Last year the resort opened in early December and after a particularly snowy spring, the resort kept its bumpy Mary Jane area open longer than normal. It closed mid-May.
For those wondering how many powder days we’ll have in the Colorado mountains this upcoming ski season, NOAA government meteorologists have yet to release their winter forecast for the United States, but have released. a La Niña watch for the country.
La Niña winters in Colorado can be quite varied in outcome, but more often than not CBS4 meteorologist Chris Spears says they end up being a bit cold with a lot of wind, especially in the northern mountains and of the Center. Snow totals can vary widely around the state.
“We typically find the most consistent snowfall during a La Niña winter in the mountains of northwestern and north-central Colorado, due to the nearby jet stream,” Spears said.