A Foot of Snow Helps Colorado Ski Resorts Prep for the Thanksgiving Rush
Denver, Colo. – November 18, 2016 – As guests get ready to the head to the high country for the Thanksgiving Holiday and ski areas around the state prepare to open, Mother Nature blanketed resorts across Colorado with up to 13 inches of snow.
Copper Mountain opened for the season today with an 18 inch base and 6 inches of fresh powder. Arapahoe Basin and Loveland are also open for the season with guests enjoying 7 inches of snow this morning at each resort.
Elsewhere, Steamboat received 13 inches overnight while 8 inches fell at Winter Park; both resorts will open November 23 in advance of Thanksgiving.
At Sunlight and Telluride 6 inches fell in the last 24 hours, while Cooper, Monarch Mountain and Powderhorn all welcomed 5 inches.
Purgatory will open tomorrow, November 19, and provide guests a unique Colorado experience of mountain biking and skiing in the same day with mountain biking available in the morning and skiing after 1 pm.
Colorado Ski Area Open Dates:
November 19 Purgatory Resort
November 23 Steamboat and Winter Park
November 24 Aspen Mountain, Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Snowmass and Wolf Creek Ski Area
November 26 Howelsen Hill
Late November Eldora Mountain Resort, Monarch Mountain
Early December Telluride Ski Resort
December 9 Sunlight Mountain Resort
December 10 Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, Cooper
December 15 Powderhorn,
December 17 Granby Ranch
December 29 Silverton
Dates are subject to change.
Links to Colorado Ski Resort Webcams:
Arapahoe Basin http://bit.ly/1GNjD7l
Aspen Highlands http://bit.ly/2fMbDYj
Aspen Mountain http://bit.ly/1GiRPHE
Copper Mountain http://bit.ly/2fD7iZX
Crested Butte Mountain Resort http://bit.ly/2fMdnB2
Eldora Mountain Resort http://bit.ly/2fbCteh
Granby Ranch http://bit.ly/2gnuLQa
Monarch Mountain http://bit.ly/2g5iGwn
Purgatory Resort http://bit.ly/2fMfsg6
Sunlight Mountain Resort http://bit.ly/2fMemkP
Telluride Ski Resort http://bit.ly/2eNN5RX
Winter Park http://bit.ly/2g3DTsF
Wolf Creek Ski Area http://bit.ly/2foiqa4
*All information and photos courtesy of Colorado Ski Country USA.
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