By Danielle Chavira

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Beaver Creek is celebrating 40 years as it opened its slopes on Wednesday. The ski area says a new reservation system promotes 130 acres of terrain while encouraging physical distancing.

A general view during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men's Downhill Training on December 4, 2019 in Beaver Creek.

This photo was taken during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men’s Downhill Training on Wednesday in Beaver Creek. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

CBS4 Meteorologist Ashton Altieri spoke with Hannah Dixon, spokeswoman for Beaver Creek, about their upcoming season.

Danielle Chavira