Eaglecrest Ski Area General Manager Dave Scanlan stands next to five newly-arrived used snowmaking guns at Eaglecrest on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Scanlan said they had another nine guns running through the weekend and could possibly open the Porcupine Lift this weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Eaglecrest Ski Area General Manager Dave Scanlan stands next to five newly-arrived used snowmaking guns at Eaglecrest on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Scanlan said they had another nine guns running through the weekend and could possibly open the Porcupine Lift this weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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