More Snow Hits Colorado

The record-breaking season continues as Colorado will be 100 percent open this weekend

More snow is expected throughout the week

Denver, CO —December 12, 2002…Colorado’s snowfall continues to dominate as another snowstorm entered the state overnight blanketing Colorado’s 24 ski and snowboard resorts. The snow continues to fall today and more is expected.

Vail received nearly a foot of the white stuff in the last 24 hours, eight inches fell on Winter Park, Loveland and Sunlight saw six, Monarch and Steamboat received five, Copper saw four inches. The four Aspen areas — Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass each received three inches.

And, the end isn’t in sight as a storm brewing over the pacific is heading our way. “Colorado should be ready for some deep, serious powder come mid-next week,” said Nick Carter, meteorologist for KUSA-TV 9 News, Colorado’s NBC affiliate.Colorado will be 100 percent open by Saturday, 12/14 when the last five of the state’s 24 ski and snowboard resorts open. With the opening of Aspen Highlands (12/14), Buttermilk (12/14), Crested Butte (12/14), Ski Cooper (12/13) and SolVista (12/14), skiers and riders in Colorado have the most terrain to choose from.