Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Great Snow

Last Sunday (Dec 17th) it was -25 w/ -40 wind chill.  This past Sunday on Christmas Day, it was +40 degrees with over an inch of rain.  What a strange clash of extremes...and a what a huge challenge. Huge props to our snowmaking and grooming crew.  Thanks to their efforts, the snow conditions are excellent right now.  We turned on the snowguns Monday night and did some extra grooming and we are so glad that we did.  Come and experience it for yourself and join us this week...and bring some family and friends.  The snow was so good today, I needed a Bent Paddle Cold Press and Madd Jaxx!

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

It's about time...right?

The crew turned on the snowguns this morning around 8am and they have been going strong ever since.  We love that the wind is finally out of the west and that the temps keep dropping.  The winds are a little strong for our taste right now but we are not going to complain.  The guns should be on for several days in a row which is ideal.  Still way too early to predict an opening date.  It's going to be very white at Welch Village at this time tomorrow!  It would be a good idea to get your skis and boards ready.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Snowmaking resumed last night

Not the best snowmaking conditions last night but our crew spent the night making snow anyway. The temperature never got below 28-29 degrees under a thick blanket of clouds.  If it would have cleared off just a little that would have made a big difference. It appears that winter finally arrives Tuesday of next week.  Right now, it appears that we will be blessed with great snowmaking weather for several days in a row. Opening day at Welch Village should happen sometime late next week.
Stay tuned...