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Photos: Walking in an autumn-winter wonderland

By KSL.com | Posted - Oct 20th, 2019 @ 7:51pm



SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s first substantial snowfall hits in mid-October.

Seth Arens, left, watches as his son Quinn Arens, 8, purposely slips on his sled into the snow while he waits for the family to get ready to sled at the Wildcat base area at Alta Ski Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon as they enjoy the first substantial snowfall of the year on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (Colter Peterson, KSL)
Skiers prepare for early season turns in the Wildcat base area at Alta Ski Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon to enjoy the first substantial snowfall of the year on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (Colter Peterson, KSL)
“I don’t want to do this tomorrow on my way to work,” says Claire Woodman as she shovels out her car in the Wildcat base area at Alta Ski Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon to enjoy the first substantial snowfall of the year on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Woodman’s husband woks up at the ski area and the couple live in one of the base area buildings. (Colter Peterson, KSL)
Georgie Knox puts the skins on her skis as she prepares to head up the hill from the Wildcat base area at Alta Ski Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon to enjoy the first substantial snowfall of the year on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (Colter Peterson, KSL)
A group of skiers and snowboarders heads out from the Wildcat base area at Alta Ski Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon to enjoy the first substantial snowfall of the year on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (Colter Peterson, KSL)
Light snowfall litters the ground at the Golden Hills Park in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (Colter Peterson, KSl)
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