How early season are you talking? We always do a trip over winter break and everywhere usually has pretty good coverage and powder by then. This year we're going to Grand Targhee, WY. They are known for having amazing early season powder, I've never been there before but I'll be able to let you know all about it in a couple months.
'You put on your boots, click into your bindings, dust the snow off your skis, and head out for the chair, and it doesn't matter that you failed a test, didn't get the girl, or that your life is on a one way trip down the shitter, your world is right for the next couple of hours.'