Once again Loveland Ski Area wins the race as Colorado’s first resort to open for the season. One run opened today (Sunday, October 24) with a base of both natural and man-made snow measuring 18 inches. Runner-up, Arapahoe Basin, will open tomorrow (Monday, October 25).

Sunday River in Maine opened on Friday but wasn’t planning to be open on weekdays yet. Oregon’s Timberline Lodge has been open Fridays through Sundays since Oct. 1,” according to CBS4Denver.com.