Monday marks opening of Vt. snowmobile season

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont's snowmobile season is underway.

Monday is the official opening of Vermont's 2013-2014 snowmobile season and coming after a snowy weekend, riders are eager to get out.

State snowmobile officials are telling riders they need to wait until the local trails have been groomed by local clubs.

The weekend snows gave a big boost to snowmobilers as well as Vermont's ski industry.