By Ashton Altieri

SUMMIT COUNTY (CBS4) – Colorado’s Copper Mountain announced Monday they have officially broke their record for the snowiest March on record. Since March 1 the mountain has measured 88 inches of snow.

A snowy scene at Copper on March 7 (credit: Copper Mountain/Ian Macy)

Powdery conditions at Copper on March 9 (credit: Copper Mountain/Curtis DeVore)

The previous March record for the resort which has been open 47 years was in March 2001 with a total of 86 inches.

For the 2018-2019 ski season, Copper had measured a grand total of 285 inches through March 18. Their average snowfall is 310 inches. So with a couple more months in the snow season, the mountain has already received about 92% of their average annual snowfall.

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(credit: CBS)

Ashton Altieri


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