Photo Credit: Jesse Hoffman, Aspen Snowmass (left); Carl Frey, Winter Park (top right); Steamboat Resort (bottom right)
Epic Amounts of Snow Makes Colorado the Place to Ski and Après Ski
Denver, Colo. – December 7, 2016 – With more ski areas and terrain opening throughout December, Colorado Ski Country USA ski areas received another double digit storm over the last 48 hours.
Eldora was blanketed in 14 inches of powder, while skiers and riders at Steamboat enjoyed a foot of new snow. Winter Park and Arapahoe Basin each received 11 inches in the last two days.
Powderhorn, which will be open for a preview weekend this weekend, and Snowmass each reported 10 inches. Elsewhere, Aspen Mountain and Copper Mountain welcomed 9 inches, with Loveland Ski Area and Monarch Mountain each reporting 8 inches.
Sunlight Mountain Resort received 5 inches in anticipation of their opening day this Friday while Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Cooper, all of which open for the season this Saturday, received 10, 8 and 7 inches respectively.
The forecast through next week calls for more snow across the state, which will allow even more terrain to open in anticipation of a busy Holiday season.
Colorado Ski Area Open Dates:
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
Loveland Ski Area http://bit.ly/2g3WF0E
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 is courtesy of Colorado Ski Country USA
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