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A-Basin opened one run, one lift and four park features. These guys looks psyched about it.
Jeff Tarzon and Zach Westlake from Breckenridge were the first skiers in line.
Joey Ricciardi, Jamie Hall, Yana Chikiris and Brendan Crowley got to the Basin at 5:15 to claim their spot in line.
Before the lifts opened, COO Alan Henceroth paid tribute to A-Basin founders Marnie Jump and Max Dercum who passed away this year.
John Sellers, from Loveland Ski Area, came over the pass to concede opening day victory. Loveland opens for the season tomorrow, October 14th.
Bob Carney, from Denver used a sick day at work to go skiing. “I’ve never made first day before,” he said. “I don’t think there’s a better place in the world to be. Except for maybe Wolf Creek.”
Todd Johnson scored first chair at the bar.