First Snows Blanket Ski Areas

Emily Brydon, post-race.

Boulder, CO, Sept. 22--Old Man Winter jumps the gun as he barges in on the first day of autumn and leaves snow behind. Ski areas throughout the Rocky Mountains got their first taste of the season to come with a light dusting of snow over the past few days and nights.

The storms are expected to continue producing more of the white stuff throughout the weekend, adding a new color to the usual reds and yellows of fall. Hopefully these early flakes are a foreshadowing of a bountiful season to come.