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current conditions 2013

Friday, April 5
Alpine Temp: -1 degrees C / 30.2 degrees F
Valley Temp: 2.8 degrees C / 37.4 degrees F
New Snow: 15cm
Wind: Variable
Visibility: Variable, precip continuing throughout the day!
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Sunday, March 31
Alpine Temp: -4 degrees C / 24.8 degrees F
Valley Temp: -1 degrees C / 30.2 degrees F
New Snow: 0 cm
Wind: Light to calm
Visibility: Clear
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Saturday, March 30
Alpine Temp:
Valley Temp: -1 degrees C / 30.2 degrees
New Snow: 0 cm
Wind: Light to calm
Visibility: Clear
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Friday, March 29
Alpine Temp: 0 degrees C / 32 degrees F
Valley Temp: -0.5 degrees C / 32.9 degrees F
New Snow: 0 cm
Wind: Light to nil
Visibility: Clear
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Thursday, March 28
Alpine Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3 degrees C / 26.6 degrees F
New Snow: 0 cm
Wind: Light to nil
Visibility: Clear
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Wednesday, March 27
Alpine Temp: -10 degrees C / 14 degrees F
Valley Temp: -2 degrees C / 28.4 degrees F
New Snow: 0 cm
Wind: Light to nil
Visibility: Broken clouds
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Tuesday, March 26
Alpine Temp: -10 degrees C / 14 degrees F
Valley Temp: -5.5 degrees C / 22 degrees F
New Snow: 0 cm
Wind: Light to nil
Visibility: Full moon at night, full sun during the day…spring awesomeness

Great Canadian!

Great Canadian!

Monday, March 25
Alpine Temp: -14 degrees C / 6.8 degrees F
Valley Temp: -9 degrees C / 15.8 degrees F
New Snow: 0 cm
Wind: Light to nil
Visibility: Bluebird!!
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Sunday, March 24
Alpine Temp: -16.5 degrees C / 2.3 degrees F
Valley Temp: -11.5 degrees C / 11.3 degrees F
New Snow: 0 cm, knee deep snow from the last storm cycle with dry powder and minimal sun effect – AWESOME skiing under sunny skies, the best spring has to offer
Wind: Light to nil
Visibility: Another amazing bluebird day ahead!
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Saturday, March 23
Alpine Temp: -20 degrees C / -4 degrees F
Valley Temp: -10 degrees C / 14 degrees F
New Snow: 0cm
Wind: Light to nil
Visibility: Bluebird!
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Friday, March 22
Alpine Temp: -20 degrees C / -4 degrees F
Valley Temp: -9 degrees C / 16 degrees F
New Snow: 0cm
Wind: Light to nil
Visibility: Clear blue skies
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Thursday, March 21
Alpine Temp: -9 degrees C / 16 degrees F
Valley Temp: -1 degrees C / 30 degrees F
New Snow: 10 cm
Wind: Westerly moderate winds
Visibility: Cloudy skies with a mix of sun. Periods of snow thru out the day.
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Sunday, March 17
Alpine Temp: -7.5 degrees C / 18.5 degrees F
Valley Temp: -1 degrees C / 30.2 degrees F
New Snow: 2 cm in the valley, 58cm storm snow up high
Wind: Calm, some moderate gusts from the northwest
Visibility: Snowing, variable
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Saturday, March 16
Alpine Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
Valley Temp: 0 degrees / 32 degrees F
New Snow: 2 cm overnight and still snowing! Another (colder) system moving in today and tomorrow.
Wind: Calm
Visibility: Cloudy, variable fog in the valley.
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Friday, March 15
Alpine Temp: -2 degrees C/ 28.4 degrees F
Valley Temp: 1 degree C / 33.8 degrees F
New Snow: 18 cm up top
Wind: Moderate
Visibility: Good – we can see the mountains from the lodge! Pineapple express is departing.
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Thursday, March 14
Alpine Temp: -1 degrees C / 30 degrees F
Valley Temp: 0 degrees C / 32 degrees F
New Snow: 24cm of storm snow up top
Wind: Calm
Visibility: Cloudy, mist in the valleys.
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Wednesday, March 13
Alpine Temp: -1 degrees C / 30 degrees F
Valley Temp: 0 degrees C / 32 degrees F
New Snow: 25cm overnight and 35cm in 24 hours!!! More on its way!!
Wind: Moderate SW
Visibility: Cloudy with snow on its way.
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Tuesday, March 12
Alpine Temp: -12 degrees C / 10 degrees F
Valley Temp: -4 degrees C / 25 degrees F
New Snow: 4cm and still snowing!!
Wind: Moderate to strong SW winds
Visibility: Snow is falling
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Monday, March 11
Alpine Temp: -12 degrees C / 10 degrees F
Valley Temp: -2 degrees C / 28 degrees F
New Snow: 5cm
Wind: Light
Visibility: Sunny skies
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Thursday, March 7
Alpine Temp: -8 degrees C / 18 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3 degrees C / 27 degrees F
New Snow: 5cm and still snowing!!
Wind: Light
Visibility: Flurries
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Wednesday, March 6
Alpine Temp: -16 degrees C / 3 degrees F
Valley Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
New Snow: 0cm
Wind: Light
Visibility: Sunny skies with some cloud cover
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Tuesday, March 5
Alpine Temp: -16 degrees C / 3 degrees F
Valley Temp: -4 degrees C / 25 degrees F
New Snow: 1cm
Wind: Light
Visibility: Clouds with sun
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Monday, March 4
Alpine Temp: -15 degrees C / 5 degrees F
Valley Temp: -6 degrees C / 21.2 degrees F
New Snow: 0cm
Wind: Moderate to strong northwest
Visibility: Sun and cloud. possible flurries later on in the day
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Saturday, Mar 2
Alpine Temp: -2.5 degrees C / 27.5 degrees F
Valley Temp: Just above freezing
New Snow: 60 CM OF POWDER and snowing 2cm per hour!!
Wind: calm
Visibility: Dense cloud layer settling in the valley, snowing heavily at elevations
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Friday, Mar 1
Alpine Temp: -4.5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
Valley Temp: -1 degrees C / 30 degrees F
New Snow: 30 CM OF FRESH! and still DUMPING
Wind: calm
Visibility: Dumping snow, limited visibility.
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Thursday, February 28
Alpine Temp: -12 degrees C / 10 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3 degrees C / 26.6 degrees F
New Snow: 7 cm in the alpine and more forecasted for tonight
Wind: nil
Visibility: Awesome – beautiful views this morning
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Wednesday, February 27
Alpine Temp: -10 degrees C / 15 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3 degrees C / 26.6 degrees F
New Snow: 5cm in the alpine – SNOWING now!
Wind: nil
Visibility: Moderate, snowing
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Tuesday, February 26
Alpine Temp: -10 degrees C / 15 degrees F
Valley Temp: -2 degrees C / 28.4 degrees F
New Snow: 2cm in the valley, 3cm in the alpine
Wind: nil
Visibility: Good, broken skies, no fog – sunshine expected for today!
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Monday, February 25
Alpine Temp: -9.5 degrees C / 15 degrees F
Valley Temp: -2 degrees C / 28.4 degrees F
New Snow: 2cm in the valley, 20cm (7 inches) in the alpine and STILL SNOWING!
Wind: nil
Visibility: Snowing, some valley fog
Runs we’re skiing Today: Love a Logger
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Sunday, February 24
Alpine Temp: -11 degrees C / 12.2 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3 degrees C / 26.6 degrees F
New Snow: none tonight, new snow from the past 24 hour cycle moving around at higher elevations, between 15-30cm of fresh depending on location
Wind: moderate
Visibility: Good, low pressure moving in that could bring snow in the next 24-36 hours!
Runs we’re skiing Today: Twilight, Malicious

PSYCHED!

PSYCHED!

Saturday, February 23
Alpine Temp: -8.5 degrees C / 16.7 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3 degrees C / 26.6 degrees F
New Snow: 12 cm!!
Wind: Light to moderate from the north west
Visibility: Moderate, some cloud cover, flurries potential for this afternoon
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Friday, February 22
Alpine Temp: -10 degrees C / 14 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3 degrees C / 26.6 degrees F
New Snow: 10cm and more on the way!!!!
Wind: Calm
Visibility: Flurries
Runs we’re skiing Today: 40 Watt, Heather Mountain
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Thursday, February 21
Alpine Temp: -13 degrees C / 8.6 degrees F
Valley Temp: -6 degrees C / 21.2 degrees F
New Snow: 0
Wind: Light
Visibility: Flurries
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Tuesday, February 19
Alpine Temp: -12.5 degrees C / 9.5 degrees F
Valley Temp: -5.7 degrees C / 21.74 degrees F
New Snow: 0
Wind: Light
Visibility: Blue skies mixed with some cloud covering
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Monday, February 18
Alpine Temp: -16 degrees C / 3.2 degrees F
Valley Temp: -7 degrees C / 19.4 degrees F
New Snow: Nil
Wind: Light
Visibility: Clear skies
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Sunday, February 17
Alpine Temp: -7 degrees C / 19.4 degrees F
Valley Temp: -2 degrees C / 28.4 degrees F
New Snow: 15cm!!
Wind: Light
Visibility: Sunny skies with some cloud cover
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Friday, February 15
Alpine Temp: -8 degrees C / 17.6 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3 degrees C / 26.6 degrees F
New Snow: Trace
Wind: Strong westerlies in the north, moderate westerlies in the south
Visibility: Mainly cloudy
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Thursday, February 14
Alpine Temp: -10 degrees C / 14 degrees F
Valley Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
New Snow: 20 cm past 48 hours
Wind: Moderate
Visibility: Sunny skies with some cloud covering
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Wednesday, February 13
Alpine Temp: -7 degrees C / 19 degrees F
Valley Temp: -1 degrees C / 29 degrees F
New Snow: 13 cm!
Wind: Ridge top moderate gusts
Visibility: Clearing and turning to sun this afternoon
Runs we’re skiing: Cuppola Creek drainage
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Tuesday, February 12
Alpine Temp: -7 degrees C / 19.4 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3 degrees C / 26.6 degrees F
New Snow: Trace
Wind: Light to the south east
Visibility: Light snow with some partly sunny skies.
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Monday, February 11
Alpine Temp: -11 degrees C / 12.3 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3.7 degrees C / 25.3 degrees F
New Snow: none overnight but some accumulating this morning up high, approx. 5 cm
Wind: westerly, moderate to calm
Visibility: Awesome, blue skies with some light cloud giving us a bit of snow!
Runs we’re Skiing Today: JFA, Alder Creek
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Sunday, February 10
Alpine Temp: -11 degrees C / 12.2 degrees F
Valley Temp: -6.8 degrees C / 19.8 degrees F
New Snow: 0.1 cm
Wind: Nil
Runs we’re skiing Today: Little Matterhorn, Bigfoot
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Saturday, February 9
Alpine Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
Valley Temp: -1.5 degrees C / 29.3 degrees F
New Snow: 2 cm
Wind: Variable in the alpine, calm in the valleys
Runs we’re skiing Today: JFA, Rocky
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Friday, February 8
Alpine Temp: -6 degrees C / 21.2 degrees F
Valley Temp: -2 degrees C / 28.4 degrees F
New Snow: 6 cm
Wind: Nil
Visibility: Scattered clouds, possibility of light precip later this afternoon
Runs we’re skiing Today: Smoke, Twilight
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Thursday, February 7
Alpine Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
Valley Temp: 0.8 degrees C / 33 degrees F
New Snow: 8 cm
Wind: Light
Visibility: Sunny
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Wednesday, February 6
Alpine Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
Valley Temp: -0.7 degrees C / 30 degrees F
New Snow: 14 cm in 24 hours
Wind: Light and variable
Visibility: Blue bird, this could be the best day of the season!HeliandreflectionLunchBreakFeb21

Tuesday, February 5
Alpine Temp: -7 degrees C / 19.4 degrees F
Valley Temp: -4 degrees C / 24.8 degrees F
New Snow: 8 cm
Wind: Light to the Northwest
Visibility: Moderate snow

Monday, February 4
Alpine Temp: -4.5 degrees C / 24 degrees F
Valley Temp: 0.2 degrees C / 33 degrees F
New Snow: 3cm in the alpine and 1 cm in the valley
Wind: Moderate Westerly
Visibility: Mainly cloudy with flurries

Sunday, February 3
Alpine Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
Valley Temp: -1 degrees C / 30. 2 degrees F
New Snow: 2 cm
Wind: Moderate from the west
Visibility: Broken cloud, some blue skies showing through, clouds increasing through the day
Runs We’re Skiing Today: Love a Logger, Kinbasket, South Esplanade Area
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Saturday, February 2
Alpine Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
Valley Temp: -2 degrees C / 28.4 degrees F
New Snow: 3 cm over night / 1.5 inches
Wind: Low from the south east
Visibility: Clearing skies, beautiful light on the mountains, blue skies!
Runs we’re skiing today: Twilight, Bodacious
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Friday, February 1
Alpine Temp: -8 degrees C / 17.6 degrees F
Valley Temp: -1 degrees C / 30 degrees F
New Snow: 6 cm / 2.3 inches
Wind: Moderate westerly, gusts in the alpine
Visibility: Scattered fog in the valley, flurries this afternoon, cloudy but some light sections
Runs’ we’re skiing today: 40 Watt, Heather Mountain
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Thursday, January 31
Alpine Temp: -7 degrees C / 19.4 degrees F
Valley Temp: -5 degrees C / 24 degrees F
New Snow: 6 cm / 2.3 inches
Wind: nil
Visibility: Cloudy, some fog in the valley, SNOWING!
Runs we’re skiing today: Outrageous
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Wednesday, January 30
Alpine Temp: -15 degrees C / 5 degrees F
Valley Temp: -5 degrees C / 24 degrees F
New Snow: 9 cm / 3.5 inches
Wind: Moderate, westerly
Visibility: Cloudy, snowing!
Runs we’re skiing today: 40 Watt, Heather Mountain
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Tuesday, January 29
Alpine Temp: -18 degrees C / -0.4 degrees F
Valley Temp: -3.2 degrees C / 26.6 degrees F
New Snow: 5 more cms!
Wind: nil
Visibility: Good – blue skies up high, some cloud creating soft light.
Runs we’re skiing today: Drop Zone, Burn (Ventego)

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Burn

Monday, January 28
Alpine Temp: -13 degrees C / 8.6 degrees F
Valley Temp: -5 degrees C / 21.2 degrees F
New Snow: 5 cm overnight (snowing now!)
Wind: nil
Visibility: Good – blue skies peeking out in the alpine!
Runs we’re skiing Today: Alder Creek basin
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Sunday, January 27
Alpine Temp: -12 degrees C / 10.4 degrees F
Valley Temp: -6 degrees C / 21.2 degrees F
New Snow: 1 cm overnight (and forecasting flurries today – its snowing NOW!)
Wind: Light westerly in the morning, shifting to moderate north westerly this afternoon
Visibility: Moderate, decreasing as more snow comes in the afternoon.
Runs we’re skiing Today: Burn and Twilight (Ventego)

Snow chart, map of the seasonal changes in the snowpack, it takes up the entire north wall of the guides cabin.

Snow chart, map of the seasonal changes in the snowpack, it takes up the entire north wall of the guides cabin.

Saturday, January 26
Alpine Temp: -9 degrees C / 15.8 degrees F
Valley Temp: -4.5 degrees C / 23.9 degrees F

New Snow: 3 cm overnight (more in the alpine!)
Wind: nil
Visibility: Moderate. Fog moving in and the snow continuing steadily through the day!
Runs we’re skiing Today: Miller Time (Heather Mountain), Virgin (Prairie Hills)

Fog Effect in the Valley Today…a truck didn’t quite make it up the the Pass this morning. Everyone is safe, just a bit of pyrotechnics at breakfast.

Fog Effect in the Valley

Fog Effect in the Valley

Friday, January 25
Alpine Temp: -5 degrees C / 23 degrees F
Valley Temp: -1 degree C / 30 degrees F
New Snow: 23-26 cm in the last 24 hours
Wind: nil
Visibility: Moderate. Cloudy and still DUMPING!
Runs we’re skiing Today: Love a Logger (South Esplanade) and Outrageous (Ventego)
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