With wildfires raging out of control throughout many parts of the West, North America's first snow for 2017/2018 couldn't have come at a better time. Colorado, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, BC and Alberta received more than your typical pre-season dusting over the past few days.

Although it's too early to start building that 50-inch base, these photos from across the Rockies will certainly help to build the stoke. 

Jackson Hole

Snowbird

Alta

Red Lodge Mountain

Kicking Horse

Great Divide

Big Sky

Nakiska

Arapahoe Basin

Loveland

Keystone

Steamboat

Breckenridge