Early arrival for winter at Silver Star

Ski resort receives seven centimetres of snow during a Monday storm

Silver Star Mountain Resort experienced seven inches of snow Monday.

Silver Star Mountain Resort experienced seven inches of snow Monday.

Winter has got off to an early start.

About seven centimetres of snow fell at Silver Star Mountain Resort, the first snow of the season.

“Mother Nature is telling us that we are in for a fantastic snow season,” said Brad Baker, operations manager.

Silver Star anticipates opening for alpine skiing Nov. 29.

Nordic skiing is scheduled to open in early-November.