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Mt. Baker Ski Area looks to more sustainable future

Skiers, snowboarders say first day exceeds expectations

Jon Blue spins a backside-360 over a snow dune.
Jon Blue spins a backside-360 underneath Chair 8, which was not running yet, on Wednesday, Dec. 13, during opening day at Mt. Baker Ski Area. The combination of sun and 40-degree temperatures made for some playful snow that surprised pass holders. (Photo by Andrew Ford)
By Hailey Hoffman Visual Journalist
Skiers and snowboarders returned to a more sustainable Mt. Baker Ski Area, with millions spent to up
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