Ski season starts early on Aspen Mountain

Ski season starts early on Aspen Mountain
Local News

By scott condon

ASPEN — Aspen Mountain’s early opening on Saturday reflects how quickly conditions can change in the Colorado Rockies. Just when most people were starting to sweat about the lack of snow, the facet turned on. It snowed enough that Aspen Mountain will open five days ahead of schedule. The storm lasting from Thursday through Saturday dumped 21 to 28 inches on the slopes, according to Aspen Skiing Co. spokesman Jeff Hanle. As a result, Aspen Mountain will open early for the second straight season and third time in the last five years. (It opened a day early in 2010 after …

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