Aspen Square Daily News
As of Friday morning, Aspen reported up to TWO FEET of fresh snow on the slopes above Aspen, and over a foot of snow in town. Aspen skiers and boarders have enjoyed truly epic powder skiing. On top of all the early season snowfall already on the slopes, all this news snow will assure amazing skiing conditions well into spring. Come see us and have fun with all this new snow!
The snow dances worked! The national weather service has issued a winter storm warning for Aspen and the valley from today through midnight, Saturday night. Between now and then, the prediction is for accumulations of 15 to 30" of new snow. Four inches have already fallen and it's only the beginning. Check out our web cams and see for yourself!
The Gondola Plaza, at the foot of Aspen Mountain, will be the place to be today to cheer on four local athletes who are leaving shortly for Sochi Russia as members of the 2014 US Olympic Team. The ceremony begins at 4pm and honors Nordic skiers Simi Hamilton and Noah Hoffman, free-skier Torin Yater-Wallace and Jeremey Abbott, of the US Figure Skating Team. Mayor Steve Skadron and SkiCo CEO Mike Kaplan will be on hand to speak and present the athletes with a special gift. Come show your local spirit and cheer on these amazing and dedicated young men.