Despite the lack of heavy snow fall at Southern California’s Mountain High, the resort opened a few runs to let dedicated riders start riding mid-November. With limited runs open this early in the season, Mountain High provided snow for all those willing to come out and shred. For more information and updates on their mountain’s condition, visit mthigh.com PHOTOS: Sarah Eyk

Local kids came to get amped for the beginning of the season.

Local kids came to get amped for the beginning of the season.

Blue skies and snow, I can't really complain.

Blue skies and snow, I can't really complain.

Trevor Haas doesn't even bother with the box and sails over it.

Trever Haas doesn't even bother with the box and sails over it.

Steven Townsend from Orange County was ripping it though the mini park set-up Mt. High provided.

Steven Townsend from Orange County was ripping it though the mini park set-up Mt. High provided.

The lack of crowds allowed for no lines in the lift line and more hits in the park.

The lack of crowds allowed for no lines in the lift line and more hits in the park. Marcus Junkin (upper right) held a gnarly press, while first time riders like Wyatt Walker hit the empty chair lift.

Gnarly frontside lip slide.

Steezy back tail.

Small but worthy crowd poured into Mt. High.

Small but worthy crowd poured into Mt. High.

With only about five features set up, riders were still killin' it.

With only about five features set up, riders were still killin' it.

Mountain High plans to run their snow machines today and hopefully will be getting snow from Mother Nature next week. Get ready.

Mountain High plans to run their snow machines today and hopefully will be getting snow from Mother Nature next week. Get ready.