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Weekend of Snow Ushers in Exceptional Conditions at Colorado Resorts

Frank Shine AspenA weekend of heavy snow, that continues to fall, is leaving Colorado Ski Country USA resorts covered in fresh powder, and blessed skiers and riders with ideal conditions for the week ahead.

All 22 Colorado Ski Country resorts received significant fresh powder, with Steamboat leading the way having reached the 300-inch snow mark.

The resort posted an intense 28 inches over the weekend at its summit, and received a further 16 inches yesterday.

Aspen’s four resorts saw 16 inches from the storm, with it still coming down. Sunlight saw a foot over the weekend, plus another four inches in the past 24 hours. Powderhorn posted a foot yesterday alone, while in the town of Steamboat, Howelsen received nine inches since Sunday morning.

Ski CooperResorts in the central part of the state benefited impressively from the prime weather conditions. Eldora saw 21 inches over the weekend, with another 11 inches falling in the past 24 hours. Echo had 21 inches over the past 72 hours, and Loveland collected a weekend total of 20 inches, followed by another 10 yesterday. Arapahoe Basin was right on Loveland’s heels, receiving 17 inches during the weekend, and another eight on Monday. Ski Cooper received a healthy 23 inches from the current storm, and Copper Mountain received 17 inches since Sunday. SolVista welcomed eight inches during the weekend, and another nine last night, while neighbor Winter Park received almost 25 inches of new powder since Saturday.

Winter ParkFurther south, Silverton welcomed 27 inches over the three day period and Monarch posted 18 inches for Saturday and Sunday, before another 11 inches hit the resort yesterday. Purgatory received six inches in the past two days, but half of the precipitation fell after operating hours yesterday. Wolf Creek had a 48 hour total of 16 inches, while Telluride posted 10 at its resort during the same time period. The past 48 hours also yielded a 10 inch total for Crested Butte.

The snowfall is expected to continue through the next several days, and skiers and riders can keep up to date with CSCUSA’s 22 member resort snow totals at www.ColoradoSki.com, or view the mobile site at m.ColoradoSki.com.

Media Contact:

Jennifer Rudolph

Jennifer@ColoradoSki.com

Craig Bannister

Craig@ColoradoSki.com

Media Note: Photos and Photo Credit

Larry Pierce Steamboat

Loveland Dustin Schaefer

Aspen/Snowmass Frank Shine

Eldora Mountain Resort

Silverton

Winter Park

Ski cooper

Powderhorn

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