Press Releases

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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.

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.
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