First Snowstorm Of The Year On Ski Area's Second Day

Ski Sundown in New Hartford welcomes the storm.

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Ski Sundown opened the day after Christmas in 2012.
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Interview with Bob Switzgable
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Interview with Bob Switzgable

New England is experiencing its first big winter storm of the season and while it is a mostly wintry mix for southern New England, it's dumping a lot of snow up north. That's a headache for commuters, but for ski areas, snow means skiers and snowboarders.

Joining us by phone is the owner of New Hartford, Connecticut's Ski Sundown Bob Switzgable. Switzgable said that while opening on December 26 is later than usual, it's not the first time it's happened.