A-Basin, Loveland start snowmaking operations

Both Loveland and Arapahoe Basin ski areas turned on their snow guns over the weekend as a cold front passed through the state on Friday and lowered overnight temperatures.

The manmade snow supplements natural snow that fell in two separate storms over the past week, moving both resorts closer to opening day.

“The surrounding peaks have been white all week and it is great to see our snowmaking team push the snow line a litt...
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With new snow Sunday and more on the way, Loveland, A-Basin may start snowmaking this week

Loveland Ski Area high atop the Continental Divide along Interstate 70 could crank up its snowmaking system later this week after a substantial coating of new snow fell on its slopes on Sunday.

“There is a chance -- probably a good one -- that we will start this week,” Loveland marketing director John Sellers said in an email to RealAspen.com on Monday. “No definitive timetable...
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Man rescued after fall on North Maroon Peak

Rescuers used a Blackhawk helicopter on Saturday to airlift a 59-year-old man injured in a 50-foot fall near the summit of North Maroon Peak near Aspen.

The man was climbing with four others when he slipped and fell about 200 feet from the summit of 14,014-foot North Maroon Peak, which is about 10 miles southwest of Aspen in the rugged Elk Mountains, according to the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office.

The man's climbing companio...
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State reports more than 22,000 gallons of oil spilled in Colorado flood zone

State oil and gas regulators on Friday said they’re now tracking five “notable” oil releases as a result of widespread flooding in Weld County – up from two reported as of Thursday.

“Two additional releases of 56 barrels at an Anadarko location and 21 barrels at a Bayswater Exploration and Production location have also been confirmed,” Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC...
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Snow Report

  24hr snow mid dpth snow cond.
A-Basin n/a n/a
Aspen n/a n/a closed
BC n/a n/a closed
Breckenridge n/a n/a closed
Buttermilk n/a n/a closed
Copper n/a n/a closed
Crest. Butte n/a n/a closed
Eldora n/a n/a closed
Heavenly n/a n/a closed
Highlands n/a n/a
Howelsen n/a n/a closed
Keystone n/a n/a closed
Kirkwood n/a n/a closed
Loveland n/a n/a
Monarch n/a n/a closed
Northstar n/a n/a closed
Powderhorn n/a n/a closed
Purgatory n/a n/a closed
Silverton n/a n/a closed
Ski Cooper n/a n/a closed
Ski Granby n/a n/a closed
Snowmass n/a n/a closed
Steamboat n/a n/a closed
Sunlight n/a n/a closed
Telluride n/a n/a closed
Vail n/a n/a closed
WinterPark n/a n/a closed
Wolf Creek n/a n/a closed
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