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New snow at Aspen, Snowmass

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” Snowmass picked up 5 inches of new snow overnight, boosting conditions as the ski area opens a couple of additional runs on Wednesday.

Aspen Mountain received 3 inches, according to the Aspen Skiing Co.’s morning snow report. Three inches also fell at Aspen Highlands, while Buttermilk picked up 2 inches; the latter two areas are not yet open for skiing and riding.

Incidentally, the daily lift ticket rate at Aspen/Snowmass is currently $59. For a report on the terrain scheduled to open Wednesday, go to http://www.aspentimes.com/onthehill.

Elsewhere around Colorado, Breckenridge reported 9 inches of new snow overnight, Beaver Creek picked up 6 inches, Vail received 4 inches, Copper Mountain is reporting 3 inches, Loveland picked up 2 inches and Crested Butte is reporting 1 inch of new snow.

The snow has led to chain restrictions for commercial vehicles on Interstate 70 in both directions at the Eisenhower Tunnel and on eastbound Vail Pass.

For up-to-date information on statewide road conditions, go to http://www.cotrip.org.

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