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Katz: Skiing won’t be greatest loss after climate change

Rob Katz
chairman and chief executive of Vail Resorts, Inc.

One of my favorite times of year is right before the holidays, with the excitement and anticipation of the winter ski season.

However, it has become somewhat predictable that with the first sign of a lack of natural snow, climate change articles and stories start to appear. In many ways, it’s to be expected. It’s hard to understand how the weather changes the way it does and why things can look so different from year to year. Two years ago was one of the most “epic” seasons for snow in Colorado’s history. Last year was a tough season across the ski industry. This year has been a tough early season for Colorado, but it just finished snowing like crazy in both Tahoe and Colorado, with more on the way.

To read this article in its entirety, go to http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_22235458/skiing-wont-be-greatest-loss-after-climate-change?IADID=Search-www.denverpost.com-www.denverpost.com

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