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Photo: Blue Sky Basin is open

Skier MacKenzie Hanna makes deep turns Friday in Blue Sky Basin at Vail Mountain. With the opening of portions of Blue Sky Basin this week, skiers and snowboarders now have access to a total of 147 trails and more than 3,200 acres of terrain. In addition to 25 other chairlifts currently open on Vail’s front side and in the Back Bowls, skiers and riders now also have access to the Skyline Express Lift (No. 37), Earl’s Express Lift (No. 38) and Pete’s Express Lift (No. 39).

Skier MacKenzie Hanna makes deep turns Friday in Blue Sky Basin at Vail Mountain. With the opening of portions of Blue Sky Basin this week, skiers and snowboarders now have access to a total of 147 trails and more than 3,200 acres of terrain. In addition to 25 other chairlifts currently open on Vail's front side and in the Back Bowls, skiers and riders now also have access to the Skyline Express Lift (No. 37), Earl's Express Lift (No. 38) and Pete's Express Lift (No. 39).