Winter is here

It’s finally here. The season we’ve all been waiting for, and just in case you missed opening day at your favorite mountain, we’ve piled together some stats, shots and stoke to get you excited for the season ahead.

Loveland Ski Area: If you’re looking for great early season conditions and a quick drive from the Front Range, head to Loveland for your early season snow fix.
Opening day: October 29th
Base: 94 inches
Terrain: 18 out of 94 runs open

Early powder day this season at Loveland Ski Area. Photo by Dustin Schaefer
Early powder day this season at Loveland Ski Area.
Photo by Dustin Schaefer

Vail: Vail opened 1,150 acres on opening day, which means there is a large variety of terrain to be skied… what are you waiting for? 
Opening day: November 20th
Base: 18 inches
Terrain: 63 out of 195 runs open

Monarch Mountain: Monarch does not make any of its snow, so when more than half of the runs are open, you know it’s going to be good. 
Opening day: November 20th
Base: 22 inches
Terrain: 44 out of 62 runs open
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Arapahoe Basin: A-basin’s long season has gotten off to an incredible start, and these front range storms have been creating some stellar conditions.
Opening day: October 29th
Base: 33 inches
Terrain: 19 runs out of 109 open

Copper Mountain: They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Get out there.
Opening day: November 11th
Base: 22 inches
Terrain: 13 runs out of 142 open

Photo Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain Resort
Opening day 2015. Photo by Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain Resort

Eldora: Beat the crowds and skip the long drive to the mountains and hit Eldora this season. This mountain packs a punch.
Opening day: November 20th
Base: 25 inches
Terrain: 18 out of 53 runs open

Hopefully this small selection of stats, shots and stoke of Colorado’s great ski resorts gets you excited for winter because it’s starting off pretty epic, so get after it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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