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Winter Park Looks Forward To Earliest Opening Day Ever

WINTER PARK, Colo. (CBS4) - Winter Park Resort will open at the earliest point of the season ever for skiers and snowboarders. The resort is celebrating its 80th season with opening on Saturday.

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Snowguns turned on at Winter Park Resort. (credit: Winter Park Resort)

Officials at the resort has seen more than 40 inches of snow in October. They say the natural and man-made snow has allowed them to open early.

The first chair will run at 8:30 a.m. at the Arrow Lift. There will be giveaways and access to resort favorites like Parkway, Lower Village Way and Sorenson Park.

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"We invite skiers and riders to head up and start their ski season with us on Nov. 2," said Liz Agostin, Marketing Director, at Winter Park Resort.

RELATED: Winter Park Express Ski Train Will Run On Fridays, Saturdays And Sundays This Season

On Nov. 16, the resort will offer lift tickets for $40 per person with a minimum of two lift tickets.

LINK: Winter Park Resort Specials

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