Madshus and Colorado’s Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa Team Up to Provide the Ultimate Winter Getaway

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Tessa DuBois
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SEATTLE, Wash. (November 18, 2015)Madshus, the world’s leading performance Nordic ski company, is excited to announce its co-branded promotional contest with highly regarded Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. This easy, enter-to-win contest brings the two leading brands in the Nordic industry--Madshus and Devil’s Thumb Ranch--together to promote the sport of Nordic skiing and get people excited about winter.

"Everything about the contest is geared towards relaxation and creating a unique experience, from the Madshus skis and gear that winners will be receiving, to the amazing venue that Devil’s Thumb Ranch provides," stated Carmi Schulman, US marketing coordinator at Madshus. "It truly is an opportunity to experience the best of what Cross-Country skiing has to offer."

Established in 1938, Devils Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa offers rustically upscale accommodations, fine dining and an array of winter and summer recreational activities to get people fully experiencing Colorado’s outdoors with its 6,000 acres of trails and spaces. Known for its Nordic trails, Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa turns into a winter wonderland come the snowy season.

The contest will be opened to the public from November 15, 2015 to January 15, 2016 and anyone in the U.S. is encouraged to apply for a chance to experience the best of what Nordic skiing has to offer. Both Madshus and Devil’s Thumb have generously donated a grand prize package for one lucky winner valued at $5,000.

The prize package includes:
●      Airfare travel for two
●      Two full set ups from Madshus including the Terrasonic Intelligrip Classic ski, Nanosonic Carbon Classic Boots, and Nano Carbon Race 100UHM Poles
●      Two nights stay at the Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa in its main lodge*
●      Two trail passes per person
●      Breakfast and dinner for two each day at Heck’s Restaurant

For more information on this contest, and to enter, please visit 

About Madshus
The world’s oldest ski brand, Madshus’ Norwegian heritage dates back to 1906. From the original woodworking craftsmanship of its founder, to today’s state of the art production processes and materials, Madshus is the standard to which all other Nordic skis are held. Whether for World Cup level racing, fitness skiing, cruising, metal-edge touring, or cross-country downhill, Madshus continues to apply that same keen craftsman’s eye to each ski, boot, and pole it produces. Over 100 years since it’s founding, Madshus’ storied commitment to the art and craft of ski making resonates today in the same consistent standard of excellence all performance Madshus skiers have come to expect. Madshus is a member of the K2 Sports family of world-leading winter sports and outdoor recreational brands.

About Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa
Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa is a highly regarded and environmentally friendly year-round Ranch resort and spa offering rustically upscale accommodations, fine dining and an array of winter and summer outdoor activities. Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, 65 miles west of Denver and 10 minutes from Winter Park, Devilís Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa encompasses 6000 acres at the foot of the Continental Divide with two grand lodges, stables, spa, two restaurants and 130+km of groomed Nordic trails.

*Not valid during holidays periods. Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Advance reservations required. Does not cover taxes or gratuity. No cash value. Does not apply to previously booked reservations. Does not apply to other promotions.