Our first taste of arctic air will hit the Northeast by next weekend.

Will The Next Cold Hit Kick Off Snowmaking?

It's October, the snow guns are set up at the early openers, the mice are being blown out of the lines, and snowmakers are on weather watch and ready to go; they just need some cold. We're going to our first taste of that cold next weekend, probably on Saturday!

So who are the early openers? We have of course Killington in one corner and Sunday River in the other, but Waterville Valley has been wanting to get in on the early season action by blasting their High Country terrain above 3,400', and there's always the possibility that someone else steps up who has the benefit of both a colder climate and altitude (Whiteface, Sugarbush, Sugarloaf and some others).

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