We’ve had an amazing first week of February! In just the last 7 days, we’ve picked up more than 2 feet of snow, with over a foot falling in just the last 48 hours. Forecasts are calling for another 3-5″ on Friday night – just in time for first chair on Saturday. Couldn’t make it […]Read more "2 Feet of Snow in February – So Far"
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today, and we all know what that means: 6 more weeks of winter! Judging by the fact that February began on a snowy note, we’re inclined to agree with the little guy. Check out our video from the first day of February, and you’ll realize that winter isn’t going anywhere any […]Read more "6 More Weeks of Winter (at least)"
It’s been a December to remember here at the mountain, with more than 2 feet of snow (26.3 inches, to be exact) falling in the first two weeks of December. If you put up with last winter’s mild and decidedly un-wintry weather, you’ll appreciate just how awesome life is right now. Here’s a video we captured […]Read more "2 Feet of New Snow in First 2 Weeks of December"
Well, that was unexpected. A mini-storm that was only supposed to drop an inch or two ended up dumping 4″ at the base and 6.5″ at the summit on Monday, Dec. 5 – giving us our first legitimate, small-scale pow day of the year. We’ve picked up 14″ on the upper mountain in just the last week, […]Read more "First Powder Day of 2016-17"
January has been very good to us. We’ve picked up a foot of snow in the last two weeks, and thanks to consistently cold weather (and consistently awesome snowmaking) we’re now skiing and riding on nearly 100% of our total trail acreage – not counting the trees. Give us another storm or two, and we’ll be ripping it […]Read more "January is the Coolest Month"
Imagine this…It’s the dead of winter and it’s just after midnight. While most people are tucked in and sleeping soundly with visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, you’ve just clocked in to work for a 12-hour shift. It’s brutally cold, well below freezing, and an icy wind howls through the valley, so frigid […]Read more "Snowmakers: Behind the Beard"
It was deep out there today. Very deep. A quick-moving storm dumped 7-10″ of incredibly light and fluffy snow on the mountain Saturday night, giving us the deepest Sunday morning we’ve enjoyed in quite some time. Check out the photos. If you’re interested in the numbers, we’re in the midst of a very snowy winter here at Loon. […]Read more "DEEEP"