STEAMBOAT HEAPS ON THREE FEET OF CHAMPAGNE POWDER® IN PAST 48-HOURS
28" at Mid-Mountain and 34" At The Summit in Past Two Days Nearly
6 Feet (70 inches) of Champagne Powder® Snow Has Fallen Since Nov. 4th
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO--November 28, 2005--The winter storm that started
dumping snow Saturday, November 26th, in the Yampa Valley has brought
the Steamboat Ski Area over two feet of Champagne Powder® snow at
mid-mountain and nearly three feet at the summit in the past 48 hours.
Snow continues to fall at this time in Ski Town, U.S.A. with an
5" at mid-mountain since 5am this morning.
"While ski season in Colorado is off to a great start, once again,
Steamboat's proud to lead the pack in mid-mountain snow depths among
the major destination resorts,"
As of 5 a.m., 14" had fallen overnight at mid-mountain and 18" at
the summit in a 24-hour period (5a.m.-5a.m.). Since 5a.m. Saturday
morning (5a.m.-5a.m.), an additional 14 inches has fallen at
mid-mountain and 16 inches at the summit for a total of 28 inches
and 34 inches respectively in the past 48 hours. Forecasts call for
snow to taper off this afternoon with another system arriving on
tomorrow and Wednesday. Since Nov. 4th, the resort has received
nearly 6 feet (70 inches) of snow.