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First Snow Of The Season – Riding In Utah

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First Snow Of The Season – Riding In Utah

Words & Photos: Sean Kerrick Sullivan A lush summer in Utah had nearly became a certified Indian Summer when weathermen suddenly spotted a weather pattern that had them calling out a significant winter storm almost a week in advance. I was barefoot, in boardshorts, fishing from a raft at the time, and the idea of snow hardly seemed plausable. Like usual, the weather guys were wrong. They called for a storm to hit Northern Utah and the Wasatch Front on Wednesday evening, and guess what, it rolled in a day early. By 7am on Wednesday, October 6 2011, a foot of snow had already fallen high in the mountains. Ted Borland, Matty Mo, Dylan Thompson, Chris Grenier, Bode Merrill and a grip of others were on it immediately………just like you’d expect.

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Opening Week At Loveland

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Opening Week At Loveland

Pow turns in October? Senior photographer Aaron Dodds made his way to Loveland Basin with Nic Drago, Madison Ellsworth, and Mike Casanova. Check out the photos.

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Heavenly Receives Snow and Fires Up Snowmaking

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Heavenly Receives Snow and Fires Up Snowmaking

South Lake Tahoe locals awoke this morning to a fresh dusting of snow cloaking Heavenly Mountain Resort (www.skiheavenly.com). High pressure on the tail end of the storm has brought cold temperatures which will allow the resort to begin making snow tonight. The combination of these two events signals that the Lake Tahoe snowsports season is just days away if temperatures continue to cooperate. An unusually wet October and the West Coast’s largest snowmaking system give Heavenly’s guests confidence that they will be skiing and snowboarding on the best snow surfaces at Lake Tahoe on Heavenly’s opening day, scheduled for Friday, November 19, weather and conditions permitting.

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