Posted on October 12, 2011 by Bob Berwyn
Opening day includes tribute to A-Basin founders Marnie Jump and Max Dercum
Arapahoe Basin opens for the 2011-2012 season on Oct. 13.
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Teaming up with Ullr, A-Basin’s snowmaking crews have put down a blanket of white that will enable the ski area to open for the season this Thursday, Oct. 13, with skiing and riding on High Noon. (more…)
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Posted on October 6, 2011 by Bob Berwyn
Early storm, chilly temps generate some early ski industry buzz
An Oct. 6 storm dropped several inches of snow across much of the Colorado high country, with as much as a foot of snow reported in the southwestern mountains.
A skier samples the early season goods at Wolf Creek. PHOTO VIA TWITPIC.
SUMMIT COUNTY — After an early season storm pasted Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, the traditional race to open may be over before it ever really started.
Wolf Creek Ski Area announced it will open Saturday, Oct. 8 with three lifts operating, and several other resorts have fired up their snow guns. Follow Wolf Creek on Twitter for more news.
According to Colorado Ski Country USA, Wolf Creek picked up three feet of snow. (more…)
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