1st day of the season is always special, especially when spent with good friends in powder.
Usual caution about early season snowpack should be heeded. Large collapses were frequent on shaded aspects, but slopes that are safely skied with the thin snowpack are low angle enough that it should not be a concern.
Started with filtered sun:
But then it started to snow and the conditions improved by the hour:
Let's hope it keeps snowing so this snow doesn't rot out.