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.
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.
An avalanche advisory is in effect for parts of the high country after several snow slides including one that trapped a skier near Loveland Pass on Friday.
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.
Snow guns are now working overtime at Arapahoe Basin and Loveland ski areas.
Loveland Pass is back open after a semi-truck rolled over on Sunday.