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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2012/13 Ski Season Launches in Colorado

Denver, Colo. – Oct. 17, 2012 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resort Arapahoe Basin launched Colorado’s ski season at 9 a.m. this morning amidst blowing snow and energetic whooping and hollering. The resort opened today with lift served skiing and snowboarding, making it the first ski resort in the United States and Colorado to officially open for the 2012/13 season.

Unrivaled Guest Experience at the Core of Colorado Ski Country USA Resort Enhancements

DENVER, Colo. – September 6, 2012 – For the 2012-13 ski season, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are dedicated to solidifying Colorado as the top ski vacation destination, including exceeding guest expectations for services, amenities and resort facilities.

Easy Way to Introduce Kids to Skiing and Snowboarding: Colorado Ski Country USA’s Passport Programs Provide Lift Access to 20 Resorts

DENVER, Colo. – August 21, 2012 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today the association’s popular 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs are now available for the 2012/13 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 20 of Colorado’s finest ski resorts.

2012-13 Colorado Ski Country USA Gems Card Helps Skiers Save More Money, Ski More Powder

Denver, Colo. – August 7, 2012 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) today announced that 2012/13 Colorado Gems Cards will feature a new Flash Deal component and are now available for purchase. The Colorado Gems Card is a discount card for use at the Colorado Gem resorts. It offers deals and discounts that appeal to skiers and riders of all ages and abilities. In addition to the resorts upgraded season-long deals, there is a new component to this year’s Gems Card: Flash Deals. Flash Deals are special promotions and ways to save that are unique to each Gem resort and will be announced last minute throughout the season. CSCUSA will announce Flash Deals in the Gems newsletter, on social media, and on the Gems website Only Colorado Gems Card holders will be able to take advantage of Flash Deals.

Colorado Ski Resorts Raise the Bar on Summer Fun with Yoga, Concerts, Races and Tastings

Denver, Colo. – June 26, 2012 –Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are hosting a variety of events this summer, from music concerts to wine festivals, from downhill dirt biking to fully loaded barbeques. Finding ways to beat the summer boredom blues is easy in Ski Country. Resorts have packed calendars for July and August featuring an abundance of events and activities for guests ready to exchange sweltering temperatures for cool mountain air and pleasant mountain scenery. Below is a menu of fun family activities and events that will appeal to everyone and keep the blues at bay...

Colorado Ski Country USA Pays Homage to Industry's Best

DENVER, Colo. – June 7, 2012 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) acknowledged outstanding industry professionals at its third annual Double Diamond Awards Reception yesterday evening. The event capped a successful day-long program for the Colorado ski industry, CSCUSA’s 49th Annual Meeting. The Double Diamond Awards gives the trade association the opportunity to honor snow maintenance professionals, athletes, instructors, patrollers and industry legends. The celebration of these dedicated and inspiring individuals evoked memories of the 2011-12 season, and brought together the industry’s top professionals to share their experiences.

Memorial Day Heralds Official Start to Summer in Ski Country

Denver, Colo. – May 23, 2012 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are preparing for a full summer of biking, hiking, grilling, golfing and of course, a healthy dose of Colorado sunshine. Memorial Day weekend typically marks the beginning of the summer season, and Colorado’s mountain communities are ready with a bevy of activities for guests to experience.

Ski Season Marches On, Colorado Resorts Offer Enticing Passes Impacting 2011/12/13 Seasons

Denver, Colo. – March 30, 2012 – Ski season is still in action this spring throughout Colorado Ski Country USA, and for the savvy skier looking ahead to cash in on what’s left of 2011/12 while getting a jump on next season, this is the perfect time to re-up and purchase a 2012/13 season pass. Now is the best and most economically-friendly period to buy next season’s passes, especially for those looking for the added benefit of some resort’s commitment to presenting consumers with the rest of the 2011/12 season for free.

Colorado Resorts Ramp-up End-of-Season Revelry

Denver, Colo. – March 22, 2012 – With more than a month of ski season left in Colorado, resorts throughout Colorado Ski Country are gearing up for their annual spring showdowns. Springtime in the Rockies pairs bluebird skies with long sunny days. This spring, Colorado Ski Country USA’s (CSCUSA) member resorts are pairing action-packed events with value-packed deals. From adventure races, scavenger hunts and live music performances, below is a snapshot of this spring’s events and deals in Colorado Ski Country.

Leap Year Storm Leaves Colorado Ski Country Resorts Steeped in Snow

Denver, Colo. – February 29, 2012 – Colorado skiers and snowboarders welcomed leap day 2012 with fresh snow and deep powder. While every Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resort received new snow, the two-day storm left totals of more than two feet in some areas.
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