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The deck at Arapahoe Basin’s mid-mountain Black Mountain Lodge is a great place to chill on a day of spring skiing. (Arapahoe Basin/Ian Zinner)
The deck at Arapahoe Basin’s mid-mountain Black Mountain Lodge is a great place to chill on a day of spring skiing. (Arapahoe Basin/Ian Zinner)
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As of this week, 10 Colorado ski areas have closed for the season and five more will close this weekend, leaving 13 remaining open into mid-April or beyond. Four are expected to be open in May: Loveland, Winter Park, Arapahoe Basin and Breckenridge.

Above-normal temperatures and below-normal precipitation are predicted in one-month and three-month weather forecasts by the Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service, with drought persisting in the state.

Here is a list of projected closing dates this year:

Arapahoe Basin — TBD

Aspen Highlands — Closed

Aspen Mountain — April 18

Beaver Creek — April 11

Breckenridge — Memorial Day

Buttermilk — Closed

Copper Mountain — April 25

Cooper — April 18

Crested Butte — Closed

Echo Mountain — April 18

Eldora — April 18

Granby Ranch — April 11

Hesperus — Closed

Howelsen Hill — Closed

Kendall Mountain — Closed

Keystone — April 11

Loveland — May 9

Monarch — April 11

Powderhorn — Closed

Purgatory — Open weekends through April 18

Silverton — April 18

Snowmass — April 25

Steamboat — April 11

Sunlight — Closed

Telluride — Closed

Vail — April 18

Winter Park — May 9

Wolf Creek — Closed

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