Currently, it is 24 degrees at the summit of Sterling with mostly sunny skies. Today’s forecast is calling for snow to develop with some mixed precipitation and 1 to 3 inches of accumulation possible on top, with a high of 35 degrees at the base and 32 degrees at higher elevations. Today we plan to have top-to-bottom skiing and riding on all 3 mountains with 6 lifts operating, including the Madonna I Lift. We have 65 trails open with terrain for all ability levels. 31 trails have been groomed for today, including Upper FIS, Black Snake, and Log Jam for a grand total of 130 acres of freshly groomed terrain. Surface conditions are machine-groomed and variable with average base depths of 8 to 30 inches. There is more snow in the forecast for Friday night with another 2 to 4 inches of accumulation possible.
The Nordic Center is open with 15 km of snowshoeing and 17 km of cross-country trails. The ice rink is presently closed.
This weekend the featured beer for the apres sports parties at Bootlegger’s and the Black Bear Tavern is Bud Light.