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Note: Yucca House National Monument does not report visitations, therefore it is not included.
included. Definition: NHS = national historic site, NP = national park, NM = national monument, and NRA = national recreation area.
Sources: National Park Service, Statistical Abstract 2009 and Colorado Business Economic Outlook Committee. 90 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook Skiing Industry
Colorado’s ski areas recorded an estimated 12.2
million skier visits in the 2010-11 season, up from
the 11.85 million in 2009-10. This was the fourth
time skier visits have exceeded the 12 million
mark. Most resorts saw above-average amounts of
snowfall with LaNiña conditions resulting in earlier than planned openings, good snow during the
season, and some resorts extending their seasons.
According to the National Ski Areas Association,
the United States recorded the highest number of
skier visits in the 2010-11 ski season, surpassing
the 60 million mark. Colorado resorts accounted
for more of these visits than any other state in the
nation, with more tha...
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