Morning photo: Fresh powder in Colorado

Double-digit snowfall totals across ski country

Plenty of powder in the San Juans this week, including 20 inches at Purgatory. PHOTO COURTESY CSCUSA/SVEN BRUNSO.

SUMMIT COUNTY — Mid-February brought full-on winter conditions to ski areas in Colorado, with most resorts reporting between one and two feet of snow in the past seven days.

A series of storms brought on and off snow to the Rockies, with Wolf Creek reporting a 35-inch total for the week, while Steamboat tallied 28.5 inches. Silverton measured a weekly total of 25 inches and Telluride benefited with 23 inches. Farther north, Loveland and Winter Park both picked up 21.5 inches of new snow for the week with 20 inches at Monarch, Copper Mountain and Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort. Get the full CSCUSA snow report here and find out about resort special offers at www.ColoradoSki.com.

Wolf Creek reported almost 3 feet of snow in the past week. PHOTO COURTESY CSCUSA.

Loveland reported 21.5 inches of snow in the past seven days. PHOTO COURTESY CSCUSA/DUSTIN SCHAFER.

More than 20 inches of fluffy goodness at Monarch Mountain. PHOTO COURTESY CSCUSA/ERIC RAMSEY.

Arapahoe Basin picked up 19 inches of snow the past week and is just one good storm away from opening Montezuma Bowl. PHOTO BY BOB BERWYN.

Face shots at Steamboat after more than 2 feet of snow fell in the past week. PHOTO COURTESY CSCUSA/LARRY PIERCE.

Steep and deep at Silverton Mountain, with about 2 feet of new snow in the past seven days.

Powder joy at Crested Butte. PHOTO COURTESY CSCUSA/NATAN BILOW.

Winter bliss at Winter Park. PHOTO COURTESY CSCUSA/BRAD TORCHIA.

 

 

 

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One Response

  1. Now these pics are what I call inspiring, nice to see the new powder. They look as though the skiers were the first ones out, though probably just the way the pics were shot. Is this any way to enjoy oneself? Of course! Oh, sorry, thanks Bob for the pics, warms the heart to see them.

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