Opening Day At Snowmass

Snowmass Village, Colo. — Riders and skiers hit the slopes today toenjoy groomed runs and powder stashes during the official opening of the2000/2001 winter season in Snowmass.

Excitement is in the air due to record snowfall of over 70 inches so far inNovember. Snowmass boasts skiing and riding from the top of the Big Burn to the base of FannyHill. More terrain will open as conditions continue to improve.

TheThanksgiving weekend event includes a white carnival, fireworks, music and apres race party. Discount lodging and lift ticket packages are available, call Aspen Central Reservations,800-290-1326.