Aspen Square Daily News

Racers on Aspen Mountain

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The snow has fallen, and Aspen's snow blowing crew has been busy too. They are making final preparations for the big Women's World Cup races scheduled for the Thanksgiving Weekend. Members of the US Women's team are already in Aspen, training on the Aspen Mountain race course. Snowmass is already open for skiers, and Aspen Mtn will be open as of Thursday. Wow, there is plenty of snow up there! Check out the photo of US Racer Sarah Schlepper on the course. Ski season is upon us!

Snowmass opens November 19!

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IT'S BIG NEWS! The Aspen Skiing Company has announced that Snowmass will open Saturday, Nov. 19, with more than 160 acres of terrain, including the Big Burn. And, opening day could be a powder day! Be ready for fun. A winter storm watch is in effect from Saturday morning through Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service, which was predicting 8 to 16 inches of snowfall for the area in its Thursday afternoon forecast. The opening comes five days ahead of the ski area's scheduled opening. Call us at Aspen Square and enjoy great early season specials! Great sking ahead....

Getting ready for ski season

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Can it be true? We are only TWO WEEKS away from opening of Aspen's ski and snowboarding season. There is impresive snow depth up on the slopes already, with about two feet on top of Aspen Mountain and nearly three feet up at Snowmass. We have had good early snowfall already, and more on the way; and with cold temperatures, the snowmaking crews are busy. The snow guns are blasting away! Our early ski season is looking good. Call us for opening specials and rates over Thanksgiving.

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