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First Flakes Signal Summer’s Over, First Turns Loom


Seasons show their change at Aspen-Snowmass. (AspenSnowmass.com)

Summer gondola rides are coming to an end, the mountain bike heads into the garage, and thoughts turn to the upcoming ski and snowboard season throughout the West.

 September is the month where the first snowflakes typically start falling on the very high ground. This year has been no exception, and SnoCountry.com went searching for first-snow shots that will get the juices flowing for the first runs of the year.

Soon ... soon ... soon at Crystal Mountain (Crystal Mountain/Facebook)


Snow begins above Schweitzer (Schweitzer/Facebook)



Lookin' a lot like winter at Bachelor (Mount Bachelor/Facebook)


Sun Valley lifts ready as first snow falls. (Sun Valley/Facebook)


Top of Arapaho Basin welcomes winter (Arapahoe Basin/Facebook)


Aspens turn below snow-dusted Flattops. (Steamboat/Facebook)


First hint of winter at Squaw Valley. (Squaw Valley/Facebook)



Snowmaking has begun at Arizona Snowbowl (Arizona Snowbowl/Carlos Danel)


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