Telluride, CO, Dec. 9, 2003--An early season winter storm dropped nine inches of new snow in the past 24 hours on the southern Colorado resort making for a 27-inch base at the top of the mountain.
It's still snowing and the National Weather Service is calling for additional accumulations between three to six inches overnight. If it continues to snow, more terrain off Lift 6 and 9 is expected to be open by this weekend.
Skiers and riders dreaming of a white Christmas can take advantage of the Holiday Spirit package which includes six nights lodging and five days skiing starting at $866 per person. Price includes daily continental breakfast and après ski, and is valid Dec. 25, 2003-Jan. 4, 2004 (tax not included, some restrictions apply). For reservations, call 866-287-5016 or book a customized package at http://www. tellurideskiresort.com >www.tellurideskiresort.com . For more information about snow conditions, call 970-728-7425 or visit http://www. tellurideskiresort.com >www.tellurideskiresort.com .