On the Hill: Tuesday’s Vail ski conditions report with video
Ryan Summerlin December 4, 2012
Vail official report: 2 inches.
Vail Daily field report: 0 inches new snow
Liftline status: Eagle Bahn and Chair 8 are empty.
Weather: Cold and crisp this morning, with-some high-haze in the air that’s keeping the sun from fully-exposing itself. It’s sure to burn off as the day goes on.
-Breakdown: Yesterday’s “1 inch” did feel more like 2 or 3. While we said it felt like more than-1 due to how wet the snow was, in retrospect it felt like more because it actually was more. Vail gave their official report of one inch at 5 a.m., and more continued to fall after that leaving them to report 2 more inches this morning, since those 2 inches came down after that 5 a.m. report. But don’t let that fool you, those 2 inches are not laying fresh on the slopes today, they’ve been packed and groomed down into the beautiful surface-enjoyed by Vail’s first-chair crew-this morning.-Yesterday’s fresh snow and today’s-great groom-have coupled-to create a very nice skiing-surface. Get out there early to best enjoy it.
-Snowcast: NOAA is saying 30 percent chance rain/snow for Wednesday night and 50-percent chance for Thursday.