Tuesday, December 13, 2005
Hood River local Josh Munk (left) chats with Portland resident Renee VanBusen on the way up the Daisy chair Friday morning. With about 40 inches of snow, Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort officially kicked off its winter season Friday morning. On a national holiday and with six lifts running, three parking lots filled and three snow-making machines utilized, officials are calling Friday the biggest opening day in resort history.