• Photo by Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain

    Does it feel like ski season to you? It doesn’t? Well you are wrong. It’s that wonderful time of year when savvy Front Range skiers and snowboarders can get great deals on equipment, apparel, and pass products at Christy Sports Powder Daze. Starting today and going through Tuesday,...

  • Photo by Dave Camara, Arapahoe Basin

    Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), the trade association and global voice of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, announced today that registration for its popular 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs is now open for the 2015/16 ski season. The Passport Programs introduce fifth and sixth grade kids...

  • Cardrona

    Those looking for some of the best year-round skiing and riding in the world have yet another destination option with the Rocky Mountain Super Pass+ (RMSP+) which has added Cardrona Alpine Resort in New Zealand.  With the purchase of lodging, RMSP+ pass holders now have the opportunity to ski up...

  • Colorado Ski Country USA Resorts Invest in Summer Upgrades

    on May 22 | in Aspen Mountain, Crested Butte, Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park | by | with Comments Off on Colorado Ski Country USA Resorts Invest in Summer Upgrades

    Aspen Snowmass

    Aspen Snowmass

    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 mountain biking and high alpine archery. Below is a round-up of some of the 2015 summer-oriented capital improvements at CSCUSA resorts as well as opening dates for summer operations. Continue Reading

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  • Colorado Ski Country’s 11 Top Summer Events

    on May 21 | in Events, Kids & Family Friendly Zone | by | with Comments Off on Colorado Ski Country’s 11 Top Summer Events

    Winter Park Resort

    Winter Park Resort

    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 Colorado Ski Country grows every year. Additionally, several CSCUSA member resorts will host the world’s best road and mountain bicyclists as they test themselves on the most challenging terrain Colorado offers.

    Whether it’s summer or winter, Colorado has a mountain for everyone. Below is a roundup of featured summer events at CSCUSA member resorts. Continue Reading

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  • The Dog Days of Spring at Arapahoe Basin

    on May 16 | in Arapahoe Basin, Uncategorized | by | with Comments Off on The Dog Days of Spring at Arapahoe Basin

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

    It snowed on and off throughout the day yesterday at Arapahoe Basin, bringing winter back to keep the ski season going up in Summit County, Colorado. A-Basin staff took their avy dog, Max, outside yesterday morning to work on his search and rescue skills. Max is a 6-month-old black Labrador Retriever owned and handled by A-Basin Patroller Dominic Vellone. Despite his young age, Max is already showing a high skill level in obedience as well as search skills and scent tracking. Good boy. Continue Reading

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  • Aspen Snowmass Begins Summer Operations Memorial Day Weekend

    on May 15 | in Uncategorized | by | with Comments Off on Aspen Snowmass Begins Summer Operations Memorial Day Weekend

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    Aspen Snowmass

    Aspen Snowmass shifts into summer with weekend operations to begin Memorial Day Weekend and daily operations on both Aspen Mountain and Snowmass to begin June 20. Additionally, Aspen Snowmass is scheduled to debut new summer enhancements and offerings. The top of Aspen Mountain is slated to undergo a summer landscape and activities improvement project while Snowmass will continue to improve Bike Snowmass trails including the Vapor Trail as well as add new farm dinners at Elk Camp restaurant. The on-mountain event calendar introduces a new event called Red Bull Rise, the Audi Power of Four Trail Race inserts a new Vertical K race and the event’s signature 50K trail race now holds the designation of US Skyrunner Series North American Continental Championships. Lastly, the Audi Power of Four Mountain Bike Race adds a shorter course option. Continue Reading

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  • Throwback Thursday: What the Storm of the Season Looked Like at Wolf Creek

    on May 7 | in Wolf Creek | by | with Comments Off on Throwback Thursday: What the Storm of the Season Looked Like at Wolf Creek

    Jason Lombard, Wolf Creek Ski Area

    Jason Lombard, Wolf Creek Ski Area

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  • Winter Park Resort’s Lunch Rock Garners Environmental Award

    on May 6 | in Uncategorized | by | with Comments Off on Winter Park Resort’s Lunch Rock Garners Environmental Award

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    Winter Park Resort

    SKI Magazine and the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) have recognized Winter Park Resort’s new Lunch Rock Restaurant with the 2015 Golden Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence.  The prestigious honor is the ski industry’s highest environmental award and was bestowed at the NSAA annual convention in San Francisco, California. Continue Reading

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  • Safety Sunday: Know Your Responsibility Code

    on May 3 | in Resorts, Skiing & Snowboarding | by | with Comments Off on Safety Sunday: Know Your Responsibility Code

    Dustin Schaefer, Loveland

    Dustin Schaefer, Loveland

    Although we’re nearing the end of the 2014-15 ski and snowboard season, it’s still important to remember the responsibilities each of as skiers and riders has while enjoying a day on the slopes at our favorite mountain resorts.

    Recognizing that skiers must look after their own safety (and that of those around them), the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) developed the “Your Responsibility Code” in 1966 as a way to educate individuals about best practices for safe participation in alpine snow sports. Throughout the years, the list has evolved to include snowboard and chairlift safety. Following these simple guidelines will help to ensure your safety, and the safety of others while visiting alpine resorts. Continue Reading

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  • Three Colorado Ski Country Bike Parks Named Among the Best in North America

    on May 2 | in Uncategorized | by | with Comments Off on Three Colorado Ski Country Bike Parks Named Among the Best in North America

    Trestle Bike Park, Winter Park Resort

    Trestle Bike Park, Winter Park Resort

    MTBparks.com recently announced the results of its second annual “Best Bike Parks Riders’ Choice Awards” survey. The rider-voted awards crown the top lift-served mountain-bike parks in eight separate regions across North America: Western Canada, Eastern Canada, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic/Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, Northwest and the Rocky Mountains. Three bike parks at Colorado Ski Country USA member resorts made the grade: Crested Butte’s Evolution Bike Park, the Steamboat Bike Park, and Winter Park’s Trestle Bike Park. Continue Reading

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  • Aspen Skiing Company to Install New High Alpine Chairlift at Snowmass this Summer

    on May 1 | in Snowmass | by | with Comments Off on Aspen Skiing Company to Install New High Alpine Chairlift at Snowmass this Summer

    Snowmass Resort

    Snowmass Resort

    Snowmass will see major on-mountain improvements this summer.  Aspen Skiing Company will replace and realign the High Alpine lift on Snowmass, install snowmaking equipment on two existing trails, and implement additional trail and glade construction projects this summer after receiving approvals from the United States Forest Service earlier in April. Continue Reading

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  • Throwback Thursday: Spring Skiing at Arapahoe Basin

    on April 30 | in Arapahoe Basin | by | with Comments Off on Throwback Thursday: Spring Skiing at Arapahoe Basin

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    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

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