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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Colorado Ski Country Resorts Entice Guests to Celebrate Labor Day with Slew of End-of-Summer Soirees

Denver, Colo. – August 22, 2013 – There’s still another month’s worth of summer fun to be had at Colorado’s mountain resorts before the colors begin to change, the night air becomes crisp, and the minds of alpine enthusiasts begin to wander towards tune-ups, new gear, pass purchases, and early snowstorms. Many resorts are offering great summer activities and lodging specials through the end of September.

Nation’s Birthday Weekend Features Food, Fireworks, Family-Friendly Fun At Colorado’s Resorts

Denver, Colo. – June 25, 2013 – As the country prepares for the biggest celebration of the summer, Colorado Ski Country resorts are enticing guests to experience the Fourth of July Weekend in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. This summer, the Fourth of July falls on a Thursday, giving visitors the opportunity to take an extended vacation in resort communities and sample the many events and activities taking place.

Industry's Best Honored By Colorado Ski Country USA

DENVER, Colo. – June 14, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) acknowledged outstanding industry professionals at its fourth annual Double Diamond Awards Reception yesterday evening. The ceremony marked the conclusion to a milestone 50th Annual Meeting for the Colorado ski industry’s trade association. The Double Diamond Awards are CSCUSA’s hallmark event that allows industry professionals to come together and honor snow maintenance professionals, athletes, instructors, patrollers and industry legends. This year’s honorees ranged from a 14 yr-old straight-A student to a United States Senator. Bestowing the honors upon the winners, and presenting alongside President and CEO of CSCUSA, Melanie Mills, was longtime Colorado ski icon Billy Kidd of Steamboat Springs. Kidd was the first male athlete to win a medal at the Olympics in downhill skiing. Plenty of other industry representatives were on hand at the History Colorado Center to celebrate the 2012-13 season, and witness the best in Colorado’s ski industry be acclaimed.

Colorado’s High Country Hosts Variety Of Sun Splashed Events

Denver, Colo. – June 4, 2013 – This summer, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are hosting a variety of events that will appeal to guests of all ages and interests, including several unique activities that won’t take place anywhere else. Summertime provides the perfect opportunity for guests to escape the heat of the city and head to the mountains for cooler temperatures and a litany of events. Despite the fact that Colorado’s ski season is still winding down as Arapahoe Basin readies for their last weekend of the season, resorts have prepared for the summer months by packing activities and events into a fully loaded schedule through Labor Day, including festivals, wine tastings, dirt biking, mountain-side yoga and multiple races. Below is a roundup of fun family activities and events that are taking place this summer amidst Colorado Ski Country’s beautiful mountain scenery.

Colorado Welcomes Spring To Rocky Mountains With Fresh Powder

Denver, Colo. – March 22, 2013 – The state’s typically snowiest month continued in Colorado with a spring storm that left copious amounts of new snow at virtually all Colorado Ski Country USA resorts. Thanks to the storm that is sweeping through the state, many guests on Spring Break will have the chance to enjoy fresh powder, and with more snow in the forecast for tonight and tomorrow, it serves as a timely reminder that the 2012/13 ski season is not ready to be over.

Resorts Welcome Spring Skiing in Colorado with Events, Activities, Snow

DENVER, Colo. – March 20, 2013 – Ski season in Colorado lasts well into spring, thanks to annual snowfall averages that hover around 300 inches and resorts that enjoy high elevations and cool dry air. A long ski season gives resorts ample opportunity to host a myriad of spring events and activities. This spring is no exception as Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are offering an incredible lineup of holiday celebrations, concerts, contests that incorporate a blend of spring skiing with various types of fun-filled on-snow and slope-side activities for all.

Spring Events, Deals Liven Resorts Across Colorado Ski Country

DENVER, Colo. – February 20, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country USA resorts have announced their spring event lineups. This year’s antics feature unique competitions and activities, both on and off the slopes, designed for all ages and abilities. These home-style, home-grown Colorado antics range from the philanthropic to the family-friendly to all-out high intensity competitions. Heavy doses of snowfall have recently coated the state’s mountains, and Colorado’s traditional snowiest months are still ahead. As a result, guests at Colorado ski resorts will have plenty of opportunities to embrace the best of what Colorado Ski Country has to offer: powder days filled with sunshine, music, and a healthy dose of enticing events. Food and festivals, races and rail jams, and even fireworks shows will leave visitors spoilt for choice. Select deals at several resorts are also available this spring, making it an easy choice for skiers and riders to visit Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Below is a roundup of events and deals in Colorado Ski Country through March 31.

Flocks of Skiers and Snowboarders Migrate to Colorado Slopes

Denver, Colo. – February 5, 2013 – As snow stacked up at Colorado ski resorts recently, skiers and snowboarders renewed their devotion to the state’s signature sports. Absolving doubts that variable conditions were keeping skiers involved in other pursuits, Colorado Ski Country USA resorts were greeted with booming weekend traffic. The onslaught of new snow along with the opening of more terrain and a broad menu of creative deals from resorts made it hard for skiers and riders to stay indoors last week.

Colorado Resorts Benefit From Mid Season Powder Play

Denver, Colo. – January 29, 2013 – Old Man Winter made a significant powder play this week giving the Colorado ski season a major boost. Several days of consistent snowfall in Colorado’s high country was capped off this morning with accumulations totaling as much as 6 feet in some areas. Every resort received new snow and double digit snow totals were reported at many resorts throughout Colorado Ski Country from Aspen to Wolf Creek.

National Safety Awareness Week Recognized Throughout Ski Country

DENVER, Colo. – January 14, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) and its 21 member resorts are hosting safety themed events in an effort to raise awareness of ski safety among skiers and snowboarders. In conjunction with the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), CSCUSA resorts will recognize National Safety Awareness Week that begins on Saturday, January 19, and runs through January 27.
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