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'It's Money': Snowmobilers Shred Through Feet Of Fresh Snow In Mountains

GRAND COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - Hundreds headed for the top of Rabbit Ears Pass Sunday to take advantage of more than four feet of fresh snow since Thursday -- and many of them brought along their turbo motors and extra hats and gloves.

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The area received 43 inches of snow beginning Thursday morning but due to white-out conditions for most of the weekend, Sunday proved to be the day to finally get out and play in it.

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Lucas Pecord and his friends from Kremmling made the 45-minute drive up to the pass to get out and explore.

"Yesterday was like total white-out blizzard conditions, you could barely get around in. Today everything opened up, it's money," Pecord said.

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The parking lots were packed full of the snowmobile trailers and trucks for most of the day.

"If you don't have a big sled with a turbo you're not getting off the trails that's for sure," Pecord added.

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If the high-speed, adrenaline-pumping snowmobile ride was not your cup of tea, there's always the trail a little less traveled -- CBS4 spotted several people out snowshoeing and Nordic skiing Sunday, also.


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