Friday, February 1, 2013

Oh Yeah.

We have reported 13" out of this storm.  It has been steady snowfall all week with favorable winds.  You know that we do not over report new snow and there is at least that much new snow and with the good wind it will ski like more.  Pali Trail will be open in the afternoons for the next several days.  The forecast for tomorrow is sunny and breezy with West winds.  With all the loose snow on the ground, the conditions should be improving all day.  It is a very good time to visit A-Basin.

And it is snowing right now.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

We'll be there on the 13th. We're hoping conditions keep getting better! See you soon.

George

Anonymous said...

Compared to the big mountains like Breck and Keystone, how chaotic is The Basin the later weeks in March typically?

Anonymous said...

AL, COMING OT MID MARCH. GOOD TO SEE MY ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION DUO OF HILL AND YOU ARE RUNNING THE MOUNTAINS! I WILL LOOK YOU UP. JOE ZAHM

Alan Henceroth - COO and Vice President said...

Joe Zahm, can't wait to see you. Bring your ski legs.

Alan Henceroth - COO and Vice President said...

Regarding visiting in late March, you know that I am going to say The Basin is the place to be. I think a few of you out there should pipe in as to whether the better skiing and scene in late March will at A-Basin or at our neighbors' ski areas.

Anonymous said...

If I skinned up early will I be able to access these areas? I have already done the uphill access paperwork as well. Thanks

Anonymous said...

Busy ski days in March everywhere in the state. I can say this for the basin I have never had to wait more than five minutes for a lift. But last year at Breckenridge over spring break I had several fifteen minute waits in line.

Anonymous said...

I've been there over spring break a couple of times and I have never had issues with the crowds at Abasin. Because of the layout of the lifts, people tend to get spread out well, especially with Zuma open. I've never had to wait in line for more than a few minutes even in the most busy times I've been there.

Chris W. said...

Another thing to keep in mind about late March at the Basin is a higher base elevation than the neighboring resorts. So you typically don't encounter that lovely slushee-consistency snow at the bottom until much later in the season.
In my experience, if you are waiting much more than 5 minutes for a ride at A-Basin, then it's a safe bet that the other resorts around there are an absolute mob scene.