Winter, is that you? Mother Nature arrived just in time for the holidays, bringing solid snowfall totals to ski areas across the Central Rockies. Although Colorado and Utah have suffered from a slow start to the season, this recent snowy pattern has improved bases, opened more terrain and brought a big morale boost to skiers and riders.

Scroll through the photo gallery below to see powder pics from from the last few days. 

Eldora, CO

Arapahoe Basin, CO

Vail, CO

Crested Butte, CO

Keystone, CO

Steamboat, CO

Winter Park, CO

Copper Mountain, CO

Loveland Ski Area, CO

Alta, UT

Snowbird, UT

Beaver Mountain, UT

Snowbasin, UT

Brighton Resort, UT

Deer Valley, UT

Solitude, UT

Park City Mountain Resort, UT