This past weekend was an exciting one for skiers and snowboarders.

+ Lake Tahoe ski areas like Squaw Valley and Kirkwood opened on Friday and were hit with a HUGE snow storm over the weekend.

+ Vail Mountain and Eldora Mountain Resort both celebrated their 50th anniversary, while Alta celebrated its 75th season of skiing in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

+ Vermont resort's, Sugarbush and Stowe Mountain Resort, opened for skiing and riding.

+ Sipapu was the first ski area to open in New Mexico for the 11th consecutive year.

We've compiled a photo gallery of events from this past weekend in cased you missed them and weren't there to check them out in person.

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