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Aspen Snowmass announces early opening 

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Last week’s monster storm dropped more than 21 inches on Aspen Mountain, and cold temps kept snow guns blazing throughout the weekend. All this early snow means one thing: an early opening for Aspen Mountain! On Saturday, Nov. 22, the Silver Queen Gondola and Ajax Express will start shuttling skiers and snowboarders up Aspen Mountain […]

September Snow: Twitter and Instagram photos of first dusting! 

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This is always an exciting time of year when the temperatures start to drop and evening rainstorms reveal snow-capped peaks in the morning. Long-range forecasts have been circulating (with lots of rumors and denials of an El Nino weather pattern), but this week, snow forecasters and ski resorts have starting to post actual new-snow photos […]

Records indicate CO snowfall could be above average 

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It’s no secret that Colorado has been receiving atypical, late-season rainfall and early-season snowfall. A storm which moved through Colorado Sunday, September 22, 2013 into Monday morning, September, 23, 2013 dropped three to six inches in the high country. We caught up with Colorado Open Snow Forecaster Joel Gratz to determine why this unusual weather […]