Get excited Coloradans! Wolf Creek Ski Area in Colorado opens for the 2012-13 ski season this Wednesday, November 14th! Brutus storm dumped a quality 20 inches along with cold temperatures providing Wolf Creek with excellent early season skiing! Wolf Creek is reporting an 18-inch base of all natural snow.
On Wednesday, November 14th, Treasure, Bonanza, Nova and the Magic Carpet (Wolf Pup lift) will be operating from 9am until 4pm. On Saturday, Raven, the detachable quad lift, will also be open as well as a variety of expert terrain including Treasure Falls, Prospector Ridge, Boundary Bowl, parts of Albera Peak and Montezuma Bowl. Conditions are powder and packed powder with early season obstacles.
The Ski School will be available for group and private lessons as well as Wolf Pup classes beginning at 10am. The ski and snowboard rentals will be open, along with the Wolf Creek Lodge, the main day lodge, serving lunch and snacks; the Pathfinder Bar will also be open.
Until further notice, lift tickets will be at the Local Appreciation rate of $35 for Adults and $20 for Seniors and Children, no ID is required.
On Saturday, November 17th, the Prospector Grill will open with the Base Camp building following on Tuesday, November 20th.
Accommodations can be found in the local towns of Pagosa Springs and South Fork, Colorado.