Photos Courtesy of Arapahoe Basin

Are you ready? Arapahoe Basin announced it will open for the 2016-2017 winter season this Friday, October 21st. Recent cold temperatures and a few natural flurries have allowed the resort to ramp up snowmaking operations, and the Colorado resort is ready to open for winter.

From Al's Blog:

Come Skiing Friday

We just had a cold and snowy night. Right now the snowmaking system is still cranking at near capacity. Mother nature delivered 4-5 inches of natural snow at mid-mountain. The forecast for tonight is mostly clear with temperatures in the teens, perfect for snowmaking. The reservoir is still almost full. Scotty is back in his cat dozing out the piles. Bill and I just walked High Noon. It is time.

Who will be next?

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