November 10, 2010
Snow guns shoot man-made snow onto the trails at Steamboat Ski Area on Wednesday morning. Snowmaking started at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, and good snowmaking conditions should continue through the week as overnight temperatures dip into the teens. A recent storm brought low temperatures and 9 inches of snow overnight on top of the 3 inches that fell Tuesday, according to a Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. news release. Snowmaking crews made snow Tuesday night to Wednesday morning from the base area up Heavenly Daze to the top of the gondola.
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Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. started the snowmaking season Tuesday evening, according to a news release. A record 93 guns were being used, the release stated. The ski area is scheduled to open Nov. 24 for Scholarship Day, with the official Opening Day on Nov. 25.