Skiing/Snowboarding

Agreement renews opportunity for thoughtful expansion at Eldora

Community-Based Effort Works to Protect Eldora as Boulder County’s Quintessential Playground NEDERLAND A two-year collaborative process between Boulder County, the Sierra Club, the Middle Boulder Creek Coalition, and Eldora, part of the POWDR adventure lifestyle company, resulted yesterday in a historic agreement to a Statement of Principles that paves the way for the resort to … Continue reading

Skiing/Snowboarding

Brainard Road reconstruction continues through winter

WARD The Central Federal Lands Highway Division of the Federal Highways Administration (CFLHD), in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and Boulder County Transportation, will begin reconstruction of Brainard Lake Road between the Peak-to-Peak Highway (SH 72) and the Brainard Lake Recreation Area. The construction will begin on Wednesday, Nov. 15. During initial construction this … Continue reading

Skiing/Snowboarding / Summit County/Grand County

Arapahoe Basin rated as one of North America’s ‘Top Overall Ski Areas’

SUMMIT COUNTY Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) has been ranked among the top 10 ski areas in several categories according to Liftopia’s Best in Snow 2018 awards, including ranking #5 on the list of Top Overall Ski Areas in North America. Arapahoe Basin also received top ten honors for ski areas across North America for … Continue reading

Olympic fever sweeps Colorado ski country
Skiing/Snowboarding

Olympic fever sweeps Colorado ski country

Events  Feature Olympic Qualifiers, Skiing with Former Olympians and Olympic Celebrations COLORADO Come February, all eyes will be on the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. In the months leading up to the Olympics, Colorado Ski Country USA resorts across the state will host Olympic qualifiers and celebrate with Olympic-themed events including races, Olympiads, sendoffs … Continue reading

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