COLORADO SKI and SNOWBOARD SAFETY ACT -
Under Colorado law, a skier or snowboarder assumes the risk of any injury to person or property resulting from any of the inherent dangers and risks of skiing or snowboarding and may not recover from any ski area operator for any injury resulting from any of the inherent dangers and risks of skiing or snow-boarding, including but not limited to: changing weather conditions; existing and changing snow conditions; bare spots; rocks; stumps; trees; collisions with natural objects, man-made objects, or other skiers or snowboarders; variations in terrain, whether natural or as a result of slope design; freestyle and extreme terrain; jumps; snowmaking or grooming operations; and the failure of skiers to ski, or snow-boarders to ride within their own abilities.
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SKIER / SNOWBOARDER RESPONSIBILITY CODE:
Safety on the slopes is everyone's responsibility.
Ski safely-not only for yourself, but for others as well.
Always stay in control and be able to stop or avoid objects.
People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
Do not stop where you obstruct the trail or are not visible from above.
Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, yield to others.
Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
Observe all posted signs and warnings.
Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
Prior to using any lift, you must know how to load, ride, & unload safely.
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GREATEST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
118.7 inches in 1908-1909
2nd GREATEST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
99.3 inches in
3rd GREATEST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
98.9 inches in
4th GREATEST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
94.5 inches in
5th GREATEST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
93.5 inches in
6th GREATEST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
91.5 inches in
7th GREATEST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
90.5 inches in
EARLIEST DATE of
LATEST DATE of
AVERAGE DATE of
LEAST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
21.3 inches in
2nd LEAST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
22.8 inches in
3rd LEAST SEASONAL SNOWFALL:
26.6 inches in
AVERAGE SEASONAL SNOWFALL 57.0 inches
(data gathered 1882 - May 2018, per The National Weather service.)