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Colorado Ski Country Gears Up for Spring with Events and Activities Galore

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.19, 2014, under Colorado Events, Resorts

Aspen Spring Jam

The Aspen Spring Jam, Aspen/Snowmass

As we near the height of the ski season in the Rocky Mountain West, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts have a full calendar of events, deals, promotions, and activities for the whole family in addition to snow conditions that rival the greatest seasons in a generation. Between now and the end of March, guests at CSCUSA resorts can participate in a variety of fun racing events, catch a range of concerts, learn new tricks in the terrain park, partake in some of the most unusual scavenger hunts imaginable, and so much more.

Here is a sample of what will be happening at resorts across Colorado Ski Country between now and the end of March: (continue reading…)

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Come Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Colorado Ski Country

by Guest on Feb.12, 2014, under General

Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski Area

Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski Area

With the holiday of love approaching just around the corner, CSUSA wants to help you make the most of your 2014 Valentine’s Day. Our member resorts across the state are reporting powder conditions with more powder to come, so what better way to spend it than to get back out on those slopes? Here’s a list of some fun events you might like to attend: (continue reading…)

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Time to Ride in Crested Butte for the Big Game Weekend

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jan.31, 2014, under General

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

What better way to celebrate Colorado’s own Denver Broncos playing in Super Bowl XLVIII than to head to the Rocky Mountains, ski all weekend and watch the big game? Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is selling $48 lift tickets for Saturday, February 1, 2014 to anyone who wears orange on their outside layer, encouraging guests to come to the mountain and be “united in orange” together on the slopes. In addition, there will be a tailgate party, large TV screens to watch the game in a base area bar, a wing eating contest, giveaways and discounted tickets on Monday too, with the price depending on the score of Sunday’s game. (continue reading…)

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Snowy Salutations from Steamboat, Sunlight, and Crested Butte

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Nov.27, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

Three more members of Colorado Ski Country USA are firing up their chairlifts this morning, opening for the season amid the best early-season conditions for many years.

People at Crested Butte are excited for Opening Day, which is free for all comers. As can be seen in the video above, some of them are even camping out to get the first chair. The kids these days, with their camping. Shouldn’t they be in school?

Sunlight 2

Sunlight Mountain Resort

Sunlight Mountain is opening for its 47th season with a solid 25-inch base. Through the weekend, lift tickets will be $47 for a full day adult, $37 for half day adult, and $35 for a full day child.

Today also kicks off the first treasure hunt of the season at Sunlight. The treasure can be found hidden somewhere on the mountain. Whoever finds it will win a season pass to Sunlight for the 2014/2015 ski and snowboard season. Clues will be posted every Friday on Sunlight’s facebook page and in Guest Services.


Steamboat Ski & Resort

Steamboat opened today with a 26-inch base at mid-mountain, five lifts, 57 trails, and  735 acres of terrain. The resort has seen more than seven feet of snow since October 1st with nearly four feet falling during the month of November.

Be sure to check out Steamboat’s Korbel Opening Weekend Celebration, featuring free Korbel, cupcakes and hot chocolate in Gondola Square (2pm on Saturday), a concert featuring the Steamboat String Band (3pm on Saturday) and two-for-one appetizers at the Bear River Bar & Grill and the Cabin all weekend.

2pm on Saturday, Free Korbel, Cupcakes and Hot Chocolate in Gondola Square
3pm on Saturday, Concert featuring The Steamboat String Band
All weekend – 2 for 1 Appetizers at the Bear River Bar & Grill and the Cabin
All weekend – Resort Wide Drink Specials
•$6 Korbel South Peach Cocktails
•$5 Korbel Brut or Sweet Rose California Champagne
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Own a ski pass to any Colorado ski resort? Get amazing discounts in Crested Butte

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.17, 2013, under General

Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has just announced its appreciation for everyone who skis or snowboards in Colorado, regardless of which mountain is “home”. From now until March 6, 2013 anyone with a Colorado ski resort pass can ski the legendary slopes of Crested Butte for only $59 per day. In addition, lodging deals are available, beginning at only $59 per person per night at the Grand Lodge and $79 per person per night at the Elevation Hotel & Spa, plus resort fees and taxes.

Crested Butte_Rob Pennie

Crested Butte_Rob Pennie

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Ski Season Picking Up: Flocks of Skiers and Snowboarders Migrate to Colorado Slopes

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.06, 2013, under General

As snow stacked up at Colorado ski resorts recently, skiers and snowboarders renewed their devotion to the state’s signature sports. Absolving doubts that variable conditions were keeping skiers involved in other pursuits, Colorado Ski Country USA resorts were greeted with booming weekend traffic. The onslaught of new snow along with the opening of more terrain and a broad menu of creative deals from resorts made it hard for skiers and riders to stay indoors last week.

Crested Butte_Alex Fenlon

Crested Butte_Alex Fenlon

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Risks of Parking in Colorado

by Mountain Correspondent on Jan.29, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

Parking in Colorado has its risks, as this poor damsel in distress recently realized after leaving her car unattended for a day a Durango Mountain Resort lot. The resort is reporting a whopping 22 inches in the last 48 hours. I believe it:

No, it's not a mogul. It's a car.

No, it's not a mogul. It's my car.

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