Looking to ski, snowboard in Colorado? These resorts are closing soon for the season

DENVER – Colorado’s ski country has – for the most part -- nothing to worry about when it comes to its snowpack, which is good news for you if you’re looking to head to the mountains to hit the slopes.

But you better do it quickly as temperatures are starting to rise, signaling the beginning of the end for ski and snowboarding season in Colorado.

Here’s what is now closed (due to the unseasonably warm winter), what’s closing soon and what remains open for several more weeks.

NOW CLOSED:

  • Howelsen Hill – Closed on March 12, 2017
  • Powderhorn – Closed on March 26, 2017
  • Echo Mountain – Closed on March 26, 2017

CLOSING SOON: 

  • Aspen Highlands – Projected closing: April 9, 2017
  • Aspen Snowmass – Projected closing: April 16, 2017
  • Aspen Mountain – Projected closing: April 23, 2017
  • Beaver Creek – Projected closing: April 16, 2017
  • Breckenridge – Projected closing: April 23, 2017
  • Buttermilk – Projected closing: April 2, 2017
  • Copper Mountain – Projected closing: April 16, 2017
  • Crested Butte – Projected closing: April 9, 2017
  • Eldora – Projected closing: April 9, 2017
  • Keystone – Projected closing: April 16, 2017
  • Monarch – Projected closing: April 16, 2017
  • Purgatory – Projected closing: April 30, 2017
  • Silverton – Projected closing: April 9, 2017
  • Ski Cooper – Projected closing: April 9, 2017
  • Ski Granby Ranch  – Projected closing: April 2, 2017
  • Steamboat – Projected closing: April 16, 2017
  • Sunlight – Projected closing: April 3, 2017
  • Telluride – Projected closing: April 2, 2017
  • Vail – Projected closing: April 23, 2017
  • Winter Park – Projected closing: April 23, 2017
  • Wolf Creek – Projected closing: April 2, 2017

STILL OPEN FOR SEVERAL WEEKS:

  • Arapahoe Basin – Projected closing: June 4, 2017
  • Loveland – Projected closing: May 7, 2017

Denver-based research company Destimetrics, which tracks ski bookings, shows reservations from November to April were up 8.7 percent from the same time last year, and occupancy is up just over 1 percent.

Editor's note: The projected closing dates are subject to change. 

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