Snow means more terrain openings |

Snow means more terrain openings

LARISA GRAHAMsummit daily newsSummit County, CO Colorado

SUMMIT COUNTY – Despite the long break between snow storms, local resorts are continuing to make snow and open more terrain. Copper Mountain now has more than 1,430 acres of skiable terrain as of Friday morning. They have all 21 lifts running and 97 trails open, including Resolution and Copper Bowls. This weekend they will kick off their High Alpine Holidays with Santa in the village and on the mountain. Copper will also hold their En Fuego celebration tonight and another one on Christmas Eve.Arapahoe Basin currently has 5 of 7 lifts open servicing 34 trails which are mostly intermediate. Last weekend they opened the Pallavicini chair lift, but have yet to open the advanced terrain beneath the Pali lift.According to Leigh Hierholzer, A-Basin’s director of marketing, they plan to open more advanced terrain as they can, depending on the amount of snowfall they get in this next storm.Breckenridge Ski Resort now has Peaks 7 to 10 open with the hopes of getting more of their terrain parks open this weekend. They now have more than 2,100 skiable acres serviced by 28 lifts. Keystone Resort will be starting their Keystone Adventure Tours (KAT) skiing today, a full day of guided snowcat tours in Keystone’s Bergman, Erickson and Independence Bowls. To get the KAT skiing season up-and-running they will be offering a two-for-one deal through December 28th. Keystone now has all three mountains, Dercum, North Peak and The Outback open, with lift-served and hike-to terrain.For up-to-date information about all Summit County’s local ski resorts, including photos, videos and blogs visit Ski Resort Central at

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