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13 Million. That’s how many skiers and riders it took to break Colorado’s record for busiest season in recorded history reports the Denver Post.

That number is the sum of Colorado Ski Country‘s 21 ski areas in addition to Vail Resorts‘ 4 industry leading ski areas (Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, and Beaver Creek).

Related: America’s Most-Visited Ski Resorts

Vail and Breckenridge alone hosted 5.6 million skiers over the 2014/2015 season. Overall, those numbers point to a booming ski economy in Colorado that saw skier visit averages rise significantly. The former record was set in 2013/2014, when approximately 12.6 million skiers flocked to the slopes of Colorado.

Find the entire Denver Post article here: Colorado ski areas set visitor record, pass 13 million for first time