Friday, December 21, 2012
The Morningside chairlift opens Friday.
According to the 5 a.m. snow report, the mountain is now 85 percent open.
No new snow in the past 24 hours
Past 48 hours: 1 inch
Base: 35 inches
Total snow: 93.75 inches
Lifts and trails
14 lifts are open
144 trails are open
As of 5 a.m., it was 17 degrees at mid-mountain.
Avalanche danger is considerable in the backcountry.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center is reporting two observed avalanches Thursday on Buffalo Pass.
Skiing on powder at Steamboat Ski Area
Video by Chad Harkins on Dec. 19.
Dec. 19, 2012, powder day
Six inches fell overnight and 13 inches of new snow at the summit in the past 24 hours.