Who cares if it’s October, Wolf Creek Ski Resort just announced that their lifts will be spinning this weekend. By opening on October 13th, they’ll be the first Colorado resort to open for the 2018/2019 season. The recent early season snow storm brought a much-needed reprieve to the drought-stricken Southwest Colorado mountains. In total, the ski resort received 20 inches, providing enough of a base to be open for weekend guests. The resort isn’t in full operations mode, only the Treasure Stoke, Bonanza, and Nova lifts will be running. But for those who are itching to sneak in some early turns, a road trip down to the San Juans might be in your future.
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No snowfall? No problem. Killington’s snowmaking team has been working overtime to make sure East Coast skiers and riders will get their first turns of the year in on Friday, October 19th. The K-1 Express Gondola will start running at 10 a.m. for Season Pass, Ikon Pass, and Express Card holders who will have access to the North Ridge Area until 3:30 p.m., giving them plenty of time to shred some of the summer rust off. The mountain opens to the rest of the general public on Saturday,
It’s not even winter and two avalanche accidents have already been reported in the mountains of Colorado. Last Friday, a skier was caught in a slab avalanche on Loveland Pass and was able to ski to safety. On Monday, a climber was swept over cliffs on South Arapaho Peak, near Boulder, by an avalanche and brought himself to safety. TGR takes safety as its utmost priority, and would like to remind all skiers, riders, climbers, and mountain travelers that slides can happen as soon as there is