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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Loveland Ski Area WIll Be First To Open On October 7 (VIDEO, VOTE)

Ski season is upon us. Loveland Ski Area will win the race to be the first resort to open in Colorado this season when it starts its lifts on October 7 at 9:00.

From CBS4 Denver:

Officials at Loveland Ski Area say they will be first ski area in North America to open this season when Chair 1 starts up at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, the earliest for the ski area in 40 years...
Loveland will open with an 18-inch base on the opening day run, which includes three trails totaling over a mile in length.

See Loveland's official announcement below:

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