Wednesday, September 20, 2006

The race is on

And Loveland has joined in. A storm is supposed to drop up to 10 inches of snow at the ski area tonight, and the snowmaking crew is planning on helping out.

“We finished our summer maintenance on the snow guns and fans and started up the compressor last week,” said Mark Abrahamson, snowmaking and trail maintenance manager. “Since then we’ve been waiting for more consistent temperatures so that we can accumulate as much snow as possible.”

Loveland has a goal - the area has been the first ski area in the country to open for the past six seasons. To check the progress there, go to

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