Aspen, Snowmass report 8 inches
Aspen, CO Colorado
ASPEN – Aspen and Snowmass both picked up 8 inches of much-needed new snow Saturday and Saturday night, according to the Aspen Skiing Co.’s Sunday morning snow report. Aspen Highlands saw 5 inches of fresh stuff while Buttermilk also gained 8 inches.
The storm peaked right on top of Aspen/Snowmass, according to aspenweather.net. “It’s probably one out of every 15 events where everything happens to perfection like it did yesterday afternoon and evening,” the local weather bloggers concluded. They’re calling for a chance of snow again Wednesday.
Around the state, most resorts reported fresh snow in the 5- to 8-inch range. Tiny Echo Mountain on the Front Range picked up 9 inches, as did Beaver Creek, but ski areas in southwest Colorado came up short this time. Wolf Creek reported 1 inch and Telluride had 4 inches. Durango reported no new snow.
Elsewhere, Vail and Copper Mountain both reported 8 inches, Steamboat had 6 inches of fresh stuff, and Crested Butte and Powderhorn both reported 5 inches. Sunlight Mountain Resort near Glenwood Springs picked up 4 inches.
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