Lookout Pass Ski Area is reporting 15 inches of snow over the weekend and forecasts for more throughout the week. They will open for the 2009-2010 season this Friday, November 13th.

– The majority of the front side of the mountain with top-to-bottom skiing off Chair 1 will open.

– Eight runs have been groomed so far. Additional trails will open as conditions allow.

– Exit 0 Terrain Park will open with rails and features.

– The base lodge will be in full operation with the Grill & Deli, Loft Pub, Rental Shop, Ski School, and Retail Shop.

Reduced ticket rates will be in effect and will be announced later in the week. Lifts will operate from 9 am to 4 pm, this Friday to Sunday.

for more information, call 208-744-1301 or visit skilookout.com.