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.

Go Where the Powder Hides - Tips for Skiing the Trees

Submitted by R. Scott Rappold on Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:49

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Photo Credit: Curtis DeVore, Copper Mountain

At most Colorado ski resorts, there's a place where you can find powder days after a storm - a place you can reach without hiking a half hour to the outer reaches of the mountain.

We're talking about the trees. 

Drink Local Colorado-Brewed Beers at Colorado Ski Resorts

Submitted by CSCUSA Staff on Tue, 02/26/2019 - 16:08

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Photo by Carl Frey at Winter Park Resort. 

Want to sample some local Colorado-brewed beer on your visit to a Colorado ski area? You’re in luck – Almost every resort in Colorado serves local brews and micro-brews from around the state.

Southwest and Central Colorado Ski Areas Buried Under Feet of Snow

Submitted by CSCUSA Staff on Fri, 02/22/2019 - 11:23

February has been a very snowy month in Colorado, and within the last week, several Colorado ski areas have seen feet of snowfall on the slopes. 

Wolf Creek Ski Area

In what some are calling Snowmaggedon, Wolf Creek Ski Area has seen more than 3 feet of snow in 3 days and 74 inches in the last 7 days. The highest 24-hour snow total of this storm was 28 inches in 24 hours, which fell on Wolf Creek through mid-day Tuesday. 

Skiers enjoying a snowmageddon at Wolf Creek

Submitted by R. Scott Rappold on Fri, 02/22/2019 - 08:24

By R. Scott Rappold

Editor's note: Field correspondent R. Scott Rappold was assigned to write a story about this week's huge series of storms at his home mountain, Wolf Creek Ski Area in southern Colorado, which as of Thursday afternoon had dropped 60 inches of snow since Monday. After much pleading and urging, he was grudgingly convinced to come down off the hill. Several threatening references towards his editors have been deleted from the final version.

Insider Tips: Dog-Friendly Ski Country

Submitted by Andy on Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:10

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Photo by Jeremy Swanson at Aspen Snowmass. 

Looking for an opportunity to bring along your four-legged friend on a ski vacation? Or just want to spend your midday ski break playing with someone else's pooch? Learn more about all of the accommodations for doggos and puppers available in Colorado Ski Country. 

Instagram-Worthy Views in Colorado Ski Country

Submitted by CSCUSA Staff on Thu, 01/31/2019 - 14:19

Click here to download high res photos: bit.ly/ColoradoSkiViews.

Colorado is home to some of the most breathtaking views and scenic mountain vistas in the world, and Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts are no exception. For skiers and riders who are seeking an Instagram-worthy snapshot of their ski vacation, from scenic panoramas to family portraits to unforgettable selfies, these are the best locations at Colorado ski areas to take an unforgettable photo.