Colorado ski mountain reopens after storm knocks out lifts
NEDERLAND, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado ski resort has reopened a mountain section where chairlifts were closed due to electrical damage.
KDVR-TV reports the lower mountain at Eldora Mountain Resort partially reopened Sunday.
Officials say strong winds Saturday damaged an electrical system and left chairlifts without power.
The ski area about 5 miles (8 kilometers) west of Nederland says it has opened the lower mountain, but all upper mountain lifts remain closed Sunday.
Officials say the wind storm created a ground blizzard in the foothills with limited visibility from blowing snow that led to road closures and fallen trees.
Information from: KDVR-TV, http://www.kdvr.com