Opening Day draws brisk business

By scott miller

VAIL — Opening Day always draws the skiing and boarding faithful. This year is a little different — and busier.A healthy dose of early-season snow this week prompted Vail Resorts to announce the most Opening Day terrain in years. Lifts were open at both Vail Village and Lionshead.“You should have seen the lines at the ticket windows here,” Venture Sports owner Mike Brumbaugh said. Brumbaugh’s shop in Vail Village sits close to Gondola One, and he said the excitement had the village buzzing Friday.An afternoon phone call to the Red Lion in Vail Village confirmed that buzz. Speaking above the …

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