This year, we luxuriated in an extended Indian summer and glorious, dry fall that had everyone hiking, biking, and otherwise enjoying Aspen’s warm-season offerings well into November. But luckily for us, visitors who’ve planned a ski vacation, and all those businesses that rely on winter, it started snowing. So what can you expect weather-wise and on the mountains, this month and into the holidays? Continue reading
In ski towns like Aspen and Snowmass, many locals’ plans revolve around the weather—closing businesses and rescheduling meetings and other obligations if a good healthy snowstorm dumps several inches on the local slopes. But up until recently, there weren’t many resources for determining in advance how a weather pattern would play out. The Denver-based TV weather reports were hit or miss, and a change in barometric pressure could only tell so much.
In the past couple of years that has all changed. Continue reading