Got this in my e-mail this morning:
Originally Posted by Silverton
SILVERTON, CO., Sept. 22, 2006 – Silverton Mountain Ski Area saw the first skiers of the year after receiving two major storms dropping snow this Thursday and Friday. The lucky skiers and snowboarders were waiting and ready to ride when they woke up to what looked like February storm conditions. After two days of heavy snow, Silverton Mountain’s slopes were chocked full of new snow 28” – 36” deep at 11,600’ (lower mountain elevation) with substantially more up at higher elevations, and it continues to dump more snow. Silverton Mountain is America’s highest ski area, with a peak elevation of 13,487’.