L.A. Ski Resorts Aim For Thanksgiving Week Opening
After that baby of a storm we got this week, some area ski resorts are hoping to start their 2013-14 winter seasons in time for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
In fact Mountain High is aiming for a Sunday opening, Chief Marketing Officer John McColly told the Weekly.
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The National Weather Service says overnight snow amounted to 3 to 6 inches in the San Gabriel Mountains, with another 6 inches possible through tomorrow morning, meteorologist Scott Sukup told us.
But wait, there's more. Maybe. Sukup:
We're keeping an eye on a possible storm for Thanksgiving. It's still very much up in air.
That would be great news for the local resorts. As it is, Mountain High got as many as 6 inches worth of powder, and it's spraying man-made snow as we speak, McColly said.
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If the place opens Sunday, there will be "early season rates" for the early birds with snowboards and skis, he said. Check the resort's website for the latest.
The folks at sister resorts Snow Summit and Bear Mountain say they haven't decided yet whether they'll be open for Thanksgiving. But they say they'll be making snow when the conditions are right. Which is now.