In this Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 photo provided by Colorado Ski Country USA, skiers turn on the fresh snow during the first day of skiing at Loveland Ski Area in Georgetown, Colo. With economists saying ... more 
In this Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 photo provided by Colorado Ski Country USA, skiers turn on the fresh snow during the first day of skiing at Loveland Ski Area in Georgetown, Colo. With economists saying the Great Recession is over, Colorado ski areas now hope a hard-to-predict La Nina weather pattern can bring enough snow to make up for a warm start to October, despite general forecasts otherwise. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Colorado Ski Country USA, Jack Dempsey
Fri, Nov 5, 2010 10:56 PM EDT