Ski season has officially started in Colorado with the opening of Arapahoe Basin.
Skiers and snowboarders on Colorado’s Front Range might not have been thinking about hitting the slopes with temperatures that averaged well above normal this week, but the ski season starts on Friday.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will open Friday, the first resort in the United States this season.
You can’t say the race to become the first Colorado ski resort to open this season is, um, heating up.
The snow making guns are running at Arapahoe Basin in preparation for the upcoming ski and snowboarding season.
With near record high temperatures on Wednesday, snow may be last thing on people’s minds, but the same can’t be said for everyone in Colorado.
Colorado ski resorts are aggressively trying to cash in on summer tourism possibilities, and most are reopening for summer recreation this weekend.
Flooding has cut off access to the small Summit County town of Montezuma.
Even though it’s June, ski season is still going strong.
A major cleanup effort is poised to get underway after a rock slide closed Loveland Pass Tuesday.