A storm dropped up to 3 feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada and brought smiles to the faces of skiers and snowboarders.
Boarders and businesses are optimistic for a snowy season. While the cold weather is coming, thousands were getting ready to hit the slopes at the Sacramento Ski and Snowboard Festival Sunday.
Ski resort operators are rejoicing after a string of storms brought an early winter to the Sierra Nevada just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday period.
Despite a lack of snow, Heavenly Ski Resort has opened its Skyline Trail.