As ski resorts everywhere prepare for the 2013/2014 season's first glorious tracks, it's looking like they'll soon be able to check one major milestone off the list: snow. Flakes started falling across the country last week to the delight of many skiers, and all the while, ski areas had us drooling over these preseason crowd-pleasin' snow shots.
Could winter really be here already? We can only hope this weather pattern sticks as we set our sights on perhaps an even more pressing question: who's opening early?
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Mother Nature brought a dusting of snow on the peaks around Aspen/Snowmass, bringing ski and snowboard season to the forefront of locals' minds. Copyright: Jeremy Swanson and Matt Hobbs
It's only September, and Breck already looks prime to ski. Copyright: Liam Doran
Breck's first snow. Copyright: Liam Doran
Nice to see white among the fall colors this year. Copyright: Liam Doran
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