Crested Butte Just Closed Operations Because of Too Much Snow

Crested Butte Just Closed Operations Because of Too Much Snow

Weather

Crested Butte Just Closed Operations Because of Too Much Snow

screen-shot-2017-01-09-at-5-28-52-pm

“I’ve been here 36 years and I can’t remember anything like this. This is historical.” -Gordy Spencer

In a classic case of too much of good thing, Crested Butte is closed for operations due to too much snow. They made the announcement via their snowtotal webcam with the hashtag #burythebutte.

The Denver Post is reporting Crested Butte got a state leading 47 inches of snow last week and an additional 18 inches by midday today. Resort spokeswoman Erica Mueller explained the decision was made because lifts were stalling, the mechanics who fix the stalled lifts were getting their snowmobiles stuck and ski patrol was shutting down all the steeps as avalanche danger was widespread. No word on when they will reopen but we will keep you posted.

screen-shot-2017-01-09-at-5-36-05-pm

Crazy to see an infographic that reads 26” in the past 48 hours and ZERO trails open: 

 

screen-shot-2017-01-09-at-5-23-31-pm

To read the entire DP article go here

 

The Latest

More Unofficial Networks
Home