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Put These Dates in Your Calendar to Maximize Spring Skiing in Ski Country

Maximize Spring Skiing in Ski Country Athlete: Billy Kidd. Photo by Larry Pierce, Steamboat Resort

How is this possible? Two of Colorado Ski Country USA’s 21 member ski areas and resorts have closed for the season, seven more are hosting closing day festivities this Sunday, and by this time next month you’ll be able to count the number of open ski areas on one hand 🙁

The upside is that April is historically the second snowiest month in Colorado and there’s a good chance that sun-drenched powder days are still ahead. So why not maximize spring skiing in Ski Country?

Here’s a rundown of when Colorado Ski Country resorts are planning to close for the 2015/16 ski season. Keep in mind that these dates are tentative and subject to change.

Resort Tentative Closing Date
Arapahoe Basin TBD
Aspen Highlands Sunday, April 10, reopens April 23-24 and April 30 – May 1
Aspen Mountain Sunday, April 17
Buttermilk Sunday, April 3
Cooper Sunday, April 10
Copper Sunday, April 17, reopens Friday – Sunday April 22-24
Crested Butte Sunday, April 3
Eldora Sunday, April 10
Howelsen Closed
Loveland Sunday, May 8
Monarch Sunday, April 10
Powderhorn Sunday, April 3
Purgatory Sunday, April 3; re-opening weekends as conditions permit
Silverton Sunday, April 10
Ski Granby Ranch Closed
Snowmass Sunday, April 10
Steamboat Sunday, April 10
Sunlight Sunday, April 3
Telluride Sunday, April 3
Winter Park Sunday, April 24; Mary Jane open through Saturday, May 7
Wolf Creek Sunday, April 3