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Terrain closures begin on Aspen Mountain for work on World Cup courses

Corkscrew Gully will be closed today until at least March 20 as crews start preparing for the World Cup Finals on Aspen Mountain.

Aspen Skiing Co. announced Thursday that several closures are planned as the event rolls closer. The World Cup Finals, featuring the top men and women alpine skiing racers, will be held March 15 to 19.

The closures are subject to change, but here’s the plan.



• West 5th Avenue and Norway will close beginning Tuesday.

• Summer Road, Strawpile, East and West 5th Avenue will close approximately March 2.



“Skiers who end up below the bottom of Ruthie’s will have to take Magnifico Road back to Magnifico or Little Nell. Access to Lift 1A will still be available via either Magnifico or Little Nell to Tower 10 Road of Schuss Gully,” Skico’s statement said.

• The upper course will be closed March 6, Skico has estimated. “Guests will still be able to ski to the bottom of Ruthie’s on a narrowed portion of Ruthie’s Run as well as International, Roch and Reardon’s, and then follow Magnifico back to Little Nell. Ruthie’s lift will be accessible.”

• Lift 1A will be closed to the public March 6.


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