Powder On The Mountain

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Thu, March 1 2012 at 6:14 PM, Updated: Thu, March 1 2012 at 6:39 PM

Spirits were high as the lifts opened on Mount Ashland with several feet of fresh snow.

After two days off and a giant winter storm, skiers and snowboarders flocked to Mount Ashland to catch some fresh powder. Twenty new inches of snow gave beginners a soft crash landing and experts a chance to show off. As the parking lot filled up it was easy to tell people were out to have a good time. Twilight skiing is from 3-9pm every Thursday and Friday and costs between $18-24.

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Travis Koch

News at Sunrise Co-Anchor Travis Koch started his career as a filmmaker. He wrote and directed documentaries about traveling and extreme sports.

Among his many life experiences, he was a dog musher in Alaska and a baker in Minnesota. Travis began his career at NBC5 News as a weekend photographer and has continued to follow his dreams in television broadcasting and multimedia.

Catch Travis co-anchoring with Jennifer Elliott weekdays on NBC 5 News at Sunrise starting at 5:30am.

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