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Beaver Creek moves opening to Friday

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado

BEAVER CREEK, Colorado ” Opening day at Beaver Creek has been moved from Wendesday to Friday so the mountain can make more snow.

The weather forecasts call for snow and weather cold to make snow efficiently.

“With this forecast, we will be able to finish snowmaking at the base of the mountain for a Friday opening and the holiday weekend,” said John Garnsey, chief operating officer for Beaver Creek Resort.

Crews are making snow on the Latigo and Haymeadow runs and the Birds of Prey race course. The World Cup races are scheduled for Nov. 29-Dec. 2.

Holiday celebrations include the fourth annual Beaver Creek Cookie Competition to from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and the traditional Beaver Creek Tree Lighting Ceremony and Fantasy Gingerbread House Competition taking place from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.

Vail Mountain opens Wednesday.

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