Aspen Mountain to reopen for skiing this weekend!

Colorado's reality-defying weather has worked to a benefit this time around. The surge of late-spring snowfall around the state has allowed Aspen Mountain to reopen for the Memorial Day weekend, May 24 tthrough May 26.

See also: Take that, groundhog: Colorado resorts extend ski season as spring snow piles up

Thanks to the recent display of manic climate instability, Aspen Mountain is still boasting a 53" base and will open 21 runs this weekend. The 2013-14 season pass for Premier Pass holders and 6-and-under pass holders will still be honored; all other pass holders can pay a discounted rate of $18. Day tickets for skiers and riders 13 and older will go for $36, while a kid's ticket costs $24. The ticket kiosk on Gondola Plaza will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Skiers and riders can take the Silver Queen Gondola to and from the summit from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the Ajax Express Lift from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Four-Mountain Sports will also be renting equipment for 50 percent off all three days starting at 8:30 a.m.

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