This Dec. 15, 2011 photo provided by Colorado Ski Country USA shows a skier making his way down the slopes in Aspen, Colo. A disappointing snow year in much of Colorado ski country last season has the... more 
This Dec. 15, 2011 photo provided by Colorado Ski Country USA shows a skier making his way down the slopes in Aspen, Colo. A disappointing snow year in much of Colorado ski country last season has the state's resorts and hotels hoping that snowboarders and skiers will burn off some pent-up demand for deep snow this winter. (AP Photo/Colorado Ski Country USA/Jeremy Swanson) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Colorado Ski Country USA/Jeremy Swanson
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 12:33 PM EST