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Snow making operations get an early start at Loveland Ski Area

The Denver Post

The Loveland Ski Area snowmaking team started making snow after midnight Monday morning.

Snow guns began pouring snow onto the slopes at Loveland Ski Area early Monday morning, as preparations got underway for a mid-October opening of the mountain.

"It's a little bit early," ski area spokesman John Sellers said. "Typically, we start the last weekend in September, but that is solely weather dependent."

And the weather forecast going into October calls for cold and dry conditions, a snow maker's dream. "We got about 4 inches of snow on Saturday, and had a nice cold dry night last night. The guns fired up at midnight," Sellers said.

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