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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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Head to Steamboat for the 101st Winter Carnival

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.03, 2014, under General

Steamboat Chamber Resort Association

Steamboat Chamber Resort Association

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, one of the largest and oldest winter sports clubs in the U.S., hosts the 101st Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival, the oldest continuing Winter Carnival west of the Mississippi. For several days, the entire town is given over to racing, ski jumping, a parade featuring Steamboat’s skiing high school band (the only one in the United States), the famous ski jöring events down Lincoln Avenue, and the spectacular night show featuring the legendary Lighted Man & fireworks display. (continue reading…)

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Intrawest Resorts Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Feb.01, 2014, under Resorts

Combined Steamboat (Larry Pierce) & WP (Sarah Wieck)

L-R: Larry Pierce, Steamboat; Sarah Wieck, Winter Park

Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., the operators of Winter Park Resort, Steamboat Ski Resort, and five other North American ski resorts announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 15,625,000 shares of its common stock at $12.00 per share. The Company priced 3,125,000 shares of its common stock and an entity controlled by certain private equity funds managed by an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC priced an additional 12,500,000 shares of the Company’s common stock.

The selling stockholder has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,343,750 shares of common stock. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “SNOW” on January 31, 2014. The offering is expected to close on or about February 5, 2014 subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

The net proceeds received by the Company from the offering are expected to be approximately $35.1 million after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and before deducting estimated offering expenses. (continue reading…)

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A Sochi Send-off for Steamboat’s Olympians

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Jan.26, 2014, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

Steamboat Sendoff

Steamboat Ski Resort

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are right around the corner, and a town in northwest Colorado that serves as an assembly line for snowsports champions organized a going-away party on Saturday to send its hometown Olympic heroes off in style.

The festivities began with a skills demonstration from participants in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, which over the years has produced 79 Olympians. Afterwards, this year’s crop of competitors were honored onstage along with local wounded warriors and guests were treated to a torch relay, the lighting of a 15-foot cauldron that will remain lit throughout the Games, fireworks, a flash mob dance, and birthday cake. (continue reading…)

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Yuletide Fireworks and Torchlight Parades Light Up the Night in Colorado Ski Country

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Dec.25, 2013, under General

Winter Park Resort

Winter Park Resort

Colorado Ski Country USA would like to wish you and your family a Happy Holidays and a snowy New Year!

Many resorts have torchlight parades and fireworks between now and the New Year as well as other family friendly activities.  Check out just some of what is going on in Colorado Ski Country: (continue reading…)

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Steamboat Nears 100% Open this Weekend

by Colorado Snow Sensei on Dec.12, 2013, under Colorado Skiing, Resorts

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Larry Pierce, Steamboat Ski Resort

Skiers and riders can mark more terrain off of their holiday wish list as the Steamboat Ski Resort opened a number of new trails as well as Sundown, Sunshine, South Peak and Thunderhead chairlifts on Thursday, December 12th and announced it will open the Morningside chairlift on Saturday, December 14th.  All told, the resort expects to be skiing 156 trails and 2,693 acres, equaling nearly 91% of the mountain, by this weekend.

“I couldn’t think of a better place to spend the holidays than Steamboat-Ski Town, U.S.A.®,” said Chris Diamond, president and chief operating officer for the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation. “With the snow this past week and continued hard work by resort crews, the mountain is in fantastic shape to serve up great skiing and riding as well as all the holiday trimmings that our guests are accustomed to.” (continue reading…)

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