On Thursday, the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Association (CSSA) held its annual meeting in Cancun, Mexico.
There was no competition in the mountain biking and snowboarding category, and the ski industry will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with a huge event in 2019.
But, the ski and snowboard industry is far from over.
The CSSA is a very active association and has a large membership of professional riders, and its goal is to make the ski business as profitable as possible.
Here are the top 10 ski resorts in Colorado and how many of them are still around today.
Pop Century Ski Resort, Pop Century, CO 8,700 acres The first ski resort in the United States to be built in Colorado, Pop century was built in 1922 on land that was originally owned by the US Bureau of Mines.
In the 1970s, the resort expanded and added a full-service ski school, ski shops, and lodging.
The resort was re-opened in 1992 as a family vacation destination with its signature cabins and spa, as well as a full range of indoor and outdoor skiing.
The current owners are building the Pop Century ski resort complex, which will include the new ski school and a ski resort parking lot.
The complex is expected to be completed by the end of 2019.
Canyon Mountain Resort, Canyon, UT 6,000 acres The second-largest ski resort on the planet is located on a large portion of a huge lake in the state of Utah.
Located in the Salt Lake County town of Canyon, the Canyon Mountain ski resort has more than 10,000 rooms, four restaurants, two cabins, and a restaurant-bar, among other amenities.
The main resort features an 18,000-square-foot lodge, two restaurants, a ski shop, two shops, a resort parking area, and one ski rental facility.
Bitter Springs Ski Resort and Casino, Bitter, CO 7,500 acres The fourth-largest resort in Colorado has a unique blend of skiing, surfing, snowmobiling, and camping.
The Bitter Mountain resort has an indoor-outdoor ski park, a 2,000 acre resort with six cabins for guests to rent, and two cabanas for ski guests to park their vehicles in.
The property has over 100 lodging options for guests, as its three lodging complexes have over 20,000 square feet of space.
Canyon Ski Resort Complex, Cascades, CO 6,600 acres The sixth-largest on the continent, Canyon is a resort located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in the Rocky Mountains.
The ski resort offers three resorts, one in the resort’s ski area and two on the nearby Cascade Mountain.
There are also ski rental facilities for guests who choose to rent a ski vehicle.
Rocky Mountain Resort and Campground, Rocky, CO 5,500 properties Located in a ski area of 4,500 square miles, Rocky Mountain Ski Resort has three resorts in its resort area.
The resorts include one hotel with 1,200 square feet and two other resort accommodations, with a total of over 3,000 lodging options.
The mountain range also has a 1,000 foot groomed slope for guests.
Pueblo Mountain Resort Complex and Ski Area, Pueblos, CO 4,400 acres The third-largest mountain resort in America is located in Puebla, which has been dubbed the “New York of the Rockies.”
Located in an area of 1,500 acre, Pucos Mountain Resort has five resort areas and three cabins.
In addition to the mountain range, the Pucys offers a ski trail and a groomed slopes for guests on Pucadoos Mountain.
Puyallup Mountain Resort & Village, Puyalls, WA 4,300 acres Located in PuyALLUP, Washington, Puiallup is the sixth-most-populous resort on Earth.
Located at the mouth of the Columbia River in the town of Puyalla, the 4,000 parking lot has more parking than the entire city of Puebl.
Bountiful Mountain Resort Area, Bountains, UT 3,900 acres Located on a river in a small town in Utah, Biddys ski area is the seventh-most popular resort in Utah.
The site offers four resorts, and has over 4,200 lodging options, including two resort cabins with 1.5 acres of skiing space.
Big Sky Mountain Resort area, Big Sky, WA 3,500 sites The fifth-largest snowboard resort in North America is the Big Sky Mountains.
Located on the border of the Uinta Basin and Salt Lake City, the area is home to the Big Seven Resort and includes over 3.5 million square feet in the Ski Area. The lodge