Resorts give thanks for Thanksgiving snow
DENVER, Colorado ” Colorado ski resorts say the weekend snowfall that reached nearly 5 feet in some areas is bringing more people to the slopes despite the harsh economy.
Resorts say their skier-visit totals equaled or exceeded traffic from last year’s Thanksgiving holiday.
Loveland Ski Area reported 58 inches of snow over three days, boosting season-pass sales.
The Breckenridge resort says last-minute bookings for the Thanksgiving holiday exceeded those from last year.
Winter Park Resort reported increased retail sales after 16 1/2 inches of snow over the weekend.
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Many resort executives have been warning of a down season because of the economy.
Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com