Not everyone is dreading the cold winter snow - skiers and snowboarders are looking forward to the season ahead, starting Oct. 28 at the Grand Forks Secondary School (GFSS) Ski Club Winter Sport Swap. The annual event lets people score some new-to-them winter gear at good prices before the sport season ahead. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Not everyone is dreading the cold winter snow - skiers and snowboarders are looking forward to the season ahead, starting Oct. 28 at the Grand Forks Secondary School (GFSS) Ski Club Winter Sport Swap. The annual event lets people score some new-to-them winter gear at good prices before the sport season ahead. (Kathleen Saylors/Grand Forks Gazette)

Locals get ready to hit the slopes this winter

The annual ski swap was at GFSS in October.

KATHLEEN SAYLORS

Grand Forks Gazette

The annual ski swap was at GFSS in October.