Colorado skiers and snowboarders will have a unique option when riding up the mountain at Beaver Creek this year.
The slopes are filled with skiers and boarders enjoying the latest round of fresh powder.
Two skiers survived an avalanche that happened in the Paradise Divide area northwest of the town of Crested Butte.
A trade group says bitter cold over New Year’s weekend, and rock slides and other highway troubles held skier visits down at Colorado resorts in January and February, but visits are still up for the season so far compared with last winter.
It’s shaping up to be one of the most successful ski seasons in years for the winter sports industry in Colorado.