"Time to tune some skis and snowboards. Any snow, an average year would be fine with me after last winter," Hersh said.
He hopes this winter will bring more snow than last and help rev up business.
The return of snow for Colorado State Patrol troopers like Nathan Emery means something else.
"We are out on the road a lot and looking for people involved in crashes," Emery said. "Some of the worst days we will see double-digit accidents in the course of an eight-hour period of time."
The state patrol is hoping this season more people use caution when they're traveling on slick, snowy roads.
"A lot of accidents can be prevented with proper equipment and proper driving techniques," Emery said.
Troopers say a few ways to be safe: make sure you have good tires and stock your car with windshield wiper fluid, a shovel, food, and water.
"You want to make sure you have a full tank of gas. You want to make sure you're cell phone is fully charged," Emery said.
Their best advice as winter begins to speed up in Colorado: slow down.
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