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Early snowfall, resort upgrades stoking ski industry optimism
Ski resorts across the state are beginning to open for the season, and early snowfall in the mountains has those in the winter sports industry poised for a better-than-average year. Last year, despite a sputtering economy, the ski industry nationwide posted its second-best year on record, with 59.8 million skier and snowboarder visits. Colorado was …