Late-Season Storm Drops More Than Thirty Inches of Snow at Colorado Ski Resorts

Submitted by CSCUSA Staff on Mon, 04/09/2018 - 14:42
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Photo Credit Top Row (L-R): Kimberlee Karr, Winter Park Resort; Dave Camara, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
Bottom Row: Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain; Larry Pierce, Steamboat Resort; Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski Area

Click here for high res photos and B-Roll from across Colorado: bit.ly/ColoradoSnow4-9.

A late-season April storm brought substantial snowfall to Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member ski areas, with more than 30 inches falling over a 72-hour period. While some Colorado ski areas closed for the season over the weekend, several resorts are still open for skiers and riders to enjoy. Additional snowfall is expected later this week.

Winter Park Resort led the state in snowfall, with 32 inches of snow falling over 72 hours. Loveland Ski Area received 31 inches of powder on the snow stake, while 25 inches of fresh snow fell at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area over three days.

Steamboat Resort enjoyed 22 inches of fresh snow over the weekend into Monday morning, while Eldora collected 19 inches and Aspen Snowmass saw up to 15 inches of snow over three days.

Closing dates (subject to change based on conditions):

Arapahoe Basin                                  June 3, 2018

Aspen Mountain                                  April 15, 2018

Copper Mountain                                April 15, 2018

Echo Mountain                                    April 15, 2018

Eldora                                                  April 22, 2018

Loveland                                             May 6, 2018

Purgatory                                            April 15, 2018

Snowmass                                          April 15, 2018

Steamboat                                          April 15, 2018

Winter Park                                         April 22, 2018

Links to resort webcams:

Arapahoe Basin http://bit.ly/1GNjD7l

Aspen Mountain http://bit.ly/1GiRPHE

Copper Mountain http://bit.ly/2fD7iZX

Eldora Mountain Resort http://bit.ly/2zlpt09

Loveland Ski Area http://bit.ly/2g3WF0E

Monarch Mountain http://bit.ly/2g5iGwn

Purgatory Resort http://bit.ly/2fMfsg6

Snowmass http://bit.ly/1P4XOSK

Steamboat http://bit.ly/2g3IY3Z

Winter Park Resort http://bit.ly/2g3DTsF

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