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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January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in Colorado Ski Country USA

Denver, Colo. – December 18, 2013 – January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are offering deals to entice kids and adults to come to the mountains and give skiing and snowboarding a try, sharpen their skills or pick up a new discipline. In addition to CSCUSA’s First Class program, which provides a free beginner lesson and equipment rental to qualifying fifth graders in January, resorts are offering significantly discounted lessons and Learn to Ski and Snowboard packages that include lift tickets, equipment rentals, and lessons taught by highly trained professional instructors.

Colorado Ski Country USA’s First Class Program Kicks off in January

DENVER, Colo. – December 10, 2013 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) today announced the return of the complimentary lesson component to its popular 5th Grade Passport program: First Class. Launched in 2010, First Class 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 CSCUSA resorts during the month of January.

Colorado Ski Country USA Resorts Measuring Snowfall in Feet

A major snowstorm has blanketed Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) ski resorts with fresh powder, delighting skiers and snowboarders alike as snow totals pile up.

Resorts Invite Guests to Celebrate the Winter Holidays on the Slopes of Colorado Ski Country

Denver, Colo. – November 21, 2013 – As more Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts open for the season and snow totals keep piling up from early season storms, resorts are preparing for robust holiday visits with family activities, unique offerings, and a variety of jubilant events and programs to celebrate the season. From kids ski free specials to competing in a gingerbread house competition to taking a ski lesson from Santa himself, visitors to Colorado’s ski slopes will find plenty of good holiday tidings this season.

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.”
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