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The Reporter Two-Way: Snowmaking consumption

Dec 18, 2017

Uphillers hike up Spar Gulch on Aspen Mountain under a chain of snowmaking machines last week.
Credit Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

December is ski season, with or without much natural snow. Aspen Skiing Company has relied on man-made snow to open local ski areas, but this comes with a cost.

 

Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy discussed snowmaking operations with producer Christin Kay.