"It's a long hike to the back country to where they keep the magic snow machine. Depending on whose turn it is to go it takes longer some years than others. Plus they keep forgetting where it is so that adds to the delay as well.
The first snow of the season dusted the Steamboat Ski Resort on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, one week after fall officially arrived. Steamboat is set to open the 2014/15 season on Wednesday, November 26.