The snowfall anticipates the ski season: the first open runs on the weekend

Debut for Artesina, Limone inaugurates on 17, Prato Nevoso points to the “no stop”

On the plateau of Turra in Artesina, yesterday at midday, the 110 cm of fresh snow came close. It is worthy of the snowfall record of recent days, destined to be remembered for the great ski debut, anticipated almost a month compared to the traditional cut of the 8th of December.

White and Mondolè Reserves yesterday unraveled the doubts: Artesina plays in advance on everyone, opening already Saturday and Sunday, though limited to the Colletto area facilities, where you can ski on chairlift and carpet. Paolo Palmieri, owner of Artesina: “November gave us an exceptional snowfall. That is why we decided to open the season in advance, and surely among the first in Piedmont. ” But at the moment you can only ski on the weekend. Turnstiles, in fact, will resume running next weekend when skiing in Turra, while for connection to Prato Nevoso you will have to wait for the last weekend of November.

He announced his pre-opening also the White Reserve, who will greet the new season on Friday, November 17th. With a completely free day, as Nicola Dalmasso points out, Vice President Lift: “To celebrate the start of the new season, during the first day, not only the daily will be free, but also ski hire and lessons with school masters Limone Skiing. In the coming days we will provide all the details on the opening calendar. ”

To announce yesterday the first date of the 2017-2018 season was the Prato Nevoso station. It will open the next day Lemon, with a non-stop schedule, hopefully, in April. Appointment Saturday November 18, with the first downhill runs on the slopes of the Prato area. Gian Luca Oliva, Managing Director: “We were convinced by the 10,000 social contacts that within a few hours shared postcard photographs depicting our snow-capped mountains. Opening almost a month in advance requires unprecedented organizational effort: we will also do it for our skiers. ”

And the little ones? Many have not yet authenticated start dates. In Argentera, for example, the new operator has only taken possession of the plants for a few days. Luca Olivero: “We are at work on the loading tests and the last hour checks. We need time to finish the job, even though the November snow helps to make some money, of course, but the real season starts on December 8th ».

Saturday, the SciClub Monviso di Saluzzo, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the federation of winter sports, inaugurates the new season at the Musso barracks at 17am.

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