BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Skiers rejoiced Saturday morning with the opening of Breckenridge Ski Resort.
Lifts are now turning and new snow ushered in a promising start to the 2016-17 season.
Two Colorado families made the early morning trip to Breckenridge, leaving their houses at 5 a.m. in hopes of snagging the first chair on Peak 8’s Colorado SuperChair.
“We woke up at 3:45 a.m.,” said 9-year-old Ashlyn Disette from Roxborough.
Ashlyn and her father, Alex, shared the first chair of the season together.
“It’s a beautiful start to the season,” Alex Disette said.
Because of unusually warm conditions lately, closed trails might contain hazards from limited natural snow coverage and snowmaking operations.