Press Releases

All Colorado Ski Country USA recent and past press releases can be found here. You can search by keywords, topics, or date. Press releases are available for individual download.

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New Snow Blankets All Corners of Colorado Ski Country USA

Denver, Colo. – January 31, 2014 – A strong winter storm has delivered a bounty of powdery new snow to all 21 Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts, promising a Super Bowl weekend of great snowriding. In the last 48 hours, up to 29 inches has fallen for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy, and more is on the way. So far, CSCUSA resorts have received 19.5 inches of new snow on average; 18 resorts have recorded double-digit snow totals, and nine resorts have recorded two feet or more of fresh powder.

Powder Reigns All Across Colorado Ski Country USA

Denver, Colo. – January 14, 2014 – A widespread winter storm that entered Colorado last Wednesday has blanketed all corners of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) in snow, delivering powder days at all 21 CSCUSA resorts. This most recent weather system has dumped up to 31 inches on grateful snowriders in some places with more snow to come today. Since the storm began late last week, CSCUSA resorts have received 20.0 inches of new snow on average; 18 resorts have recorded double-digit snow totals, and seven resorts have enjoyed two feet or more of fresh powder.

Colorado Ski Country Resorts Promote Slopewise Skiing and Riding for National Safety Month

Denver, Colo. – January 7, 2014 – January is National Safety Month at ski resorts across America, and Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts are hosting special safety-related programs and activities all month long to raise awareness and demonstrate the many ways they work to keep the slopes safe every day. Throughout January resorts are working to educate guests about on-mountain safety and responsibilities. This is happening with a variety of activities at the resorts and in some cases in local mountain communities with resort staff visiting local schools to educate kids on safe skiing and snowboarding.

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in Colorado Ski Country USA

Denver, Colo. – December 18, 2013 – January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are offering deals to entice kids and adults to come to the mountains and give skiing and snowboarding a try, sharpen their skills or pick up a new discipline. In addition to CSCUSA’s First Class program, which provides a free beginner lesson and equipment rental to qualifying fifth graders in January, resorts are offering significantly discounted lessons and Learn to Ski and Snowboard packages that include lift tickets, equipment rentals, and lessons taught by highly trained professional instructors.

Colorado Ski Country USA’s First Class Program Kicks off in January

DENVER, Colo. – December 10, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) today announced the return of the complimentary lesson component to its popular 5th Grade Passport program: First Class. Launched in 2010, First Class provides one free beginner ski or snowboard lesson, including rental equipment, for 5th Grade Passport holders who are new to both the sports of skiing and snowboarding. These lessons, in coordination with Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, are provided at CSCUSA resorts during the month of January.

Colorado Ski Country USA Resorts Measuring Snowfall in Feet

A major snowstorm has blanketed Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) ski resorts with fresh powder, delighting skiers and snowboarders alike as snow totals pile up.

Resorts Invite Guests to Celebrate the Winter Holidays on the Slopes of Colorado Ski Country

Denver, Colo. – November 21, 2013 – As more Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts open for the season and snow totals keep piling up from early season storms, resorts are preparing for robust holiday visits with family activities, unique offerings, and a variety of jubilant events and programs to celebrate the season. From kids ski free specials to competing in a gingerbread house competition to taking a ski lesson from Santa himself, visitors to Colorado’s ski slopes will find plenty of good holiday tidings this season.

Weekend Storm Brings Snow, Thrills to Skiers and Resorts alike in Colorado

Denver, Colo. – Nov. 18, 2013 – A weekend storm that started last Friday evening gave Colorado resorts another blast of snow in a season that already has better-than-average early conditions and some resorts opening early.

Colorado Resorts Entice Visitors with Slew of Early Season Ski Deals

Denver, Colo. – October 31, 2013 –To tempt skiers and riders to make the most of the 2013-14 season, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are offering significant early season discounts. CSCUSA resorts are committed to providing the opportunity for families to have a well-priced, value-packed and enjoyment-filled ski experience. By partnering with lodging properties and leveraging ski school programs, resorts are able to put together packages with benefits that include free hotel nights to free skiing. Below is a sampling of some of the early season deals offered by CSCUSA member resorts.

Colorado Inaugurates 2013-14 Ski Season

Denver, Colo. – October 13, 2013 – Colorado’s 2013/14 ski season is underway today as Arapahoe Basin opened its chair lift to crowds of animated skiers and snowboarders. At 8:30a.m., with an 18-inch base and lifts running, Arapahoe Basin became the first resort in North America to open for the 2013/14 ski season. Arapahoe Basin’s opening, along with recently announced pass deals and new improvements at Colorado resorts, has skiers and riders eager for the season ahead.
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