By by Scott Condon for the ATW The past two ski seasons started as polar opposites in Aspen, but any way you slice it, the snowmaking crew play a key role in getting skiers and riders on their boards.
In 2017-18, the season started with one ribbon of man-made snow top-to-bottom on Aspen Mountain because of a drought.
This season, the snowmaking crew complemented Mother Nature to help get the ski area open five days early.
“Last year was the hardest year ever,” said Devin Pool, an Aspen Mountain snowmaker for the past 10 years. “This year is the easiest year ever.”
This season, cold temperatures allowed Aspen Skiing Co. …read more
Via:: Aspen Times