New learning area, new snow for Arapahoe Basin

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Ribbon-cutting at Arapahoe Basin
Photo courtesy of Arapahoe Basin

Is it finally ski season in Colorado?

Dozens of ski resorts across the state received at least some snow over the weekend, finally forming a base for the 2012-2013 ski season. The big winner, not surprisingly, was Wolf Creek, which got 4 feet of powder. Among the lowest, unfortunately, was nearby Eldora. See a full snow report here.

Arapahoe Basin, meanwhile, announced the opening of its children’s learning area, Pika Place, and its beginner-level terrain park, Ace’s Kids’ Park. A-Basin held a ribbon-cutting for Pika Place Dec. 15.

See more at A-Basin’s website.