KUSA - Colorado's ski resorts already are starting to build the hype - hoping that last season's late snows bring this season's early pass sales.
Resorts throughout the state have spent millions in the off season, prepping snow-making equipment and wishing for a better winter.
Some resorts have added new bars and restaurants, others have lowered the price of ski school for kids and still others are offering free ski days to kids 14 and younger. It all adds up to one goal: bringing more people to the Centennial State this winter.
Some of the 21 resorts associated with Colorado Ski Country USA, scattered from Telluride to Steamboat Springs, are working to get the word out on the latest in prices and resort improvements.
In nearly every case, they are optimistic about 2013/2014, coming off a mediocre ski season and a dismal one the year before that.
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