Associate Member Information

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Colorado's ski industry is responsible for contributing $4.8 billion to the state’s economy each year. As a major player in this thriving industry, Colorado Ski Country USA is the trusted and authoritative voice in Colorado snow sports. Is your organization is impacted by Colorado's snow sports industry? Join Colorado Ski Country USA as an Associate Member, and reap the benefits as we collectively help grow Colorado's winter sports industry.

Scroll down to view a list of our current Associate Members.

With 21 ski areas around the state, Colorado Ski Country USA has a mountain for everyone. Through effective communications, marketing and public policy, Colorado Ski Country USA inspires millions of domestic and international visitors to experience Colorado's winter first hand. In Colorado, there is more than just a mountain for everyone; there are restaurants, bars, lodging, rental shops and endless adventures to please all of our visitors. Together, these vacation elements provide guests with authentic Colorado experiences that keep them coming back for more!

Your affiliation as an Associate Member with Colorado Ski Country USA includes:

  • Listing on
  • Industry news delivered weekly via email
  • One inclusion in a CSCUSA eNewsletter
  • 10% discount on qualified advertising
  • Discount on registration for the Colorado Ski Country USA Annual Meeting

Interested in becoming an Associate Member? Questions? 

Download the Application Form or contact Katherine Rainbolt at 303.866.9728 or

Advertising Information

Colorado Ski Country USA offers run-of-site, geo and behavioral targeted advertising on Our website reaches more than 2M viewers interested in skiing and snowboarding in Colorado each season. We offer a wide range of options that are flexible and tailored specifically to the needs of each advertiser.

For advertising opportunitites, please contact Darin Evangelista at 303.866.9702 or


Steve Ells, founder, chairman and co-CEO, started Chipotle with the idea that food served fast did not have to be a typical fast food experience. Today, Chipotle continues to offer a focused menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls (a burrito without the tortilla) and salads made from fresh, high-quality raw ingredients, prepared using classic cooking methods and served in a distinctive atmosphere. Through our vision of Food with Integrity, Chipotle is seeking better food not only from using fresh ingredients, but ingredients that are sustainably grown and naturally raised with respect for the animals, the land, and the farmers who produce the food. Chipotle opened its first restaurant in 1993 and currently operates more than 830 restaurants. 


Christy Sports, based in Lakewood, Colorado, is a family owned business with more than 50 years of experience in specialty ski and snowboard retail.  Since 1958, their commitment to excellent customer service has garnered a loyal customer base, allowing for a steady growth in premier ski destinations throughout the Rocky Mountains.  With more than 48 locations throughout Colorado and Utah, Christy Sports is focused on providing quality products at competitive prices everywhere you want to ski and ride.


Colorado Cross Country Ski Association is the go-to source for information about Cross Country Skiing in Colorado. Are you looking for a Nordic center featuring expertly groomed trails, a vacation getaway at a Dude Ranch or a weekend getaway to the woods? Visit our website to locate your perfect location, upcoming events, news and discounts.


Credit Union of Colorado provides a full spectrum of financial products and services, including checking and savings accounts, online banking, low interest auto loans and credit cards, lower fees and services like e-Alerts. With 15 statewide branches, members include state employees, retirees and their families, employees and officials of Colorado counties, school districts, municipalities and special districts, as well as students, faculty and alumni of many Colorado colleges.


Official sponsor of Colorado Ski Country USA. DIA is one of the country's most accessible and affordable hubs. This is an airport with skiers and riders in mind- complete with a new regional jet facility with service straight to your favorite mountain airport. Smooth traveling makes for happy skiing! Hit the slopes smiling with these helpful travel tips from Denver International Airport.


HEAD/Tyrolia, headquartered in Boulder, Colorado is proud to be the official ski partner of Colorado Ski Country USA. Together, we strive to grow participation in the snow sports we all love, by encouraging first-time skiers and riders to get on-snow. As a supporter of the CSCUSA Passport Program, our objective is to support the youth of today so that they can become the lifelong skiers and riders of tomorrow.

Since 1950, HEAD has driven innovation, quality, and safety, continually improving the sport of skiing by manufacturing the best-performing alpine equipment on the market. HEAD products are endorsed by some of the world’s top athletes, including Lindsey Vonn, Ted Ligety, JT Holmes and Aaron Blunck.

Whether it’s your first run ever this season, or your 50th consecutive year on the slopes, we look forward to seeing you out there! 


Hertz, the world's leading vehicle renting organization, operates from approximately 8,700 locations in 150 countries worldwide. Hertz is the largest general use single car rental brand in the world, and the number one airport car rental brand in the U.S. with many locations throughout the globe. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Club Gold, Gold Choice, Virtual Kiosk Technology, 24/7 Rental Technology, eReceipt, Carfirmation, NeverLost GPS, Sirius satellite radio and unique cars and SUVs offered in our Collection Series, sets Hertz apart from the competition.


Hogan Lovells is a leading global law firm providing business-oriented legal advice and high-quality service across it's breadth of practices to clients around the world.

P: (303) 899-7300


Inntopia helps the destination travel industry increase revenue, improve efficiency, and make better business decisions. With over 15 years of measurable results, their marketing, commerce, and business intelligence software and services can improve the bottom line for resorts, DMOs, or any business selling destination lodging and activities.


Leitner-Poma of America offers a complete line of cable transport systems, including surface lifts, chairlifts, gondolas, MiniMetro urban transport systems, passenger and industrial trams, incline elevator, etc. Leitner-Poma provides engineering, manufacturing, sales, service (including electrical and mechanical upgrades, technical support, gearbox inspections/repairs) and installation for systems throughout North America, New Zealand and Australia. Leitner-Poma has installed aerial and surface systems all over the world and has established its position as a market leader.
P: (970) 241-4442


The business and commercial law practice of Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C. has significant experience with ski resort development and operations in Colorado and in other states.  Firm attorneys provide practical and effective legal counsel for resort operators, lenders, trade associations, and others in the areas of environmental and permitting, Forest Service lands, financing, corporate and business transactions, real estate, litigation, and employment law.


With more than 50 years of experience, MountainGuard is the oldest multi-line program providing insurance to the ski industry in North America, and continues to lead the industry in  providing coverages, claims handling, and loss control services.  Whatever your resort size you can count on us for reliable insurance solutions.


Raquelitas Tortillas is Colorado's most innovative baker of flour tortillas, corn tortillas and tortilla chips. Using 100% wind power, Raqelitas Tortillas creates handcrafted tortillas using premium ingredients that are flavorful, locally sourced and nutrionally responsible.


RRC Associates and our parent company Smith Travel Research (STR) offer customized services with an emphasis on mountain resorts. Specializations include market research and focus groups, strategic planning, and consulting.
P: 303-449-6558


Safehold Special Risk is an insurance services provider with custom programs for the snow sports industry including, property, liability, automobile, employee benefits, and workers' compensation coverages, coupled with claims management, loss control, actuarial, and captive management services. 
P: 1-800-842-8917


SE Group specializes in consulting services tailored to resort communities: mountain planning; multi-season recreation; real estate planning & design; environmental analyses & permitting; strategic planning & market positioning; financial feasibility studies; operations efficiency & opportunity assessments; land use and community master planning; facilitation and public engagement.
PO Box 2729/323 W. Main Street, Suite 201
Frisco, CO 80443
P: 970.668.3398


SnowSports Industries America | SIA is the national not-for-profit, North American member-owned trade association representing the winter sports industry. Established in 1954, SIA annually produces the SIA SnowSports Trade Show, the largest winter sports industry trade show and networking environment, while delivering invaluable data, support, marketing products, services and programs to the industry.
P: (703) 556-9020


For thirty years, Sierra Trading Post has worked hard to make many of the world’s best brands more affordable and accessible. Sierra Trading Post has grown from a small, family-owned business into a multi-channel powerhouse. In 2012, they officially became a division of The TJX Companies, Inc. Whether you’re searching for a backpack, trail running shoes or a new pair of jeans, this company is the ultimate source for tremendous everyday value on your favorite brands.


The world’s largest supplier of fan and air/water snowmaking systems and equipment. TechnoAlpin USA has North American operations based in Denver, CO.


Uber is a technology platform that is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, Uber makes cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more business for drivers. From their founding in 2009 to launches in over 400 cities today, Uber’s rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer. For more information, please visit


United States Ski Cross is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of ski cross in the USA. Ski cross is a new Olympic sport that develops confidence, leadership and diverse athletic abilities. Our activity is mainly focused on promoting ski cross, training coaches, judges, and athletes, as well as on distribution of information about ski cross and involving more children and families in the sport. We designed comprehensive training programs focused on high performance and injury prevention. We actively support athletes, coaches and ski cross clubs to help them reach their goals on the way to the gold medals.
P: (541)350-2756; 


Visit Denver (formerly DMCVB) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and marketing the Denver Metro area as a visitor and meeting destination. Check out for information on visiting the Mile High City, contacts, photos and the area's most extensive events listing.
1555 California Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
P: (303) 892-1112


Visit Telluride is the Official Tourism Board for the all-season ski, snowboard, and summer resort of Telluride, CO, USA. Check out the Telluride and Mountain Village Visitor Guide. Check out Visit Telluride's Official Visitors Guide for key information for signature events, lodging, activity, dining and shopping. The guide works in concert with the official website of the Telluride Tourism Board,
236 W. Colorado Ave.
Open 7 days a week,10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
P: 888.605.2578