Possible Crystal Mountain Opening Tomorrow

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This is good news. Really good news.

It's dumping

It’s dumping

Crystal might open tomorrow. There’s almost enough snow in Green Valley to spin the lifts, and if we get the forecasted snow (fingers crossed) then we can do it.

I spent the day in Green Valley today, setting up bamboo ropelines and watching the skies carefully. It has now started to snow heavily–snowflakes the size of ten-year-olds. The old crust is supportive, and the turns were actually quite good. A little bit more and it will be like Rocktoberfest–the earlier “Valley Only” opening we did in October. If you were there, or if you heard about it, you know how good it was.

Tomorrow morning at 5am we will make the call. John and I plan to ride the gondola at 4:30am with our headlamps, take a lap into the valley and go from there. I, for one, am hoping for good things.

If you have plans tomorrow, you might want to put them on hold. Once we make that 5am decision, it will go out on the website and Facebook.

So stay tuned and think snow.

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3 responses »

  1. wow – you lucky guys ! could you really opened ? here we have the snow, but now cool owner to open the slopes, only Verbier was smart enough to open lac des veaux as 1 of the 1st Swiss resort & of course gets all the good publicity.

    thought of you & snow from the other side of the globe.

    xx C Sent from my iPhone

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  2. Pingback: Crystal Reopens Tomorrow: Conditions Report | Kim Kircher

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