Saturday, November 17, 2012

opening day

Alta's opening day was Friday, November 16th, the last of the four resorts in the Cottonwood Canyons to open.  I had to work but H took the day off and was there, waiting for them to start loading Collins lift.  It was well-attended but not busy by any stretch as he never had to wait in a lift line.  The lovely 48+ inches we got last weekend had not been supplemented by anything notable during the week, so the base was down to 26".  He had temperatures in the 30s, a mix of sun and clouds, flat light and strong, gusty winds around noontime.  The email I got from him mid-morning was: "Awesome to be skiing again."

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