Colorado ski resorts are opening to light crowds because of a dry fall and lack of snow. But a relatively new activity is coming in handy for skiers bummed by lack of snow – snow tubing.
Featuring 300 events over the course of 53 days, the 2012 theme for the Aspen Music Festival is Made in America, and will honor three groups of world renowned composers.
This weekend’s winter storm left anywhere from half a foot to more than a foot of snow in many parts of the mountains. But it was too little too late and for about a dozen ski resorts who closed for the season Sunday.
More ski resorts have shut down for the season.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort says more than 2,300 people took it up on its offer of free lift tickets on its opening day.
This ski season, Aspen Skiing Co. will begin requiring employees to wear helmets when they’re on duty and clicked in to their skis or snowboards.
Aspen Mountain’s extended ski season is over. The resort had closed in mid-April, but with plenty of late spring snow, it reopened the top of the mountain for skiing over Memorial Day weekend and the following weekend.
Aspen Mountain is offering late spring skiing again this weekend.
Aspen is reporting brisk business this holiday weekend as it reopens slopes to skiers because of late-season snowpack.
After a record snowfall and cool temperatures this spring, Aspen Mountain is re-opening for Memorial Day weekend. Arapahoe Basin is also welcoming skiers and boarders.