Ski area lifts reopen after wind-related shutdown

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— High winds shut down several lifts at the Steamboat Ski Area this morning and into this afternoon. All have reopened.

According to Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. spokesman Mike Lane, the Storm Peak Express, Sunshine Express, Sundown Express and Four Points ski lifts were all down as of about 11 a.m.

Four Points reopened at about 12:30 p.m., the ski area reported via Twitter. Storm Peak and Sundown opened just before 2 p.m. Sunshine opened shortly after 2 p.m., according to a message posted on Ski Corp.'s Twitter account.

The Twitter account, steamboatinfo, reported 7 new inches of snow in the past 24 hours on Mount Werner as of about 1 p.m.

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