Many skiers and snowboarders are voicing their concerns about the lack of snow thus far this year and are fearful it may delay opening season. Rich Burkley thinks and is planning for right the opposite of that theory. In fact, he has no concerns about the season being delayed at all.
- Rich Burkley has a message for skiers and snowboarders concerned about the lack of snow: Relax, it’s only Nov. 11.
- Burkley is Aspen Skiing Co.’s vice president of mountain operations.
- “We can prepare for success or guarantee failure.”
“Opening day is less than two weeks away at Aspen Mountain and Snowmass. Both are scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day. Natural snow on the slopes is almost nonexistent after sunny skies and unseasonable daytime temperatures stretched into November.”