Colorado is ‘officially open’ for 2017-18 Winter Season
Skiing/Snowboarding

Colorado is ‘officially open’ for 2017-18 Winter Season

Photo by Dave Camara/Arapahoe Basin Ski Area ARAPAHOE BASIN Colorado’s 2017-18 ski season launched today, Oct. 13, with a crowd of delighted skiers and snowboarders celebrating the first runs of the season at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. At 9 a.m., atop an 18-inch base of packed powder, the Black Mountain Express lift began spinning, delivering … Continue reading

Echo Mountain joins Colorado Ski Country USA
Skiing/Snowboarding

Echo Mountain joins Colorado Ski Country USA

Idaho Springs Ski Area Becomes 23rd Member of State Trade Association DENVER Colorado Ski Country USA, the state trade association and global voice of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, today announced that Echo Mountain will join the association effective immediately. Echo Mountain, which is only 50 minutes away from downtown Denver and offers night skiing … Continue reading

Colorado Ski Country USA hosts 7.3 million skier visits in 2016-17
Skiing/Snowboarding

Colorado Ski Country USA hosts 7.3 million skier visits in 2016-17

DENVER Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today during its 54th Annual Meeting skier visits at its 22-member ski areas totaled 7.3 million during the 2016-17 season. It is estimated that after final numbers are tallied, the 2016-17 season will be the state’s second best season on record. This year’s season total was up six … Continue reading

Spring arrives in Colorado Ski Country
Culture / Skiing/Snowboarding

Spring arrives in Colorado Ski Country

COLORADO Spring has officially arrived at Colorado Ski Country USA ski areas and resorts with longer and warmer days and spring skiing conditions. Extended ski season, parties, races, concerts and pond-skimming will be in full-swing at resorts in the region. Below is a roundup of springtime celebrations happening at CSCUSA ski areas near the Front … Continue reading

Colorado Ski Country USA reports strong mid-season skier visits
Colorado / Skiing/Snowboarding

Colorado Ski Country USA reports strong mid-season skier visits

COLORADO Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today that its 22 member ski areas reported an increase in skier visits in January and February this year. Skier visits at CSCUSA ski areas were up 1 percent during the second period of the 2016-17 season, which runs from January 1, 2017 through February 28, 2017, compared … Continue reading

COVER: Skip lines, save cash, enjoy solitude by skiing uphill
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COVER: Skip lines, save cash, enjoy solitude by skiing uphill

FRONT RANGE The fun isn’t limited to going downhill at our regional ski resorts. The growing trend of uphill skiing is gaining a considerable foothold at Colorado ski areas and resorts. Those who take part enjoy the increased exercise and solitude along with the chance to skip lift lines, get a considerable price break on … Continue reading