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.
In this issue, our focus is on instruction as we dissect the challenges facing our ski schools ("Ski School Revolution") and also profile some of the best ski clinics available in North America ("Get Better").