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Dump of the Week: November 12, 2007


Alta received five inches of new snow this week along with sunny skies. Check out  alta.com  for more info. PHOTO: Alta

Alta received five inches of new snow this week along with sunny skies. Check out alta.com for more info.

PHOTO: Alta

One inch of new snow at Alyeska helped confirm the opening date of November 17 Monday. Check out  alyeskaresort.com  for the latest. PHOTO: Alyeska

One inch of new snow at Alyeska helped confirm the opening date of November 17 Monday. Check out alyeskaresort.com for the latest.

PHOTO: Alyeska

A Basin has one inch of new snow covering runs top to bottom. Check out  arapahoebasin.com  for more info. PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

A Basin has one inch of new snow covering runs top to bottom. Check out arapahoebasin.com for more info.

PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

Banff Sunshine
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Banff has received 12 inches in the last three days, moving the opening day to November 15. Check out skibanff.com for more.

PHOTO: Banff

Big Sky received four inches Monday as opening day approaches on Thanksgiving Day. Check out  bigskyresort.com  for more info. PHOTO: Big Sky

Big Sky received four inches Monday as opening day approaches on Thanksgiving Day. Check out bigskyresort.com for more info.

PHOTO: Big Sky

Boreal, CA received six inches and is looking to open on a day by day basis as conditions permit. Check out  rideboreal.com  for more information.…

Boreal, CA received six inches and is looking to open on a day by day basis as conditions permit. Check out rideboreal.com for more information.

PHOTO: Boreal

Copper Mountain has four lifts open with skiing on 93 acres. Check out  coppercolorado.com for more info. PHOTO: Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain has four lifts open with skiing on 93 acres. Check out coppercolorado.com for more info.

PHOTO: Copper Mountain

Crested Butte is opening this Saturday, November 17 and with free tickets until December 15, there's no reason to not check out the Butte. Go to …

Crested Butte is opening this Saturday, November 17 and with free tickets until December 15, there’s no reason to not check out the Butte. Go to skicb.com for more info.

PHOTO: Crested Butte

The snow guns are preparing the slopes at Crystal Mountain. Opening Day expected for Thanksgiving Weekend. Check out  crystalmountain.com  for more…

The snow guns are preparing the slopes at Crystal Mountain. Opening Day expected for Thanksgiving Weekend. Check out crystalmountain.com for more info.

About a foot of snow fell at the top of Crystal Mountain Tuesday. The resort hopes to be open on Thanksgiving. Check out:  skicrystal.com  for more…

About a foot of snow fell at the top of Crystal Mountain Tuesday. The resort hopes to be open on Thanksgiving. Check out: skicrystal.com for more info.

PHOTO: Crystal Mountain.

Grand Targhee received six inches on Monday and is scheduled to open Friday, November 16. Check out  grandtarghee.com  for the latest on opening…

Grand Targhee received six inches on Monday and is scheduled to open Friday, November 16. Check out grandtarghee.com for the latest on opening dates.

PHOTO: Grand Targhee

Jackson Hole has already received 42 inches this season and is set to open December 1. Check out  jacksonhole.com  for the latest on conditions and…

Jackson Hole has already received 42 inches this season and is set to open December 1. Check out jacksonhole.com for the latest on conditions and opening.

PHOTO: Jackson Hole

Snowmaking has been underway on 19 trails at Killington as opening day is November 16. Check out  killington.com  for more info. PHOTO: Killington

Snowmaking has been underway on 19 trails at Killington as opening day is November 16. Check out killington.com for more info.

PHOTO: Killington

Keystone currently has 77 acres of terrain open, including Spring Dipper to Montezuma, and Schoolmarm to Silver Spoon. Check out  keystone.snow.com …

Keystone currently has 77 acres of terrain open, including Spring Dipper to Montezuma, and Schoolmarm to Silver Spoon. Check out keystone.snow.com for more.

PHOTO: Keystone

Lake Louise got pounded with six inches of fresh snow Monday as snow guns and chairlifts were running. Check out  skilouise.com  for more info.…

Lake Louise got pounded with six inches of fresh snow Monday as snow guns and chairlifts were running. Check out skilouise.com for more info.

PHOTO: Lake Louise

Mammoth Mountain was blessed with six inches of new snow on Sunday, welcoming skiers to the first resort open in California. Check out …

Mammoth Mountain was blessed with six inches of new snow on Sunday, welcoming skiers to the first resort open in California. Check out mammothmountain.com for more info.

PHOTO: Mammoth Mountain

Catching the first chair is lucky. Getting the first chair and then six inches of fresh is even luckier. Check out  mammothmountain.com  for more…

Catching the first chair is lucky. Getting the first chair and then six inches of fresh is even luckier. Check out mammothmountain.com for more shots of the first day.

PHOTO: Mammoth Mountain

November 12, 2007 The snow keeps falling on the north side of Lone Mountain. Moonlight Basin has received 2 ft during the month of October. Check out…

November 12, 2007
The snow keeps falling on the north side of Lone Mountain. Moonlight Basin has received 2 ft during the month of October. Check out moonlightbasin.com for updates on opening days.

Opening Day is forecasted for mid-November, weather-permitting. Snow guns are running when temps are cold enough...do your snowdance! mtbachelor.co …

Opening Day is forecasted for mid-November, weather-permitting. Snow guns are running when temps are cold enough…do your snowdance! mtbachelor.co

PHOTO: Mt. Bachelor

93 mph winds brought 15 inches to the ground Monday, making Mt. Baker's opening day creep closer. Check out  mtbaker.us  for more info. PHOTO: Mt.…

93 mph winds brought 15 inches to the ground Monday, making Mt. Baker’s opening day creep closer. Check out mtbaker.us for more info.

PHOTO: Mt. Baker

Mt. Washington is open with 6% of terrain available for skiing. Check out  their website  for more info.

Mt. Washington is open with 6% of terrain available for skiing. Check out their website for more info.

Solitude opens this Friday with lifts serving three runs. Check out  skisolitude.com  for more info. PHOTO: Solitude

Solitude opens this Friday with lifts serving three runs. Check out skisolitude.com for more info.

PHOTO: Solitude

Sun Valley continues to make snow as opening day is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day. Check out  sunvalley.com  for the latest conditions. PHOTO: Sun…

Sun Valley continues to make snow as opening day is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day. Check out sunvalley.com for the latest conditions.

PHOTO: Sun Valley

The snowmakers at Sunday River are ambitious as they hope to up the number of lifts open from 9-20 this weekend. Check out  sundayriver.com  for the…

The snowmakers at Sunday River are ambitious as they hope to up the number of lifts open from 9-20 this weekend. Check out sundayriver.com for the latest snow news.

PHOTO: Sunday River

Tamarack received four inches Monday helping to smooth the slopes for a November 22 start date. Check out  tamarackidaho.com  for more info PHOTO:…

Tamarack received four inches Monday helping to smooth the slopes for a November 22 start date. Check out tamarackidaho.com for more info

PHOTO: Tamarack

Whistler's base is currently at 43 inches making folks look for a sooner opening date than November 22, where it is currently scheduled. Check out …

Whistler’s base is currently at 43 inches making folks look for a sooner opening date than November 22, where it is currently scheduled. Check out whistlerblackcomb.com for the latest snow conditions.

PHOTO: Whistler Blackcomb

Whiteface made snow non-stop from Thursday night to Monday morning, making room for a poacher to skin his way up before the November 23 opening date.…

Whiteface made snow non-stop from Thursday night to Monday morning, making room for a poacher to skin his way up before the November 23 opening date. Check out whiteface.com for more info.

PHOTO: Whiteface

Snowmaking efforts at Whiteface. Check out  whiteface.com  for more info. PHOTO: Whiteface

Snowmaking efforts at Whiteface. Check out whiteface.com for more info.

PHOTO: Whiteface

Opening Day is set for December 8 at Whitefish Mountain. Snow continues to dust the slopes as locals prepare for a locals only day November 17. Check…

Opening Day is set for December 8 at Whitefish Mountain. Snow continues to dust the slopes as locals prepare for a locals only day November 17. Check out bigmtn.com for more info.

PHOTO: Whitefish Mtn

Winter Park is giving thanks this week as the latest storm to move through the region left a nice dusting of white for Wednesday's opening day. Check…

Winter Park is giving thanks this week as the latest storm to move through the region left a nice dusting of white for Wednesday’s opening day. Check out skiwinterpark.com for the latest.

PHOTO: Winter Park