Ski Season Picking Up

Amped Skiers and Snowboarders at Crested Butte - Photo: Alex Fenlon

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.

Several Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts are reporting that weekend visits exceeded expectations. CSCUSA’s President and CEO, Melanie Mills, weighed in: “This past weekend was a non-holiday weekend and the Super Bowl, so we were really pleased with the large enthusiastic crowds. Colorado delivered powder galore and idyllic conditions the way only Colorado can.” Resorts across the state saw strong visitation during the weekend.

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