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 Flights and Expanded Service Bring the World Closer to Colorado Ski Country

Denver, Colo. – October 6, 2015 – This winter, new flights and expanded service from major hub airports will make Colorado Ski Country USA even more accessible to skiers and snowboarders from all over the world. New service from Chicago (ORD), New York (LGA), Los Angeles (LAX) and Las Vegas (LAS) as well as expanded service on existing routes from Chicago (ORD), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX), Minneapolis - St. Paul (MSP), Newark (EWR), Phoenix (PHX), Seattle (SEA) and Washington - Dulles (IAD), will bring domestic and international guests directly into the heart of Colorado Ski Country more conveniently than ever before.

Colorado Ski Country Resorts Elevate the Guest Experience for the 2015-16 Ski Season

Denver, Colo. – September 8, 2015 – To build on the unparalleled guest experience for which skiing in Colorado is known throughout the world, for the 2015-16 ski season, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts are investing in guest-facing infrastructure and amenities that will further enhance every facet of the skier and snowboarder experience, on and off the slopes. From major investments in new chairlifts and terrain enhancements to improvements to on-mountain dining and culinary offerings, CSCUSA resorts continue to hold guest satisfaction in the highest regard. Capital improvements for the upcoming ski season will elevate the premier skiing and snowboarding experience at Colorado Ski Country USA resorts. Below is a summary of the many upgrades at CSCUSA resorts that guests will enjoy during the 2015-16 ski season.

Colorado Ski Country USA Opens Registration for the 2015-16 Passport Program

Denver, Colo. – August 25, 2015 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), the trade association and global voice of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, announced today that registration for its popular 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs is now open for the 2015/16 ski season. The Passport Programs introduce fifth and sixth grade kids to skiing and snowboarding by giving fifth graders free access, and sixth graders discounted access, to twenty of Colorado’s ski resorts. Often imitated, CSCUSA’s Passport Program is the original and unmatched opportunity for kids to become avid skiers and snowboarders.

Colorado Ski Country USA Announces 2014-15 Double Diamond Award Winners

Boulder, Colo. – June 12, 2015 – Yesterday evening at the 52nd Annual Meeting of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), Colorado’s ski resorts capped a record-setting 2014/15 season with the Double Diamond Awards, where individuals who have made significant contributions to the industry were recognized for their excellence in competition, patrol, instruction, operations, and ski area management.

Colorado Ski Country USA Sees Robust Skier Visits for 2014/15 Season

Boulder, Colo. – June 11, 2015 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today at the association’s 52nd Annual Meeting that skier visits at its 21 member resorts totaled 7.1 million in 2014/15, off by a little more than one-half of one percent compared to last year’s CSCUSA membership season total. However, this estimation shows CSCUSA resort visits up over the five-year-average by 6.5 percent. Non-CSCUSA member resorts declined to report Colorado visits for 2014/15, so a statewide total is not available.

Colorado Ski Country’s Top 11 Summer Events

Denver, Colo. – May 21, 2015 – As the days grow longer and the temperatures in Colorado’s mountains warm up, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of fun summer activities at Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts. From hot air balloon festivals to hiking and biking, the diversity of summer activities and events in Colorado Ski Country grows every year. Additionally, several CSCUSA member resorts will host the world’s best road and mountain bicyclists as they test themselves on the most challenging terrain Colorado offers. Whether it’s summer or winter, Colorado has a mountain for everyone. Below is a roundup of featured summer events at CSCUSA member resorts.

Colorado Ski Country USA Resorts Invest in Summer Upgrades

Denver, Colo. – May 21, 2015 – In the coming weeks, Colorado Ski Country USA resorts will turn toward summer operations with a diverse and growing menu of warm weather recreational activities for guests. Several resorts are building infrastructure improvements to enhance their summer outdoor recreational opportunities, such as mountain biking and high alpine archery. Below is a round-up of some of the 2015 summer-oriented capital improvements at CSCUSA resorts as well as opening dates for summer operations.

Colorado Ski Country USA Announces 2014/15 Season Industry Award Winners

Denver, Colo. – April 10, 2015 - Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) recognized the unsung heroes of the Colorado ski industry through the Snowmaker, Slope Groomer, and Terrain Master of the Year awards held Thursday, April 9 in Grand Junction, CO. Before skiers and snowboarders wake up, snowmakers, groomers, and terrain masters are hard at work delivering the consistent snow surfaces and thrilling terrain parks guests at ski areas and resorts have come to expect.

Colorado Ski Country Heads into April with Late Spring Festivities for the Entire Family

Denver, Colo. – March 24, 2015 – Spring has sprung at Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member ski areas and resorts, with warm temperatures, blue skies, and soft snow. Spring skiing in Colorado means carved turns on fresh groomed runs, pushing around late season powder, and fun resort events and activities for the whole family. Below is a roundup of springtime celebrations happening at CSCUSA resorts in April and beyond, including tentative closing dates.

Spring in Colorado Ski Country Brings Sun, Snow, and Savings

Denver, Colo. – March 18, 2015 – As the days grow longer, warmer, and sunnier, it's important to remember that there's lots of skiing still to be had in Colorado Ski Country. In fact, March is historically the snowiest month in Colorado and April is the second-snowiest. As if the warm sun, blue sky, and soft snow isn't enticing enough, lift ticket and lodging deals abound as well. Below is a roundup of recently announced pass products and lodging deals offered by CSCUSA members aimed exclusively at spring skiers and snowboarders.
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