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Rocky Mountains see more skiers

Rocky Mountains see more skiers There has been an increase in the volume of skiers enjoying the slopes of the Rocky Mountains in the 2006-07 ski season, it has been revealed.

According to the National Ski Areas Association, North America ski holidays defied analysts' predictions with a total of 55.1 million enjoying the snow in the high peaks.

Furthermore, fans of ski holidays in Whistler and Breckenridge ski holidayscould be interested to know that the resorts' popularity is as high as ever among skiers, with the Rocky Mountain region seeing a 0.6 per cent increase in tourism in 2006-07.

Breckenridge has long been a favourite for family holidays with plenty of runs to cater to all abilities and a Ski and Ride School for novices.

The resort's Peak Adventure Series allows kids to experience specific children's trails such as Haunted Forest and Dragon Trail on either the Mount Massive, Mount McKinley or Mount Everest adventure.

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