A-Basin kicks off Colorado’s ski season

A-Basin kicks off Colorado’s ski season
Local News

By John LaConte

ARAPAHOE BASIN — It’s 3 a.m., and a dozen people are gathered in the parking lot and beneath the chairlift in anticipation of the 2014-15 ski season. Legendary snowboarder Nate “Nate Dogggg” Nadler has been camped out here since Wednesday. He predicted, correctly, that A-Basin would be the first ski area in North American to open this season, and that it would open on Friday. This will be his 19th consecutive year making first chair. “It’s all about having fun,” Nate Dogggg told me an hour ago from the comfort of his sleeping bag. “I love the sport, and I …

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