CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – With only a few days left of summer, Loveland Ski Area is wasting no time getting ready for snow. The ski area tested its snow guns on Tuesday.

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Snow guns tested at Loveland Ski Area (credit: Dustin Schaefer)

They say they hope to officially start making snow in about 12 days.

Their usual open date is in mid-October. Last year they opened on Oct. 20.

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(credit: Dustin Schaefer)

The ski area and neighbors saw a dusting of snow last week, so anticipation is mounting.

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