Conditions Update

Conditions Update December 17

Dec. 17, 2014

12162014_Vail_SnowyTrees_CarolynChandlerThe latest storm dropped 19′”

More than double the amount of snow that had been forecast arrived just in time for the holidays. 

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Conditions Update December 16

Dec. 16, 2014


Powder conditions were next to perfect yesterday.

If you weren’t able to enjoy the exciting powder day we had yesterday, there are still powder stashes to be found out on the mountain. 

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Conditions Update December 15

Dec. 15, 2014


A snowy covered bridge yesterday morning

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Last night it snowed 7 more inches making the two day total 16 inches. 

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Conditions Update December 14

Dec. 14, 2014


Plentiful powder on South Rim this morning

The Snow Daze concert last night brought snow days! With 5″ of snow falling overnight it’s going to be an awesome powder day on the mountain.

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Conditions Update December 13

Dec. 13, 2014

121214_Vail_S.LookMa6_RicMorenoControS. Look Ma above Mid Vail still has soft turns

Clouds have arrived to the Vail Valley; can the storm be far behind? 

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Conditions Update December 12

Dec. 12, 2014

121114_Vail_Northwoods_RicMorenoControPerhaps due to the short days and low angle sunshine–despite above average temperatures–the snow has remained surprisingly soft and smooth.

 Back in 1962, when Vail first opened, members of the Ute tribe performed a snow dance to guarantee a good winter, and it was.

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Conditions Update december 11

Dec. 11, 2014

121014_Vail_BlueSkyfromSiberia_RicMorenoControSiberia Bowl still had quite a few pockets of wind-accumulated powder, and also this view of Blue Sky Basin

This high pressure system will keep conditions dry until the weekend, but the forecast is still confident that a storm should arrive Saturday night to get the holidays started.

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