Ski Season Kicks Off In Colorado | A-Basin Wins #RaceToOpen

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Ski Season Kicks Off In Colorado | A-Basin Wins #RaceToOpen

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Ski Season Kicks Off In Colorado | A-Basin Wins #RaceToOpen

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First chair of the season! | Nate 4gggg’s Was Missed

 [All photos courtesy of Barclay Idsal/Unofficial Networks]   

While perennial first chair goer, Nate Dogggg with 4g’s was absent from the festivities, 4 of his staff were on hand to break through the banner this morning at Arapahoe Basin in his place. Ultimately, Zach Griffin, Seth Hill, Tom Miller, and Justin Smith claimed the first chair of the 2016-2017 North American ski season.

Related: NOAA’s Official 2016-2017 Winter Weather Forecast

So far, people are saying the snow conditions are unbelievable for this time of year and mountain operations were happy to have had a productive night of snowmaking  and grooming leading up to the opening. Currently the only open run is High Noon and the only open lift is the Black Mountain Express.

*Stay tuned for further updates. 

Conditions Report

Past 24 Hours – 0″

Past 3 Days – 3″

Base Depth – 18″

Conditions: Packed Powder/Man-Made Snow

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[Photo Tour]

Ski Patrol Comments

Welcome to OPENING DAY of the 2016/2017 season at Arapahoe Basin!! Come join us to celebrate 70 years of The Legend!!!

*NO BEGINNER SKIING!

*UPHILL ACCESS IS CLOSED!

Find out more info here: Arapahoe Basin

 

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