Photo Credit Top Row (L-R): Telluride Ski Resort; Scott DW Smith, Purgatory Resort
Middle Row: Rosanne Pitcher, Wolf Creek Ski Area; Carl Frey, Winter Park Resort; Larry Pierce, Steamboat Resort
Bottom Row: Allie Stevens, Monarch Ski Area; Marc Vitelli, Loveland Ski Area; Ian Zinner, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
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Double-digit snowfall has returned to Colorado’s ski areas, covering the state in a deep layer of powder in advance of President’s Day weekend for skiing and snowboarding.
The southwest region of Colorado has welcomed the deepest snow totals of the state, where Purgatory Resort reported 22 inches of snow over 48 hours, including a 24-hour total of 17 inches this morning. Wolf Creek Ski Area collected 16 inches of snow on the snow stake over 48 hours, while Telluride Ski Resort saw 15 inches of new snow and Hesperus Ski Area recorded 9 inches over two days. Silverton Mountain reported 27 inches of new snow over 48-hours.
The northern region of Colorado along Route 40 also saw impressive snow totals, with Steamboat Resort bringing in 17 inches of new snow over two days, while Winter Park Resort received 10 inches. In the central and western parts of the state, 14 inches of fresh powder fell on Monarch Mountain, while Cooper received a foot of snow. Powderhorn Resort welcomed 9 inches of new snow, while Aspen Snowmass saw up to 8 inches on the snow stake in 48 hours.
Along the Front Range, Arapahoe Basin recorded 11 inches of new snow on the slopes over two days, while Loveland Ski Area and Eldora both were blanketed in 9 inches of fresh flakes. Copper Mountain received 7 inches of fresh powder in 48 hours.
Snow is forecasted to continue in Colorado this weekend, giving President’s Day weekend skiers and riders exceptional snow conditions for a long holiday weekend across Colorado Ski Country.
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