FREELAND-GAITHER IS BACK HOME.

C — SKI SEASONIN BEGINS IN JUST A FEW HOURS.

BOREAL SKI RESORTS OPENS UP IN A FEW HOURS.

CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? IT IS NOT A JOKE.

GET OUT THE SKIS AND THE SNOWBOARD IF YOU WANT TO BE THE FIRST TO GET ON THE SNOW IN CALIFORNIA THIS YEAR.

HERE IS THE SPOT.

IN HONOR OF THIS, TODAY, THEY ARE ROLLING OUT THE WHITE CARPET.

LET ME GIVE YOU A LOOK.

THEY HAVE ENOUGH SNOW TO ACTUALLY OPEN UP THE RUN HERE THIS MORNING AT 9:00 A.

M.

WE ARE IN THE MIDST OF A DROUGHT.

ASIDE FROM THE WATER , HAVE NOT HAD A WHOLE LOT OF RAIN OR SNOW.

I HAD TO ASK, OPENING TODAY, HOW IS IT POSSIBLE? IT IS BASICALLY MAGIC.

OUR OPERATIONS TEAM HAS BEEN WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK TO GET THE PRODUCT OUT THERE.

MOTHER NATURE WAS AWESOME AND GAVE US 10 INCHES OF NATURAL SNOW.

BACK HERE LIVE, A SIGNIFICANT DAY.

IT SHIFTS ITS ANNIVERSARY.

THEY ARE OPENING TODAY.

EVERY 50TH CHAIR IS GOING TO BE GOLD FOR THEIR GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY.

THERE WILL BE A BANNER ACROSS THAT.

THE FIRST RIDE RS WILL BE BREAKING THROUGH.

THEY'RE GETTING BRAGGING RIGHTS AS THE FIRST SKI AREA TO OPEN THIS YEAR.

SPEAKING OF BRAGGING RIGHTS, BRIAN HICKEY, THIS MEANS I HAVE BRAGGING RIGHTS AS I HAVE OFFICIALLY STOMPED HIM THE SIERRA SNOW FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON BEFORE YOU HAVE.