Friday 12/26/14

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12:30 update: snowing lightly off and on, little layer above with unlimited visibility. Most excellent snow, temp at 16 degrees and no wind. 9:30 update: snowing lightly, no wind, temp at 13.5, excellent conditions. Groomers reporting in this Friday morning at 5 am with snow gently falling, an inch having accumulated over night. The temperature… (keep reading)

MERRY CHRISTMAS12/25/14

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GLORIOUS CHRISTMAS DAY with pristine conditions, light fluffy powder and soft carving groomers. Open 100% top to bottom. Groomers reporting in this Christmas morning at 5 am with 9 inches of new snow on the 24 hour and 5 inches on the overnight stake. This is the gift we have been waiting for! Blacktail Mountain… (keep reading)

Wednesday 12/24/14

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4:00 With new snow, upon inspection, decision has been made to open Crystal and the bottom of Thunderhead tomorrow. MERRY CHRISTMAS! 1:00 update: It is still snowing, temperature falling, wind ¬†diminished and snow EXCELLENT. Groomers called in this morning at 5 am with big flakes of snow falling 3 inches having accumulated. It is Christmas… (keep reading)

Tuesday 12/23/14

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8am update: Clouds have moved in above, light SW wind on the top protected on the slopes. Forecast is for snow later this evening. 9:30 Patrol reporting corduroy is excellent and still powder in the glades. Groomers reporting this Tuesday morning under clear skies. No new snow overnight or on the 24 hour stake, it… (keep reading)

Monday 12/22/14

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Patrol update: Groomers are flawless, packed powder and powder excellent with off piste a little wind loaded and lots of fun. Sun is poking in and out. All in all a great day to be on the slopes. Groomers reporting in this Monday morning at 5am with no new snow overnight, 2 additional inches of… (keep reading)

Sunday 12/21/14 Winter Solstice

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BLUEBIRD SUNDAY! What a gorgeous day we have had on Blacktail Mountain. Began as a blizzard and 8 inches of fresh snow, ended with blue sky. Forecast for the overnight shows chance of more snow with bands of weather scattered and moving our direction. Make plans to have fun on our north facing slopes. Open… (keep reading)

Saturday12/20/14 OPENING DAY

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Groomer reporting in this Saturday morning at 5am ¬†under high broken clouds with a temperature of 20 degrees, light wind from the south and occasional snow flurry. Yesterday brought 4 inches of new snow, fresh powder for this Opening Day. Thunderhead will be open to the midstation with really good conditions, Olympic open top to… (keep reading)