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Colorado Ski Country USA’s First Class Returns For Second Year

Denver, CO – November 29, 2011 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) today announced the return of the complementary component to its popular 5th Grade Passport program: First Class. Launched last year for the first time, First Class returns for a second year, and once again 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 Colorado Ski Country resorts during the month of January.

Colorado Resorts Give Budget-wise Visitors Ample Opportunities To Ski

Denver, CO - November 21, 2011 - The 2011-12 season is underway in Colorado Ski Country USA, and the first snows and resort openings are accompanied by deals, packages and bargains that entice millions of visitors each year to Colorado's slopes. From children learning how to ski and snowboard to the full-fledged snow junkie who is an expert in the terrain park, with a little research guests will find a deal that fits their needs.

61 Tips on How to Find Free Fun in Colorado Ski Country This Winter

Denver, CO – November 8, 2011 – Price savvy skiers have always appreciated the value of a Colorado ski vacation. This year that value increases as Colorado ski resorts have expanded their offerings of free activities, amenities and services for the 2011/12 season. Whether coming from another country or another part of town, resorts have offered up a menu of ways to save this winter including mountain tours, kids entertainment, refreshments, parking, helmets and lift tickets.

Colorado Ski Country USA Lands New Flights

Denver, CO – November 2, 2011 – Travelers preparing for the upcoming ski season in Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) will now have more options and easier access to Colorado’s world class resorts. Several new flights will be offered for the 2011/12 ski season, adding to the already extensive menu of travel choices. Additionally, the state’s numerous regional airports allow travelers ease of movement with minimum fuss.

It’s Ski Season in Colorado, Time to Get on Board

Denver, CO. – Oct. 13, 2011 – More Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts launched into the 2011/12 ski season this week, pushing Colorado to the front of the pack for October ski destinations, and further solidifying Colorado as the top choice for winter recreation. Arapahoe Basin opened their lifts for the season this morning at 9 a.m., Loveland Ski Area will open their lifts for the season on Friday, October 14, and Wolf Creek will open for its second weekend of skiing and riding on Saturday, October 15.

2011-12 Ski Season Kicks Off in Colorado

Denver, CO. – October 8, 2011 – The Colorado ski season started with a powdery initiation this morning as Wolf Creek Ski Area opened its first chair lift to skiers and riders. At 9:00 am today, with three lifts operating, a midway base of 32 inches and a summit base of 35 inches, Wolf Creek Ski Area became the first ski resort in Colorado to open this season. This is the earliest opening ever for the resort, beating their previous earliest opening date of October 27, 2006.

Ski Season To Begin Tomorrow In Colorado

Denver, CO. – October 7, 2011 – Colorado Ski Country USA will officially begin turning chairs on October 8, 2011, as Wolf Creek announced it will to open for the upcoming weekend. Yesterday’s snowstorms that covered the state piled up plenty of snow for the unprecedented move by Wolf Creek, whose previous record opening was October 26, 2007. The resort has received 36 inches of new snow, and its announcement gives skiers and snowboarders plenty to whet their appetites for the upcoming year. Last season in Colorado, skiers and riders hit the slopes throughout 10 different months. This year’s early opening promises another great season ahead.

Extended Snowfall At Colorado Resorts Brings Ski Season Closer

Denver, CO. – October 6, 2011 – A day of fresh snow falling in the Colorado high country has served to tease skiers and snowboarders across the nation. With Opening Day inching its way closer, Colorado Ski Country USA resorts have spent the day watching the sky unload snow on their home mountains. Copper Mountain was the first resort to begin making snow, starting last night, while Loveland’s snowmaking crew is on a 24 hour standby. Arapahoe Basin, a perennial Opening Day challenger, has intimated there is a high probability they will begin making snow tonight.

Colorado Ski Country USA’s 5th & 6th Grade Passports Give Kids a Chance to Participate in State’s Signature Sports

Denver, CO. – Sept. 21, 2011 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today the return of last year’s successful First Class lesson as part of the launch of its popular 5th and 6th Grade Passport programs for the 2011-12 ski season. The Passport Programs introduce fifth and sixth grade kids to skiing and snowboarding by giving them free and discounted access to Colorado’s legendary resorts.

September Snow Falling at Colorado Resorts

Denver, CO. – September 15, 2011 – The last 24 hours have brought a fresh dusting of snow to resorts around the state, adding to the rising anticipation of the approaching ski season.
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