Loveland is not the only resort getting the season fired up today, and the mountain claiming the honor of second place, by mere hours, is  in an unlikely location to say the least. Located just 45 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, The Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort announced that it would be open for business at noon today. With record breaking early openings across the West, the season is off to a great start. Let’s hope we can keep the momentum!

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