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Breckenridge Nears 11 Metre 18-19 Snowfall Total and Celebrates Longest Season For Over 20 Years

Breckenridge ski area in Colorado, which operates some of the highest lifts and ski runs in the world including the world’s highest chairlift, has extended its season to the last Monday in May, a public holiday in the US. It’s the first time the resort has stayed open this late in the season until the 1990s and it  seems to have chosen a good season to do it, with snowfall totals currently at 1,092cm   and locals saying some of the snowfalls this winter were the biggest in living memory, with some claiming falls on that scale have not been recorded for 120 years – according to the resort’s marketing department. But the extended season is not a one off due…