Sun Valley, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Sun Valley Lodge is officially open for its 78th ski season.
The slopes opened at 9am on Thursday, November 28th.
Mountain shredders and powder hounds flocked to river run express with one goal, to get the first tracks of the season.
The laughs and good vibes were encouraged by sunny skies and mild temperatures.
The ski season, expected to run through March, will offer a flurry of snow-filled activities.
With a wide range of terrain accessible,opening day proved shred worthy for skiiers of all levels.
All reasons why skiiers worldwide have coined sun valley the first premier ski resort destination.
For more information on lift accessibility visit the Sun Valley website here .