Those first in line at Sugar Bowl on opening day were greeted by ideal snow conditions, according to Marketing and Communications Manager Drew Jackson.

“It was a fantastic opening day,” Jackson said.

Opening day: Storm brings life to area resorts

Last Wednesday was opening day at Sugar Bowl.

Opening day: Storm brings life to area resorts

Fresh snow brought opportunities for resort-goers and backcountry enthusiasts.

Opening day: Storm brings life to area resorts

Traffic on Interstate 80 last Wednesday after the storm. More snow is expected this week.

Opening day: Storm brings life to area resorts

Opening day at Sugar Bowl Wednesday, Dec. 15.

Opening day: Storm brings life to area resorts

Fresh snow blankets Truckee.