The January Pattern Keeps On Giving

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Today’s featured image is a beautiful shot from Snowshoe Mountain. 

Here comes the cold again, and it is bringing some light snow with it.

The January pattern keeps on giving as we have another awesome day to ski and ride.

Snowshoe picked up 4″ of fresh powder overnight bringing their week total to 27″.

Winterplace, Wisp, Canaan Valley, and Timberline also picked up some light snow as well.

We will see some snow continue throughout the day, but the big story is the cold that is coming.

Our own Brad Panovich posted his latest skier’s forecast overnight, and the forecast is looking phenomenal for the ski resorts.

Pretty sweet forecast.

We did receive some underdeveloped snow in part of the region tonight, but it didn’t put a dent in things. We are seeing some of the leftover moisture switch over to snow – which will help replenish the ambiance if nothing else.

The resorts are still featuring some incredible conditions on the slopes this morning.

For the full details, be sure to visit the Snow Reports page, but here is a quick look at where we stand this morning.

North Carolina
App Ski Mountain – App is opening at 100% today with 12 slopes and six lifts in operation. They are playing on a groomed surface with a 62-74″ base.

Beech Mountain – Beech is riding on 16-of-17 trails with every except Oz Run open. With a groomed surface, they are playing on a 47-67″ base. They have five lifts in operation.

Cataloochee – Cat is playing on a groomed surface atop a 34-46″ base. The Maggie Valley resort is 100% open as well with 18 trails and five lifts.

Sugar Mountain – Sugar has 19 slopes open today with five lifts turning. They are reporting a loose and frozen granular surface with a 44-87″ base.

Wolf Ridge – The Wolf is skiing on a 37-54″ base with groomed conditions. They are playing on six trails with three lifts in operation.

West Virginia
Canaan Valley – Canaan Valley has been able to make its natural snow trails available bringing the number of open trails to 38 with two lifts in operation. They are reporting a 24-36″ base with a variable surface.

Snowshoe Mountain – The ‘Shoe is rolling with 44 slopes and 12 lifts in operation today. With a groomed and packed powder surface, they are reporting a 40″ base.

Timberline Mountain – Timberline is just shy of being open at 100% with 19 trails open for play with three lifts turning. They are riding on a groomed surface atop a 40-60″ base.

Winterplace – Winterplace has a 40-66″ base this morning with groomed and packed powder conditions. They have six lifts servicing 23 open trails.

Virginia
Bryce Resort – Bryce remains open at 100% as their outstanding season continues with nine trails and three lifts open. They have a 20″ base with groomed conditions.

Massanutten – Massanutten is playing on a 40″ base with a groomed surface. They are reporting 18 trails and six lifts are available for play today.

Omni Homestead – The Omni Homestead returns to action today. With a groomed surface, we expect 3-4 trails open with two lifts in operation.

Wintergreen – Wintergreen is riding on a 50″ base with groomed and packed powder conditions. They are offering 24 slopes for play with four lifts spinning.

Tennessee
Ober Gatlinburg – Ober is holding steady at five trails and three lifts. They are reporting a 35-40″ base with groomed conditions on top.

Maryland
Wisp Resort – Wisp is playing on 17 trails with seven lifts spinning today. With powder and packed powder conditions, they are reporting a 20″ base.

Things are looking great as we head into the weekend.

That does it for today, but until tomorrow, #ThinkSnow!


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