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Great conditions for Closing Day

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAToday we have the Madonna I and Sterling lifts operating with 33 trails open for intermediates and experts. We received 2 inches of new snow overnight and 7 inches in the past week. 15 trails have been groomed for today, that’s 68 acres of freshly groomed terrain. Today’s forecast is snow, sleet, and mix with 1 to 2 inches of accumulation possible and temperatures between 22 and 28 degrees.

Thank you for a wonderful season!

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Closing Day is Sunday, April 15th

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Sterling and Mount Mansfield

I ran into my good friend Phil and his son James in Lot #1 this morning. We did some cruiser runs on Madonna and Sterling. It was great to catch up and make some turns together.

Tonights forecast is snow and sleet with 2 to 4 inches of accumulation possible. Tomorrow’s forecast is calling for more snow and sleet with another 1 to 3 inches of accumulation and temperatures between 21 and 32 degrees.

 

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Phil on Upper FIS

15 trails will be groomed for tomorrow, that’s 68 acres of freshly groomed terrain. We plan to have both the Madonna I and Sterling lifts operating tomorrow with 33 trails open for intermediates and experts.

 

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Catwalk

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James on Upper Rumrunner

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Madonna Mountain

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James Bellizia throwing some snow around on Upper FIS

The Madonna I and Sterling lifts are operating with 33 trails open, with terrain for intermediates and experts.  18 trails have been groomed for today, that’s 60 acres of freshly groomed terrain.

Today forecast is a chance of mix, snow, and sleet a dusting of accumulation possible with temperatures between 20 and 30 degrees.

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Here it comes

StormTotalSnowWeb1Tonight
Snow. Low around 19. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow and sleet likely before 3 pm, then sleet likely between 3 pm and 5 pm, then freezing rain and sleet likely after 5 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 29. East wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
The Madonna I and Sterling lifts are operating with 34 trails open for intermediates and experts.
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More new snow overnight

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe received 2 inches of new snow last night and 7 inches in the past week. Today we have Sterling Lift operating. There are 24 trails open and terrain for intermediates and experts.

Today’s forecast is calling for increasing clouds with a chance of mixed precipitation becoming rain late in the day with temperatures between 32 and 45 degrees.

 

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A little more fresh snow

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Dave throwing some snow around on Full Nelson

We received a dusting to an inch of new snow overnight. We have the Sterling lift operating today with 24 trails open for intermediates and experts. 15 trails have been groomed for today, that’s 40 acres of freshly groomed terrain. Today’s forecast is mostly sunny skies with increasing clouds and a high of 42 degrees.

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Geoff on Full Nelson

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Ice flow on Upper Rumrunner

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Mount Mansfield seen from Upper Rumrunner

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Tower 10 on April 10

 

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Tower 10 on April 10.

Rockin’ Ron for Hugh. It’s the 10th of April and we’re still goin’ strong, with excellent snow coverage. The Sterling Lift is operating and servicing 22 trails. This weekend, in addition to Sterling, the Madonna I Lift will be operating and we should have close to 40 trails.

Let me give you thel 4-11 on 4-10… it’s Ben & Jerry’s FREE CONE DAY. Our Scoop Shop located in the Village Lodge, will be open till 8 pm tonight serving free cones. Mm, mm, mm!!!

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Don’t miss FREE CONE DAY!

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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