Newly Formed Office Gives Voice to Previously Unrepresented Ski Group Officials at Sunlight Mountain Resort have named four-year-old Elijah Mattson of Glenwood Springs as the ski area’s first elected Mini-Mayor. The move comes after Mattson launched a spirited campaign on social media, earning...
Festive Events, Promotions, and Santa Sightings in Store for Holidays in the High Country As the days grow shorter and the snow gets deeper, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are ready to ring in the winter holidays with lodging packages, fun family activities, and a variety of festive...
3 non-perishable food items per person to be donated to local food banks In an effort to help the local community, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is hosting 2 food drives this winter. The first is on December 6, 2015 and the second is on February 28, 2016, which will support both the Crested...
Lance Secretan of Toronto, Canada and his family have skied all over the world. Of all the places to call home, why did they choose Copper Mountain, Colorado? With 300 days of sunshine and 300 inches of snow per year, Colorado is a paradise for skiers and snowboarders. Colorado’s diverse terrain has a mountain for everyone, and Lance has found his at Copper’s Union Meadows, a far-flung stash of powder and trees that feels like a new experience every time he skis it. Come to Colorado Ski Country and find your spiritual home. #AMountainForEveryone
This winter, new flights and expanded service from major hub airports will make Colorado Ski Country USA even more accessible to skiers and snowboarders from all over the world. New service from Chicago (ORD), New York (LGA), Los Angeles (LAX) and Las Vegas (LAS) as well as expanded service on existing routes from Chicago (ORD), Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX), Minneapolis – St. Paul (MSP), Newark (EWR), Phoenix (PHX), Seattle (SEA) and Washington – Dulles (IAD), will bring domestic and international guests directly into the heart of Colorado Ski Country more conveniently than ever before.
Whether a short drive from Denver, a direct flight from across the country, or a direct international flight from one of eight different countries, guests to Colorado resorts have easy, efficient, and comfortable options available to land them at their favorite Colorado resorts. In many cases, additional flight options allow guests to fly right to a resort direct from their originating city. These regional hotbeds include nonstop flights from cities such as Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Newark, New York, Phoenix, Seattle, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. With eight regional airports in mountain and resort communities, direct flights can put travelers slopeside in no time. Continue Reading
It’s that time of year again. The biggest names in ski and snowboard film are rolling out their newest projects, and we cannot be more excited to see what they have in store. These companies are touring the nation to give us some pre-season stoke, and chances are, there will be a showing near you. Here is a sample of dates for some of the major touring ski films coming up this fall. Please visit each film’s website listed below for a comprehensive list of dates, venues, and showtimes in Colorado. Continue Reading
on September 30 |
in Steamboat |
by Colorado Snow Sensei |
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Photo by Larry Pierce, Steamboat Ski Resort
Steamboat’s winter flight program will feature expanded nonstop air service from six of the 11 cities with flights into Steamboat/Hayden Airport (HDN) for the 2015/16 winter season. This expanded air service to Steamboat represents a 13.0 percent increase in seats flying from nonstop markets; the second winter season in a row of seat growth into Hayden airport. Continue Reading
on September 29 |
in General |
by Colorado Snow Sensei |
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The San Juan Skyway; Photo by the Colorado Department of Transportation
In Colorado Ski Country, our favorite season is clearly winter. However, fall is also an amazing time of transformation in the high country as the light gets lower, the nights get colder, and the leaves change to a dazzling array of colors.
One of our favorite fall activities is to get out and drive some of the scenic highways of Colorado Ski Country to soak up the scenery. We’ve pulled together a list of a few of our top drives going through or near some of our favorite Colorado ski destinations. Continue Reading
If this video from Telluride Ski Resort doesn’t get you pumped for the 2015-16 ski season in Colorado Ski Country, we just don’t know what to say to you.
Skiers and snowboarders are counting down the days until they can break out their skis and snowboards for Telluride’s 2015/16 opening day on November 26th, 2015. With 14 non-stop flights from 11 major cities, it’s never been easier to get to Telluride. And with their most popular stay and ski packages still available, the time to book your trip is now.
on September 25 |
in Crested Butte |
by Colorado Snow Sensei |
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Photo by Tom Stillo, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Destination skiers and snowboarders will enjoy expanded flight options to to Crested Butte Mountain Resort this winter. Expanded service into Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) for the 2015-16 winter season includes flights from Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines serving guests traveling from Dallas (DFW), Houston (IAH), Chicago (ORD), Los Angeles (LAX) and Denver (DEN). Through both carriers’ extensive flight network, guests can get to Crested Butte from anywhere in the world. Continue Reading
Meet Doc Phiroz from Alexandria, Louisiana. Every year, He, his wife, and their black lab make the 18-hour drive to Colorado Ski Country to enjoy the mountain scenery, expertly maintained trails, and laid-back après-ski at Winter Park Resort. Watch this video and you’ll understand why they come to America’s premier ski state year after year. #AMountainForEveryone