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Winter's First Sign

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Winter is Coming

Photograph By Jeremy Swanson/Aspen/Snowmass

Ski and snowboard season won't officially start for at least another month, but resorts around the country are already getting their first signs of snow. At Aspen/Snowmass, Colo., which plans to open on Thanksgiving Day, an early-winter storm left up to 5 inches of snow on the higher peaks earlier this week.