Steamboat Springs, CO is having an October for the record books. The ski resort has received 44″ of snow so far this month, making it the snowiest October on record! Stormy weather and cold temps have allowed the ski resort to fire up their snowguns and blow snow for their scheduled opening day of November 23rd.
Image: Steamboat Resort
This is the earliest Steamboat has ever made snow, and it’s not just for show. The resort plans to use nearly all of its 100 snowmaking guns on the mountain, focusing efforts on trails around the top of the Christie Peak Express.