Start of Cranor season, end of winter break

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  • Kids stomped jumps off a kicker they built Monday. Sam Liebl
    Kids stomped jumps off a kicker they built Monday. Sam Liebl
  • Temperatures plunged late in the afternoon, but skiers were all smiles.
    Temperatures plunged late in the afternoon, but skiers were all smiles.
  • Gianna Wickenhauser, right, prepares to take the lift up while Kaylee Rose of the Gunnison Parks and Recreation Department keeps an eye on the controls.
    Gianna Wickenhauser, right, prepares to take the lift up while Kaylee Rose of the Gunnison Parks and Recreation Department keeps an eye on the controls.

With school starting Tuesday, the City of Gunnison kept the lifts spinning Monday at Cranor Hill. The ski area will be open Saturdays and Sundays into March, snow permitting.