Even though it’s June, ski season is still going strong.
In a statement Tuesday, officials at the Arapahoe Basin ski resort said after receiving two feet of snow, they will be open the weekend of June 6-8. Weekday skiing, though, ends June 1.
The Loveland ski area has just surpassed 300 inches of snow for the season.
With the threat of more snow combined with what has already accumulated, Colorado Department of Transportation crews have been busier than ever monitoring avalanche paths in the high country.
It’s a very quiet day so far at A-Basin. The Summit County ski resort is inaccessible because of avalanche prevention work.
A man who died after skiing at Arapahoe Basin has been identified as 45-year-old Eric Larson of Lafayette, Colo.
Ski areas are sending out a reminder to skiers who like to smoke marijuana: Colorado’s new pot laws do not apply on the slopes.
Skiers and boarders hit the slopes early Sunday morning after Arapahoe Basin fired up the lifts for the season, and powder hounds are excited.
Ski season is starting in Colorado.
Arapahoe Basin ski area is celebrating its last day of the season.