October snowfall opens Wolf Creek Ski Area in Southern Colorado

October snowfall opens Wolf Creek Ski Area in Southern Colorado

Great news, amigos. With 36 inches of new fallen snow this week, Wolf Creek Ski Area has announced they will be opening this Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9.  As noted in their press release, "This early opening is a record breaker for Wolf Creek, with the prior earliest opening being October 27, 2006."

Wolf Creek is currently reporting a base of 27” at mid-mountain, with a 30” base at the summit.  Early season conditions do still exist, they warn, so bust out the rock skis if you've got 'em.


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Adult lift tickets will be sold for a more than reasonable $33.00; seniors (65 and older) and children (12 and under) will be charged $19.00.

Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. skiers and snowboarders will have access to the Treasure, Bonanza and Nova Lifts; these lifts service beginner, intermediate and expert terrain including Alberta Face and Treasure Falls.

So pack your bags, fill your fuel tanks and hit the road, Jack—it's ski time.

"The ski school will be offering both group and private lessons for adults and the Wolf Pup program is open to children ages 5 through 8.  The ski and board rentals will open as well as Treasure Sports.  Wolf Creek Lodge, the main day lodge will be serving lunch and snacks; the Pathfinder Bar will be open for drinks.

Accommodations can be found in the towns of Pagosa Springs and South Fork, Colorado."

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