Photo Gallery: Snow Coming Down, Excitement Going Up

23rd September 2013 | Heather B. Fried

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Arapahoe Basin first snow of the season - ©Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

Arapahoe Basin first snow of the season
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Arapahoe Basin first snow of the season - ©Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
Preseason snow for Arapahoe Basin  - ©Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

Preseason snow for Arapahoe Basin
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Preseason snow for Arapahoe Basin  - ©Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
First snow at Copper - ©Tripp Fay

First snow at Copper
Copyright: Tripp Fay

First snow at Copper - ©Tripp Fay
Fall and winter at the same time for Winter Park - ©Brad Torchia

Fall and winter at the same time for Winter Park
Copyright: Brad Torchia

Fall and winter at the same time for Winter Park - ©Brad Torchia
Snow coats Winter Park - ©Mark Hoolsema

Snow coats Winter Park
Copyright: Mark Hoolsema

Snow coats Winter Park - ©Mark Hoolsema
Snowy September for Winter Park - ©Brad Torchia

Snowy September for Winter Park
Copyright: Brad Torchia

Snowy September for Winter Park - ©Brad Torchia
Snowfall in Steamboat

Snowfall in Steamboat

Snowfall in Steamboat
First snow for The Boat

First snow for The Boat

First snow for The Boat
It's only September, and Breck already looks prime to ski - ©Liam Doran

It's only September, and Breck already looks prime to ski
Copyright: Liam Doran

It's only September, and Breck already looks prime to ski - ©Liam Doran
Breck's first snow - ©Liam Doran

Breck's first snow
Copyright: Liam Doran

Breck's first snow - ©Liam Doran
Nice to see white among the fall colors this year - ©Liam Doran

Nice to see white among the fall colors this year
Copyright: Liam Doran

Nice to see white among the fall colors this year - ©Liam Doran
First snow for Breckenridge, Colorado - ©Liam Doran

First snow for Breckenridge, Colorado
Copyright: Liam Doran

First snow for Breckenridge, Colorado - ©Liam Doran
The first reminder that the season is on the horizon and lifts will start spinning in just over two months.  - ©Jeremy Swanson and Matt Hobbs

The first reminder that the season is on the horizon and lifts will start spinning in just over two months.
Copyright: Jeremy Swanson and Matt Hobbs

The first reminder that the season is on the horizon and lifts will start spinning in just over two months.  - ©Jeremy Swanson and Matt Hobbs
Snowmass and Aspen Mountain will open November 28, 2013 and Aspen/Snowmass will kick off the season and celebrate with Thanksjibbing, a ski and snowboard rail jam competition at Snowmass.   - ©Jeremy Swanson and Matt Hobbs

Snowmass and Aspen Mountain will open November 28, 2013 and Aspen/Snowmass will kick off the season and celebrate with Thanksjibbing, a ski and snowboard rail jam competition at Snowmass.
Copyright: Jeremy Swanson and Matt Hobbs

Snowmass and Aspen Mountain will open November 28, 2013 and Aspen/Snowmass will kick off the season and celebrate with Thanksjibbing, a ski and snowboard rail jam competition at Snowmass.   - ©Jeremy Swanson and Matt Hobbs
First snow dusts Mammoth Mountain  - ©Discover Mammoth

First snow dusts Mammoth Mountain
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First snow dusts Mammoth Mountain  - ©Discover Mammoth
A light dusting of snow graced the top of Heavenly's Gondola. Who's excited about Opening Day on November 22?  - ©Heavenly Mountain Resort

A light dusting of snow graced the top of Heavenly's Gondola. Who's excited about Opening Day on November 22?
Copyright: Heavenly Mountain Resort

A light dusting of snow graced the top of Heavenly's Gondola. Who's excited about Opening Day on November 22?  - ©Heavenly Mountain Resort
Snow at Heavenly's Tamarack Lodge 9.22.13 - ©Heavenly Mountain Resort

Snow at Heavenly's Tamarack Lodge 9.22.13
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Snow at Heavenly's Tamarack Lodge 9.22.13 - ©Heavenly Mountain Resort
First snow at Heavenly’s Sky Express, 9.21.13 - ©Heavenly Mountain Resort

First snow at Heavenly’s Sky Express, 9.21.13
Copyright: Heavenly Mountain Resort

First snow at Heavenly’s Sky Express, 9.21.13 - ©Heavenly Mountain Resort
While raining at lake level, it began snowing at the top of Heavenly Mountain Resort. Photo from Heavenly's new snow stake and camera located near the top of Dipper Express. - ©Heavenly Mountain Resort

While raining at lake level, it began snowing at the top of Heavenly Mountain Resort. Photo from Heavenly's new snow stake and camera located near the top of Dipper Express.
Copyright: Heavenly Mountain Resort

While raining at lake level, it began snowing at the top of Heavenly Mountain Resort. Photo from Heavenly's new snow stake and camera located near the top of Dipper Express. - ©Heavenly Mountain Resort