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Colorado: Storm of the Century brings over 70cm of fresh snow!

Vicky February 4th, 2014

Ski resorts in Colorado, USA have just witnessed one of the biggest storms in many years in what has been dubbed the ‘Storm of the Century’. There were accumulations of over 60cm of snow in 48 hours in Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Vail and Keystone! These are the largest snowfalls since the 2000-2001 winter season and totals for the 48 hour period to the 31st January were:

  • Vail: 66cm with 5,289 acres of skiable terrain accessible by 31 lifts.
  • Beaver Creek: 71cm with 1,832 acres of skiable terrain accessible by 24 lifts.
  • Breckenridge: 81cm with 2,907 acres of skiable terrain accessible by 35 lifts.
  • Keystone: 68cm with 3,058 acres of skiable terrain accessible by 19 lifts.

The only way to do justice to this amazing news (save for booking a flight and getting out there to experience it for yourself!) is to marvel at some awesome photos from the last few days:

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Snow Update 14 January 2014

Vicky January 14th, 2014

With reports of vast amounts of snow in Canada, the USA and Europe, we wanted to share the good news with you! Here’s a short snow update for some of our featured ski resorts in the USA, Canada, France and Switzerland. Read the rest of this entry »