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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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.

Fall Snowstorm Sweeps Through Colorado Ski Country

Denver, Colo. – Oct. 4, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country is the beneficiary of a fall snowstorm that swept through the state overnight, leaving resorts with a season mixture of fall colors and wintery conditions.

Colorado Resorts Start Making Snow for 2013/14 Ski Season

Denver, Colo. – Sept. 28, 2013 – Two Colorado resorts are taking advantage of cold temperatures by making snow in preparation for the 2013/14 ski season. Loveland Ski Area and Arapahoe Basin Ski Area started making snow last night (on the evening of September 27) and will continue as conditions allow.

Colorado Ski Country USA and Christy Sports Partner to Introduce Kids to Skiing and Snowboarding

Denver, Colo. – September 16, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today that Christy Sports, a family owned and Colorado based ski and snowboard retailer, is partnering with CSCUSA in support of the 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs. With roots in Colorado skiing and snowboarding retail dating back to 1958, Christy Sports is a natural fit for the state’s most influential children’s ski pass program. “Our industry leading kids Passport Programs are such a fantastic way for kids to learn their way around Colorado’s renowned resorts, develop confidence and enjoy our state’s spectacular outdoors,” said Melanie Mills, president and CEO, Colorado Ski Country USA. “Christy Sports is an ideal partner for the program and an ideal place to get your kids kitted out for the ski season ahead.”

Skiers and Riders Save on Lift Tickets and Explore Colorado’s Gem Resorts with New 2013/14 Colorado Ski Country USA Gems Card Program

Denver, Colo. – September 4, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) today unveiled the new 2013/14 Colorado Gems Card program and announced that cards are now available for purchase. For the 2013/14 season, the revised Gems Card program features two-for-one lift tickets at eight signature Colorado Gem ski resorts and exclusive Flash Deals promotions offered at Gem resorts throughout the season.

Colorado Ski Resorts’ Infrastructural Improvements Enhance Guest Experience

Denver, Colo. – Sept. 3, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts have invested heavily during the off-season to greet guests with fresh looks for the upcoming 2013-14 season. The infrastructural improvements will create elegant, adventurous, and exiting experiences for skiers and riders, regardless of their age or ability level. Significant snowmaking and grooming additions, new large scale drinking and dining facilities, and luxury resort lodging renovations have all been designed to maintain Colorado’s reputation as the top destination for a world class guest experience.

Colorado Ski Country USA’s Passport Programs Introduce Colorado Kids to Skiing and Snowboarding

Denver, Colo. – September 2, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today the Association’s popular 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs are available for the 2013/14 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 finest ski resorts.

Colorado Skiers and Riders Can Save on Value Added Ski Passes at Labor Day Sales

With Labor Day weekend signaling the end of summer, Colorado skiers and riders can find significant savings on ski passes at the holiday weekend sales. Through the end of August and into September, major retailers and winter sports groups host special sale events focused on winter gear and apparel, including ski passes. A handful of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are at the sales with pass products available at discounted prices.
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