Wax up your skis and snowboards because Montana is getting a head start on the season. A popular ski resort in the state got pummelled with over 14" of fresh snow, and according to reports, there's more snow in the forecast.

Red Lodge Mountain

It's not uncommon for mountains in Montana to get snow during the month of October, and a recent snowstorm has dumped over a foot of new snow in many places throughout the state. One resort reported snow totals over 14".

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If you've checked out the webcams at Red Lodge Mountain in southern Montana, you probably couldn't believe your eyes. An early-season storm delivered a healthy dose of heavy wet snow.

Here's a look at current conditions at Red Lodge Mountain

Red Lodge Webcam
Red Lodge Mountain/Webcam

If you're having trouble containing your excitement, don't worry, you're not alone. Unfortunately, travel to Red Lodge Mountain is not recommended due to slick conditions on Ski Run Road. You'll have to wait a little longer before you can hit the mountain and take advantage of all of the fresh powder.

Red Lodge Mountain will officially open for the 23-24 season the Friday after Thanksgiving. If you're thinking about making a trip this season, here's a brief description of the resort.

Nestled within the Beartooth Mountains, Red Lodge Mountain delivers big mountain fun without the big crowds or big prices.  We prize great skiing and great people over glitz and glamour and nowhere is that more evident than in our diverse mix of terrain and friendly staff. But most of all we believe that on a powder day, you should be free to seek out your own secret stash.  Because you shouldn’t have to settle for the first tracks when you can enjoy the first, second, and third tracks. Red Lodge Mountain is Montana skiing, pure and simple.

If you want to keep track of snow totals before the start of the season, click here to see the webcams at Red Lodge Mountain.

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