President’s Day Weekend Powder in Colorado

Submitted by CSCUSA Staff on Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:28
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Photo by Kimberlee Karr courtesy of Winter Park

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DENVER – February 16, 2018 – In the days leading up to President’s Day Weekend, Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts have received double-digit snow totals across the state. In the past two days, ski areas have recorded up to 22 inches of snow and up to four feet in the past seven days.

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Photo by Tripp Fay courtesy of Copper Mountain

Aspen Snowmass recorded high snow totals across all four resorts, with Snowmass leading the state at 22 inches of snow in 48 hours. Wolf Creek Ski Area was blanketed in 15 inches of snow over 48 hours, while Crested Butte Mountain Resort recorded 13 inches. Steamboat Resort collected 12 inches and Telluride Ski Resort received 11 inches of powder over two days and will be opening additional terrain this weekend.

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Photo courtesy of Powderhorn

Elsewhere, 10 inches of snow fell over 48 hours at several Colorado ski areas including Powderhorn Resort, Silverton Mountain and Sunlight Mountain Resort. Copper Mountain received 9 inches of powder, while Winter Park Resort and Monarch each recorded 7 inches of new snow. All CSCUSA ski areas received snow in the last two days.

Weather forecasts are calling for additional snow early next week and a stormy pattern through at least early March. 

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Photo courtesy of Crested Butte Mountain Resort

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Photo by Jordan Curet courtesy of Aspen Snowmass

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