Snow Still Goin' as First Ski Resorts Open

14th October 2013 | Heather B. Fried

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Scarin up some snow for Halloween.

Scarin up some snow for Halloween.

Scarin up some snow for Halloween.
Alta awesomeness  - ©Jim Harris

Alta awesomeness
Copyright: Jim Harris

Alta awesomeness  - ©Jim Harris
More fresh snow from the past couple of days at Alta. - ©Jim Harris

More fresh snow from the past couple of days at Alta.
Copyright: Jim Harris

More fresh snow from the past couple of days at Alta. - ©Jim Harris
White room, Alta - ©Lyndsay Strange

White room, Alta
Copyright: Lyndsay Strange

White room, Alta - ©Lyndsay Strange
Another fall storm hit Aspen/Snowmass, delivering up to 10 inches of fresh snowfall on the upper slopes of the four area mountains. - ©Jeremy Swanson

Another fall storm hit Aspen/Snowmass, delivering up to 10 inches of fresh snowfall on the upper slopes of the four area mountains.
Copyright: Jeremy Swanson

Another fall storm hit Aspen/Snowmass, delivering up to 10 inches of fresh snowfall on the upper slopes of the four area mountains. - ©Jeremy Swanson
Jackson Hole almost ready for action!

Jackson Hole almost ready for action!

Jackson Hole almost ready for action!
The Mother Nature snow machine has turned back on again at Jackson Hole.

The Mother Nature snow machine has turned back on again at Jackson Hole.

The Mother Nature snow machine has turned back on again at Jackson Hole.
Thinking #snow with the Killington season already underway.

Thinking #snow with the Killington season already underway.

Thinking #snow with the Killington season already underway.
Snowing outside right now with 14 inches in the last 48 hours putting Jackson Hole at 28” total so far this season.

Snowing outside right now with 14 inches in the last 48 hours putting Jackson Hole at 28” total so far this season.

Snowing outside right now with 14 inches in the last 48 hours putting Jackson Hole at 28” total so far this season.
Amazing shot from Jackson Hole.

Amazing shot from Jackson Hole.

Amazing shot from Jackson Hole.
Exactly two weeks from Opening Day and things are looking good at Winter Park Resort with about three inches of snow overnight and more on the way this week. - ©Photo courtesy Brad Torchia

Exactly two weeks from Opening Day and things are looking good at Winter Park Resort with about three inches of snow overnight and more on the way this week.
Copyright: Photo courtesy Brad Torchia

Exactly two weeks from Opening Day and things are looking good at Winter Park Resort with about three inches of snow overnight and more on the way this week. - ©Photo courtesy Brad Torchia
Snowmaking operations going strong at Winter Park for the last week and a half, meaning conditions on November 13 should be excellent.  - ©Photo courtesy Brad Torchia

Snowmaking operations going strong at Winter Park for the last week and a half, meaning conditions on November 13 should be excellent.
Copyright: Photo courtesy Brad Torchia

Snowmaking operations going strong at Winter Park for the last week and a half, meaning conditions on November 13 should be excellent.  - ©Photo courtesy Brad Torchia
Snowy fall for Aspen/Snowmass. - ©Jeremy Swanson

Snowy fall for Aspen/Snowmass.
Copyright: Jeremy Swanson

Snowy fall for Aspen/Snowmass. - ©Jeremy Swanson
Aspen/Snowmass has now seen more than 30 inches of snow in October.  - ©Jeremy Swanson

Aspen/Snowmass has now seen more than 30 inches of snow in October.
Copyright: Jeremy Swanson

Aspen/Snowmass has now seen more than 30 inches of snow in October.  - ©Jeremy Swanson
Starting on November 1, pending low temperatures, snow guns will start firing to perfect the slopes for Opening Day on Thursday, Thanksgiving, November 28.  - ©Aspen/Snowmass

Starting on November 1, pending low temperatures, snow guns will start firing to perfect the slopes for Opening Day on Thursday, Thanksgiving, November 28.
Copyright: Aspen/Snowmass

Starting on November 1, pending low temperatures, snow guns will start firing to perfect the slopes for Opening Day on Thursday, Thanksgiving, November 28.  - ©Aspen/Snowmass
They may not be open yet, but Caroline Gleich is already skiing powder at Alta - ©Eric Fabbri

They may not be open yet, but Caroline Gleich is already skiing powder at Alta
Copyright: Eric Fabbri

They may not be open yet, but Caroline Gleich is already skiing powder at Alta - ©Eric Fabbri
Steamboat train depot   - ©Shannon Lukens

Steamboat train depot
Copyright: Shannon Lukens

Steamboat train depot   - ©Shannon Lukens
The Lake Louise Ski Resort and Sunshine Village are scheduled to open on November 8th. However in true form, the mighty Mt. Norquay may sneak in with an even earlier opening, slated for November 1st, to steal the title of the first resort in Canada to open!

The Lake Louise Ski Resort and Sunshine Village are scheduled to open on November 8th. However in true form, the mighty Mt. Norquay may sneak in with an even earlier opening, slated for November 1st, to steal the title of the first resort in Canada to open!
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The Lake Louise Ski Resort and Sunshine Village are scheduled to open on November 8th. However in true form, the mighty Mt. Norquay may sneak in with an even earlier opening, slated for November 1st, to steal the title of the first resort in Canada to open!
Snow continues to come down at Snowshoe - ©Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Snow continues to come down at Snowshoe
Copyright: Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Snow continues to come down at Snowshoe - ©Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Snowshoe Mountain first snow - ©Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Snowshoe Mountain first snow
Copyright: Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Snowshoe Mountain first snow - ©Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Snow at Sipapu kicks off the official start to snowmaking season - ©Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

Snow at Sipapu kicks off the official start to snowmaking season
Copyright: Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

Snow at Sipapu kicks off the official start to snowmaking season - ©Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort

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