Hurricane-force wind gusts close some Colorado ski resorts Tuesday

Loveland closure 4/5/2022
Loveland closure 4/5/2022(Loveland Ski Area twitter)
Published: Apr. 5, 2022 at 10:54 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Multiple ski resorts closed Tuesday due to hurricane force wind gusts.

Loveland and Monarch reported on social media that the ski resorts are closed Tuesday. Steamboat has several lifts and the gondola closed at the time of this writing.

Due to high winds, Monarch will not be opening today, 4/5/22. Sustained high winds are creating hazardous conditions...

Posted by Monarch Mountain on Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Several lifts are on hold and the gondola is closed to foot passengers this morning due to high winds. Stay tuned to the lifts page on the website and our mobile app for the most up to date info.

Posted by Steamboat Resort on Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Here’s a look at some of the highest wind gusts reported as of 10:10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service:

  • Berthoud Pass: 91 mph
  • Boulder: 76 mph
  • Buckeye 75 mph
  • Cattle Creek: 49 mph
  • Coal Creek: 60 mph
  • Colorado Springs: 75 mph
  • Craig: 46 mph
  • Frisco: 103 mph
  • Golden: 49 mph
  • Gypsum: 45 mph
  • Loveland Pass: 80 mph
  • Manitou Springs: 76 mph
  • Meeker: 55 mph
  • Peterson Air Force Base: 69 mph
  • Pikes Peak: 60 mph
  • Pinecliffe: 76 mph
  • Poncha Pass: 79 mph
  • Swissvale: 64 mph
  • Woodland Park: 52 mph

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