Loveland Ski Area starts making snow |

Loveland Ski Area starts making snow

Daily News staff report

Special to the Daily/Dustin Schaefer, Loveland Ski

GEORGETOWN – Another Colorado ski area has fired up the snowmaking machines.

Loveland Ski Area took advantage of cold temperatures and began making snow early Thursday.

Copper Mountain started making snow Tuesday, a month before its expected opening date.

It typically takes about two weeks for Loveland’s snowmaking team to cover the opening day run with an 18-inch base and tree-to-tree coverage for the first skiers and riders of the season. Loveland started making snow on Oct. 6 last season and opened on Oct. 14. Snowmaking updates are available The site will be updated daily with pictures and videos of the progress.  

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