On the Hill: Copper Mountain opens new terrain, hosts North Face Park and Pipe Open Series | SummitDaily.com

On the Hill: Copper Mountain opens new terrain, hosts North Face Park and Pipe Open Series

On the Hill, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report showcasing Summit County’s ski conditions Wednesday through Sunday.

VIDEO: Another cold one at Copper. Sebastian Foltz checked out the Sierra Chair and Timber Ridge — which opened for the season Friday. He also took at look at the half-pipe which will host The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series this weekend

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Copper Mountain official report: No new snow overnight, 11” in last week. Light snow in the forecast during the day and overnight.

Explore Summit field report: The sexy continued on the groomers off of Sierra and American Flyer at Copper Mountian. Not too windy at the top, but definitely a bundle up kind of day. Cloudy with occasional flurries. Terrain expected to open at all Summit County ski areas this weekend.

Weather: Between 4 and 7 degrees at 8:30 a.m.

Liftline status: Minimal line at 9 a.m.

Run of the day: Timber Ridge Highpoint and Carefree

Breakdown: Copper Mountain is running 11 lifts, providing access to 56 trails and more than 648 acres. The Sierra Chair is open and the new Storm King T Bar is scheduled to open today. All Summit County resorts plan to open new terrain this weekend. Breckenridge officials expect over 1,000 acres of terrain for the weekend.

Snowcast: NOAA is calling for a high near 17 today. Wind chill values as low as -19. Breezy, with winds betweeen 16 to 20 mph, and gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Tonight: Additional snow forecast, low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -20. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

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