HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Three Venerable Colorado Ski Areas Turn 80

Submitted by R. Scott Rappold on Mon, 11/18/2019 - 16:08

historic monarch photo

Historic Monarch Photo from SkiMonarch.com 

By R. Scott Rappold

Eighty years ago this winter, something special was happening in Colorado. 

We were learning to love the sport of skiing. Colorado ski areas Monarch Mountain, Winter Park and Wolf Creek all trace their beginnings to the winter of 1939-40. 

Colorado Ski Areas Will Celebrate End of Ski Season with Extensions and Events

Submitted by CSCUSA Staff on Thu, 03/21/2019 - 12:37

Aspen Snowmass

Photo Credit: Aspen Snowmass

As March winds down, Colorado’s ski areas are in the midst of a great spring season with ideal conditions for experts, guests ready to learn to ski or snowboard and everyone in between. Late season features warmer temperatures perfect for learning or for those looking to enjoy a non-skiing activity or the mountain environment.

Great snow and forecast extends Monarch's season

Submitted by CSCUSA Staff on Tue, 03/12/2019 - 14:05


Photo Credit: Monarch Mountain

Due to incredibly good snowfall during the 2018-19 ski season, Monarch Mountain has announced it is extending its ski season for an additional two weekends. After April 7th, Monarch will be open for skiing, snowboarding, cat skiing and tubing with limited on-mountain services Friday-Sunday (April 12-14 and April 19-21).