Skiers and snowboarders in Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone woke up to winter this morning. As of 10 a.m. on Sunday morning, Breckenridge had more than eight inches of snow in town with even more snow on the mountain. Keystone was reporting seven inches at mid-mountain snow stakes with six inches falling at Vail and Beaver Creek. The snow continues to fall and the Colorado mountains are under a winter snow advisory until 6 p.m. this evening. The forecast calls for snow through Monday afternoon with another storm predicted for the end of the week.
Snowmaking operations are also set to kick off this evening at Keystone Resort with Breckenridge Ski Resort firing up their guns at the end of the week. Opening day at Breckenridge and Keystone is just 26 days away with the lifts turning on Friday, Nov. 9. At Vail, the season gets underway Friday, Nov. 16 and Beaver Creek opens Wednesday, Nov. 21