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SnoCountry SnoCast: Colorado Snow Taking The Spotlight

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With at least three resorts open for skiing and riding this weekend, Colorado is poised for a foot of snow from multiple weather systems.

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Denver's Pre-Season Ski And Snowboard Expo Earlier Than Ever

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With a couple of ski and snowboard resorts already open for the 2019-2020 season, organizers of the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo have moved the event up on the calendar.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Another Early-Season Storm In The Rockies

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Here we go again! The second strong, early-winter storm has moved across the Rocky Mountain range in the western United States and Canada.

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Colorado Posts Record Skier Visits For 2018-19 Season

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Total skier visits to the 23 member ski resorts of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) increased 13 percent over last year, finishing nearly 12 percent above the state’s five-year average. The numbers reflect the current makeup of the association, adjusted for the departure of Crested Butte Mountain Resort in 2018-19.

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SnoCountry SnoCast: Preserving The Season A Little Longer

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Meteorologist Steve Glazier enjoyed April riding at Colorado's Arapahoe Basin this week. (Steve Glazier)

Record cold temperatures are on tap for the weekend of April 7-8, allowing snow pack to last a little longer while creating opportunities for spring snowfall in some areas!

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Resorts On Public Land Retain Water Rights; ‘More Assurance Of Snow'

Keystone snowmakingWinter resorts that sit on federal land will have to prove they have enough water to make snow but won’t have to turn over water rights to the U.S. Forest Service, according to a recent directive.

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Colorado Ski Country Member Resorts Report 7.1 Million Visitors; Down Slightly

Steamboat powderSkier visits at the 21 member resorts of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), a trade association, totaled 7.1 million in 2014/15, off by a little more than one-half of one percent compared to last year’s total. The numbers were reported at the groups annual meeting this week.

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Colorado Resorts Target Kids To Keep ‘Em Coming; 'Make It Effortless'

Winter Park targets kidsQuite clearly, the future of the ski and snowboard industry will rely upon a younger generation that wants to get onto the slopes and trails at a winter resort.

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Colorado Sets Record; 12.5 Million Hit The Slopes

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Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced that statewide skier visits totaled an estimated 12.6 million for the 2013/14 ski season, the best season on record in the state. Colorado was up more than 10 percent compared to last season and more than 8 percent compared to the five-year-average. This report is courtesy of our partners, Mountain i Journals and was written by Allen Harvey.

 

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Slope Safety Gets Heightened Attention During January

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The goal of any run on snowboard or skis is to make it from top to bottom with a smile on your face – and all your limbs intact. To that end, the National Ski Areas Association has labeled January as Safety Month to heighten awareness of staying healthy on the slopes.

 

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Kids Ski Free Deals In Colorado Offer Variety

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Getting young skiers and snowboarders onto the slopes is a key to the future health of U.S. winter resorts – and why you see so many Kids Ski Free deals.

 

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Colorado Slopes See 3.8 Percent Increase In Visits For 12-13 Season

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More than 6.4 million skiers and snowboarders flocked to the slopes of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts for the 2012-13 season. 

 

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