Outlook: Given the forecast for significant snowfall (see the infographic below) across the area, it’s safe to start making some predictions for the weekend. Unfortunately the utility companies seem to have been caught a bit flat-footed last weekend, and many in the downstate suburbs are still without power and may remain so till this coming … Continue reading Weekend of March 10 predictions
Something’s coming: That’s a pretty good storm arriving tomorrow… On top of cover from mid-Hudson valley on up… Might be time to hang the sign… Continue reading Tuesday 3/6
Friday night: Fahnestock received 10 – 12” of snow! Yay- the bad news is there’s a lot of debris and the power is out at the park buildings. They may be able to open tomorrow afternoon. High Point has received six inches of snow and will be open Saturday. Mohonk ski trails are open Mountain Trails … Continue reading March 3 weekend (update)
Summary: Hold on, we’re not quite ready to sing the end of the season for downstaters; a storm coming from the west will dump anywhere from a couple of inches of rain/snow mix to over a foot of snow, from the lower Hudson valley up through upstate New York from the Great Lakes to Albany, … Continue reading March 3 weekend conditions outlook
Hope not. Am I done with hero-worshipping Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall? Not quite yet. Nerdy but kind of awesome: Following day press conference with Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins (via KTUU)- skip to about 9′ in. The winners of the team sprint discuss Kikkan’s balance of life and skiing, performance and the value of a … Continue reading Post-olympic slumber for XC?
Summary: We’re in the phase where snow can appear and disappear within a day, so if you want to ski, take the day off and get out there right now because warmer temps are on the way. Prospect Mountain got 4″ of snow and is open. Lapland Lake got 2″. Canterbury Farm is hopeful for Friday snow(?). … Continue reading Feb. 24 updated outlook
No surprises: This gold medal wasn’t a surprise- it was practiced by Randall, Diggins, and the others for years. They just needed the right opportunity. I don’t generally go in for over-hyped events like the Olympics, but I’ll admit the medal ceremony made me a bit misty-eyed. They so earned it. Credit: @FasterSkier Commentariat: I … Continue reading It’s the langrenn