Over a Foot of Snow Blankets Colorado Ski Country

Photo Credit Top row (L-R): Purgatory Resort, Wolf Creek Ski Area, Winter Park Resort, 

Denver, Colo. – November 22, 2016 – With two ski areas opening tomorrow and another five on Thanksgiving Day and over the weekend, Colorado Ski Country USA ski areas across the state received significant snowfall from a storm on Monday and Tuesday.

Purgatory, which opened this past Saturday, received 17 inches while Wolf Creek, which will open Thanksgiving Day, and Telluride in southwest Colorado received 16 and 11 inches respectively.

Elsewhere, Winter Park, which opens tomorrow, is up to 7 inches while 6 inches fell at Powderhorn, Sunlight and Monarch. Steamboat, which also opens tomorrow, has 5 inches thus far.

Snow is currently falling at resorts along the Continental Divide and will continue to do so for the rest of the day. If weather forecasts hold, guests visiting ski areas on Thanksgiving morning could enjoy some fresh snow.

Ski Area Open Dates:

November 19 Purgatory Resort

November 23 Steamboat and Winter Park Resort

November 24 Aspen Mountain, Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Snowmass and Wolf Creek Ski Area

November 26 Howelsen Hill

Late November Monarch Mountain

December 2 Telluride Ski Resort

December 9 Sunlight Mountain Resort

December 10 Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, Cooper

December 15 Powderhorn,

December 17 Granby Ranch

December 29 Silverton

Dates are subject to change.


Links to resort webcams:

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

Aspen Highlands http://bit.ly/2fMbDYj

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

Buttermilk http://bit.ly/2fol9R2

Cooper http://bit.ly/2g3Vs9H

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

Crested Butte Mountain Resort http://bit.ly/2fMdnB2

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

Granby Ranch http://bit.ly/2gnuLQa

Loveland http://bit.ly/2g3WF0E

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

Powderhorn http://bit.ly/1LMoa5T

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

Snowmass http://bit.ly/1P4XOSK

Steamboat http://bit.ly/2g3IY3Z

Sunlight Mountain Resort http://bit.ly/2fMemkP

Telluride Ski Resort http://bit.ly/2eNN5RX

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

Wolf Creek Ski Area http://bit.ly/2foiqa4

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