SNOW REPORT

Thursday • 2:50 pm
February 26, 2015
NEW SNOW
12 hrs 24 hrs
Trace" 1"
CONDITIONS
Temperature 32°
Base Heather Meadows 23"
Base Pan Dome 39"
Weather Snowing Lightly
Slope Conditions Machine Groomed
OPERATIONS
Hours 9:00 - 3:30
Operation Operation out of Heather Meadows Base Area
Notes We will be operating out of the Heather Meadows base area tomorrow with Chairs 1,2 and the Heather Meadows Handle Tow from 9:00-3:30. Discounted lift ticket prices are in effect and the FIRST 50 TICKET OR PASSHOLDERS to check in at a ticket widow will receive a voucher for a FREE HOT WAX.

We plan to have Austin and the Blueberry Cat Track open for advanced skiers and are hoping to open upper Canucks and North Face if temperatures allow. Heather and some extra groomers off of Chair 2, 7-Hills, and Roly Poly will be open for beginners.

We could see a little more snowfall this evening into tomorrow morning, followed by a clearing trend through the weekend. However, the Wx cafe is sticking with "As the second week in March gets underway, indications are for […] Lots of added goodness to the snowpack."

SEASON PASSHOLDERS DISCOUNTS IN RETAIL SHOP THIS WEEK:
Through next Friday, we are offering 2014-2015 Mt. Baker Season Passholder customers 40% OFF SOCKS, GLOVES, NON-CUSTOM HATS AND MOST GOGGLES.

Please note that VARIABLE SNOW BASE CONDITIONS DO EXIST. You need to ski and ride with extra caution because there are sudden terrain changes and features, rocks, sticks, creeks, and patches of thin coverage around the ski area. Expect some thin patches of snow base at lower elevations and be sure to be aware of slow and marked areas.

Feb. 9, 2015 -

In light of the unusual weather patterns in the Pacific Northwest this year, we decided to look back at our snowfall statistics to see if we could find some comparable years.  And the two closest matches we found were 1976-77 and 2004-05.  We do not have daily snowfall recordings for 1976-77 but the snow base at Heather Meadows was recorded.  Last season also had a slow start to the snowfall, but take a look at what happened in the spring of those three seasons:

So looking at the statistics, previous comparable seasons have seen fantastic spring snowfalls.  And with 76 potential operating days left (as of February 9, 2015) we are optimistic that we can see some great skiing and snowboarding days ahead of us at Mt. Baker this season!

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