Drought plagues snowmaking at Arapahoe Basin, Keystone

Colorado’s ski resorts use millions of gallons of water each year in their snowmaking efforts. With many rivers and reservoirs runing low, some resorts already are feeling a pinch in their water supplies.



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Colorado’s ski resorts use millions of gallons of water each year in their snowmaking efforts. With many rivers and reservoirs runing low, some resorts already are feeling a pinch in their water supplies.

Two Summit County ski resorts are among the first to feel the pinch of last year’s drought. Both Arapahoe Basin and Keystone have been forced to cut back their snowmaking operations due…




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