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.
This weekend many summertime attractions will open up for the season and a ski resort will reopen the lifts due to all the spring snow.
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.
Thousands of people in the high country celebrated a great ski season on Sunday, but it was closing day at a number of Colorado resorts, including Vail.
Good news for skiers and boarders– several ski areas are extending their seasons thanks to fresh spring snow.
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.