ARAPAHOE BASIN, Colo. (CBS4)– Arapahoe Basin will open for the season at 9 a.m. on Friday.

A-Basin has received about two feet of natural snow in recent days and that snow-making conditions are prime.

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The earliest A-Basin has ever opened was Oct. 9.

A-Basin and Loveland are typically the first ski resorts in the state to open.

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