Storm leaves up to another foot of snow at Aspen/Snowmass |

Storm leaves up to another foot of snow at Aspen/Snowmass

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” A spring snowstorm finally cleared out Saturday night, leaving yet another foot of snow at Snowmass and 10 inches on Aspen Mountain, according to the Sunday morning snow report.

Aspen Highlands, site of a closing day bash on Sunday afternoon, though the Aspen Skiing Co. will reopen the slopes there for the next two weekends, reported 6 inches over the past 24 hours. Buttermilk, open for a final day on Sunday, reported 4 inches.

Over the past 48 hours, Snowmass reported 22 inches, Aspen Mountain got 16, Highlands had 14 and Buttermilk picked up 8.

Local slopes picked up fresh snow every day for a week. Over the past seven days, the Skico reported 52 inches at Snowmass, 32 at Aspen Mountain, 41 at Highlands and 20 inches at Buttermilk.

Even as Colorado ski reports begin to close, ski areas are reporting fresh powder, including 2.5 inches at Sunlight Mountain Resort outside of Glenwood Springs, where closing day is Sunday.

Sunday is also closing day at Crested Butte and Durango.

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