Obviously, we here at SKI Magazine are big boosters of Colorado. It's hard not to be, especially since our offices sit in one of its prettiest towns, Boulder, with the closest skiing a mere 30 minutes away. But not everybody is as acquainted with Colorado's charms as we are. They might not know about the free catskiing on Tucker Mountain that Copper is offering this winter.
Nearly every resort in Colorado got substantial spring snow this week, including Aspen and Copper who both received 16 inches in 48 hours.
DENVER, CO – March 24, 2009 – A spring storm roared into Colorado early Monday morning, showering Colorado’s high country with mounds of snow in time for spring ski deals and events. Nearly every Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resort received new snow in the last 48 hours, with Aspen and Copper boasting as much as 16 inches each.
Visitation numbers reported by CSCUSA resorts represent a trend that despite the current uncertainty felt by the tourism industry, guests have not given up on skiing and riding in Colorado.
DENVER, CO – March 12, 2009 – Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today that skier visits at its 22 member resorts during the second period of the 2008-09 ski season, which counts skier visitation from January 1 through February 28, were off by 5.8 percent compared to last year’s same period number. However, visitation is up slightly compared to the five year average for second period visitation, which includes three years that were the highest on record.
Get out your twin-tips and temporary tattoos: The X Games are hitting Aspen, Colorado again, January 22-25, 2009. This year, skip the snowmobiles for the demolition derby of Skier X (a.k.a. skiercross) – four to six skiers simultaneously careening down a motocross-like course of rollers, bumps, banks, and ridges.
The International Olympic Committee recently announced that the sport will be included in the 2010 Winter Games in Whistler, B.C.
DENVER, CO - Oct. 2, 2008 - The best bargains on last year's equipment, the hottest styles for this year, the last chance to get early season lift ticket prices, explosive entertainment, intense competitions, and plenty of giveaways are the key ingredients at the 17th Annual COLORADO SKI & SNOWBOARD EXPO Nov. 7-9, 2008.
Three weeks available for participation during the winter season
BEAVER CREEK, Colo.— For visitors looking for the ultimate skiing experience, Technique Weeks, which is offered at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, is ideal. The program provides instruction from world class Ski Ambassador Chris Anthony and luxurious accommodations at the base of Beaver Creek mountain. Technique Weeks is scheduled for three different weeks, starting the second week of December and ending the second week in January.