ASPEN, Colo. (AP) – Aspen Ski Area hosted a ski race without snow Saturday to highlight the effect climate change has on the outdoor recreation industry.
Auden Schendler, Aspen Skiing Company’s vice president of sustainability, says “climate change is already pounding businesses and communities, whether you’re a ski resort, an insurance agency or a raft business.”
The day’s events were organized by 350.org, an environmental group co-founded by Vermont activist Bill McKibben.
Aspen Ski Area rallies to highlight climate change – KTAR.com
Aspen Mountain rarely has skiable snow in May. Last year had the best spring skiing in history. These fraudsters are completely FOS.
December 28, 2007
Aspen flirts with powder record
Only December 1983 tops this month.
ASPEN — This month is shaping up as the second snowiest December in Aspen since someone started keeping records in 1934.
Dec 26, 2008
Good News! Record Snow, It’s DEEPcember On Slopes Again in Aspen
May 5, 2010
ASPEN, Colorado — If it felt like the snow never stopped in April it wasn’t just your imagination.
Aspen appears to have set a record with 36.35 inches of snow for April, barely eclipsing the old mark of 36 inches in 1970, according to Charlie Bailey, water treatment supervisor with the Aspen Water Department.
Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Aspen Snowfall Records were beaten this week as the best Powder Skiing in the history of Spring Skiing was enjoyed by the Jet-Set New York crowd who flies West each season for their own special blend of “March Madness”. Meanwhile, back in NYC, unwelcome snow was just causing a big mess for those not so fortunate, back on the grind for the 1st day of April…
h/t to Tom Nelson
Slow skiing years happen, like 1976.