There were 7 lifts open today and the FiS spring series racing event was taking place on Werner’s Schuss.
Last night was quite cold, in the upper 20s, so we arrived late morning when the sun had already softened up the icy trails.
It was a real treat watching the GS race from the chair lift. In the middle of the flat section, the chair stopped for a couple of minutes, and we got a great view of the racers’ turns.
On the top, we decided to start with Sunspot. It was creamy piles of corn and skied nicely.
The Dance floor seemed a bit busy because of the race, but after lunch, the race was over, and skiers spread to the other parts of the resort.
After a couple of laps on Sunspot, we ventured into the Alpine bowl. The groomed part was lovely and soft, but the bumps on the sides were still a bit firm.
When the race was over, we went to check on Wolverine bowl. It was already soft, and we got a few buttery turns there.
The best spring corn we have found was on the Yellow trail. No one seems to go over there…
On our first few laps, we noticed some firm patches here and there in the shaded areas, but overall the snow was great, grippy with the small bumps of soft corn.
There’s a storm system rolling in tonight. The long-anticipated cold winter storm is around the corner.
The current forecast for next week is about 11 inches of snow on Monday, then a few inches on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
If you’re coming tomorrow, it’ll be cold – with the high in the low 30s and the morning at ~ 5 F. Don’t forget to check Mountain ops on lift status and be ready for April powder day.
Winter is not over yet!