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Winter Conditions in Colorado Ski Country

DenverColo. – April 5, 2017 – After a couple weeks of excellent spring skiing conditions, winter has returned to Colorado’s high country with double digit snow totals at Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) ski areas across the state.

Ski areas along or near the Continental Divide received the highest totals with Eldora welcoming 16 inches in the last 48 hours while Winter Park and Monarch were each blanketed with 14 inches.

Elsewhere, Silverton enjoyed 12 inches, 10 inches fell at Cooper and Aspen Snowmass received 9 inches in the last 48 hours.

Copper Mountain and Loveland each recorded 8 inches and Arapahoe Basin received 7 inches.

Keep up to date on daily snowfall totals and check terrain openings with the CSCUSA snow report:

Below is a list of updated closing dates for ski areas that remain open:

Arapahoe Basin          Mid-June

Aspen Mountain          April 16

Aspen Highlands         April 9

Cooper            April 9

Copper Mountain        April 16

Crested Butte              April 9

Eldora                          April 9

Loveland                     May 7

Monarch Mountain      April 16

Purgatory                    April 30, open Fridays-Sundays

Silverton                      April 9

Snowmass                  April 16

Steamboat                   April 16

Winter Park                 April 23, Mary Jane will remain open until April 30

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