24 hours/ day - Expect 30-60 Minute Delays in Slide Area

Road Repair Continues - 1 Lane Open in Area of Slide

Colorado Department of Transportation has re-opened Glenwood Canyon for travel. After multiple rock slides closed the road, and then bad weather delayed repair work, the road is now open 24 hours/ day. All traffic is using the eastbound lanes. Because of the one lane "head to head" traffic configuration, this is a NO PASSING area through the Canyon, which slows down travel. Future...

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