Some ski areas said high winds could cause delays and closures to lift operations.
Here are the ski areas that have announced lift operation impacts so far:
“Pali, The Beavers and Zuma are on wind hold,” Arapahoe Basin announced on Twitter at 10:43 a.m. Tuesday morning.
“Closed for the Day Today, 04/05 Due to the high winds last night and the unpredictable gusts forecasted to continue through the afternoon, we will not open today. We’re going to spend some time cleaning up the mountain and will try again tomorrow,” the ski area shared on Twitter.
Loveland Ski Area
“Due to high winds, Loveland Ski Area will not open today, Tuesday, April 5. Winds gusts are preventing us from safely operating our lifts, and they are expected to increase throughout the day. We apologize for any inconvenience and expect to resume operations tomorrow,” Loveland Ski Area announced.
“Vail lifts 7, 21, 36 and Blue Sky Basin will be delayed opening today,” Vail Mountain Alerts posted.
“Weather Update: We are experiencing extremely high winds (gusts of 100mph) with reports of trees down on the mountain. Expect impacts to lifts and trails, and keep an eye on the app for up to date info,” Winter Park shared on Twitter.
We will continue to update this story if any other ski areas announce issues with lift operations Tuesday.