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Colorado Ski Country USA Resorts Welcome More Than a Foot of Fresh Snow

Jason Lombard, Wolf Creek Jason Lombard, Wolf Creek

The most recent winter storm swept through Colorado last night covering Colorado Ski Country USA resorts with six to 17 inches of new snow. As a result, today was the first major powder day of the 2015/16 season enjoyed by skiers and riders at two resorts already open for the season; Loveland where eight inches fell and Arapahoe Basin where seven inches fell.

The storm walloped Wolf Creek with 17 inches of fresh snow and that resort will open for the weekend starting Friday November 6, then close for Monday November 9 and Tuesday November 10, and will re-open for daily seasonal operations on Wednesday November 11.

Other snow totals and opening dates for Colorado Ski Country USA resorts across the state include 12 inches at Sunlight Mountain Resort, nine inches at Copper Mountain and Winter Park, seven inches at Aspen Snowmass, and six inches at Purgatory.

See below for a sample of today’s photos and scheduled opening dates for Colorado Ski Country member ski areas and resorts.

Slated Resort Open Dates:

November 13 Copper Mountain
November 18 Winter Park
November 20 Eldora
November 21 Purgatory
November 25 Crested Butte
November 26 Telluride, Aspen, Snowmass
Late November Monarch Mountain
Late November/Early December Silverton, Howelsen Hill
December 11 Sunlight
December 12 Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, Cooper
December 17 Powderhorn
December Ski Granby Ranch

Dates are subject to change.

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Arapahoe Basin Ski Area


Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Snowmass Jeremy Swanson, Aspen Snowmass


Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain


Crested Butte Mountain Resort Crested Butte Mountain Resort


Purgatory Resort Purgatory Resort


Sunlight Mountain Resort Sunlight Mountain Resort


Winter Park Resort Carl Frey, Winter Park Resort