April 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Mountain News for Tuesday, April 10, 2012 from Doug Allen

I had the opportunity to join the reconnaissance team today and had a great time skiing with Deb and John out there with a bunch of people having fun.  You gotta love the weather.

 

In our travels we noticed that we have lost a lot of snow since yesterday and some areas are getting a little narrow.  The grooming staff continues to do an awesome job of moving the snow around and make everything quite skiable.  One exception is the face on upper Rainbow.  Around 1:30 the Patrol…

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Added by Marty Williams on April 11, 2012 at 9:13am — No Comments

Mountain News for Monday, April 9, 2012 from Doug Allen

 It remained a little cooler up top today and so we’re still hangin’ in there.  We remain open with Preview, Gondola, Burgess Creek, Four Points, Bar-UE and Morningside.  The key to our staying open is Tower so you can loop Burgess Creek lift and there’s still a little snow available.  It looks like it will start cooling off Wednesday night with some weather coming in, maybe even a little snow.

 

We are still reviewing the situation each afternoon, looking two days out. …

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Added by Marty Williams on April 9, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Mountain News for Thursday, April 5 from Doug Allen

In the last issue of Mountain News I tried to predict how long we would be able to keep the lower maintain open and ski to the base.  Our prediction was followed by 70+ degrees on Saturday and when the sun came up hot on Sunday, our plans simply melted away.  We’ve never seen prolonged temperatures like this in March or April so it’s hard for us to know how long snow will last because we don’t have any history to guide us.  I mean, it’s been 10 to 15 degrees above normal for weeks now and…

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Added by Marty Williams on April 6, 2012 at 2:50pm — No Comments

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