26 Dec 2012

December 25, 2012, great skiing with some snow flurries. Many people out with a great Christmas Spirit.

A 2260 meters as of 06:00 the temperature was - 8, winds were 10-20 KPH from the ESE. at 1650 meters the temperature was -5, 7 cm of new snow with 9 cm of new in 24 hours. In the valley it is -6.

For the forecast expect mostly cloudy skies with little precip, ridge building for Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Unsettled weather for today with possible sunny breaks and a sprinkle!

For the updated local avalanche advisory: Advisory

Posted this last year but it is a good reminder of how quickly things change: Even in the trees

With much regret, I have to say that one of the Alpine Ski Patrols most experienced members dies of his injuries sustained in an avalanche December 24, 2012: Bill Foster
Condolences to his family.

Update on Avalanche at Donner Ski Ranch (Video): Some unfortunate circumstances

North Shore mountains receiving lots of snow , Avalanche Danger is High: Avalanches

The snow started yesterday morning around 10:30.