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Snow Alert- Whistler Blackcomb,Sugarloaf, Jackson Hole, Oregon
We've already got 6-8 inches on the ground and it's pilling up by the minute. The general consensus is we can expect to see 2 FEET of snow by this time tomorrow. Can you say sick day.
This is the kind of storm every skier and rider dreams about and it's happening right now. Patrol will be out dropping ropes as soon as possible to get tons of new terrain open for your skiing and riding pleasure.
If you've been thinking about a white Christmas, look no further than beautiful snowy Sugarloaf Upcoming Events
Demo Days Dec. 8-9
Bud Light Concert - Dec. 8 Jefferson Starship
Holiday Art Show - Dec. 8
Youth Pay Your - Dec. 16 Age Day
Carry the Torch - Dec. 28 for a Cure


Whistler - Blackcomb
Mixed Precipitation. Alpine Temperature Steady Near Plus 1. Freezing Level Near The Village Rising To 2000 Late This Morning. Mountain Top Winds Southwest 80 To 100 Km/H Easing To 60 To 90 In The Afternoon. Tuesday..Rain Changing To Periods Of Snow In The Morning. Alpine Temperature Steady Near Minus 2. Freezing Level 1800 Metres Falling To 1400 In The Afternoon

Sun Peaks
Fresh Pow with your Sun Peaks snow report.

Snow Report - December 3, 2007 at 6:10 AM
Snow Conditions
Overnight Snow: 10.1 cm / 4.0 in
Past 24 Hours: 18.7 cm / 7.4 in
Past 48 Hours: 25.3 cm / 10.0 in
Past 72 Hours: 25.5 cm / 10.0 in
Past Week: 42.3 cm / 16.7 in
Mid-Mountain Base (1855M / 6086'): 82.5 cm / 32.5 in
Alpine Base (2061M / 6762'): 96.0 cm / 37.8 in

Snow tapering to flurries in the afternoon. Accumulation 10 to 15 cm. High of minus 2 C. Winds will be south to southwest 30 km/h with gusts to 50 km/h. Extended Outlook: An active system embedded in a west to southwest flow will weaken and the snow should taper to flurries later on Monday with temperatures turning much milder with moderate to strong winds expected. A few flurries will persist on Tuesday with less accumulation and winds becoming lighter.

Mountain Operations
Lifts Open: 6 / 12
Alpine Trails Open: 28 / 122
Alpine Trail Information: 5 Mile, Cahilty, Cariboo, Upper Exhibition, Upper Cruiser, Upper Ridge, #4 Road, Lunch Time, Crystal Lane, Crystal Run, Crystal Bowl Face, Green Door, Hat Trick, Sacred Line, Head Walls, Lunch Time, Chute, Spillway, Rice Bowl, Last Chance, Upper Homesteader, Sunbeam and Gentle Giant, are open.


Beaver Creek
Top of Red Buffalo
Elevation: 11,440 ft /3,488 m

Snow 15
Surface Conditions -Powder

Snow 7 "
Surface Conditions -Powder
Vail Resorts Vail | Beaver Creek | Breckenridge | Keystone | Heavenly Crystal Mountain -Wa
Current Weather: Snowing heavily
Winds Averaging: 30 mph from the Southeast
Surface Conditions: Powder

What's Happening at Crystal Mountain :The mountain will be open with limited operations Satuday and Sunday from 9am- 4pm. Mid week season passes will be honored this weekend. Dueto high freezing levels the mountain will be closing on Monday until further notice.
We plan to reopen as soon as conditions allow!
The Discovery, Chinook Express & Forest Queen chairlifts will be open Saturday and Sunday from 9am-4pm. Early season conditions do exist so we ask that you ski and ride with caution. Upper mountain will not be open this weekend because it was hit pretty hard by wind earlier this week and the coverage is still too thin.
Early season conditions exist, please ski and ride with caution

Silver Star
The Summit Chairlift and the Silver Queen will both be in operation. The Summit Chair will service four runs - Far Out, Sundance, Whiskey Jack, and Main Street. There will be NO offloading at mid-station. Silver Queen and Creekside runs will be open on the new Silver Queen lift. The Star Kids Centre will be open, with the Star Kids and Discovery Magic Carpets in operation.
Tickets will be available at a special early season discount of 25% off.

Kirkwood Mountain Resort has received two inches of new snow in the last 24 hours. In addition, cold temperatures have allowed for optimal snowmaking conditions with crews working around the clock. The great news is Kirkwood will be opening additional terrain on Sunday 12/2 to include Lower Zachary and Race Course (intermediate and advanced runs). Our terrain park crew has also set up a handful of boxes and rails for the jibbers in your group. Come celebrate 35 seasons of epic conditions at Kirkwood! Purchase your season pass before December 17th as prices are slated to increase. For daily conditions, call our snowphone at 877 KIRKWOOD



Arapahoe Basin
7.00 of Freshness
inches of snow in the past 24 hours. New Snowfall
Last 24 Hours: 7.00
Last 3 Days: 8

Midway Snow Depth: 18
Summit Snow Depth: 18

Conditions -Powder
Current Weather
Temperature at 5:00am: 6
Forcast: Partly Cloudy

Trails Percentage of Terrain Open 13




Photo: Steamboat Marketing
With six inches of snow on Wednesday and more in the forecast, Steamboat is turning into a winter wonderland! Since November 21st, Steamboat has received 21 inches of Champagne Powder® snow. Forecasts are calling for cold temperatures and snowfalls to continue throughout the remainder of the week and into the weekend
Adult Ski, Ride & Tele Weeks-Ski School

Women's Three-Day Seminars with Deb Armstrong


Grouse Mountain - B.C.
New Years Eve at the Peak of Vancouver- December 31, 2007 Celebrate the new year with an unforgettable evening of dining and entertainment in our award winning restaurants. Book early as this exclusive event sells out every year, for more information please visit

Cold overnight temperatures have facilitated the early opening of Grouse Mountain’s 8,000 square foot outdoor ice skating pond. The skate pond is a good benchmark of the ski & snowboard season launch, often indicating that downhill facilities will be open within 2-3 weeks. 2007/08 will mark Grouse Mountain’s 81st winter season


Flicker Photo

Solden -Austria
Sölden's high-altitude ski area boasts 34 ski lifts and gondolas plus 146km of immaculate ski runs. Therefore it ranks among the most renowned Austrian ski resorts. But Sölden offers further unique highlights: two glacier ski areas and three skiable mountain peaks higher than 3,000 meters-
SNOW IS ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED from November trough May thanks to the ski area's high-Alpine location (1,350 - 3,250 m) 2 glacier ski areas at Rettenbach & Tiefenbach snow making systems covering all slopes lower than 2,200 m.
Sölden has the marvelous BIG 3 vantage points - Therefore it is Austria's only ski area with 3 mountains higher than 3,000 meters which are accessible by lifts or gondolas. And the » BIG 3 Rally ranks among the most beautfiul ski trails across the entire ski region, comprising also a visit to all BIG 3 platforms

New dimensions are added to the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area, investing no less than 25 million Euros for three new single-rope mountain gondolas and a new restaurant on top of the Hohe Mut peak, plus a new ski run down from Hohe Mut


11 days and nights nonstop skiing in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl (30.11.07-10.12.07) www.soelden.com/

Garmisch-Partenkirchen- Germany

OPEN - limited upper slopes access, grooming is a priority




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