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A-Basin started making snow on Sept. 25.PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

A-Basin started making snow on Sept. 25.

PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

A-Basin is aiming for a mid-to-late October opening day.PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

A-Basin is aiming for a mid-to-late October opening day.

PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

An inch of snow was scattered on the slopes of Arapahoe Basin.PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

An inch of snow was scattered on the slopes of Arapahoe Basin.
PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

Get ready! This year A-Basin is expanding Montezuma Bowl, on the backside of the mountain, which increases the ski area's terrain by 80…

Get ready! This year A-Basin is expanding Montezuma Bowl, on the backside of the mountain, which increases the ski area’s terrain by 80 percent!PHOTO: Jodi Henry

October 1, 2007 Arapahoe Basin is racing to become the first mountain to open this season.

October 1, 2007
Arapahoe Basin is racing to become the first mountain to open this season.

Last year, A Basin was the first to open, starting the season on October 13.PHOTO: Jodi Henry

Last year, A Basin was the first to open, starting the season on October 13.

PHOTO: Jodi Henry

If everything goes as planned, A Basin will open sometime between mid- to late October.PHOTO: Jodi Henry

If everything goes as planned, A Basin will open sometime between mid- to late October.

PHOTO: Jodi Henry

We're OPEN!PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

We’re OPEN!
PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

For the second year in a row, A-Basin is first to open. PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin

For the second year in a row, A-Basin is first to open.
PHOTO: Arapahoe Basin