It's pretty typical for Colorado to see its first, notable snowfall the first weeks in October.
Skiing and Snowboarding
There was a reported 11 percent uptick in money sent to the federal government during the 2015-2016 season.
Details will come this summer, Winter Park says. But for now, rest easy knowing that the on-again, off-again train will be back in 2018.
Elise Johnson was five years old when a snowboarder collided with her, killing both. Now Elise's parents are working with ski areas, including in Colorado, on an awareness campaign.
While all are welcome to explore at the resort, out-of-bounds skiers in need of rescue are subject to a hefty service fee.
Ski season got off to a slow start in Colorado, but a series of storms is quickly changing that. A major storm is expected to hit the mountains on Friday.
Skiers can be liable for crashes, but insurance usually covers the costs, as in a recent case where a Colorado judge awarded a skier $260,000 after a collision.