Abundance of snow falls for closing weekend

16th April, 2016 by

By John LaConte

VAIL — A foot of fresh snow greeted skiers and snowboarders enjoying the mountain’s closing weekend on Saturday.When the morning lines at Gondola One began to spill over onto the slopes, Vail officials made the call to let the crowds up a little early. Gondola One began taking passengers up at 8:30 a.m., a half hour earlier than scheduled on Saturday.A crowd of locals had gathered at the Gondola for over an hour awaiting the opening, and the fresh powder.Minturn local Rusty Lovato said it was the first time he waited with the early crowds all season.“I got here at …

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