It's official. There is so much early season snow in the mountains that even old-timers are amazed. A friend was at Breckenridge Friday, and said a resort employee told her he hadn't seen this much snow this early in 35 years. We don't know if it really has been that long, but we do know that even the most grizzled skiers and riders are impressed. The numbers tell the tale: Vail and Winter Park have had more than four feet of snow in the past week.
There's so much snow at Vail that officials are opening Blue Sky Basin Friday. - Deb