• After reporting nearly 50 inches of snow in May, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) will extend the Colorado ski and ride season for at least one bonus weekend, from June 12-14, 2015 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). The ski area originally planned to close on Sunday, June 7, 2015, but winter...

  • In the coming weeks, Colorado Ski Country USA resorts will turn toward summer operations with a diverse and growing menu of warm weather recreational activities for guests. Several resorts are building infrastructure improvements to enhance their summer outdoor recreational opportunities, such as...

  • Colorado Ski Country’s 11 Top Summer Events

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    As the days grow longer and the temperatures in Colorado’s mountains warm up, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of fun summer activities at Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts. From hot air balloon festivals to hiking and biking, the diversity of summer activities and events in...

  • What’s New This Summer at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

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    Photo by Trent Bona, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

    Photo by Trent Bona, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

    One of the great things about living in a place with four seasons is the anticipation of the next season. In Crested Butte, this excitement is never ending. As the sun raises higher in the sky and temperatures rise, the resort is preparing for some new summer fun for bikers, families, kids, “miners” and even archers. Here’s what’s New This Summer at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.  Continue Reading

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  • Copper Mountain Sunsation Weekend is Here

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    Copper Sunsation

    Copper is super pumped to announce Reel Big Fish will be at Copper Mountain on Saturday, April 18th. Come back on April 19th for Oakhurst, the genre-bending Americana and Bluesy reverberation band from Denver. Take a look at the live music schedule below, and visit CopperColorado.com for more information. Continue Reading

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  • April Showers in Colorado Ski Country = Powder Weekend

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    Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski Area

    Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski Area

    *UPDATED with new snow totals*

    Mother Nature is giving skiers and snowboarders a reminder that April is typically the second-snowiest month in Colorado Ski Country. Continue Reading

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  • Throwback Thursday: Vintage Hairstyles and Ski Outfits at Copper Mountain

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  • Colorado Ski Country USA Ski Selfie Sweepstakes

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    Victoria Ski Selfie Sweepstakes image

    After being named by the Oxford English Dictionary as the Word of the Year back in 2013, selfie has become a fixture of our vocabulary. Selfies are something that many of us snap on the slopes of Colorado Ski Country. So, we’re asking you to share your best selfie with us in our Ski Selfie of the Year sweepstakes on our Facebook page.

    Submit a selfie image (a self-taken photo) of yourself and yourself only (sorry, no group photos due to privacy rules), skiing, snowboarding, or enjoying the activities or scenery at a CSCUSA member resort for a chance to win Icelantic skis, Flylow apparel, and more.

    Must be 18 to enter the Ski Selfie Sweepstakes. Read the rules and enter the contest.

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  • Congratulations to the Winners of the 2015 Aspen Highlands Schneetag

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    Aspen Highlands Schneetag

    Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Snowmass

    Closing Day at Aspen Highlands went out with a splash at Schneetag as teams attempted to float across a giant pond on a craft they had built. Snowmass also wrapped up the season yesterday under sunny skies with great spring skiing and riding conditions. Up next, Aspen Mountain will close for the season on Sunday, April 19. Continue Reading

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  • The Beach at Arapahoe Basin is a Spring Skiing Sensation

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    Arapahoe Basin

    Arapahoe Basin

    Arapahoe Basin’s Early Riser parking lot is home to a stretch of prime real estate known as “The Beach.” The Beach backs up to the three lower mountain chairlifts, and is the perfect spot to kick back between runs with family and friends. It’s a scene unique to the Basin, and a guaranteed good time. Continue Reading

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  • Jammy-Packin’ in Colorado Ski Country

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    Fashion and function are awkward bedfellows when it comes to skiing and snowboarding. Some say that style trumps all – these folks can be seen at nearly any aprés spot, prominently displaying their brand name, slope-chic couture. Others claim that function is what matters, as evidenced by their devotion to cheap hardware store work gloves and the duct tape patches on their Gore-Tex. So which group is right? Style or substance? Fashion or function? Being seen, or being seen skiing? Colorado Ski Country USA’s Mountain Correspondent hit the slopes to find out…

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  • Colorado Ski Country USA Announces 2014/15 Season Industry Award Winners

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    2014-15 Snow Conference Award Winners

    L-R: Patrick Torsell, Chris Branstetter, Tyler Reynolds, Emily Barker

    Colorado Ski Country USA recognized the unsung heroes of the Colorado ski industry through the Snowmaker, Slope Groomer, and Terrain Master of the Year awards held Thursday, April 9 in Grand Junction, CO. Before skiers and snowboarders wake up, snowmakers, groomers, and terrain masters are hard at work delivering the consistent snow surfaces and thrilling terrain parks guests at ski areas and resorts have come to expect.

    Below is a list of this year’s award winners. Continue Reading

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  • Spring Fling Ski Demo this Saturday at Loveland Ski Area

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    Spring Fling Ski Demo

    Keri Bascetta, Loveland Ski Area

    Skiers are invited to test next season’s models from the best independent ski manufacturers this Saturday, April 11 at the Spring Fling Ski Demo at Loveland Ski Area, sponsored by Skiing Magazine. With spring conditions around the mountain at their best, participating guests can give the skis a full test drive, unlike at early-season demos where terrain is limited. Continue Reading

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