Skiers and boarders hit the slopes early Sunday morning after Arapahoe Basin fired up the lifts for the season, and powder hounds are excited.
Just a handful of Colorado ski resorts will be open after this weekend.
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.
Ski resorts closer to Denver and Boulder are busy after a storm dumped new snow along the Front Range but only brought a dusting to the central Colorado mountains.
A company involving ski industry veteran Andy Daly and the Gart family is the top bidder for Powderhorn Ski Resort.
More than half of Colorado’s ski resorts are now closed for the season, but the snow is still falling at the ones that are still open.
A 35-year-old Boulder man is dead after riding his snowboard into a tree at Eldora Mountain Resort near Nederland.