Beaver Creek opens Grouse Mt. Sunday |

Beaver Creek opens Grouse Mt. Sunday

Daily Staff Report
Jack Affleck/Beaver Creek ResortProfessional skier Chris Anthony finds deep powder on Beaver Creek's Goshawk run Saturday morning. Goshawk is one of several expert trails set to open Sunday in Beaver Creek.

BEAVER CREEK ” Beaver Creek Ski Patrol will drop the ropes on Grouse Mountain Sunday at 9 a.m. Additional trails set to open Sunday include Upper Harrier, Goshawk and Lower Peregrine.

In total, Beaver Creek now has skiing and riding on 1007 acres and 83 trails served by nine lifts. The resort is reporting 6 inches of new snow Sunday morning on top of 10 inches of snow overnight Friday.

Beginning Sunday, the Grouse Mountain Express Lift (#10) will offer expert skiing and riding in the Talons area on trails Screech Owl, Raven Ridge, Ptarmigan, Bald Eagle, Falcon Park, Osprey and Ruffed Grouse. There will be expert-only access to Grouse Mountain via the Goshawk and Lower Peregrine trails. Skiers and snowboarders must ride the Birds of Prey Express Lift to return to the main mountain; there will be no skiing or riding to the base of the mountain.

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