SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Breckenridge Ski Resort announced this week it will not be open for Memorial Day weekend. While resort officials had hoped to stay open for the holiday weekend, they said Tuesday that plans have changed and the resort will close on May 23.

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“In spite of all the challenges of operating during a global pandemic, it speaks volumes for this resort and its employees that we were able to open and operate for nearly 200 days of skiing and riding this season,” said John Buhler, vice president and chief operating officer of Breckenridge Ski Resort.

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Buhler cites Mother Nature and lack of snow for the amended closing plan.

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The resort is inviting Coloradans to help them close out the season on Peak 8.

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Summer operations at the resort start June 18.

Danielle Chavira