Editor’s note: HD broadcast quality photos and video of today’s snow is available at https://public.me.com/breckenridgeskiin the Feb. 8 SNOW folder. Please credit Breckenridge Ski Resort
Breckenridge, Colo – February 8, 2011
- With this morning’s 10 inches of fresh show blanketing the slopes of Breckenridge Ski Resort, the mid-season snow totals have passed the 25 foot mark (the traditional season average) in about half the time it takes to get there… and two of the snowiest months are still ahead.
With that in mind, here are a few fun, mid-season stats:
-Settled Base: 90 inches or 141% of average
-Snowfall month-to-date: 32 inches or 161% of average
-Snowfall season-to-date (since 11/1/10): 329 inches
-Powder days of 10+ inches: 10 (yearly average is 7)
-Powder days of 20+ inches: 2
-Days left in the season: 74 days
-Closing Day: April 24th
If that doesn’t get you in the mood for skiing maybe you need to catch the fever, Spring Fever that is! April in Breckenridge has a whole new look; but with the same legendary spring conditions you’ve come to relish. Spring Fever events start the first weekend in April and wrap up during the last weekend of the season April 24th
(closing day). Find out more at www.breckenridge.com/spring and keep checking back on how to scratch your Spring Fever itch.
for terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deal, event details and more or call 970-453-5000.
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Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, Heavenly Mountain Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and the consumer website is www.snow.com.