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We still have tons of snow

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Sterling and Mount Mansfield

Today was very pleasant with partly sunny skies in the morning and a few flurries in the afternoon.

Today was the last day that Mogul Mouse Magic Lift will be operating this season, so I took a few lift rides for good measure.  I got off at mid-station on my first run. I thought that I had put my phone in my inside pocket but, I missed the pocket and my phone slid down inside my jacket. When I stood up at mid station and skied away my phone stayed on the chair.  My phone stayed on the chair for a little while longer, before falling off above where Snow Snake cuts under the Mogul Mouse Magic Lift.  I

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Upper Chilcoot

was unaware that my phone was missing and skied down the Magic Learning Trail, before heading back to my office.  I then realized that my phone was missing and I headed back to the Mogul Mouse Lift.  Lift Attendant Jeff stopped me and told me that Elizabeth who was working mid-station saw my phone fall somewhere near tower 15.  I headed back up the lift and was able to find my phone.  I want to thank our Lift Attendants and Lift Maintenance staff for their help in finding my phone it is greatly appreciated.  What was really cool was when I rode the Mogul Mouse Magic Lift again later in the day every lift attendant asked to make sure that I got my phone back. #smuggslove

 

 

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Rockin’ Ron and Owen going “around the world.”

The Sterling Lift will be operating this Monday through Friday. We plan to have both the Madonna I Lift and Sterling Lift operating this closing weekend April 14th and 15th.

 

Tomorrow we will have 20 trails open for intermediates and experts. 16 trails will be groomed for tomorrow, that’s 44 acres of freshly groomed terrain.

Tomorrow’s forecast is calling for mostly sunny skies early becoming partly sunny later in the day with a high of 32 degrees. Birch Run Terrain Park is open.

 

 

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Here comes the snow

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Snow Sport University Ski Lesson on Lower Morse Liftline

Today started off with beautiful sunny skies, which lasted most of the morning. The clouds rolled in early in the afternoon and we went from flurries to snowing hard in a short amount of time. The snowflakes got really big for a while reducing visibility. The photo of Lower Morse Liftline shows the low visibility.

We received an inch of new snow this afternoon and we could see another inch of accumulation tonight.

We have top to bottom skiing and riding on all 3 mountains with 4 lifts operating. We have 42 trails open with terrain for all ability levels. 33 trails will be groomed for tomorrow, that’s 136 acres of freshly groomed terrain.

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Smugglers’ Alley

Tomorrow’s forecast is calling for cloudy skies early then partly sunny skies in the afternoon with a high of 32 degrees.

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Mogul Mouse’s Magic Lift

 

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Summit of Sterling

 

 

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Sir Henry’s Learning Hill

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Snow Sport University Snowboard Lesson

We have 60 skiable trails and 37 lift accessible trails open today. The Madonna I lift is presently on wind hold. We have 3 lifts operating today Sterling, Mogul Mouse, and Sir Henry’s Wonder Carpet. 27 trails have been groomed for today, that’s 111 acres of freshly groomed terrain.

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It’s snowing hard

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Ski Patrol getting ready for another great day

We have already received a dusting of new snow this morning. The forecast is calling for up to 3 inches of accumulation today. We have 37 skiable trails and 21 lift accessible trails open today. The Mogul Mouse Lift, Madonna I Lift, Madonna II Lift, and Village Lift are presently on wind hold.

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Working its magic

 

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Magic Learning Trail

It has been 12 years since Susan skied last, but today she is back at it! She took a few runs on Sir Henry’s Learning Hill to warm up a little bit and now she is going to mid-station on the Mogul Mouse Magic Lift.  She is getting her ski legs back and is having a blast!

 

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Happy New Year!

 

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Clock Tower with Village Lift and Mogul Mouse Magic Lift in the background

Today we have 6 lift operating Sterling Lift, Mogul Mouse Magic Lift, Madonna II Lift, Village Lift, Morse Highlands Lift, and Sir Henry’s Wonder Carpet. We have 65 skiable trails and 53 lift accessible trails open today. The Madonna I Lift is presently on wind hold. 30 trails have been groomed for today, that’s 116 acres of freshly groomed terrain. Today’s forecast is calling for partly to mostly sunny skies with a high of -2 degrees. Currently it is -19 degrees at the summit of Sterling with partly cloudy skies and with of 0 to 5 mph. It is time for function not fashion. Wear an extra layer, use mittens instead of gloves, use hand/foot warmers, take breaks, and enjoy the great conditions.

 

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Dusting of new snow overnight

 

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Cleaning the chairs off on the Village Lift

We have 65 skiable trails and 53 lift accessible trails open today. The Madonna I lift is presently on cold hold. Today we have 7 lifts operating Sterling, Madonna II, Mogul Mouse, Village, Morse Highlands, Sterling T-Bar, and Sir Henry’s Wonder Carpet. 31 trails have been groomed for today, that’s 132 acres of freshly groomed terrain. Last night we made snow on Black Snake, The Zone Terrain Park, Snake Bite, and the Practice Slope. Currently it is -15 degrees at the summit of Sterling with partly cloudy skies and winds of 10 to 20 mph. Wear an extra layer, wear mittens instead of gloves, use hand/foot warmers, take breaks, and enjoy the great conditions.