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Ski ya later

May Selby
Aspen, CO Colorado
Alicia O’Connor skis T5 in Trainor’s Gulch.
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With the ski season shaping up to surpass the record best snow year of 1983-’84, mountain enthusiasts have been enjoying the conditions to their fullest.

Nearly 300 inches of snow has fallen in the Aspen/Snowmass area since Opening Day with coverage and surface conditions in outstanding form.

Frequent daily snow reports measuring 12 inches or more have provoked powder clauses at local business to take effect, leaving a positive impact on employees’ dispositions who arrive at work a little later than usual.

Ropes have dropped on runs that ski patrol generally keeps closed until later in the season when the base has been built up.

It’s nice to know that it’s been a bountiful snow year across the board with ski areas from Sun Valley to Telluride to Taos reporting great conditions. Steamboat has already received over 30 feet of snow and counting.

And with certain lifts staying open till 4 p.m. through the spring, all can enjoy extended hours on the slopes.


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