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Ski season growing closer as resorts report first dusting of snow; snow at Paradise as well

Post by Craig Hill / The News Tribune on Oct. 16, 2012 at 8:35 am with No Comments »
October 16, 2012 9:08 am

The skiing and snowboarding season is still likely more at least a month away, but this morning resorts started reporting their first dustings of snow.  Stevens Pass and White Pass are both reporting snow this morning.  Some other ski areas around the Northwest reported snow last week.

It might just be time to start tuning skis.

Here’s a picture from White Pass:

First traces of winter at White Pass. (Photo from White Pass)

There was a dusting of snow at Mount Rainier National Park as well this morning. The parking lot and walkways at Paradise had a light layer of snow, according to webcam images.

This is an image from the webcam looking east from the Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center at Paradise. (Mount Rainier National Park)
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