On the Hill: Lather up with sunscreen, it’s a bluebird day at Keystone
Ryan Summerlin January 23, 2014
VIDEO: Summit Daily News copy editor Heather Jarvis and Cindy from ad sales hit some bumps and enjoy some fresh corduroy on an empty mountain.
Keystone Resort: Reporting 0″ of new snow overnight, 0″ in the last 72 hours, packed powder conditions and a 38″ base.
Explore Summit field report: Slap on some sunscreen and blast down some groomers. Except for a chance of a slight dusting Thursday morning (less than 1/2 inch forecasted by NOAA), it’s all sunny skies and warm temps for the rest of the week. It’s a day for easy skiing and chilling outside for lunch at LaBonte’s at the base of North Peak.
Weather: 13 degrees at 9 a.m., should be a gorgeous day with highs in the mid- to upper-30s.
Liftline status: No line at all at 9 a.m.
Run of the day: Flying Dutchman to Bachelor
Breakdown: Keystone is running 19 of 20 lifts, providing access to 3,027 of 3,148 acres.
Snowcast: NOAA is calling for mostly sunny skies, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Any sort of significant snow is not looking good anytime in the near future. Meteorologist Joel Gratz’s report says “Most of Colorado will be dry through next Tuesday, 1/28.”