MESA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado ski resort is cutting back its schedule because of a lack of snow.

Powderhorn Mountain Resort announced Sunday that it will only be open from Thursday to Sunday each week to make the best use of its less-than-average snowpack.

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(credit: Powderhorn Ski Area)

So far the resort on the northern edge of the Grand Mesa says it has received 45 inches (114 centimeters) of snow, almost 9 feet less than last season.

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(credit: Powderhorn Ski Area)

The resort will offer winter season pass holders a free summer pass.

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(credit: Powderhorn Ski Area)

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