Two feet of snow has fallen over on The Mesa in the last couple weeks promoting Powderhorn Mountain Resort to open for a couple preview weekends. If you didn't make it this past weekend, you'll get another shot this Saturday and Sunday.

The official opening at Powderhorn is set for Dec. 15, but they’ll be open again this December 10th & 11th. This season marks Powderhorn's 50th anniversary. Hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Discounted day tickets will be offered during preview weekends:

Adult (18-64) - $49
Kids 6 and under ski free with the purchase of an adult lift ticket
Kids 6 and under without adult purchase - $12
Junior (7-12) - $24
Youth (13-17) & Senior (65-74) - $41
75 and up - $26

The Ski & Ride Center, Rental Shop, and Sunset Grill will all be open for preview weekends. Call 268-5700 for more information, or go online to

Ray Michales