According to The Denver Channel, Loveland Ski Area is getting ready for you to hit the slopes within the next two days.

The ski area has a 'friendly rivalry' with its neighbor, Arapahoe Basin, when it comes to who will open up first for the season. According to Loveland Ski Area's Twitter, it's opening day will be Thursday, October 29.

So, whether you love the snow, or hate it, winter is coming...