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October 22, 2006

Wolf Creek opens on Friday

Wolf Creek to open on Friday. This makes the third resort in Colorado to open after A-basin and Loveland last week.

On Friday, October 27th, Wolf Creek Ski Area will celebrate its earliest opening ever with 57 inches of snowfall from September and October! Wolf Creek Ski Area is reporting an all-natural snow depth of 15 inches at the midway and 25 inches at summit. Early season conditions do exist.

Treasuer, Bonanza and nova Lifts will open at 8:30 a.m., while construction continuesj on the new Raven Lift.

The ski school, rental, sport shop, Wolf Pup building, Wolf Creek lodge and the Pathfinder Bar will also be open.

Posted by Justin at October 22, 2006 08:49 PM


I was in Denver last weekend for RubyConf so I hit up A-basin on Friday and Loveland on Sunday. The lines were bad, but not terrible. Interestingly Loveland had about twice the snowfall just on the other side of the pass.

Since I'm in Santa Fe I'm only 3 hours from Wolf Creek. They got 8" Wednesday to freshen things up, unfortunately I couldn't make it today, but I'll be heading up Sunday. It's worth noting that A-basin and Loveland have a couple of runs, maybe 50 acres each, whereas Wolf Creek is 25% open with 400 acres. It's gonna be great.

Posted by: Gabe at October 27, 2006 12:39 PM